Articles by: J Srikant

Goodyear Launches Assurance Triplemax to target middle level segment

Goodyear Launches Assurance Triplemax to target middle level segment

Text: ACI Bureau Goodyear India, the Indian arm of Goodyear Tyres, recently launched its Assurance Triplemax tyres which is targeted towards mid-level hatchbacks and entry level luxury cars. Goodyear claims that this is the first product by the company which comes equipped with HYDROGRIP technology. The tyre which has already been launched in countries like China and Australia, is designed[Read More…]

by April 28, 2015 Corporate, Events, News, Web Exclusive
Spark Minda increases focus on quality

Spark Minda increases focus on quality

ACI Bureau Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group, a leading manufacturer of automotive safety & security Systems, driver information & telematics systems, and interior systems with a specially dedicated aftermarket wing, is looking to increase its focus on quality. Currently operational from 32 plants located in India, Germany, Poland, Indonesia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan with office in Japan & Russia, the Group has[Read More…]

by April 6, 2015 Corporate, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
Bharat Forge inaugrates High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing facility

Bharat Forge inaugrates High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing facility

Bharat Forge, one of the biggest auto component makers in India, inaugurated its High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing Facility in Baramati, Maharashtra. Inaugurated by Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha, the new plant will help expand its footprint in the locomotive business. “Under our government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, we are committed to encourage indigenous manufacturing of railway components[Read More…]

by February 16, 2015 Corporate, Events, Focus, News, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
BorgWarner Receives 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award From GM India

BorgWarner Receives 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award From GM India

BorgWarner’s manufacturing plant in Manesar, India, was presented with a 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from GM India. The award recognizes top-performing suppliers that meet or exceed GM’s stringent quality criteria for timely delivery, high-quality products, smooth production processes and maintaining quality systems such as ISO/TS16949. “At BorgWarner, we are driven to improve fuel economy, emissions and performance for vehicles[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 Corporate, Short Takes, Uncategorized, Web Exclusive

Gulf Oil Lubricants India and Whitmore form strategic alliance

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Limited, a Hinduja Group Company, has formed a strategic partnership with Whitmore, a global producer of lubrication-centric reliability products including high performance mining, rail and industrial lubricants for the Indian market. With this alliance, Gulf Oil will add Whitmore’s specialty lubricants and greases to its already extensive product line of industrial and automotive lubricants and maintenance[Read More…]

LANXESS to focus on continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites

LANXESS, the Germany based chemicals major, said that they will be focussing on Tepex, the continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic high-performance composites from its subsidiary Bond-Laminates. The hybrid technology using Tepex with polyamide 6 as an overmolding material has already done well in a large number of series applications in the lightweight design of automobiles. “Our intention is to highlight the enormous[Read More…]

Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV announces acquisition of assets of ‘Scherer & Trier, Germany’

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), Noida-headquartered auto component giant, has announced acquisition of acquisition of assets of Scherer & Trier of Germany, through its subsidiary Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (SMRP BV). The deal, which is worth nearly Euro 36 million (Rs 283 crore), will include the transfer of assets including land and building  & inventories along with shareholding[Read More…]

by December 16, 2014 Corporate, Events, News, Short Takes, Web Exclusive

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2015 to be a reliable platform to identify and source genuine aftermarket products

Concerned with the growing number of spurious auto parts in aftermarket, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) together with Messe Frankfurt has taken a strong initiative to address the rising concerns on counterfeit products sold in the replacement market at the second edition of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi to be held from 26 February – 1 March 2015 at[Read More…]

by December 2, 2014 News, Upcoming Events, Web Exclusive
Yokohama India starts commercial production at its India plant

Yokohama India starts commercial production at its India plant

Yokohama India, the fully-owned Indian arm of Yokohama Rubber Corporation, today inaugurated the first phase of commercial production at its India plant. The plant, based in Bahudargarh in Haryana, is the company’s first production unit in the country. Trial production at the plant had started in February this year. Spread across an area of nearly 25 acres, the plant will have a[Read More…]

ACMA inks MoU with National Automotive Council of Nigeria

ACMA inks MoU with National Automotive Council of Nigeria

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Automotive Council of Nigeria (NAC) which will facilitate free flow of information between the two countries and also help in tapping the opportunities arising on both sides. The MoU will come into force with immediate effect. According to ACMA, the MoU seeks to foster a spirit[Read More…]

by October 30, 2014 Events, Focus, News, Short Takes, Web Exclusive