Corporate

Shell brings GMD OX flat-pack truck to India

Story & Photos: Bhargav TS Focusing on bridging the mobility divide in India, Shell has unveiled the world’s first ‘flat-pack’ truck –The OX- an all-terrain vehicle for reaching remote areas. The OX is a simple to maintain truck, suitable for the diverse and rugged Indian terrain of deep sands, steep hills, marshy lands, and steep river banks in hard-to-reach communities[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Corporate, News
J.D. Power tractor customer service study hones product, service quality

J.D. Power tractor customer service study hones product, service quality

J.D. Power, the Singapore-based research and consulting services, in the India Tractor Customer Service Index (CSI) Study 2018, has found that customer satisfaction with the tractor after-sales service was higher (up 28 points on a 1,000-point scale) when owners have their tractors serviced at their own premises, than when they were not offered this option, though they wanted it, by[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Corporate, News, Viewpoint
Hindustan Magnesium Groups’ MoU for lightweight solutions

Hindustan Magnesium Groups’ MoU for lightweight solutions

Gunjan D. Bidani Magnesium-based lightweight solution provider, Lite Auto Components, part of Hindustan Magnesium, recently signed a MoU with AP Economic Development Board (APEDB). As per the MoU, the company will set up a manufacturing facility with an estimated valuation of Rs.500 crore, spread over a 15 acre land parcel in Andhra Pradesh. The new facility once commissioned, is expected[Read More…]

by January 11, 2019 Corporate

Mobile Climate Control targets bus market, opens new plant in Bengaluru

Story by: Sricharan R Mobile Climate Control (MCC), that develops, manufactures and sells complete climate control systems for commercial vehicles, has set up a new facility in Narasapura Industrial Area, near Bengaluru. MCC is active in the market for climate control systems for buses, off-road, utility and defence vehicles. It is focused on customised solutions in small to medium-sized series.[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Corporate, News

Valeo partners with premier educational institutes

Valeo, the global automotive technology supplier, has launched an Industry-Academia Connect programme to attract the best talents. As part of this, Valeo has signed Memorandum of Understanding with multiple premier educational institutes – Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Loyola ICAM College of Engineering & Technology (LICET), and Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay. This focused programme is expected[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Corporate, News, Special Report
Honda 2Wheelers India partners with MAK Lubricants

Honda 2Wheelers India partners with MAK Lubricants

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd recently announced the launch of exclusive co-branded ‘MAK Honda Power’ Engine Oil in association with MAK Lubricants (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.). Branded as ‘MAK Honda Power’, tested & recommended by Honda Motor Co Ltd Japan, the engine oil is specially formulated for Honda 2Wheelers vehicles. The two exclusive grades are ‘MAK Honda Power[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 Corporate, News
IMI Precision Engineering opens new facility in Noida

IMI Precision Engineering opens new facility in Noida

IMI Precision Engineering opened a new 67,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. This is comapany’s second largest manufacturing site in the Asia Pacific region, and has been built to meet the demand for its branded products. Known for brands such as IMI Norgren, IMI Buschjost, IMI FAS, IMI Herion and IMI Maxseal, IMI Precision Engineering is a[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Corporate, News

SIAM automotive logistics conclave calls for mitigating gaps

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex body of the automobile industry held its 5th SIAM Automotive Logistics Conclave, a 2 day event, where delegates spoke on opportunities and bottlenecks plaguing the sector with fluctuating fuel prices, lower skillsets, lack of multi-modal transport and digitisation as impediments of growth. Prem K Verma, Chairman, SIAM Logistics Group and Project Leader-[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Corporate, News

GRAZIA crosses 2 lakh mark

Honda 2Wheelers India, recently announced GRAZIA– its 125cc advanced urban scooter has created a new milestone reaching 2 lakh urban customers in just 11 months since its launch. Speaking on the milestone achievement, Yadvinder Singh Guleria – Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.  said, “A perfect blend of youthful innovation with advanced features,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Corporate, News
TVS introduces special edition Sport for festive season

TVS introduces special edition Sport for festive season

TVS Motor Company, two-wheelers and three-wheelers manufacturer recently rolled out special edition of TVS Sport motorcycle for the festive season. The new variant boasts of features that add comfort for the rider like a longer seat and a wider pillion handle.  Further, the motorcycle has upped the stylish quotient with new decals giving it a sharper and bolder look, coupled with[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Corporate, News