Articles by: Bhargav S

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
Container terminal and new car berth to bring in more business to KPL

Container terminal and new car berth to bring in more business to KPL

Text: Anusha B Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) erstwhile Ennore Port Ltd (EPL) marks its business in diversified areas viz, exports of vehicles, multicargo terminal, container terminal, LNG terminal with other prospects strewing which are yet to be finalised. To accommodate more manufacturers the port is also creating new berth to handle 300,00 cars annually and will be inaugurating its phase-1[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Allied Industries
Sri City to attract more investments with new industrial policy in place

Sri City to attract more investments with new industrial policy in place

Text: Bhargav TS Sri City, a planned integrated business City located in Andhra Pradesh (AP) and 72kms away from Chennai targets to have 500 companies by 2020 with the help of new industrial policy formed by the AP government. This will create huge employment prospects directly and indirectly to country’s inhabitants. As of now 65 companies are operational and lots[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate
TVS Tyres to invest Rs 150 crore towards capacity expansion

TVS Tyres to invest Rs 150 crore towards capacity expansion

Text: Anusha B In a bid to expand its capacity from 2 million tyres to 2.3 million tyres per month, Madurai headquartered TVS Tyres invests Rs 150 crore in its Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Rudrapur (Uttarakhand) facilities. This expansion plan chains out from last years increase in capacity from 1.7 million tyres to 2 million tyres. TVS Tyres is a[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate
Daimler waves its next phase of growth by inaugurating its bus facility

Daimler waves its next phase of growth by inaugurating its bus facility

The bus manufactured in the Chennai facility takes its shape clinging on light weight aluminium construction, which will be marked under BharatBenz and Mercedes Benz brands. Daimler India Commercial Vehicle (DICV) a wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Daimler Trucks and Buses has kick started its second innings by inaugurating its new bus manufacturing plant within its premises in Oragadam near[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate, OEM
India losing out on revolutionary engine: Gyatk

India losing out on revolutionary engine: Gyatk

For more than a decade now, Gyatk has been perfecting his RVCR technology-based automotive engine that will turn out to be a game-changer in more ways than one. Unfortunately, Indian automotive companies and the government have ignored his efforts, thus pushing him to find takers abroad. Text: Leon Martin Ray ‘Innovations have no real value in India’ uttered Kochi-based Gyatk[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate
We choose suppliers who could work for us globally: Gerard Detourbet

We choose suppliers who could work for us globally: Gerard Detourbet

Gerard Detourbet, Managing Director of Alliance A-segment Development Unit, Renault-Nissan spoke to Bhargav TS on the CMF-A platform and the development of Renault Kwid. Q: For Renault-Nissan alliance Kwid is the first car to be produced under Common Module Family-Affordable (CMF-A) platform, what are all the challenges you faced while developing it? Detourbet: CMF-A is a platform jointly developed by[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Interview, OEM
Base Batteries charges e-mobility by latest technology

Base Batteries charges e-mobility by latest technology

Base Batteries, Bangalore-based battery manufacturer not only produces eco friendly batteries but also supplies batteries for electric vehicles and reducing lead content in all its batteries across industries to promote green initiative. The company has also automated its newly commissioned Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu to avoid rejections and to minimise human interventions. In the operation side Base has brought[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate
Stanadyne to launch diesel fuel injection system for sub 50HP engine

Stanadyne to launch diesel fuel injection system for sub 50HP engine

Text : Bhargav TS Stanadyne, manufacture of diesel and gasoline systems will be launching new fuel injection system for the sub 50 HP engine market that will decrease particulate emissions by 50%. The system is also capable of enhancing the fuel efficiency by 8%, which helps the end user to save the fuel bills. The company recently launched its next-generation[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 Corporate