Articles by: Team ACI

Integration for BSVI Compliance

Integration for BSVI Compliance

VE Commercial Vehicles is banking on integration for BSVI compliance to match Volvo Groups’ global success in India. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) is banking on system integration as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Capitalising on the capabilities of the sister concern VE Powertrain (VEPT) plant to deliver its BSVI product range, the company has long announced[Read More…]

by April 5, 2020 Cover Story
Anand Groups’ Collaborative Approach

Anand Groups’ Collaborative Approach

Anand Group allies with FAR and Mazaro for mutual benefit. The two collaborations are expected to be leveraged for innovative and lightweight solutions. Story by: Deven Lad Anand Group is not new to alliances having established the first business venture (erstwhile Gabriel India) in alliance with Maremont Corporation for the manufacture of shock absorbers at a facility in Mulund, Mumbai.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2020 Corporate
Flash Electronics Technical Integration Brake

Flash Electronics Technical Integration Brake

Flash Electronics partners two European companies for technical integration with an aim to boost EV revenues by 2025. Story by: Deven Lad Pune-based Flash Electronics manufactures an estimated 150 products across the spectrum of electrical and electronics, components pertaining to e-mobility besides catering to mechatronics and conventional gears and transmissions. Expecting to generate 10-15 per cent of revenues from EVs[Read More…]

by April 5, 2020 Corporate
Supply Chain Crisis Management

Supply Chain Crisis Management

From being considered a healthy alternative to China in the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic, the Indian automotive industry was faced with an uphill task of crisis management. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Towards the fag end of January, in the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak in China, highly import-dependent countries began scouting for alternative manufacturing and assembly units to de-risk[Read More…]

by April 3, 2020 Cover Story
ZF Forum, Friedrichshafen, Aufnahmen mit Drohne, Inspire 2,dji

ZF WABCO Shareholding Acquisition

CCI approves the acquisition of 100 per cent shareholding of WABCO Holdings Inc. by ZF Friedrichshafen AG, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. Story by: Deepti Thore The Proposed Transaction subject to the carrying out of modifications proposed by ZF Friedrichshafen AG(ZF), under Regulation 25 (1A) of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction[Read More…]

by March 30, 2020 Special Report
Auto Components India Awards 2020

Auto Components India Awards 2020

The fourth edition of Auto Components India Awards 2020 held the stakeholders of the components and the allied industry in high esteem. New entrants with disruptive technologies stood out, in particular, this year. Photos: Mahesh Reddy A year away from turning half a decade old and honouring the stakeholders of the automotive component and allied industry, the fourth edition of[Read More…]

by March 30, 2020 Special Report
Rane Group’s senior management changes

Rane Group’s senior management changes

#NewsAlert Rane Group has announced multiple senior management changes within its two companies. The manufacturer of safety and critical components, Rane Group has appointed L Ganesh, Managing Director, Rane Engine to serve as a non-executive Chairman of the company from April 01, 2020, after serving in his current role for three years, confirmed the company. They have appointed Murali K[Read More…]

by March 20, 2020 News
Coronavirus: time to unleash the potential for auto-components sector

Coronavirus: time to unleash the potential for auto-components sector

Written by: Manav Kapur, Executive Director, Steelbird International When Wuhan in China becomes the epicentre of Coronavirus, the crisis brought a watershed moment for the automobile sector of India, which outsources various components from the world’s largest manufacturing hub. India is the prosperous abode of USD 100-billion automotive industry; the fourth-largest in the world and an employer to more than[Read More…]

by March 18, 2020 Viewpoint
Mit der branchenweit ersten Electric Park Brake (EPB) an der Vorderachse lässt sich nun ein breites Spektrum von Komfort- und Sicherheitsfunktionen auch in Klein- und Kleinstwagen umsetzen. 
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ZF’s industry-first Front Electric Park Brake (EPB) offers a wide range of comfort and safety functions that can now also be implemented in small and very small cars.

ZF Launches Industry-First Front Electric Park Brake

ZF has launched the first front Electric Park Brake (EPB) technology. Claimed to be ideal for smaller vehicles, it offers enhanced safety and comfort extending the company’s range of Electric Park Brake (EPB) systems to a wider range of vehicles. Eliminating the need to feature the classic handbrake lever or park brake pedal, it will help replace the manual lever[Read More…]

by March 16, 2020 News
ATMA Chairman and Vice-Chairman Re-elected

ATMA Chairman and Vice-Chairman Re-elected

KM Mammen, Chairman and Managing Director, MRF Ltd. and Anshuman Singhania, Deputy Managing Director JK Tyre & Industries were unanimously re-elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA), the national industry body for automotive tyre sector in India. Serving as Chairman and Managing Director of MRF since 2003, KM Mammen is credited for helping the company clock[Read More…]

by March 16, 2020 News