Tata Motors rests 75% temps in Jamshedpur as demand in low gear

The auto major's Jamshedpur plant had earlier in 2010-11 achieved a landmark by becoming the first factory in the country to cross production of 1 lakh commercial vehicles during a year.

Slow lane

* The Jamshedpur plant, which has 5,500 temporary and 5,000 permanent workers, has seen 5 block closures so far in FY13

* The plant turned out around 4,500 HCV/MCV chassis in Jan, a shade better than the average output in recent months

* In 2010-11, the plant became the first factory in India to cross production of 1 lakh commercial vehicles in a year

* Tata Motors reported lower sales volumes at home of 2.03 lakh units, down 10.2% y-o-y in the 3 months to December

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