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100 million Bosch ESP systems

100 million Bosch ESP systems

Bosch has produced 100 million ESP systems since the start of series production in 1995. In the process, the company has made a significant contribution to making driving safer. Especially on slippery roads, but also in instances where vehicles drive into bends too quickly, the electronic stability program helps keep vehicles on course and prevent skidding accidents, which often have[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Axalta India launches Cromax® Pro

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has introduced its next generation waterborne basecoat, Cromax® Pro, in India. CromaxPro features advanced waterborne automotive coating technology that enhances productivity and helps to decrease the auto industry’s overall environmental footprint.  As a waterborne coating, Cromax Pro produces lowered emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and satisfies European[Read More…]

Updated  Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze was launched by General Motors India today. Offering a blend of power, refinement and efficiency, the updated Chevrolet Cruze will strengthen its position in the marketplace with improved fuel economy for the six-speed automatic transmission variant. “We are constantly upgrading our carlines according to the evolving needs of the Indian consumer. The updated Chevrolet Cruze with all[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, the country’s first truck racing event concluded with an action-packed 45 minute final race with Stuart Oliver winning the debut championship. The Tata Prima trucks proved to be a treat for motorsports fanatics in an intense race that witnessed a lot of edge-of-the-seats overtaking and high speed corner action. The debut season of the Championship[Read More…]

by March 24, 2014 Events, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Datsun GO components to be shipped from India soon

Datsun GO components to be shipped from India soon

Datsun GO components will soon be shipped from India by Nissan Motor India Private Limited (NMIPL), to other countries where the brand is slated to be launched. “We will be exporting Datsun GO components to Indonesia by the end of this year followed by Russia and South Africa. Within a couple of years the Datsun GO+ will be rolling out in[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100 percent wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, announced that they have started exporting FUSO brand to Tanzania. This is the fourth market that FUSO has entered since the start of export in May 2013. FUSO branded trucks, which are manufactured at DICV‘s Oragadam plant, is aimed only for exports in Asia[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive

Visteon signs agreement to sell shares in Duckyang JV for $ 24.1 mn

Visteon Corporation today announced that the company has reached an agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership stake in a Korean automotive interiors joint venture, Duckyang Industry Co., Ltd in support of its previously announced intentions to divest its interiors business. Based in Ulsan, South Korea, Duckyang manufactures and develops original equipment interior components for vehicles. The sale to certain[Read More…]

by March 19, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
All-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolls out of Chennai plant

All-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolls out of Chennai plant

The all new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolled out of Chennai plant today. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India and Robert Frittrang, Managing Director, BMW Plant Chennai were present at the plant.

by March 19, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Automotive Testing Expo 2014 goes live

Automotive Testing Expo 2014 goes live

The third edition of the Automotive Testing Expo 2014 was inaugurated this morning at the Chennai Trade Centre. The three-day event (March 19-21) has participation from 130 leading automotive test equipment manufacturers and test service providers including MTS Systems, Horiba, National Instruments, Automotive Test Systems, AVL and the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI. Participants have displayed a variety of[Read More…]

by March 19, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
Volvo Cars inks deal with Infosys, Tech Mahindra to drive IT transformation

Volvo Cars inks deal with Infosys, Tech Mahindra to drive IT transformation

Infosys, India’s second-largest Information Technology company, has signed a multi-year deal with Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations. Infosys will develop applications to support multiple domains including marketing and sales, customer service, manufacturing, product development, and corporate functions. “We are very pleased to collaborate with Volvo Cars in their strategic journey. We will be a[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive