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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
Greaves Cotton Growth Levers

Greaves Cotton Growth Levers

Greaves Cotton Limited continues to tap into new growth levers like affordable emobility and sustainable cleantech solutions. Story by: Deven Lad Audio Interview at : ACI Mag · Upfront | Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton Greaves Cotton Ltd. has found success with new levers of growth. Ranked 13th in Fortune India’s Mid-sized Marvel section of ‘The Next 500’[Read More…]

by August 7, 2020 Cover Story
Battery Replacement Demand

Battery Replacement Demand

The replacement of old and discharged batteries is expected to drive growth in the battery segment. Story by: Ashish Bhatia With the ongoing pandemic, there is a glimmer of hope for the aftermarket segment. Batteries are expected to be the outliers despite the overall weakness witnessed by the automotive sector. Especially Lead-acid Batteries (LAB). The LAB segment revenue is estimated[Read More…]

by August 7, 2020 Cover Story
Negotiating Headwinds Faced by the Tyre Industry

Negotiating Headwinds Faced by the Tyre Industry

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. negotiated headwinds faced by the tyre industry as a whole. It continues to tread carefully to attain sustainable growth and even higher profitability. Story by: Ashish Bhatia and Deven Lad K Tyre & Industries Ltd. continues to take measured steps to attain sustainable growth and improved profitability. The company is claimed to have well-negotiated the[Read More…]

by July 10, 2020 Cover Story
JAI BSVI Spring Series

JAI BSVI Spring Series

Jamna Auto Industries Ltd. is focusing on high value-accretive products like the BSVI compliant spring series. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Jamna Auto Industries Ltd. (JAI) commands a majority share in automotive suspension solutions. The regulatory-driven move towards Bharat Stage VI (BSVI) emissions norms has had the company leverage the mammoth 70 per cent market share (66 per cent for Q42020)[Read More…]

by July 10, 2020 Cover Story
Vehicular Platform Consolidation

Vehicular Platform Consolidation

The strategy to use one platform to underpin many models is expected to enable manufacturers to sustain business in the long run. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Vehicular platform consolidation is an exercise undertaken by manufacturers the world over to prune their number of platforms. For some, the objective is to reduce manufacturing and platform upgradation complexity while for others it’s[Read More…]

by July 10, 2020 Cover Story
Advik Hi-Tech New Range

Advik Hi-Tech New Range

Advik Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. has augmented its product portfolio in line with its Bharat Stage VI and electrification strategy. Story by: Deven Lad Pune based Advik Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. has long been pursuing its Bharat Stage VI (BSVI) and electrification strategy. At the Auto Expo 2020, the company showcased a slew of BSVI and EV products as a testimony to[Read More…]

by July 9, 2020 Cover Story
Toyota Global Unification Strategy

Toyota Global Unification Strategy

Toyota Motor Corporation has secured investment in future technologies by globally unifying vehicular platforms and processes. Story by: Ashish Bhatia and Deepti Thore Toyota Motor Corporation is not new to building vehicles on common platforms with common parts. Pursuing a global unification strategy to consolidate vehicular platforms and processes, it largely revolves on the principle of securing investment for future[Read More…]

by June 15, 2020 Cover Story
Make in India: Aftermath of the Pandemic

Make in India: Aftermath of the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown in a new set of challenges for the ‘Make in India’ national program. On the brighter side, it has also given birth to a whole new set of opportunities. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Under the ‘Make in India’ national program, the Government of India aspires to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development and build[Read More…]

by May 6, 2020 Cover Story