Articles by: Bhargav S

Automechanika Shanghai marks a 15% upswing in visitors

The 14th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 28 November to 1 December 2018, has recorded an unprecedented rise in attendees compared to the previous edition. Serving as a platform for both local and international players from the automotive parts, accessories, equipment and service sectors, final figures suggest visitors at the show rose by 15 % since 2017[Read More…]

by December 5, 2018 Uncategorized
RSB’s Executive Director wins award

RSB’s Executive Director wins award

Nirmala, Executive Director – Group HR, RSB Group, was bestowed with ‘Most Influential Leader of the Year 2018’ award for having achieved all round excellence as a Woman Leader at a recently held Future Woman Leader Summit & Awards 2018 in Mumbai. The award ceremony is an annual event organized by Transformance Business, Mumbai. The awards are tribute to those[Read More…]

by December 5, 2018 News
TVS Motor Company launches new engine oil

TVS Motor Company launches new engine oil

TVS Motor Company, manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, announced the launch of a new engine oil, TRU4 KRAAFT, for the Indian market.  TRU4 KRAAFT oil, a semi synthetic engine oil, has been introduced in association with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).  The oil boasts of a well-balanced engine oil formulation and aims to enhance the smoothness of[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 News

NGK Spark Plugs to enter mass markets with new products

Story by: Sukhpreet Singh The proposal of introducing electric vehicles in India has been a disruptive move to curb the tailpipe emissions. However, in the current state of taxation and norms on EVs, the consumers are skeptical, and they have many apprehensions. The manufacturers of key parts for internal combustion engines (ICEs) are also pessimistic about their future. Still they[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

Lucas TVS is ready to meet the new powetrain wave

Story by: Bhargav TS & Sricharan R The Chennai-based Lucas TVS Ltd, India’s leading automotive electrical equipment manufacturer and a member of the TVS Group, is coming up with a new traction motor for electric vehicles. “The traction motor is our first step towards the new things that are happening in India. The motors will be of 1 kWh, 3[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

New powertrain technologies shift gears swiftly to be market-ready

ACI Bureau In the advent of upcoming new emission regulations, the engine manufacturers, vehicle makers and component suppliers are looking at the opportunities the changing powertrain landscape is throwing up for them. To tap the fast evolving market, the component industry has to further improve its capabilities by acquiring technologies to make these parts through joint ventures or technical partnerships.[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

SEG Automotive offers solutions to reduce vehicle emissions

Story & Photos: Bhargav TS The Germany-based SEG Automotive, manufacturer of starter motors, electrification components and generators, is working on several new products for improving fuel economy and in turn reducing CO2 emissions. Recently, the company launched a whitepaper which discusses vehicle pollution that has been impacting countries, including India, and offers solutions to address the problem effectively. The paper[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

Shell’s new Advance AX7 engine oil to improve fuel efficiency

Story by: Gunjan D. Bidani Transferring race track technology usable for Indian roads, Shell Lubricants India has launched Advance AX7, a semi-synthetic, premium 4-stroke motorcycle engine oil. Celebrated MotoGP Rider of the (Alma) Pramac Racing Team, Danilo Petrucci, along with Mansi Tripathy, Country Head, Shell Lubricants India, unveiled the new product from Shell’s portfolio. The company claims that the Advance[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

ZF plans to bring Clutch-by-Wire system to India

Story by: Bhargav TS Global automotive component and technology major ZF Friedrichshafen AG introduced an ‘electrified’ clutch that makes manual powertrains even more efficient. ZF launched the Clutch-by-Wire (CBW) system for the global market. It is an electromechanical actuator system that, for the first time, controls the clutch independently of the driver’s left foot and without a mechanical connection to[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News

Spark plugs from Zygor Energy can cut emissions from existing vehicles

Zygor Energy, run by Inder Sharma, is working on reducing emissions in the existing and new cars. He explains how a simple replacement of a spark plug can do that. Story by: Sukhpreet Singh Most of the powertrain components manufacturers are working on some innovative products to reduce the emissions and to meet the BS-VI norms. We recently met Inder[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News