Articles by: Krishna Kumar

Siemens India reaffirms commitment to ‘Make in India’ at Hanover Messe 2015

Siemens India reaffirmed its commitment to partner India at the Hannover Messe 2015, the world’s largest industrial fair. The Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi is also scheduled to visit the Siemens booth under the banner ‘On the way to Industrie 4.0 – Driving the Digital Enterprise.’ At the Hanover Fair, Siemens is showcasing latest and advanced Siemens[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 News

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles to participate in the world’s leading Trade Fair for Industrial Technology

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, announced its participation at the 5-day (April 13 – 17, 2015) Hannover Messe (Hannover Fair) to be held at Hannover in Germany which is the world’s leading Trade Fair for Industrial Technology. This year, India will be the ‘Partner Country’ at the Hannover Messe, which[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 OEM
Scania opens first bus manufacturing facility in India

Scania opens first bus manufacturing facility in India

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Private Limited, inaugurated its bus manufacturing facility in Narasapura near Bangalore. The plant was inaugurated by The Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India, Shri. Nitin Gadkari. The bus manufacturing plant’s current capacity is about 1,000 units per year and will employ 300 people in its first year. Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO, Scania CV[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 News, OEM

Bajaj Auto unveils the new Pulsar RS200

Since its launch in 2001 the Bajaj Pulsar has created, defined and expanded the sports motorcycle market in India. Today, Pulsar sells more than 55,000 units every month in the domestic sports motorcycle market with a market share of 43% making it India’s no.1 Sports bike for 14 years in a row. Bajaj R&D has constantly innovated to ensure that[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 OEM, Uncategorized

Honda 2-wheelers annual production capacity to reach 6.4 million by 2016

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., the 100% subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, Japan will expand the annual production capacity of its third 2-wheeler production plant, which is currently under operation. This plant is located at Narsapura near Bengaluru in Karnataka. It started operations in June 2013 with an annual production capacity of 1.8 million units. For expansion, Honda[Read More…]

by March 28, 2015 OEM

Audi to launch 10 new cars this year; at least one in each segment

Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer and current market leader in India has charted aggressive plans for India. The company is geared up to launch 10 new cars this year, which will include at least one new car in each segment of their comprehensive product portfolio. The company has already launched Audi R8 LMX – the most powerful and fastest[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 News

Delphi to Launch First Coast-to-Coast Automated Drive

Delphi Automotive PLC will demonstrate the full capabilities of its active safety technologies with the longest automated drive ever attempted in North America.  The coast-to-coast trip was launched near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on March 22 and covered approximately 3,500 miles. During the cross-country trek, the vehicle was challenged under a variety of driving conditions from changing[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 News
BorgWarner provides innovative all-wheel drive technology for their first front-wheel drive vehicle

BorgWarner provides innovative all-wheel drive technology for their first front-wheel drive vehicle

BorgWarner supplies its GenV all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the BMW Group’s all-new 2 Series Active Tourer. The electro-hydraulically actuated AWD coupling automatically distributes power between the front and rear wheels of BMW brand’s first-ever front-wheel drive vehicle. In addition to optimizing traction and vehicle dynamics under almost all conditions, the GenV AWD technology enhances the vehicle’s driveline efficiency and[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 Globescan, News

National Mega Service Camp for passenger vehicle customers from Tata Motors

Continuing with initiatives as part of its Horizonext strategy, Tata Motors today announced the roll-out of a nationwide Mega Service Camp for passenger vehicles. This free service camp will be held from 20th to 26th March, 2015, across 570 dealerships and Tata Authorised Service Centres in India and will cater to all Tata Motors’ passenger car and utility vehicle owners.[Read More…]

by March 18, 2015 News

First Milestone

As we go to press, the Budget papers are still outside the briefcase that Finance Minister Arun Jaitely would carry, to present the Budget to Parliament. However, the Minister would have presented the financial document by the time you have read this column. Till the last minute, the auto industry was hoping to get some reasonable sops to augment the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2015 Uncategorized