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TVS Automobile Solutions invests in three start-up companies

TVS Automobile Solutions invests in three start-up companies

TVS Automobile Solutions Limited (TVS ASL), has made substantial investments in 3 start-ups (e-commerce, BIG DATA / Analytics & CRM and Internet of Things) to form a start-up ecosystem. In order to take a leadership in automobile aftermarket the company has entered into the digital space where the company will provide digital business solutions to vehicle and component manufacturers to enable them achieve[Read More…]

by June 9, 2016 Corporate, Focus, News, Special Report
Mohite Motors brings Hydrogen decarb to lower emissions

Mohite Motors brings Hydrogen decarb to lower emissions

Text: Ashish Bhatia New Delhi is grappling with pollution levels that far exceed the permissible limits. Mumbai is not far behind. The pollution focus seems to concentrate on diesel vehicles at the moment. It cannot be denied however that petrol and CNG vehicles are non polluting. Of the two, it is the CNG vehicles that escape scrutiny under the pretext[Read More…]

by June 1, 2016 Focus
TVS ASL eyes emerging markets; inks JV with AA

TVS ASL eyes emerging markets; inks JV with AA

Text: Bhargav TS Chennai-based aftermarket service provider TVS Automobile Solutions (TVS ASL) to spread its wings across the globe by joining hands with The Automobile Association(AA) of UK. It has announced that it would hive off its Roadside Assistance business (RSA) to form a new joint venture (JV) company TVS Auto Assist (India) with AA. TVS ASL will have a 51% stake and AA with the remaining balance in TVS Auto[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Allied Industries, Focus
KIET bagged SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award

KIET bagged SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award

Text: Anusha B Krishna Institute of Engineering and Technologies (KIET) bagged the SUPRA SAEINDIA 2015 award an event for budding automobile engineering students to unleash their potential hands-on talent in designing, manufacturing and assembling formula type race cars. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) India is an engineering and scientific society invigorating the mobility industry and is the largest affiliate of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Focus
TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

Tamil Nadu has attracted an investment of Rs 2,42,160 crore investment in the first Global Investors Meet that concluded today in Chennai. In the valedictory section, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa said, “I am extremely happy to inform you that in a resounding endorsement of the State of Tamil Nadu the total amounting investments that have been finalised[Read More…]

by September 10, 2015 Focus, News, Special Report
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
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
Sandhar plans to grow overseas presence by localising globally

Sandhar plans to grow overseas presence by localising globally

  Text: J Srikant The year gone by was a year of ups and downs for the Indian auto industry. While some months promised revival of the sector, the succeeding months showed that we are not yet out of the clutches of the longest downturn since the economic reforms of the early 90s. For the auto component industry, it also[Read More…]

by February 2, 2015 Focus
AG Industries to manufacture plastic fuel tanks for motorcycles

AG Industries to manufacture plastic fuel tanks for motorcycles

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS Plastic auto components and injection moulded parts manufacturer AG Industries, plans to start production of plastic fuel tanks for motorcycles. Once the commercial production starts, the Gurgaon based company will be the first in the country to make such an innovative product. For 2-wheelers the company currently supplies several plastic components like side covers, seat[Read More…]

by January 8, 2015 Focus, Web Exclusive

LANXESS to focus on continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites

LANXESS, the Germany based chemicals major, said that they will be focussing on Tepex, the continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic high-performance composites from its subsidiary Bond-Laminates. The hybrid technology using Tepex with polyamide 6 as an overmolding material has already done well in a large number of series applications in the lightweight design of automobiles. “Our intention is to highlight the enormous[Read More…]