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Schwing Stetter sets up fabrication unit

Schwing Stetter sets up fabrication unit

Construction equipment manufacturer Schwing Stetter India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schwing Gmbh has commissioned its fabrication unit in Chennai. The company has invested Rs 65 crore in the new plant to manufacture the S36 concrete boom pump and ‘separate placing’ boom pump SPB 25 and 35. The new 5 acre plant will further help the company to localise the pumps[Read More…]

Lead-free materials drive increased bearing sales for Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation’s Powertrain Division has positioned itself as a global leader in lead-free engine bearings since introducing its complete portfolio of lead-free three-layer bronze bearing shells in 2007. During a time when light vehicle production fell in Europe and engine downsizing trends further impacted bearing volumes, the company’s lead-free bearing sales achieved significant growth despite a contracting market. The[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Messe Frankfurt announces Automechanika Chicago

Messe Frankfurt announces Automechanika Chicago

Messe Frankfurt, producer of Automechanika, the leading international brand of automotive trade shows, and Advanstar Communications, one of the largest trade show organisers in the US will join forces to launch Automechanika Chicago. The show will be the 14th Automechanika event around the globe, and will take place April 24-26, 2015, at McCormick Place.  Automechanika Chicago will showcase the newest[Read More…]

Scania Metrolink buses delivered to Aeon Connect in Kerala

Scania Metrolink buses delivered to Aeon Connect in Kerala

Scania Commercial Vehicles India (SCVI) today delivered the first Scania Metrolink Coaches in Kerala to Aeon Connect Travels. Sivakumar V, Sales Director, SCVI, Staffan Arvas, Strategist, Brand & Marketing Communications, Scania CV AB and Agy George from Aeon Connect Travels were part of the occasion. These buses will connect travelers from Ernakulam to Hyderabad. Expressing happiness over the delivery of[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Bosch starts new year with strong sales growth in every business sector

Bosch starts new year with strong sales growth in every business sector

 The Bosch Group has started the new year with a good increase in sales. In the first quarter, sales grew by roughly 7%. After adjusting for exchange-rate effects, the increase was roughly 10%. For the current fiscal year, the global provider of technology and services expects its sales to grow 3 to 5%. “We continue to move forward with our[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 Finance, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Mercedes-Benz Buses completes its range of chassis in Euro VI

Mercedes-Benz Buses completes its range of chassis in Euro VI

Mercedes-Benz Buses is completing its range of chassis in Euro VI with the three-axle OC 500 RF chassis for inter-city buses and touring coaches. For special applications, to comply with country-specific regulations and to cater for individual interior design requirements, custom-made bodies locally mounted on bus chassis are required in many European countries and on the world market. As early as October[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive

LabVIEW software is made compatible with robotic platform

National Instruments (NI) has added the capability to use LabVIEW system design software to program the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics platform. The free download module is available for education and retail. The software helps students, engineers and hobbyists alike create programs that communicate with and control the EV3 brick with LabVIEW. As it has connectivity with thousands of sensors, devices[Read More…]

TVS Motor revenue grows 11% to Rs 7962 crore in FY 2013-14

TVS Motor revenue grows 11% to Rs 7962 crore in FY 2013-14

New launches and upgrades introduced by TVS Motor Company across the scooter and motorcycle segments helped the company to register increase in sales, aiding significant bottom line growth. The company today announced results for the financial year 2013-14. During the year, the company strengthened its presence in the scooter segment introducing TVS Jupiter, styled to enthuse the male customer. TVS[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Finance, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Ford India Launches 2014 Ford Endeavour

Ford India Launches 2014 Ford Endeavour

 Ford India today introduced the 2014 Ford Endeavour, the latest edition of its true-blue, all-terrain SUV, featuring dynamic new styling and adrenaline pumping features. The new vehicle was launched today in Chandigarh by Nigel Harris, President Ford India. The new SUV, built to empower customers with unmatched road presence and proven off-roading capabilities, will sport a fresh new look, with[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
ICAT and Maruti Suzuki to organise EFFI-CYCLE technical event

ICAT and Maruti Suzuki to organise EFFI-CYCLE technical event

International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) and Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) are jointly organizing an annual intercollegiate technical event EFFI-CYCLE under the banner of SAE-Northern India Section. The competition is for undergraduate and graduate engineering students who have a passion to design a 3 wheeled, 2 seater, electric and human powered hybrid vehicle which is much more efficient and environment friendly[Read More…]

by April 28, 2014 Events, News, Web Exclusive