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Playing To Strengths

Playing To Strengths

The International Centre for Automotive Technology is playing to its strengths in the automotive domain, to help the industry fastrack recovery. Story by: Deepti Thore The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is playing to its strengths across automotive design and engineering, research and development, testing and validation services. The objective is to help the stakeholders of the industry with[Read More…]

by January 20, 2021 Cover Story
Regaining Lost Momentum

Regaining Lost Momentum

The Pune-based Central Institute of Road Transport is regaining the lost momentum in 2020 to attain new highs. Story by: Ashish Bhatia The Pune-based Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT) was no exception to plans going awry for organisations in a pandemic-hit 2020. Braving the catastrophe with cautious optimism, CIRT is fast regaining the lost momentum in 2020. It is[Read More…]

by January 19, 2021 Cover Story
Intelligent Battery Analytics

Intelligent Battery Analytics

ION Energy is optimising EV powertrains and energy storage systems through advanced battery management systems. Story by: Deepti Thore ION Energy Inc (ION) is on a mission! A mission to improve the life and performance of lithium-ion batteries. Be it battery packs powering EV powertrains or Energy Storage Systems (ESS) that are in vogue with economies the world over-committing to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Cover Story
3DExperience Forum 2020

3DExperience Forum 2020

At the 3DExperience Forum 2020, Dassault Systemes focussed on attaining leadership in manufacturing and infrastructure, in a post-Covid era. Story by: Ashish Bhatia With inputs from Deven Lad Dassault Systemes 3DExperience Forum 2020 was different this year. Held virtually, it focussed on learnings derived from a once in a century occurrence – SARS-CoV-2. It also discussed in-depth, the role of[Read More…]

by November 21, 2020 Cover Story
Optimised Cobot Deployment

Optimised Cobot Deployment

Universal Robots is optimising cobot deployment on shopfloors to meet the emerging needs across the automotive value chain. Story by: Deepti Thore   Automation with human collaboration has grown from strength to strength with more and more stakeholders of the automotive industry coming forward to pilot it. The Sars-CoV-2 might have only compelled the industry to leapfrog much before envisioned.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2020 Cover Story
The Calls for Flex-engines Grow Louder

The Calls for Flex-engines Grow Louder

Years after directing two-wheeler manufacturers, the calls for deploying flex-engines across automotive segments grow louder. Story by: Ashish Bhatia With inputs from Deepti Thore Flex-engines or dual-fuel engines are back in the spotlight. At the 60th SIAM Annual Convention, Minister of Road, Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari drew the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and[Read More…]

by October 10, 2020 Cover Story
Etrio Retrofit eLCV

Etrio Retrofit eLCV

Etrio validates its strategic focal shift to intracity logistics with the launch of India’s first retrofit eLCV. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Hyderabad-based Etrio has hit the bullseye. When the company sensed a business case for electrifying light commercial vehicles plying for intracity logistics, it was well aware of the risks associated with the major strategic focal shift. In line with[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Cover Story
Efficient Combustion Engines

Efficient Combustion Engines

The Bosch pursuit of a technology-neutral powertrain development roadmap takes into consideration efficient combustion engines.  Story by: Ashish Bhatia With inputs from Deven Lad The Bosch Group is pursuing a technology-neutral powertrain development roadmap. As part of a long-term strategy, the technology and services provider wants to stick to a systematic approach to attain its ambitious climate goals. To realise[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Cover Story
The Tough Get Going

The Tough Get Going

The tough Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises get going to overcome the existential crisis and rejoin the growth path. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) are the backbone of any country. In India, MSME is the economic engine. Constituting an estimated 45 lakh enterprises in India, MSME contributes 30 per cent income of the Gross Domestic[Read More…]

by August 29, 2020 Cover Story
Maruti Suzuki India: Strengthening Sustainability Performance

Maruti Suzuki India: Strengthening Sustainability Performance

Maruti Suzuki India continues to strengthen its sustainability performance as the market leader in the passenger vehicle segment. Story by: Ashish Bhatia and Deepti Thore The market leader in the passenger vehicle segment, in India, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) is no exception when it comes to the quarter (Q1FY2021) dampened by the Covid-19 crisis. Aiming to ramp up production[Read More…]

by August 29, 2020 Cover Story