Articles by: Bhargav S

Daimler India inaugurates all-new bus manufacturing facility

Daimler India inaugurates all-new bus manufacturing facility

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) the 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, has unveiled its second wave of products with the inauguration of bus manufacturing plant, which is located within the premises of DICV’s Chennai plant. The company will be producing the buses under Mercedes-Benz and BharatBenz brands for the domestic market and will be exporting Mercedes-Benz[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 News, OEM
BMW India localises critical components; ups localisation by 50%

BMW India localises critical components; ups localisation by 50%

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS German luxury carmaker BMW has increased the level of localisation in its cars assembled at the Chennai plant by 50%. By increasing the local content the company intent to stay stronger in India by passing the cost advantage to its customers. To highlight the localisation strategy, BMW India invited Sachin Tendulkar to the Chennai plant,[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 OEM
Mahindra launches New Age XUV500

Mahindra launches New Age XUV500

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M), launched the New Age XUV500. The cutting edge technology embellishing the car gives a competitive edge and this comes with 6 variants W4, W6, W8, W8 AWD and the all new W10 & W10 AWD. Technologically competent though, this car with W4 variant will be priced competitively at Rs 11.34 lakhs (ex-showroom, Chennai). New Age[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
NNG focus on Chennai automotive industry

NNG focus on Chennai automotive industry

NNG, the leading automotive navigation provider, sees great potential in the Tamil Nadu automotive sector, where it is already in partnership with 2 out of the 6 biggest OEMs operating in the region. NNG has plans to further develop its business within Chennai’s growing automotive market to fuel industry growth. Two cars equipped with NNG Navigation will enter the market[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Allied Industries
Sekisui DLJM inaugurates new plant in Chennai

Sekisui DLJM inaugurates new plant in Chennai

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS Sekisui DLJM Molding, a joint venture of Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd and Dipty Lal Judge Mal, has inaugurated its third plant in India. To cater the needs of India Yamaha Motor the company recently commenced its operation in its third plant, which is located at the Yamaha Suppliers Park in Vallam Vadakal, near Chennai. The[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Corporate
TVS Jupiter crosses 500,000 landmark

TVS Jupiter crosses 500,000 landmark

TVS Jupiter, has added another feather to its cap, becoming the fastest scooter in India to reach the 500,000 units sales milestone in just 18 months since its introduction into the market. TVS Jupiter, which was launched in September 2013, offering greater comfort, conveniences and first time features, has witnessed high customer acceptance. This can be attributed to 3 broad[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

BorgWarner was honored by Volvo Cars with an Award of Excellence in the category “Cost Competitiveness” during a ceremony held recently at Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden. BorgWarner delivers a variety of leading turbocharging technologies to Volvo Cars, including regulated two-stage (R2S) systems for diesel engines and turbochargers with a modular design for gasoline engines. These leading technologies are engineered[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Globescan, Web Exclusive

Sekisui DLJM inaugurates new plant in Chennai

Sekisui DLJM Molding, a joint venture of Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd and Dipty Lal Judge Mal, has inaugurated its third plant plant in India. To cater the needs of Yamaha, the company recently commenced operation of its third plant, which is located at the Yamaha Suppliers Park in Vallam Vadakal, near Chennai. The plant was inaugurated by Takashi Terabayashi, Managing Director,[Read More…]

by May 12, 2015 Corporate, News, Uncategorized
BMW India localise critical components; ups localisation by 50%

BMW India localise critical components; ups localisation by 50%

German luxury carmaker BMW has increased the level of localisation in its cars assembled at the Chennai plant by upto 50%. The increasing the local content the company intent to stay stronger in India by passing the cost advantage to its customers. To highlight the localisation strategy, BMW India invited Sachin Tendulkar, who marked the occasion in a unique way[Read More…]

by May 7, 2015 Corporate, News, OEM
Stanadyne launches new diesel fuel injection system

Stanadyne launches new diesel fuel injection system

Stanadyne, manufacture of diesel and gasoline systems publicises the instigation of next generation fuel injection systems. The company’s newly launched next-generation diesel fuel injection system for the Indian market, which is targeted at off-road applications has been fully developed by Stanadyne’s engineering team in India with 90% localisation. Particulates have been injected in the air via emissions and the air[Read More…]

by May 6, 2015 Corporate, News