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Force Motors to produce Rolls-Royce engines in India

Force Motors to produce Rolls-Royce engines in India

Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Following, manufacturing engines for Mercedes-Benz and BMW automobiles sold in India, Force Motors has now entered into a joint venture with Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. The joint venture company, Force MTU Power Systems Pvt. Ltd., will have Force Motors holds 51% stake and Rolls-Royce Powers Systems the remaining. With an investment of Rs. 300 crore (in[Read More…]

by May 2, 2018 Corporate, News
ACMA participates at the 16th Automechanika Dubai 2018

ACMA participates at the 16th Automechanika Dubai 2018

Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing the interest of Indian Auto Component Industry with the support of ‘Ministry of Commerce’ will be participating at Automechanika Dubai 2018 for the 5th straight edition. The show, organized by Messe Frankfurt Middle East will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 1st – 3rd May 2018. Being one of the[Read More…]

by May 2, 2018 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Auto Industry walks with ‘DRIVE SMART DRIVE SAFE’ initiative

Auto Industry walks with ‘DRIVE SMART DRIVE SAFE’ initiative

Millions of Indians drive on Roads and 400 never come back home, everyday. Road Deaths are biggest cause of Unnatural Deaths in our Country. Pedestrians are killed across the country and contributed to the significant share of these deaths. Believing in “Sadak Suraksha – Jeevan Raksha “, NGO, DRIVE SMART DRIVE SAFE is organising, the 250 KM relay walkathon from[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 Events, Focus, News, Web Exclusive
Mahindra Electric and Meru join hands to deploy electric vehicles

Mahindra Electric and Meru join hands to deploy electric vehicles

Mahindra Electric and Meru, the pioneer of tech enabled cab services, announced a collaboration for a pilot EV project in Hyderabad with the intention to replicate the same model in other cities soon. The pilot will see Meru deploy a fleet of eVeritos, the all-electric sedan by Mahindra. Speaking on the collaboration Mahesh Babu, CEO Mahindra Electric said, “As pioneers of electric[Read More…]

by April 23, 2018 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
List of Most Trusted Brands in India released

List of Most Trusted Brands in India released

The most comprehensive study on Brand Trust in the country—TRA’s India’s Most Trusted Brands—has been released for 2018 by TRA Research, part of the Comniscient Group. Though several Chennai-based brands have made to the top 1000, the number of inclusions has nearly halved from last year displaying reducing trust on Chennai-based brands. TRA’s Brand Trust Report – 2018 is conducted[Read More…]

by April 23, 2018 Events, News, Off Beat, Web Exclusive
SUN Mobility launches Interoperable Smart Mobility solution

SUN Mobility launches Interoperable Smart Mobility solution

SUN Mobility, led by Chetan Maini (Founder of India’s first electric car, Reva) and Uday Khemka (Vice Chairman of SUN Group), today launched its global, interoperable smart mobility solution for two and three-wheeler electric vehicles at their brand new 47,500 sq. ft. technology development centre in Bengaluru. SUN Mobility’s energy infrastructure platform is a first of its kind universal architecture[Read More…]

by April 17, 2018 Corporate, Globescan, News, OEM
Axalta inaugurates new facility; doubles coating manufacturing capacity

Axalta inaugurates new facility; doubles coating manufacturing capacity

Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India. The 5,200 square meter plant is part of Axalta’s Savli manufacturing site that produces Axalta coatings for refinish, automotive parts, and commercial vehicle customers. The new plant will double Axalta’s coating manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for coatings in light[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 Corporate, Events, News
WABCO launches Intelligent Trailer Program in India

WABCO launches Intelligent Trailer Program in India

WABCO India Limited launched it Intelligent Trailer Program at WABCO India’s test track in Chennai. WABCO’s award-winning Intelligent Trailer Program is an industry-first initiative now being launched in India. Bringing advanced technology to India’s important growth market, the Intelligent Trailer Program leverages the capabilities of WABCO’s trailer anti-lock or electronic braking control systems to provide a platform for up to[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 Corporate, News, OEM
Maxxis Tyres inaugurates its first manufacturing plant in India

Maxxis Tyres inaugurates its first manufacturing plant in India

Maxxis Rubber India, a sub-company of Maxxis Group, one of the largest two-wheeler tyre manufacturers, inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat. The plant was inaugurated by Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, Chief Minister, Gujarat, in the presence of Tsai-Jen Lo, Chairman, Maxxis Group, Cheng-Yao Liao, President, Maxxis India and Jia-Ciao Liou (Gary), Spokesperson, Maxxis India. The plant with an investment[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Corporate, News
Mercedes-Benz launches India’s first ‘BS VI compliant– Made in India, for India’ S-Class in Chennai

Mercedes-Benz launches India’s first ‘BS VI compliant– Made in India, for India’ S-Class in Chennai

One of the largest luxury car manufacturers Mercedes-Benz  launches the enhanced version of its flagship product, Mercedes-Benz S-Class at Titanium Motors, Chennai. The new S-Class 350 d is India’s first ‘BS VI compliant– Made in India, for India’, vehicle with a state-of-the-art diesel engine that meets BS VI emission norms, two years ahead of the regulation. This world-class engine is[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 News, OEM