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HTC Global capitalises on 3-pronged strategic software solutions

HTC Global capitalises on 3-pronged strategic software solutions

HTC Global Services, a global provider of IT solutions and Business Process Outsourcing solutions, is recognised widely as IT and IT enabled service provider. The company also has a walk-through in manufacturing solutions especially to automotive industry. Automotive industry’s major hiccups are identified and need-based-solutions are coded by the company. Artificial intelligence is the topic which has been highlighted by[Read More…]

by March 14, 2017 Corporate, Focus

Continental and Inmarsat Cooperate for Holistic Vehicle Connectivity

Step by step the vehicle is becoming part of the Internet of Everything, interfacing with an ever expanding spectrum of vehicle manufacturer and commercial services while continuously increasing owner value with every passing year. As a consequence the software in modern vehicles has grown to millions of lines of ever-evolving code. Keeping this highly complex system of software, mechatronics and[Read More…]

by January 7, 2017 Corporate, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Brose produces 5 millionth lightweight seat structure for Daimler and BMW

Brose produces 5 millionth lightweight seat structure for Daimler and BMW

The automotive supplier Brose manufactured the 5 millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW. By 2026 the mechatronics specialist will produce around 32 million structures. The premium manufacturers use these in various models such as the Mercedes C-Class and E-Class or the BMW 7 Series and 5 Series.[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

TM Seating Systems works on new design solutions

Text : Bhargav TS TM Seating Systems, a 50:50 joint venture between Tata AutoComp Systems and Magna Seating, is focused on designing solutions for the commercial vehicles. The JV, headquartered in Pune, will supply seating systems to customers in India. The product portfolio covers seating system for LCVs, trucks and buses, including coach seats, intercity and city bus seats. The[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Pinnacle expands capacity, targets Rs 500 Cr turnover by 2020

Pinnacle expands capacity, targets Rs 500 Cr turnover by 2020

Text: Anusha B Pinnacle Industries, a leading automotive seating and interior systems manufacturing company, plans to raise its annual turnover to Rs 500 crore from the present Rs 200 crore. The company has a capacity to produce 10,00,000 seats annually at its plants at Pithampur, near Indore, Madhya Pradesh and in Pune, Maharashtra. About 90% of its products go to[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Harita develops suspended seats for trucks and tractors

Harita develops suspended seats for trucks and tractors

Text: Bhargav TS The Hosur-based Harita Seating Systems Ltd (HSSL), a TVS group company, is developing mechanical and pneumatic suspended seats for truck and tractor drivers. The improvement of automotive seating system, particularly for the driver, has been a priority interest since many years as professional drivers spend most of their time there and feel more fatigue than passengers. Seating[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Magna in talks with OEMs to bring new seating products

Magna in talks with OEMs to bring new seating products

Text: Bhargav TS The Canadian auto component maker Magna International Inc, is now working with the OEMs in India to introduce a new core front structure family that will provide a flexible, light-weight seat structure which is also adaptable, scalable, and modular across platforms. Increased seat content is currently driving the market for new seating technologies. That include: Seat Adjustability,[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Safety, comfort take front seat in auto seating systems

Safety, comfort take front seat in auto seating systems

Text : Bhushan Mhapralkar Automotive seating systems have come a long way from the first car. They have become a crucial part of comfort, safety and ergonomic capability. The seating systems, spanning across automotives, from two-wheeler to a giant dump truck, have the participation of global giants like Lear Corporation, Faurecia, IFB Automotive, Magna, IAV, Dura Automotive, Aktis Engineering Solutions,[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

R&D-based innovation drives Freudenberg India

Text: Anusha B The Germany-based Freudenberg Group offers its customers technically challenging product solutions and services. The company supplies seals, vibration control technology components, filters, nonwovens, release agents and lubricants to almost all car manufacturers in the world. It is adding customers from other industries, such as mechanical and plant engineering, energy, chemistry, oil and gas or medical and pharmaceutical.[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate
Comstar unveiled world’s lightest starter motor

Comstar unveiled world’s lightest starter motor

Text: Anusha B The starter motor manufacturer is also planning to open its R&D centre in Chennai and will be setting up a plant in Mexico. Comstar Automotive Technologies, manufacturer and supplier of automotive starter motors, has developed the world’s lightest starter motor for passenger cars. The growing focus on environment with tighter emission norms and light-weight components has become[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Corporate