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Corrosion corrodes 6% of India’s GDP every year

Corrosion corrodes 6% of India’s GDP every year

 India is struggling to increase its GDP by a few decimal points, but it can be shocking to know that 3% of the GDP eroded in corrosion every year, said Dr Baldev Raj, President – Research, PSG Institutions. The quantum of loss on account of corrosion is equal to the revenue contributed by the Indian Railways to the exchequer.  Delivering[Read More…]

Tata Motors Revs Up Revotron 1.2T Engine Campaign

Tata Motors Revs Up Revotron 1.2T Engine Campaign

Tata Motors today launched an innovative, nation-wide campaign to showcase its new, best-in-class Revotron engine as a prelude to the launch of its new cars Zest and Bolt. With many segment-leading features in the engine, the campaign seeks to engage with its customers and create brand awareness for India’s first 1.2 Litre MPFi Turbocharged petrol engine, the Revotron 1.2T. The[Read More…]

BorgWarner supplies Pressure Sensor Glow Plug to VW’s new diesel engines

BorgWarner supplies Pressure Sensor Glow Plug to VW’s new diesel engines

BorgWarner supplies its innovative Pressure Sensor Glow Plug (PSG) for Volkswagen’s all new diesel engines starting with the 1.4-liter version and then adding the 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter versions later this year. Based on the new modular diesel engine system (MDB), the fuel-efficient, low-emission engines offer power ratings ranging from 55 kW (74 HP) to 140 kW (188 HP) and have[Read More…]

by June 25, 2014 Focus, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
SasMos to supply Space Grade Satellite wiring harnesses to ISRO

SasMos to supply Space Grade Satellite wiring harnesses to ISRO

SasMos celebrated the establishment of its new and exclusive state-of-the-art ‘Centre of Excellence’ for ISRO’s space grade harnesses. Dr S K Shiva Kumar, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore inaugurated the facility. H G Chandrashekar, Managing Director, SasMos HET Technologies, handed over the first set of harnesses made in this new facility for ISRO’s Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS -1E),[Read More…]

Precision Camshafts partners with EMAG Germany to introduce Assembled Camshafts Technology in India

Precision Camshafts partners with EMAG Germany to introduce Assembled Camshafts Technology in India

Precision Camshafts Limited (PCL), one of the world’s leading chilled cast iron camshaft manufacturer today announced a strategic alliance with EMAG Germany, to acquire the widely proven and accepted ‘assembled camshaft’ technology which uses the ‘force free heat shrink’ – a process which EMAG has patented. The improved cost competitive process developed through this alliance between PCL and EMAG Germany[Read More…]

Assessing Industry Best Practices will help OEMs, Dealers to develop business viability ; F&S, FADA

Assessing Industry Best Practices will help OEMs, Dealers to develop business viability ; F&S, FADA

Frost & Sullivan recently concluded its study on “Competitive Benchmarking of OEM Practices for Passenger Vehicles Retail in India”, an exclusive study done for FADA (Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations). The study was to present a competitive analysis of the best OEM practices for passenger vehicle retail in India and give recommendations for improvements and sustainability of the business. Declining[Read More…]

Motherson Sumi records $ 5 billion sales in FY14, ahead of its target Vision 2015

Motherson Sumi records $ 5 billion sales in FY14, ahead of its target Vision 2015

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of the Samvardhana Motherson Group, has achieved consolidated revenues of USS $ 5 billions for the year 2013-14, one year ahead of target for Vision 2015. The consolidated sales went up by 20%, PBT by 84% and PAT by 72% for the full FY 2013-14. For the fourth quarter of Q4 FY[Read More…]

by May 22, 2014 Finance, Focus, News, Web Exclusive
Metaldyne-India diversifies products, markets

Metaldyne-India diversifies products, markets

Jamshedpur based Metaldyne-India is on a diversifying spree to expand product range, markets and customers. The company that has hitherto been catering to the commercial vehicle segment with its dampers, has ventured into the passenger car division with supplies to Nissan, and has also expanded markets to Japan, Thailand and UK, in addition to India. In addition to dampers featured[Read More…]

by May 13, 2014 Focus

ACMA-YBLF explores investment opportunity in Mexico

With the objective of grooming auto component leaders of tomorrow, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body for the Indian auto component industry recently organised a delegation for its Young Business Leaders Forum (YBLF) to Mexico.  The ACMA -YBLF is the youth wing of ACMA that comprises second and third generation scions of the auto component[Read More…]

by May 2, 2014 Events, Focus, News, Web Exclusive
Sekisui DLJM to set up plant near Chennai

Sekisui DLJM to set up plant near Chennai

Injection moulding parts major Sekisui DLJM is setting up its third plant near Chennai to support its Japanese twowheeler and four-wheeler manufacturers in Tamil Nadu. Currently the company has two manufacturing facilities each in Greater Noida and Tapukara in Rajasthan. Sekisui DLJM supplies around 150 components to India Yamaha Motors (IYM) and seven components to Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Focus