Corporate

Bollhoff India makes lighter fastening solutions

Bollhoff India, a subsidiary of the Germany-based fastening solutions provider, works with customers to provide improvised and lightweight fastening solutions. Started in 2007, Bollhoff India initially imported 100% of the products from the parent group. After gradually increasing its footprint, production started in 2010. The company currently has 2 manufacturing facilities in Gurgaon where it manufactures AMTEC threads and helicoils[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 Corporate, Cover Story
Aequs plans to ramp up technology

Aequs plans to ramp up technology

Aequs, one of the fastest growing precision engineering companies in India, plans to ramp up its technology. The company specialises in precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, aero structure assembly, closed die forging and special processing for automotive and aerospace industries. Aravind Melligeri, CEO, Aequs, said: “We are still in the initial stages of technology innovation. We have plans to ramp[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 Corporate, Cover Story
Apollo Tyres introduces three new products

Apollo Tyres introduces three new products

Apollo Tyres introduced Apollo Apterra HT2 for the growing 4×4 and SUV segment, where as the actiZip F2 & actiZip R3 tubeless tyres has been launched for the motorcycles. Developed jointly by the company’s Global R&D Centres in Chennai, India and Enschede, the Netherlands, these tyres were introduced in multiple cities across the country in the presence of leading business[Read More…]

by April 5, 2017 Corporate, News, OEM
Shell opens new state-of-the-art technology centre in Bangalore

Shell opens new state-of-the-art technology centre in Bangalore

Shell opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore – a 52 acre, custom built technology centre – that can house up to 1,500 experts, who would collaboratively work on worldwide innovative energy projects. The inauguration was conducted in the presence of Chief Guest Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt of India, along with His Excellency Alphonsus[Read More…]

by April 1, 2017 Corporate, Events, News, OEM
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