Perspective

CII Autoserve 2020

CII Autoserve 2020

At the ninth edition of CII Autoserve 2020, the call for buying and servicing in India for the growth prospects grew louder. Story by: Deepti Thore The stakeholders of the automotive industry are adapting to change in the aftermath of Covid-19. One such area is the aftermarket segment. Valued at an estimated USD 384.1 billion, it is expected to grow[Read More…]

by January 15, 2021 Perspective
MELFA Assista

MELFA Assista

Mitsubishi Electric India is ready to address the advanced automation needs on shopfloors with the MELFA assista. Story by: Ashish Bhatia The need for collaborative automation is being felt more than ever before with a shortage of manpower and the need to maintain social distancing at the shopfloor level. To optimise the value chain, stakeholders of the automotive industry are[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Perspective
Global Powertrain Scenario

Global Powertrain Scenario

The Frost & Sullivan study on Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020 looks at the global push and pull for efficient powertrains. Story by: Deven Lad Frost & Sullivan recently released a study on the global powertrain scenario. Aimed at ascertaining the global push and pull for efficient powertrains, the report – Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020, maps the supply side and demand[Read More…]

by November 16, 2020 Perspective
Environmentally Sound Management of ELVs in India

Environmentally Sound Management of ELVs in India

A SIAM Environment Series-Part 1 The first lecture of the two-part environment series provided an overview of the supplier and the OEM function, regulations and policy, and the economic impact of recycling ELVs. Story by: Deepti Thore Tackling End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) in an environmentally sensitive manner is at the core of safely reintroducing waste to new production. The[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Perspective
Smart Battery Nutrunner by Atlas Copco

Smart Battery Nutrunner by Atlas Copco

Pune-based Atlas Copco Tools and Industry Assembly Solutions launched a new range of cordless smart battery nutrunners. Story by: Deven Lad A torque wrench or a nutrunner is a popular go-to tool for working on fasteners like bolts or nuts with a controlled and specific torque. Taking into consideration its utilitarian features, Atlas Copco Tools and Industrial Assembly Solutions of[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Perspective
The Turkish Components Sphere

The Turkish Components Sphere

A critical sector for Turkey, the automotive components ecosystem is well poised. Story by: Deepti Thore and Ashish Bhatia The growth of the Turkish automotive industry can be attributed to the developments that took place in the 1950s when the first Turkish automotive products were produced in 1954. Like most markets where the roots of the automotive industry are known[Read More…]

by April 7, 2020 Market Place, Perspective
NFC enables in-car functions

NFC enables in-car functions

By: Amit Sethi, Marketing Manager – NVM & NFC/RFID, STMicroelectronics, India Near Field communication (NFC), a bidirectional short-range communication technology, allows an interaction distance of a few centimeters and a maximum data rate of 424kb/s. It is designed for the safe and simple data exchange between two devices. A subset of RFID, NFC appears poised to expand beyond cell phones to[Read More…]

by February 20, 2018 By Invitation, Perspective
ICRA expects about 15% of new car sales by 2020 to have automatic transmission

ICRA expects about 15% of new car sales by 2020 to have automatic transmission

Car transmission can be broadly classified as manual transmission (MT) and automatic transmission (AT). With the Indian market being highly price conscious, it has primarily relied on manual transmission owing to lower cost (both upfront as well as over lifecycle towards maintenance expense) whereas automatic transmission was generally restricted to premium vehicle catering to a select audience.   Worsening traffic[Read More…]

by August 17, 2016 MSME, News, Perspective
ACMA welcomes Union Budget 2016; shows concern over additional taxes levied on vehicles

ACMA welcomes Union Budget 2016; shows concern over additional taxes levied on vehicles

ACMA welcomed the measures given in the Union Budget providing the needed thrust to the economy and making it inclusive. The industry body expressed satisfaction on the focus on infrastructure development including roads and power, education, skilling, infrastructure development, ease of doing business and attracting investments. However, the area of concern for the industry is the reduction in the 200%[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 News, Perspective, Web Exclusive

Auto Component industry registers negative growth, falls by 2.1%

J Srikant   Trailing the revenue trajectory of the auto industry, the auto component industry too recorded its first revenue de-growth in over a decade, falling by 2.1% in the financial year 2013-14. Auto Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) today reported that the component industry has recorded a revenue of Rs 2,11,700 crore in FY 2013-14 as compared to Rs 2,16,000[Read More…]