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Trelleborg is ready with its seals for electric cars

Trelleborg is ready with its seals for electric cars

ACI Bureau Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision seals, bearings and custom-moulded polymer components, has launched HiSpin PDR RT and HiSpin HS40, 2 seals specifically developed for electric vehicles. Engineered to operate at high velocity, they help overcome issues related to sealing at high rotary speeds that limit electric cars being able to meet the[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story
Scania India introduces NTG; to build trucks on this new platform

Scania India introduces NTG; to build trucks on this new platform

Story & Photos: Bhargav TS Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., with over 127 years of global history in mobility solutions, has launched its Next Truck Generation (NTG), to drive the shift towards sustainable transport solutions in the mining industry. With its unique modular system, NTG will deliver productivity-enhancing services as well as customised transport solutions. Petr Novotny, Managing Director,[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story, OEM
South India wins global investors with better ecosystem

South India wins global investors with better ecosystem

Story by:Bhargav TS Competition in India’s automotive and auto parts industry has been growing in the recent years. Earlier, the regulatory framework and market conditions positioned the Indian OEMs in an oligopolistic market structure. With the opening up of the market and deregulation, many new players have entered the fray. Indian players are entering into joint ventures with foreign companies[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story
LIS works on unique model to service BS VI vehicles

LIS works on unique model to service BS VI vehicles

Gets ready with Man, Machine, Methods, and Parts to address the upcoming new regulation for the auto industry Story by: Sricharan R One major change that is coming up in the auto industry is BS VI. From April 2020, all vehicles will have to comply with the new norms. Though the servicing needs of these vehicles will come up only[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story
Hanon Automotive Systems is ready to meet the global demand with its innovative products

Hanon Automotive Systems is ready to meet the global demand with its innovative products

Korea-headquartered Hanon Systems has set its sights on becoming a leader in innovative thermal and energy management and in developing sustainable solutions. Its Indian subsidiary Hanon Automotive Systems India (HASI) is also pursuing the same aspirations. HASI currently has 5 plants for its regional spread in India and 2 Engineering Centres to develop new thermal management systems and products. In[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story, Events, Interview
Bosch opens expanded smart factory in Bidadi for mobility solutions

Bosch opens expanded smart factory in Bidadi for mobility solutions

ACI Bureau Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, has inaugurated its expanded smart factory for mobility solutions in Bidadi (Phase II), 35 km away from Bengaluru.The plant features the latest Industry 4.0 solutions and carbon-neutral technology. “Bosch is taking a further step toward more efficient, more flexible, and sustainable manufacturing in India in order to boost competitiveness[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story
Bosch Aftermarket redefines service concepts, parts delivery system

Bosch Aftermarket redefines service concepts, parts delivery system

Story by: Bhargav TS Automobile aftermarket is rapidly progressing and is getting technologically sophisticated and complex. Changes in safety system technologies and emission control regulations offer new opportunities. Market demands and dynamics also drive significant changes even in the aftermarket business. Transformation in the aftermarket is much more today than what it was in the past. Each vehicle segment, commercial[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Corporate, Cover Story
Ather Energy plans higher localisation; to set up new plant

Ather Energy plans higher localisation; to set up new plant

Story by: Bhargav TS & Sricharan R The Bangalore-based electric vehicle manufacturer, Ather Energy, has bigger plans for the Indian market. As part of its expansion, recently the company entered the Chennai market. With its next expansion planned in Hyderabad, it hopes to achieve a volume of 10,000 units across the 3 cities this year. After receiving good response to[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Corporate, Cover Story
Suba Plastics to invest on new facility

Suba Plastics to invest on new facility

Story by:Sricharan R The Coimbatore-based Suba Plastics is planning to set up a new plant to meet the growing demand. The new plant is exclusively for manufacturing automotive components, which will be operational by 2021-22. The plastic component manufacturer has over 35 years of experience in plastic injection moulding technology and serves customers in different sectors like automotive, healthcare, medical,[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story, OEM
OSRAM Continental to shape the future of new mobility lighting

OSRAM Continental to shape the future of new mobility lighting

Story by: Gunjan D. Bidani OSRAM Continental GmbH, a 50:50 joint venture of the leading technology companies OSRAM and Continental, is working on a wide range of lighting products for the new generation of automotives. In the very first year, the joint venture acquired new businesses and is working on several projects around the world. The company has a state-of-the-art[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story, OEM