Articles by: Bhargav S

Mahindra New Age XUV 500 – Old wine in a new bottle

Mahindra New Age XUV 500 – Old wine in a new bottle

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS Couple of years back when Mahindra launched XUV 500, it became an instant sucess and the waiting period for the vehicle rose up to 6 months. Cheetah inspired new design and cost competitive attribute were the de-facto challenges and these proportionate with the waiting period. Since its lauch, in just 33 months the SUV sold[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Value Engineering
TVS ASL eyes emerging markets; inks JV with AA

TVS ASL eyes emerging markets; inks JV with AA

Text: Bhargav TS Chennai-based aftermarket service provider TVS Automobile Solutions (TVS ASL) to spread its wings across the globe by joining hands with The Automobile Association(AA) of UK. It has announced that it would hive off its Roadside Assistance business (RSA) to form a new joint venture (JV) company TVS Auto Assist (India) with AA. TVS ASL will have a 51% stake and AA with the remaining balance in TVS Auto[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Allied Industries, Focus
KIET bagged SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award

KIET bagged SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award

Text: Anusha B Krishna Institute of Engineering and Technologies (KIET) bagged the SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award an event for budding automobile engineering students to unleash their potential hands-on talent in designing, manufacturing and assembling formula type race cars. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) India is an engineering and scientific society invigorating the mobility industry and is the largest affiliate of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Focus
EMAG makes gear hobbing easier with KOEPFER K 300

EMAG makes gear hobbing easier with KOEPFER K 300

The machine acts as an universal solution for the manufacture of a multitude of geared components The gear is one of the earliest machine components in the history of mankind. For thousands of years, gears have served the purpose of movement and power transmission – first the power of flowing water, then that of steam and today numerous kinds of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Renishaw’s Ballbar training multiplies machine tool accuracy and sets revised benchmarks

Renishaw’s Ballbar training multiplies machine tool accuracy and sets revised benchmarks

Advanced ballbar training enables shop to achieve “better than new” machine tool accuracy and extend machine life for unconventional silicon processing. Semiconductor industry supplier now understands its machine tool’s performance better than OEM service technicians. Ballbar data supports TPM and emerging SPC and OEE programs. Ballbar testing is nothing new to those who use fleets of machine tools, including people[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Janatics opines Make In India invigorating and impending

Janatics opines Make In India invigorating and impending

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS Automation of industries has become pervasive now. As the campaign ‘Make In India’ rooted its deep, many offshore players are earmarking India as their hub for several arms of their business. Coimbatore-based Janatics India deliberating on automation as India has umpteen man power to carry out the business effectively. Automation in pneumatic industries is a[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Portable 3D Coordinate Technology – Mobile Precision Made Easy in Automotive Applications

Portable 3D Coordinate Technology – Mobile Precision Made Easy in Automotive Applications

By Anthony Lur, Product Marketing Specialist, FARO Technologies Today, manufacturing practices are evolving to highlight ‘cyber-physical’ production systems controlled with smart products and the far-reaching internet cloud. With regards to quality control for the automotive industry, the ‘smart’ factory revolution has brought about changes in manufacturers’ measurement needs. For an industry such as automotive manufacturing that carries out high volumes[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Allied Industries, Cover Story
Renault Kwid launched at Rs 2.56 lakh

Renault Kwid launched at Rs 2.56 lakh

Renault India has launched its first entry-level hatchback Kwid at Rs 256,968 for the base model. Pitted against Maruti Alto 800 and Hyundai Eon, Kwid is priced aggressively, which is cheaper than Alto by Rs 30,000 and Rs 90,000 by Eon. The Kwid is the first car to be manufactured under Renault-Nissan’s CMF-A platform, and is powered by a three-cylinder[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 Corporate, News, OEM

Henkel launches 4 new TEROSON paint for aftermarket

Henkel Adhesive Technologies India Private Limited (a 100% subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA), the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has launched 4 TEROSON products for the automotive aftermarket, namely TEROSON WX 157 (Heavy Cut HP), TEROSON WX 150 (Fast Cut), TEROSON WX 175 Glaze HP and TEROSON WX 180 Polish Wax. These are rubbing and[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 Allied Industries, News
Duroshox recevies EEPC Award

Duroshox recevies EEPC Award

Duroshox Private Limited, has received the ‘Star Performer’ as Large Enterprise in the product group of Miscellaneous Instruments & Appliances from Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) for their outstanding contribution to engineering exports during the year 2012 -2013. The award was presented by the Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel. Duroshox has been involved in manufacturing products and services for the engineering[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 Corporate, News