Interview

Bollhoff Fastenings is Future Ready

Bollhoff Fastenings is Future Ready

In an upfront interaction Shiv Kumar, Managing Director at Bollhoff Fastenings Pvt. Ltd. spoke of the company being invested for sustainable growth in the long term. Interview by: Ashish Bhatia Q. How is Bollhoff Fastenings Pvt. Ltd. negotiating the headwinds and the tailwinds faced by the automotive sector? Yes, the market is volatile. However, it is also true that companies[Read More…]

by July 10, 2020 Interview
SAE-SMB in for the long haul

SAE-SMB in for the long haul

  Present for over 70 years in global market, SAE-SMB has excelled in the manufacturing of axles and suspensions for trailers and semi-trailers. Giulio Segneri, Director, ADR India, speaks to correspondent Deven Lad about SAE-SMB’s commitment towards Indian Automotive market and their vision for the future. Q. What is the range of products SAE-SMB is offering to the Indian Market?[Read More…]

by March 13, 2020 Interview
Green Energy has taken centre stage

Green Energy has taken centre stage

Martin Koers, President, Verband Der Automobilindustrie (VDA) draws attention to the need of taking green energy sources seriously by Auto components manufacturers from a long term perspective. He speaks to ACI correspondent, Deven Lad about similarities between the Indian and German auto industry and the changes that the stakeholders of the respective nations can look forward to. Q. How stable[Read More…]

by January 24, 2020 Interview, Technology & Innovation
OSRAM-Continental Mission ‘Make in Asia’

OSRAM-Continental Mission ‘Make in Asia’

Mustafa Yesilgoez, CEO Segment APAC, OSRAM Continental and Managing Director, OSRAM Continental India (Bangalore) speaks to Anwesh Koley about the company’s mission to attain 100 per cent localisation levels in Asia. Q. What are the expectations from the Osram Continental JV formed last year? Yesilgoez. The Osram Continental JV commenced its journey in July last year and soon after, the[Read More…]

by January 6, 2020 Interview
SEG India operates as global hub of product and software development

SEG India operates as global hub of product and software development

Almost all automotive OEMs worldwide rely on SEG Automotive’s global production network, which delivers high-performance, durable and competitive products with uniform quality standards. This global strength has its foundation in a cross-cultural team of over 8,000 employees in 14 countries in the world’s most important automotive markets. SEG Automotive India with a globally connected Competence Center serves as hub for[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Interview
Hanon Automotive Systems is ready to meet the global demand with its innovative products

Hanon Automotive Systems is ready to meet the global demand with its innovative products

Korea-headquartered Hanon Systems has set its sights on becoming a leader in innovative thermal and energy management and in developing sustainable solutions. Its Indian subsidiary Hanon Automotive Systems India (HASI) is also pursuing the same aspirations. HASI currently has 5 plants for its regional spread in India and 2 Engineering Centres to develop new thermal management systems and products. In[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Cover Story, Events, Interview
Connected Plants will improve efficiency, profitability: Honeywell

Connected Plants will improve efficiency, profitability: Honeywell

US-based technology firm Honeywell International is involved in engineering, development and manufacturing of turbochargers and related forced induction systems. In an email interaction with Auto Components India, Steven C. Gimre, Managing Director, Honeywell UOP India, and Dilip Malhotra, General Manager, Honeywell Transportation Systems India shared their views on connected plants and how turbochargers help in provide cleaner transportation.   Q:[Read More…]

by August 10, 2017 Interview
We involve our suppliers during product development: Sachdeva

We involve our suppliers during product development: Sachdeva

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd (EML), has entered the light and medium duty (LMD) commercial vehicles market by launching 1049. In an exclusive interview, R S Sachdeva, Executive Vice President, Technology, VECV, told Bhushan Mhapralkar about the role played by the components suppliers in its successful entry into the[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 Interview
Wabco to introduce cost-effective technologies in India

Wabco to introduce cost-effective technologies in India

Wabco is working with manufacturers in India to introduce advanced driver assistance systems and its latest air disc brakes. Its vision is to bring to India the most advanced technologies that it has been developing for Europe. “We work upon a more cost-effective version that could be rapidly offered in India and continue our drive to provide cost-effective, quality products[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Interview
Soon we will start working on Neptune N6 engine for Euro VI vehicles: Dr N Saravanan

Soon we will start working on Neptune N6 engine for Euro VI vehicles: Dr N Saravanan

Ashok Leyland, one of the leading commercial vehicle manufacturers has taken the technology route to bring products that are on par with global standards. Sensing the future, the company has started working on wide range of technologies including hybrid and Euro VI compliant vehicles. In the recently concluded Auto Expo the truck maker showcased its Euro VI ready truck, which[Read More…]

by July 29, 2016 Interview