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Bosch to manufacture hardware for two-wheeler ABS in India

Bosch to manufacture hardware for two-wheeler ABS in India

Text: Bhargav TS Bosch the company which has commendable exposure and a proven record of excellence in automotive electronics is likely to commence its hardware manufacturing for two-wheeler Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and MSP. The commencement will take its inauguration phase in 2017 and the company is not planning for any manufacturing set-up separately. The volume of the vehicles fitted[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 Cover Story
Tata Elxsi drives technology wheels in Genivi platform for better IVI

Tata Elxsi drives technology wheels in Genivi platform for better IVI

Text: Bhargav TS Bangalore-based Tata Elxsi, a part of the Tata Group is taking up the challenges that the automotive industry is currently facing. Automotive electronics, one of the megatrend that is being talked witnesses more innovations around the globe. Tata Elxsi on its part developing many technologies and supporting the Indian and global OEMs. The company currently working on[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 Cover Story
Kwality Photonics forages JV partner to augment LED business

Kwality Photonics forages JV partner to augment LED business

Text: Anusha B Kwality Photonics, India’s largest producer of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) foresees a huge potential in LEDs. But the cognizance on the same is still not rooted in the minds of many but soon it is expected to hit the market with big bash. China is a performing player in the LED market where India could equal them[Read More…]

by December 31, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story
Lumax to focus more on LEDs

Lumax to focus more on LEDs

Text: Bhargav TS Automotive industry in India is becoming more demanding in terms of lighting solutions. Looking in to the young population and increasing buying capacity of the end users, vehicle manufactures are demanding more in terms of functional and aesthetic contents of the lamps. In India trend is towards the migration from conventional bulb type to LEDs and projectors.[Read More…]

by December 31, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story
Automotive lighting takes new shape with latest technologies

Automotive lighting takes new shape with latest technologies

Text : Bhargav TS The global automotive lighting market is growing substantially in terms of volumes and technology upgradation. The segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.95% in between 2015 to 2020. Increasing vehicle sales and production and technological advancements triggered by growing safety concerns and stringent lighting regulations are the key drivers of the automotive lighting[Read More…]

by December 31, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story

Tata Motors achieves optimum engine performance with ExonnMobil’s lubes

ExxonMobil Lubricants a wholly owned affiliate of ExonnMobil Corporation announced the launch of comprehensive range of Mobil Delvac lubricants distinctively designed for diesel commercial vehicles. These range of lubricants are specially developed for Tata Motors and recommended by Tata Motors vouching the lubricant’s quality. The products announced in this range are Mobil Delvac Genuine CI-4 PLUS Oil 15W-40, Mobil Delvac[Read More…]

by November 12, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story

GS Auto to launch Adblue to contain emissions

Text: Anusha B Ludhiana-based GS Auto International, manufacturer of automotive suspension and fastening components plans to launch Adblue aditive as a token of controlling emission exhaust. As go green mantra becomes pervasive, all manufacturers have become more watchful retrospecting the process, with the operations become circumspect in deliveries with regards to emissions and other standards, ensuring their process should adhere[Read More…]

by November 12, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story
Subros takes the lightweighting route

Subros takes the lightweighting route

Text: Anusha B Subros Auto Air conditioning Systems, manufacturer of thermal products for automotive applications claims that it is the only integrated manufacturing unit in India for auto air conditioning systems whose products could be designed, evaluated and tested on all grounds indigenously. This positions them unique amongst fellow combatants. Subros in collaboration with Japan based Denso corporation, a global[Read More…]

by November 12, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story
Goodyear has found that using soybean oil in tyres can potentially increase tread life by 10%: PK Walia

Goodyear has found that using soybean oil in tyres can potentially increase tread life by 10%: PK Walia

PK Walia, Vice President-Consumer Business, Goodyear India told Bhargav TS on the initiatives taken to enhance the tyre life and fuel efficiency by adopting new technology and its focus on R&D. Edited excerpts: Q: What is Goodyear doing on tyre R&D and what is the way forward? Walia: Goodyear has 2 global innovation centres for R&D each in Akron, Ohio[Read More…]

by November 12, 2015 Cover Story, Interview

PPAP Automotive to set up new plant in Chennai

Text: Anusha B Noida-based PPAP Automotive Ltd, manufacturer of automotive sealing systems, injection moulding, interior and exterior parts, plans to establish its manufacturing facility in Chennai at Sriperumbudur to cater South Indian customers. Currently the company has an assembly unit in Chennai at Thiruvallur and the new facility will take care of end-end manufacturing operations. The Chennai plant demands for[Read More…]

by November 12, 2015 Corporate, Cover Story