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Polarity Pedal-Assist System

Polarity Pedal-Assist System

Polarity Smart Bikes address range anxiety associated with EVs through Pedal-Assist System. Story by: Deepti Thore Range anxiety in case of EVs is a real-world issue. It has posed a hindrance to the mass proliferation of EVs. To overcome this range anxiety, Pune based Polarity Smart Bikes registered under SJ Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd. is banking on the Pedal-Assist Systems[Read More…]

by January 6, 2020 Cover Story
Smart Manufacturing by B&R

Smart Manufacturing by B&R

Pune based B&R Industrial Automation offers smart manufacturing solutions for maximising productivity in automotive shop floors. Story by: Deven Lad The automotive factories of the future are expected to be driven by integrated automation. While concepts like ‘Just-In-Time’ management of inventory system that exists today, help align raw materials with production schedules, integrated automation is the need of the hour.[Read More…]

by January 6, 2020 Cover Story
Smart Autonomous Cobots

Smart Autonomous Cobots

Alstrut India Pvt. Ltd. is banking on its range of smart autonomous collaborative robots to alter the levels of automation in the auto components industry. Story by: Deepti Thore Collaborative robots or cobots are designed to work in close proximity with the human workforce. Relatively unguarded, they are easy to integrate. The objective being to keep humans from working on[Read More…]

by January 6, 2020 Cover Story
TVS Srichakra positions itself as sporty, innovative, and a global tyre brand

TVS Srichakra positions itself as sporty, innovative, and a global tyre brand

ACI Bureau The two and three-wheeler tyre manufacturer, TVS Srichakra Limited, launched its new brand, TVS Eurogrip, in Chennai. The new brand targets millennials with the company aiming to strengthen its leadership in the two-wheeler segment. Averred P Vijayaraghavan, Director, TVS Srichakra Limited, “India will remain a promising market for two-wheelers and we see tremendous growth opportunity. TVS Eurogrip caters[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story, Events
Metro Tyres looks at replacement market for strong growth

Metro Tyres looks at replacement market for strong growth

Building tyres in collaboration with Continental AG of Germany, Metro Tyres began its journey with bicycle tyres. Focusing on replacement market, the company is witnessing good growth. “Presence in both OEM and replacement market is allowing us to analyse demands patterns,” said Rummy Chhabra, Managing Director, Metro Tyres, in a conversation with Anwesh Koley of Auto Components India in an[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story
Landsail Tires enters Indian tyre aftermarket

Landsail Tires enters Indian tyre aftermarket

Chinese tyre manufacturer Landsail Tires has entered the Indian tyre aftermarket with its newly-launched tyres. A subsidiary of China-based Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd., the company has signed a joint venture with the Delhi-based pneumatic tyre importer and logistics firm Vikas Retail Pvt. Ltd., to market the newly launched products. Story by: Gunjan D. Bidani Landsail Tires recently announced its[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story
JK Tyre to strengthen India operations through an improved marketing mix

JK Tyre to strengthen India operations through an improved marketing mix

ACI Bureau Leading tyre manufacturer JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., produces a wide range of tyre products to cater to multiple segments. It is positioning itself as a one-stop-shop for all customer requirements. Engaged in the manufacture and marketing of automotive tyres, tubes and flaps, the company’s tyre products comprise Truck and Bus Radials, Truck and Bus Bias, passenger car[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story
Indian tyre industry continues to grow

Indian tyre industry continues to grow

Amid challenges of raw materials and auto industry slowdown, the Indian tyre industry is continuing to perform well. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Apollo Tyres has reported 18 per cent growth in FY2018-19 at Rs.17273 crores as against Rs.14674 crores in FY2017-18. Revealing ‘Vision 2020’, which focuses on building leadership in India, premium-isation in Europe, and strategic exploration of attractive markets,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story
CEAT tyres for safer, smarter, and better future

CEAT tyres for safer, smarter, and better future

ACI Bureau Mumbai head-quartered CEAT, the flagship company of Rs.22,000 crore RPG Enterprises, is one of India’s leading tyre manufacturers and has a strong presence in the global markets. CEAT produces over 37 million tyres a year and offers the widest range of tyres to all segments and manufactures world-class radials for heavy-duty trucks and buses, light commercial vehicles, earthmovers,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story, News, OEM
Apollo Tyres adopts cutting-edge technology for growth

Apollo Tyres adopts cutting-edge technology for growth

As part of the Apollo Tyres Vision 2020 roadmap, the company aims to become a premier tyre player with diversified and multinational presence. ACI Bureau In the business of manufacture and sales of tyres since its inception in 1972, Apollo Tyres caters to over 100 countries. The company markets products under two brands: Apollo and Vredestein, that are sold through[Read More…]

by September 24, 2019 Cover Story, OEM