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Endurance bags Tata Motors biz

Endurance bags Tata Motors biz

Story & Photography : Bhargav TS Endurance Technologies, manufacturer of suspensions, braking systems, clutches, castings and alloy wheels has bagged an order from Tata Motors for its Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV). This business involves supply of hydraulic drum brake system, 240,000 units annually. The order from Tata Motors has made the Aurangabad-based component manufacturer foray into the LCV segment. Currently[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 Corporate
Suprajit group on expansion mode

Suprajit group on expansion mode

The company looks at product diversification and increasing footprint for future growth Different kinds of cables Bangalore headquartered Suprajit group is expanding its product portfolio while also improving business with existing customers in both domestic and export sectors. The company that makes liner cables is also chalking out aggressive plans to increase its presence in the aftermarket. Speaking to Auto[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 Corporate
Sandhar inks pact with Han Sung International

Sandhar inks pact with Han Sung International

The joint venture company will make high precision pressed parts for auto and allied industries DN Davar, chairman, Sandhar Technologies, Young Ku Cho, president, HSIMP, Jayant Davar, co-chairman & MD, Sandhar Technologies and Chung, TAE-In, minister, Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Auto components major Sandhar Technologies Limited has signed a 50:50 joint venture with Han Sung International Module Press[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Corporate
Hella Automotive eyes two-wheeler segment

Hella Automotive eyes two-wheeler segment

Hella Automotive India (HAI), the Indian arm of German major Hella, having secured for itself a niche in the four-wheeler electronics segment manufacturing auto sensors, actuators and horns, is now planning to foray into the two-wheeler segment. Naveen Gautam, managing director, HAI, said two-wheeler segment is a big market in India that cannot be ignored anymore. Moreover, bikes today are[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Corporate
High Level Thuringian delegation visits Volkswagen’s Pune plant

High Level Thuringian delegation visits Volkswagen’s Pune plant

In a move to improve ties between Thuringian companies and their Indian counterparts, Thuringian Minister for Economy, Labour and Technology, Uwe Höhn, alongwith a 25-member strong official Thuringian delegation, visited Volkswagen’s manufacturing plant in Chakan, Pune. The delegation is visiting New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru from 22nd to 27thApril. The delegation, which includes members of the Thuringian Government and several[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

World’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer by volume, Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL) today launched its operations in Bangladesh through a Joint Venture (JV) with the Nitol Niloy Group. The JV was announced here today by Pawan Munjal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, and Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, Nitol Niloy Group of Companies. Hero will hold majority stake[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 Corporate, Events, News, OEM, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
Visteon unveils new Innovation Centre in Michigan

Visteon unveils new Innovation Centre in Michigan

Visteon Corporation has unveiled a new Innovation centre at the global automotive supplier’s corporate headquarters in Van Buren Township, Michigan. The state-of-the-art facility combines a technology showroom with a conferencing area, design studio, collaboration space and ‘experience lab’ – aimed at fostering creativity and teamwork in delivering new products and solutions for automakers. “The innovation centre is a reflection of[Read More…]

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