Articles by: Bhargav S

Continental and Schaeffler Present Innovative Mild Hybrid

Continental and Schaeffler Present Innovative Mild Hybrid

Continental and Schaeffler are taking advantage of the 35th International Vienna Motor Symposium to present the Gasoline Technology Car (GTC). The joint GTC project demonstrates how a networked integration of key mild hybrid technologies can cut fuel consumption as well as CO2 emissions by an additional 17% in the case of an already highly efficient car with downsized 3-cylinder gasoline[Read More…]

by May 13, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
Apprentices from Volkswagen Academy India build a fire-fighting car for the Pune Plant

Apprentices from Volkswagen Academy India build a fire-fighting car for the Pune Plant

Apprentices undergoing a three-year Dual Apprenticeship course at the Volkswagen Academy India have built a fire-fighting car for the Safety Department of Volkswagen Pune Plant as their final year project. This helped the students gain hands-on experience with various activities involved in building a car. Volkswagen Academy India had started its three-year Dual Apprenticeship Programme at Pune Plant in 2011.[Read More…]

by May 13, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive

BorgWarner begins production of Visctronic fan drives in Brazil

BorgWarner has recently begun producing its electronically controlled Visctronic fan drives at its new plant in Itatiba City, Brazil. By operating only when needed and precisely controlling the fan speed when engine cooling is required, the drive provides efficient engine cooling as well as improved fuel economy and reduced emissions for trucks, buses and off-highway applications. In addition, it improves driver[Read More…]

by May 13, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
Daimler lays foundation stone for bus manufacturing plant in Chennai

Daimler lays foundation stone for bus manufacturing plant in Chennai

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has laid the foundation stone for its new bus manufacturing facility in Chennai. The company plans to invest Rs 425 crore in the new factory with an installed capacity of 1,500 buses, which can be expanded to 4,000 buses subsequently. The new plant, expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2015, will manufacture[Read More…]

by March 6, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive