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Apollo Tyres to set up design studio in Chennai

Apollo Tyres to set up design studio in Chennai

Story by: Sricharan R Future sustainability of road transportation will require substantial improvement in the efficient use of energy by vehicles. As new technologies are being deployed to reduce total vehicle energy consumption, the contribution of tyre design is playing a major role. Shaping a tyre tread is an endeavour in balance between engineering and appearance. In brief, a tyre[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

HBM offers eDrive testing for 6-phase machines

ACI Bureau HBM Test and Measurement (HBM) complements its ‘HBM eDrive Testing’ enhanced power analyser with additional functions for testing 6-phase machines. This integrated solution enables torque, electrical quantities, temperatures, CAN bus, and other signals to be measured in an extended range of applications. ‘HBM eDrive Testing’ is a custom measurement system for testing inverter-fed electrical machines. Unlike conventional power[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

Programmes under way to align with new disruptions: Dinesh Tyagi

ICAT was setup under the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure project (NATRiP). It is one of the most significant initiatives in the automotive sector under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The NATRiP project was setup to build several R&D and infrastructure projects in the country at several locations representing unique collaborative efforts by the Government of[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News
MTS System Corporation plans big for the Indian market

MTS System Corporation plans big for the Indian market

Story by: Sricharan R MTS Systems Corporation (MTS), a global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors, plans to expand in India following the new norms and trends coming up in the market. The company provides test and measurement solutions to determine the performance and reliability of vehicles, aircraft, civil structures, biomedical materials and devices and raw materials. The[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News

Impact 2.0 takes Tata Motors to another level of design philosophy: Pratap Bose

After the success of Impact Design Language, Tata Motors have decided to introduce its next version, Impact 2.0. The passenger vehicles designed under its aegis will have their interiors influenced by Indian architecture. “Looking ahead, we are slated to launch two new platforms at the start of 2019. The first is the advanced modular platform (AMP), which will act as[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News, OEM
Valeo expands R&D team in India to keep pace with disruptive automotive trends

Valeo expands R&D team in India to keep pace with disruptive automotive trends

Story by: Bhargav TS & Sricharan R The France-based global automotive supplier, Valeo, is planning to increase its members in R&D in India by 2023. This will make it one of the largest R&D centres of the group under one roof. Valeo, as an automotive supplier is partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Cover Story, News
Proposal to aggregate and build aftermarket brands

Proposal to aggregate and build aftermarket brands

ACI Bureau “Automotive aftermarket industry provides 4 times more employment than any other sector in manufacturing, and many of the manufacturing companies survive on the profitability which they derive from the aftermarket,” R Dinesh, Chairman of Auto Serve 2018, and Joint Managing Director of T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons Ltd, said. He was speaking at the inauguration of Auto[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 Events, News

IAC launches vehicle tracking device

Delhi-based start-up, Indian Auto Company (IAC), which is working on offering automotive solutions in tracking, telematics, smart infotainment, rear seat infotainment and driver fatigue systems using IoT-enabled hardware and platform has added IAC 140 and IAC 140 CAN vehicle location tracking devices. The new offerings are both certified as per the AIS 140 standard by ARAI and ICAT. The company[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

JK Tyre launches ‘MINE Champion’

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has launched 14.00-25 36 PR Mine Champion E4/L4 OTR tyre at the ‘bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018’. The new premium tyre has been specifically developed for the new-age tipper trucks and wheel loaders for mining applications. The new product was unveiled by Rajiv Prasad, President, India Operations, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., at the JK Tyre[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

Lumax DK Auto merges with Lumax Auto

Lumax DK Auto, manufacturer of lighting module and integrated plastic moulds, has announced its merger with its parent company, Lumax Auto Technologies. According to Lumax Auto, the merger is to achieve business and administrative synergies. Through this merger, they aim to consolidate and simplify the Group structure, improve cost savings through rationalisation, standardisation and simplification of business processes. The company[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM