Articles by: Bhargav S

TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

Tamil Nadu has attracted an investment of Rs 2,42,160 crore investment in the first Global Investors Meet that concluded today in Chennai. In the valedictory section, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa said, “I am extremely happy to inform you that in a resounding endorsement of the State of Tamil Nadu the total amounting investments that have been finalised[Read More…]

by September 10, 2015 Focus, News, Special Report
Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet inaugurated by J Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet inaugurated by J Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu’s first Global Investors Meet (TN GIM 2015) was officially inaugurated by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today. The CM also inaugurated 3 major industrial projects with a total investment of Rs 2,568 crore – the new two-wheeler unit of India Yamaha Motor (IYM) in Kancheepuram district with a capacity of producing 1.8 million two-wheelers per annum and its 9[Read More…]

by September 9, 2015 Events, News, Special Report, Uncategorized
Yamaha India inaugurates Chennai plant

Yamaha India inaugurates Chennai plant

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. (IYM), the leading two wheeler manufacturer, today inaugurated its third manufacturing facility at the industrial park in Vallam Vadagal situated at the outskirts of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The plant was inaugurated during the opening ceremony of the Global Investors Meet 2015 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa in the presence of Mr. Hiroaki Fujita,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2015 News, OEM
ACMA awarded achievers

ACMA awarded achievers

Every year, at the ACMA Annual Convention, a few companies are chosen as the deserving winners for achieving excellence in manufacturing, quality and productivity, technology, exports and human resources. This year at the 55tth National Conference, ACMA, the apex body honoured the achievers in the respective field. Excellence in HR MSME Category Certificate of Appreciation: Autostart India, Faridabad Small Category[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Corporate, Events, News
Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 unveiled

Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 unveiled

The 55th SIAM Annual Convention witnessed the curtain raiser for the Automotive Mission Plan 2016-2026. This is the second edition of the Automotive Mission plan after the 2006-2016 plan. The Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 (AMP 2026) is the collective vision of Government of India (Government) and the Indian Automotive Industry. It is aimed at mapping the progress of the automobile[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Events, Focus, News
SIAM Convention focused on future of auto industry

SIAM Convention focused on future of auto industry

Addressing the 55th SIAM Annual Convention today in New Delhi today, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said that the government has been mulling the option of creating a new department of transport which will be headed by a new Secretary. The new department will have experts who will help draft the technical regulations in a[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Events, News
Maruti Suzuki launches Ciaz Smart Hybrid

Maruti Suzuki launches Ciaz Smart Hybrid

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today launched the mild hybrid version in its mid-sized sedan Ciaz, priced between Rs 8.23 lakh and Rs 10.17 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Ciaz SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki)  will be available only in the diesel version that is powered by a 1.3 litre engine (DDiS 200). The new hybrid Ciaz will come under the[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 Corporate, News, OEM
iTEC 2015 kickstarted in Chennai; emphasis on electromobility in India

iTEC 2015 kickstarted in Chennai; emphasis on electromobility in India

The country’s first International Transportation Electrification Conference (iTEC India) 2015 was inaugurated in Chennai today by Anant Gangaram Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, government of India. The 3-day event is jointly organised by Society of Automobile Engineers India (SAE INDIA) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Industry Applications Society. iTEC India 2015 is supported by[Read More…]

by August 27, 2015 Corporate, Events, News
Rane TRW inaugurates new airbag plant

Rane TRW inaugurates new airbag plant

Rane TRW Steering Systems Occupant Safety Division has inaugurated its airbag manufacturing plant, adjacent to its seatbelt plant in Singaperumal Koil, Chennai. The airbag manufacturing facility was inaugurated by Nigel Harris, Managing Director and President, Ford India. Rane TRW Steering Systems is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Rane group and ZF TRW. The airbag plant is spread across an[Read More…]

by August 27, 2015 Corporate, News
Scania showcases ethanol-fueled Green Bus, premium Metrolink bus in Delhi

Scania showcases ethanol-fueled Green Bus, premium Metrolink bus in Delhi

Scania Commercial Vehicles India showcased its ethanol-run Green Bus along with 2 variants of the premium intercity Metrolink bus at the International Conference on Public Transport Innovation (ICEPT 2015) in Delhi. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, Scania India and Senior Vice-President, Scania Group, co-chaired the session, ‘Smart Vehicle Technologies & Alternate Fuels’ and also spoke in the session titled, ‘Sustainable Public[Read More…]

by August 14, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive