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Hella India to bring innovative lighting products for two-wheelers

Hella India to bring innovative lighting products for two-wheelers

Text: Deepanshu Taumar Hella India Lighting (HIL), a leading German automotive lighting manufacturer, with its strong focus on safety products, will be addressing the safety needs of two-wheeler drivers by bringing its innovative solutions to India. The company has recently developed full LED headlamp modules which can be mass customised to be used as headlamps for various customer segments including[Read More…]

by June 6, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

PPAP Automotive to begin Chennai operations next year

The Noida-based PPAP Automotive, manufacturer of automotive sealing systems and injection moulding parts, plants to commence production of sealing systems at its Chennai plant, mainly for Renault- Nissan, from next year. The plant is awaiting regulatory approvals to commence the construction. Abhishek Jain, Executive Director, PPAP Automotive said,” we are ready to start the construction work at Chennai. Only the[Read More…]

by May 26, 2016 Cover Story
Yeshshree Components edges itself with newfangled patented play

Yeshshree Components edges itself with newfangled patented play

Text: Anusha B Aurangabad-based Yeshshree Press Components capitalises itself with its Research and Development (R&D) centre which constantly watches the market and come up with updated technologies. The technology which they develop named ‘pipe scooping’ gives end to end solutions for automotive pipes. This technology is patented by them and gives thorough solutions for automotive pipes. With this new technology[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

Setco ‘casts’ all the clutch components right

A joint venture between Setco Automotive Ltd. (Setco) and Spain-based Lingotes Especiales SA, Lava Cast Pvt. Ltd. will supply world-class CV clutch parts to Setco. It is early afternoon and I have completed the tour of Lava Cast’s sprawling facility at Kalol, some 50 kms from Vadodara, Gujarat. Adjacent to Setco’s clutch manufacturing plant, the Lava Cast facility has just[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story

Precimetal Cast checkmates fellow players with its critical component manufacturing

Text: Anusha B Precimetal Cast, Ahmedabad headquartered component manufacturer claims its technology to be unique in their league and stands eccentric in their manufacturing vertical. The company is successfully thriving in their cruise supplying quality components manufactured through investment castings process to its customers locally and globally. The company manufactures stainless steel casting and claims that the technology move they[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
GGB Bearings eyes future products

GGB Bearings eyes future products

Text: Bhargav TS GGB Bearings, a Pune-based bearing company foresees the Indian market and developing products that are needed for future. For many applications the company has already developed future products which can be offered to OEMs and component makers immediately when they start new development. GGB is though new to the market gets identified world-wide as a reliable player.[Read More…]

by April 27, 2016 Corporate, Cover Story
Infrastructure, roads and logistics are still far behind the international standards

Infrastructure, roads and logistics are still far behind the international standards

DC Sharma, Group CFO, Minda Corporation In the automobile industry 100% foreign equity investment is allowed via automatic route along with some relaxations in licensing and approvals for the manufacturing and imports in this sector. Some of the factors which attracts investors include low manufacturing and labor cost, availability of manpower, large and increasing domestic auto markets along with huge[Read More…]

by April 4, 2016 Cover Story, News
By creating right technology we can see a paradigm shift

By creating right technology we can see a paradigm shift

Sunjay Kapur, Chairman, Sona Koyo Steering Systems Make in India campaign pats at the back of all foreign countries to turn back to India for investment reasons. It does not confine its reach to manufacturing sectors alone, but also knocks the doors of all industries. Technical know-how being India’s DNA, the push towards the technology for India is becoming more[Read More…]

by April 4, 2016 Cover Story, News

We expect clarity on GST and anticipate that laws should not be draconian

V C Sehgal, Chairman, Motherson Sumi Sytems Our business in india contributes 10% of our turnover and we are currently focusing on our existing customers. In the automobile sector, the ‘Make in India’ initiative will help both OEMs and auto components players like us. We expect clarity on GST and anticipate that laws should not be draconian. The policies should[Read More…]

by April 4, 2016 Cover Story, News
Labor reforms, consistency and predictability of tax regulation will take India to the global stage

Labor reforms, consistency and predictability of tax regulation will take India to the global stage

Nitin Chalke, Managing Director, Eaton, India Make In India, in essence, is a much desired program designed to realise the country’s aspiration of becoming a global manufacturing hub. Urging companies – both Indian and multinational – to invest in the country’s high potential manufacturing powerhouse, this initiative holds the potential of taking India on to a global plane as a[Read More…]

by April 4, 2016 Cover Story, News