Articles by: Bhargav S

SIAM 55: Addresses challenges and road ahead for the auto industry

Text:  Bhargav TS The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) organised its 55th annual convention in New Delhi on September 2, 2015. The event focused on the theme “Automotive Mission Plan: Make in India” that emphasised on issues influencing the Indian auto industry such as competitiveness, growth and future developments. The convention also witnessed the curtain raiser for the Automotive[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Corporate, OEM, Special Report
ACMA’s 55th Annual Conference stressed on quality manufacturing

ACMA’s 55th Annual Conference stressed on quality manufacturing

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS ‘Quality India’ is the slogan for the growth of the Indian automobile industry, said Osamu Suzuki, Chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation in his keynote address at the 55th Auto Component Manufacturer Association’s (ACMA) annual convention. Reminding the Indian automotive components industry for the increased number of recalls in recent times Suzuki said, “Quality is imperative. In[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Corporate, Events, Special Report
Electroplating industry guns for growth

Electroplating industry guns for growth

Text: Anusha B Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised a technical conference on Electroplating process and their applications across industries. The conference clearly manifests the electroplating industry’s cubicle in the vast industry zone. Electroplating carves out as a mandatory operation across industries flagging its significance. The importance of electroplating was supposed to be staged in the maiden conference on Surface[Read More…]

by October 17, 2015 Events

Bosch claims ESP will prevent 70% of skidding accidents

Bosch a leading global supplier of technology and services in mobility sensed the hustle for safety system in India and exhibits the same with its researched data on Electronic Stability Program (ESP). The company claims that the ESP will prevent upto 70% of all skidding accidents involving passenger cars on highways and has the potential to save close to 10,000[Read More…]

by October 17, 2015 Corporate
Stratasys 3D printer helps Honda Access to prototype its car accessories

Stratasys 3D printer helps Honda Access to prototype its car accessories

Digital revolution in automobiles have become pervasive now and mechanics without electronics will become reality on papers only. Stratasys Asia Pacific a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions digitalises their manufacturing solutions and accord the same to Honda Access and the latter capitalises the solution rendered by Stratasys in the form of[Read More…]

by October 17, 2015 Allied Industries
Tyre industry foresees lot of challenges in spite of raw material costs remain favourable

Tyre industry foresees lot of challenges in spite of raw material costs remain favourable

Text: Bhargav TS The Indian tyre industry has been witnessing tremendous growth for the past few years on account of growth in automobiles demand, especially in passenger vehicles and two-wheeler segments. In fact, availability of raw material (natural rubber) and ultramodern production facilities have led the country to emerge as one of the world’s most competitive tyre markets. But the[Read More…]

by October 17, 2015 Cover Story

Gemeni Machine Works targets Europe and US markets

Gemeni Machine Works manufacturers of tyre retreading machines serves domestic market in a vibrant way and intend to step into Europe and US markets. The plan for targeting Europe and the US markets is on the cards which will soon become staged. Every process in US and Europe market is automated and that style and technology have to be emulated[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 Cover Story

Imported tyres affects Apollo Tyres net sales in India

As the China’s Central Bank moved to devalue its tightly controlled currency, Chinese exports becomes cheaper which fuels the stoking fear. A devalued currency will make Chinese goods cheaper which in-turn affects the tyre companies especially in India. The increase in imports, especially the commercial vehicle tyres has rolled down Apollo Tyres revenue in the first quarter. The tyre maker[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 Cover Story
Mahindra launches 300cc Mojo at Rs 1.58 lakh

Mahindra launches 300cc Mojo at Rs 1.58 lakh

Mahindra Two Wheelers has launched its entry-level sports tourer Mojo in India at an introductory price of Rs 158,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). Mojo is equipped with the state-of-art engine with DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft), low friction piston and rings, advanced EFI (Electronic Fuel Ignition), iridium spark plug, resonator fitted intake system and twin exhausts. Mojo uses a twin tube frame[Read More…]

by October 15, 2015 News, OEM
BMW launches X5 M and X6 M in India

BMW launches X5 M and X6 M in India

BMW launched the all-new X5 M and X6 M in India at Rs 1.55 crore and Rs 1.6 crore respectively, ex-showroom. Both the cars will be available at BMW dealerships across India as CBUs (Completely Built-Up) units. With their striking use of forms, the all-new BMW X5 M and the all-new BMW X6 M clearly flag sporting ambitions. The M-specific design[Read More…]

by October 15, 2015 News, OEM