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Valeo expands R&D team in India to keep pace with disruptive automotive trends

Valeo expands R&D team in India to keep pace with disruptive automotive trends

Story by: Bhargav TS & Sricharan R The France-based global automotive supplier, Valeo, is planning to increase its members in R&D in India by 2023. This will make it one of the largest R&D centres of the group under one roof. Valeo, as an automotive supplier is partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

Agility Fuel Solutions enters India with cleaner, long-range products

ACI Bureau Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, USA, Agility Fuel Solutions is into clean fuel solutions. The company makes a variety of clean energy products to run trucks and buses instead of diesel. The company’s products include modular on-board storage systems for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), propane, and hydrogen; battery packs for electric and hybrid vehicles;[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News
Bosch India brings smart solutions portfolio to mobility

Bosch India brings smart solutions portfolio to mobility

Story by: Bhargav TS Automotive industry is changing and it will need to be more integrated and has to offer on-demand personalised services that will include autonomous, shared and connected cars. Blockchain will make a significant impact on that change. Over the past year or so, stakeholders in the automotive industry have been looking into how the Blockchain technologies can[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

“Eaton offers robust, reliable, efficient transmissions to customers in India”

Eaton, a global power management technology leader for over 100 years, helps its customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably with its energy-efficient products and services. With over 98,000 employees, it is doing business in more than 175 countries. India is a major market for Eaton and forms a key part of its overall[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News
Piaggio plans to launch more new products in India

Piaggio plans to launch more new products in India

The Italian motor vehicle manufacturer, Piaggio, produces a wide range of two-wheelers and compact commercial vehicles under various brands that include Piaggio, Vespa, Aprilia and others. Founded in 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio, the company initially produced locomotives and railway carriages. Now, the Italian manufacturing firm makes two-wheelers that are in the premium segment and their market has been growing exponentially[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

Cleveland CycleWerks plans to make India-specific bikes

ACI Bureau Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW), the US-based two-wheeler company, has ventured into the Indian market with its retro-inspired motorcycles Ace Deluxe and Misfit. The company has set up an assembly plant in Pune with an annual capacity of 35,000 units. It has plans for localisation and to make India-specific motorcycles. Started in 2009 in Cleveland Ohio, the two-wheeler company was[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

Greaves Cotton backs OEMs with BS-VI powertrains

Story & Photos: Ashish Bhatia Founded by James Greaves and George Cotton in 1859 and bought by the Thapar Group in 1947, turning it into an Indian entity, Greaves Cotton has been manufacturing diesel engines since 1939. Entering into a joint venture with Ruston & Hornsby Ltd. UK, the company introduced BS-II compliant eco-friendly light diesel engines in 2005. Supporting[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News
ARaymond India to set up new production facility in Chennai

ARaymond India to set up new production facility in Chennai

Story by: Sricharan R Pune-based ARaymond Fasteners India, the local arm of the French ARaymond Network, a global leader within the automotive industry for fastening solutions for powertrain, chassis, car body and electrical and mechatronics applications, is planning to set up a new manufacturing facility in Chennai. The new plant will cater to the needs of its OE customers in[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

ZF India expands manufacturing capability

ACI Bureau ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, has opened its new shock absorber production line in Chakan, Pune. With an annual installed manufacturing capacity of 0.7 million units, the new production line will be part of ZF’s regional headquarters there. It will increase the capacity to[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

NGK Spark Plugs to enter mass markets with new products

Story by: Sukhpreet Singh The proposal of introducing electric vehicles in India has been a disruptive move to curb the tailpipe emissions. However, in the current state of taxation and norms on EVs, the consumers are skeptical, and they have many apprehensions. The manufacturers of key parts for internal combustion engines (ICEs) are also pessimistic about their future. Still they[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 Cover Story, News