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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

Trelleborg inks JV with Indian partner to produce two-wheeler tyres

Sweden-based engineering and polymer major, Trellborg has signed an agreement with Mahansaria family to form a joint venture in India for manufacturing tyres for two-wheelers. For Mahansaria family, this venture is a part of its strategy to enter the fast-growing two-wheeler tyre market in India. The JV will be owned by the Mahansaria family and Trelleborg, in the ratio of[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

TVS Tyres launches new scooter tyre patterns

TVS Tyres, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of two-and three-wheeler tyres and off-highway tyres in India, has launched 2 new scooter tyre patterns, ‘Jumbo-XT’ and ‘Pancer-II’, across the country. Jumbo-XT has been designed with cutting-edge technology and has a new bold, rugged block type tread design which provides excellent grip. The tyre also features a unique parallel groove[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

TVS Motor rolls out 50,000th unit of BMW 310cc series motorcycle

TVS Motor Company has rolled out the 50,000th unit of the BMW 310cc motorcycle from the Hosur plant. In April 2013, TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad signed a long-term strategic partnership to manufacture sub-500cc motorcycles for the globe. This collaboration has resulted in the launch of 3 products on the 310cc platform namely BMW G 310 R, BMW 310[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

Maruti Suzuki Swift, RE Interceptor 650 wins ICOTY and IMOTY 2019

ACI Bureau The Maruti Suzuki Swift and Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 are declared as Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2019 and Indian Motorcycle of the Year (IMOTY) 2019. Making a debut at the ICOTY platform, the Premium Car of the Year 2019 was introduced this year and the Volvo XC40 received this honor in the inaugural edition of the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM

John Deer rolls out small tractors to promote farm enterprises

ACI Bureau John Deere, one of the largest tractor manufacturers, rolled out its 28hp tractor for small farmlands with advanced technology and features suited for orchard and paddy farming. The new four-wheel drive 3028EN tractor is developed by John Deere India and manufactured at its Pune facility. The company has another tractor facility at Dewas in Madhya Pradesh, and a[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM
Use of galvanized steel for cars to enhance durability, passenger safety

Use of galvanized steel for cars to enhance durability, passenger safety

ACI Bureau IIT Bombay in partnership with International Zinc Association (IZA) has released in Chennai recently a survey report – Safety First – Risk of Rust– to highlight the impact of weather on the safety of passenger cars. The study provides insights into the safety hazards like deteriorating structural stability and strength caused by faster rusting of car bodies in[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News