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‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

World’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer by volume, Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL) today launched its operations in Bangladesh through a Joint Venture (JV) with the Nitol Niloy Group. The JV was announced here today by Pawan Munjal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, and Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, Nitol Niloy Group of Companies. Hero will hold majority stake[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 Corporate, Events, News, OEM, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
Two new products from VDO, DTCO

Two new products from VDO, DTCO

Two new products from VDO, DTCO GeoLoc and DTCO Fuelgate, deliver significant increases in efficiency and are easy to retrofit. The new DTCO GeoLoc records a truck’s GPS positions in the VDO digital tachograph. The data can then be analysed with the fleet management module ‘Optimize Route Planning’ in TIS-Web for future planning. In addition, DTCO GeoLoc can transmit the[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

VRV Sriprasad quits DICV

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, today announced the departure of VRV Sriprasad as Vice President- Marketing, Sales and After-sales, from the company eith effect 1 May 2014. R Ramesh who was hitherto AVP – Aftersales will take-over as Head –Aftersales & Exports and V Sreeram, who was hitherto AVP – Sales will take-over as Head[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 News, OEM, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
TEİAŞ trusts Allison automatics to help keep the lights on

TEİAŞ trusts Allison automatics to help keep the lights on

“Vehicle efficiency and durability are critical to our operation,” said Tuncer Tokaç, Special Loads and Mobile Transportation and Operations Manager at TEİAŞ. “A black-out is not an option, and Allison Transmissions meet our requirements and help keep our vehicles operational.” The Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEİAŞ) is responsible for meeting Turkey’s changing electrical energy needs in accordance with advancements in[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

National Instruments introduces next-generation wireless prototyping platform

National Instruments (NI) announced an integrated software defined radio solution for rapidly prototyping high-performance, multi channel wireless communication systems. The NI Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) Reconfigurable Input / Output (RIO) platform is built on the NI LabVIEW RIO architecture and combines a high-performance 2 x 2 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) RF transceiver capable of transmitting and receiving signals[Read More…]

Haas factory outlet to organise demo day in Nashik

Haas factory outlet, a division of CNC Servicing and Solutions, is organising a demo day at the Nashik Engineering Cluster, MIDC Ambad.  Scheduled for May 7th, 8th and 9th, the visitors will have the opportunity to see live cutting demonstrations on two CNC machine tools: VF-3 CNC vertical machining centre; and ST-10Y CNC turning centre. ST-10Y, a high-productivity machine, is[Read More…]

by April 17, 2014 Allied Industries, News
MRF launches Aeromuscle tyre for IAF Sukhoi 30

MRF launches Aeromuscle tyre for IAF Sukhoi 30

MRF today launched its Aeromuscle tyre for Sukhoi 30 MKI’s main wheels. This feat made the Indian rubber to touch Indian runways through the wheels of Sukhoi, which is the mainstay combat aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF). It relieved IAF from the hassles of procuring tyres from overseas, dealing with multiple suppliers and spending forex, Besides, it also helped in buying[Read More…]

Haas Automation supplies 150,000th CNC machine tool

Haas Automation supplies 150,000th CNC machine tool

Haas Automation is celebrating building and supplying its 150,000th CNC machine tool: a DS-30SSY dual spindle turning centre with Y-axis. At a special handing-over ceremony to mark the occasion, Haas Automation Europe’s managing director Alain Reynvoet attended the Manufacturing and Automation Expo 2014, Stockholm, to meet the owners of Swedish company Claesson Engineering – a general, precision engineering business founded[Read More…]

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil announces new Head of Procurement

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil empowers its leadership team with a new head of procurement. With Erodes Berbetz (43), the company engaged an experienced purchasing expert with proven market knowledge in Brazil. Berbetz will follow Ricardo Vieira Santos (57), who is retiring. “With Erodes Berbetz we won an expert, who knows the commercial vehicle market in Brazil and its suppliers by heart.[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
DICV sells 10,000 BharatBenz trucks in 18 months

DICV sells 10,000 BharatBenz trucks in 18 months

After laying the foundation stone for a bus plant a month ago, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) today announced that it has crossed the threshold of 10,000 sold BharatBenz trucks since market launch in September 2012. In addition to achieving the feat within 18 months of launch, the company also witnessed another milestone with sales crossing 1,000 units in a[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive