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Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

  Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), today reported important personnel changes in their Board of Management, which will be effective June 01, 2014. These changes have been decided by the Board of Management, Daimler AG, but as a formality are still subject to the approval by the Shareholders’ meeting and[Read More…]

Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100 percent wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, announced that they have started exporting FUSO brand to Tanzania. This is the fourth market that FUSO has entered since the start of export in May 2013. FUSO branded trucks, which are manufactured at DICV‘s Oragadam plant, is aimed only for exports in Asia[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive

Toyota Kirloskar suspends production due to labour unrest

 Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has suspended production at its two manufacturing facilities in Bidadi industrial area near Bangalore with effect from Sunday, March 16. The company in a statement said that it has locked out the plants since Sunday after the failure of talks between the management and the workers union over wage negotiation followed by labour unrest in the factory premises. This has resulted in[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Fiem Industries: spreading lights wider

Fiem Industries: spreading lights wider

Plastic Moulding facility at Fiem Industries Automotive lighting company Fiem Industries is planning to expand its R&D centre – Centro Ricerche Fiem Horustech S.r.l. (CRFH) that was recently set up in Italy.

by February 11, 2014 Corporate
Sona Koyo goes off-highway to stay on track

Sona Koyo goes off-highway to stay on track

Training session in progress The company focuses on containing manufacturing cost to build a more efficient business Sona Koyo Steering Systems, India’s leading steering manufacturer is following the ‘look elsewhere’ policy to beat the slowdown blues.

by February 11, 2014 Corporate
Electrotherm develops ELdFOS to reduce sulphur and phosphorus content

Electrotherm develops ELdFOS to reduce sulphur and phosphorus content

Ahmedabad-based steel industryfocussed equipment maker Electrotherm (India) has recently launched an advanced induction furnace unit called ‘ELdFOS’. The process will help steel-users (read automotive component- makers) reduce imports while maintaining quality.

by January 30, 2014 Corporate
BKT launches solutions for cranes and dump trucks

BKT launches solutions for cranes and dump trucks

Off-road tyre maker BKT has recently launched two value-added radials. The 445/95R/25 has been developed for high-speed cranes, while the 1800 R33 will be applicated with dump trucks. The former tyre enables high-speed cranes to make inter-city journeys at speeds of 80 kmph.

by January 30, 2014 Corporate
Dynasole gives bus maker a new tint

Dynasole gives bus maker a new tint

Hyderabad-based, paint booth manufacturer Dynasole Industries, has recently bagged an order to supply a complete paint shop to upcoming bus maker Deccan Auto. Says AM Rao, MD Dynasole Industries, ‘The commissioning of the project, valued at around Rs. 2.5 crore will be completed by the first week of August.

by January 30, 2014 Corporate
LeeBoy India introduces slew of products

LeeBoy India introduces slew of products

Construction equipment manufacturer, LeeBoy India is gearing up to capitalise on the infrastructure sector’s demand for high productivity machines. It has recently unveiled a crawler excavator (523i), two backhoe loaders (699i and 679i) and a motor grader (985i). The company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies (ST) Kinetics,

by January 30, 2014 Corporate