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Election Dates Out; Industry Hopes for Clear Mandate

Election Dates Out; Industry Hopes for Clear Mandate

Ending the long wait by the industry, the Election Commission today announced the dates for the 16th Lok Sabha elections. India will go to polls in nine phases starting from April 7th and ending on May 12th. Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath announced polling will take place on April 7, 9, 10, 12, 17, 24, 30, May 7 and[Read More…]

by March 6, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
IAC Continues Expansion In India with Dedication Of Two New Facilities

IAC Continues Expansion In India with Dedication Of Two New Facilities

Leading automotive and commercial vehicle interiors supplier, International Automotive Components (IAC),this week opened two new facilities at New Delhi and Pune. Company officials first dedicated a new facility which complements IAC’s current Manesar manufacturing operation, and then followed with today’s dedication of a new 80,000-square-foot Manufacturing, Design & Technical Center in Chakan, India. The Chakan facility, which is IAC’s second[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
Datsun GO – on the go

Datsun GO – on the go

  Datsun GO, the global car of Nissan Motor Corporation was driven by Auto Components India today in Hyderabad, and the first impressions are good. It has the elements of style and functionality catlysed by mileage that is much sought after by the customers in the entry level segment. Datsun originated in Japan as DAT-GO (DAT car) exactly a century ago; DAT[Read More…]

Arvind Saxena

Arvind Saxena appointed president & managing director of GM India

General Motors today announced the appointment of Arvind Saxena as the new president and managing director of GM India with effect from 1 March 2014.  Arvind will succeed Lowell Paddock, who is moving to GM International Operations (GMIO) as vice president, planning & programme management. “We are delighted to have Arvind join our team and with his extensive experience, lead[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Haas DT-1 drill/tap center gets 15K spindle

Haas DT-1 drill/tap center gets 15K spindle

Haas Automation has boosted the spindle speed of its DT-1 Drill/Tap center from 12,000 rpm to 15,000 rpm, giving customers the ability to run higher feedrates for small tools and high-speed machining operations. The DT-1 is a compact, high-speed drill and tap machine with full milling capabilities. The machine features 508mm x 406mm x 394mm work cube and 660mm x[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 Allied Industries, News, Web Exclusive

Hyundai Motor India launches 17th nationwide free car care clinic

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced the 17thedition of the nationwide ‘Free Car Care Clinic’ customer connect program. Through this programme the company’s customers can avail attractive discounts on spare parts/labour charges, selected accessories, and other value added services. In addition, Hyundai is also offering an attractive discount of up to 20 per cent on extended warranty and exciting[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
TVS Automobile signs JV with TWG for extended warranty

TVS Automobile signs JV with TWG for extended warranty

TVS Automobile Solutions Ltd. (TASL) has formed a 51:49 joint venture (JV) with US based The Warranty Group (TWG) for extended warranty services. TVS-TWG will work with car makers and dealers to provide a number of warranty packages that include managing preventive, prepaid, comprehensive and annual maintenance programs. TVS has the knowledge of local conditions and TWG the technical know-how,[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 Allied Industries, News, Web Exclusive
P Ravishankar, CEO and V Sumantran, Chairman of Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment Company with 435E backhoe loader

Leyland Deere launches 435E backhoe loader

As the current economic conditions demand greater focus on efficiency and operating costs, Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment Company, the equal joint venture between Ashok Leyland and John Deere, today launched 435E backhoe loader in Chennai. Targeting the first time users, the new machine aims to offer 10 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The existing 435-backhoe loader will continue[Read More…]

by February 18, 2014 News, OEM
Caption: Marc Llistosella, MD and CEO, DICV and Michael Moebius, Head, Quality Management, DICV, receive the award from K Murugan, MD and CEO, Underwriter’s Laboratories DQS India.

DICV gets TS 16949 certification

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, received TS16949:2009 certification for implementation and maintenance of quality management system in the area of design, development and manufacture of commercial vehicles. The award was received by Marc Llistosella, MD and CEO, DICV from K Murugan, MD and CEO, Underwriter’s Laboratories DQS India. Affiliated to the International Automotive Task[Read More…]

by February 10, 2014 News
Launch of Auto Components India magazine

Launch of Auto Components India magazine

Harish Lakshman, President, ACMA today unveiled the inaugural issue of Auto Components India magazine at Next Gen Publishing’s stall at the Auto Expo 2014 – Components Show, Pragati Maidan. Speaking at the launch function Lakshman said a magazine dedicated for the automotive components is most welcome as it helps in fostering due recognition for the industry besides, enabling the players[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 News