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Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 unveiled

Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 unveiled

The 55th SIAM Annual Convention witnessed the curtain raiser for the Automotive Mission Plan 2016-2026. This is the second edition of the Automotive Mission plan after the 2006-2016 plan. The Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26 (AMP 2026) is the collective vision of Government of India (Government) and the Indian Automotive Industry. It is aimed at mapping the progress of the automobile[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Events, Focus, News
SIAM Convention focused on future of auto industry

SIAM Convention focused on future of auto industry

Addressing the 55th SIAM Annual Convention today in New Delhi today, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said that the government has been mulling the option of creating a new department of transport which will be headed by a new Secretary. The new department will have experts who will help draft the technical regulations in a[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Events, News
iTEC 2015 kickstarted in Chennai; emphasis on electromobility in India

iTEC 2015 kickstarted in Chennai; emphasis on electromobility in India

The country’s first International Transportation Electrification Conference (iTEC India) 2015 was inaugurated in Chennai today by Anant Gangaram Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, government of India. The 3-day event is jointly organised by Society of Automobile Engineers India (SAE INDIA) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Industry Applications Society. iTEC India 2015 is supported by[Read More…]

by August 27, 2015 Corporate, Events, News
Goodyear Launches Assurance Triplemax to target middle level segment

Goodyear Launches Assurance Triplemax to target middle level segment

Text: ACI Bureau Goodyear India, the Indian arm of Goodyear Tyres, recently launched its Assurance Triplemax tyres which is targeted towards mid-level hatchbacks and entry level luxury cars. Goodyear claims that this is the first product by the company which comes equipped with HYDROGRIP technology. The tyre which has already been launched in countries like China and Australia, is designed[Read More…]

by April 28, 2015 Corporate, Events, News, Web Exclusive

New special zones and tremendous market potential set CAPAS 2015

The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) – one of the leading trade platforms for the automotive sector in Southwest China – will return in 2015 following its successful launch. Taking place from 21 – 23 May, the show is set to surpass the success of the debut show in 2014, with 700 exhibitors from[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 Events, Globescan, Web Exclusive
Bharat Forge inaugrates High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing facility

Bharat Forge inaugrates High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing facility

Bharat Forge, one of the biggest auto component makers in India, inaugurated its High Tech Locomotive Component Manufacturing Facility in Baramati, Maharashtra. Inaugurated by Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha, the new plant will help expand its footprint in the locomotive business. “Under our government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, we are committed to encourage indigenous manufacturing of railway components[Read More…]

by February 16, 2015 Corporate, Events, Focus, News, Short Takes, Web Exclusive

Messe Frankfurt and ITE expand in Russia with joint acquisition of Comtrans and Autotrans

Messe Frankfurt is continuing to expand its presence in Russia with the acquisition of a 50 percent stake in Comtrans and Autotrans by its Russian subsidiary Messe Frankfurt RUS. The remaining 50 percent will be assumed by ITE Expo OOO, the Russian subsidiary of the ITE Group. Comtrans and Autotrans are Russia’s leading trade fairs for commercial vehicles, buses and[Read More…]

The Show in the German Pavilion: Germany seen through the eyes of flying bees

The public discovers how action together brings joy and friendship   “Be active!” – the German pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 challenges visitors to be active themselves. All along their walk through the “Fields of Ideas”, Germany’s credo at this year’s World Exposition, they will find interactive stations to join in. With the “SeedBoard”, a mobile interaction field, each[Read More…]

Shared national vision – key for growth and development

Shared national vision – key for growth and development

In today’s world, when many of our competing economies have relatively slowed down; India has a great opportunity ahead, Arun Jaitley, Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, has said. “Analysts believe that if we can be consistent in our policy direction, and if we can thus restore the credibility of the Indian economy, a[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Events, Finance, Web Exclusive
SIAT helps professionals to create a safer, cleaner and quiet world

SIAT helps professionals to create a safer, cleaner and quiet world

Text: T Murrali As part of its initiative to offer insights to global automotive technologies and support policy makers with relevant inputs, the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) had organised the Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) at its Pune campus recently. ARAI organised the 14th edition of the biennial event in association with SAE India and NATRiP. Held[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Events, News, Web Exclusive