Special Report

Lithium battery production in India set to take off in a big way

Lithium battery production in India set to take off in a big way

India offers US$ 100 million line of credit to Bolivia for Financing Development Projects. Bolivia signs the Framework agreement on International Solar Alliance. India – Bolivia sign eight MOUs. Both sides discuss cooperation for exploring Bolivia’s vast lithium deposits. Story by: Nikhil Raghavan The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) announced that India and Bolivia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Special Report
Changing CV suspension systems ensure better safety, profitability

Changing CV suspension systems ensure better safety, profitability

Advanced suspension systems are finding their way into CVs, ensuring a rise in the safety of operations and better profitability. Story by: Anwesh Koley A decade ago the production directives for commercial vehicles were driven by the design language to accommodate more cargo space, cross over architecture, and more variation in ride and handling of the vehicle. The current trends,[Read More…]

by September 4, 2019 Special Report
SIAM meet discusses future of vehicle recycling in India

SIAM meet discusses future of vehicle recycling in India

With a focus on sustainable material management and environmentally safe disposals, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) in association with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC), Government of India, and Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), organised a day-long conference titled, “International Material Data System (IMDS) and End of Life Vehicle (ELV) Regulations” in New[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 Events, News, OEM, Special Report
Durr Systems expands products range to serve various industries

Durr Systems expands products range to serve various industries

Story by: Sricharan R The Germany-based mechanical and plant engineering firm, Durr Systems AG, a leading supplier for complete paint shops for the automotive industry, for tier – I and II suppliers and for the non-automotive industry, has launched ECORP 10 R1100, a six-axis robot. It has a maximum reach of 1,100 mm and a total payload of up to[Read More…]

by January 23, 2019 News, OEM, Special Report

Ashok Leyland – 70 years’ journey from car maker to leader of heavy vehicles

Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, the 2nd largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, 4th largest manufacturer of buses and 12th of trucks in the world, began its journey in 1948 not with heavy vehicles but with Austin cars. During these seven decades, the company has become a leader among the heavy vehicle manufacturers in the world. It[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 News, Special Report

Valeo partners with premier educational institutes

Valeo, the global automotive technology supplier, has launched an Industry-Academia Connect programme to attract the best talents. As part of this, Valeo has signed Memorandum of Understanding with multiple premier educational institutes – Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Loyola ICAM College of Engineering & Technology (LICET), and Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay. This focused programme is expected[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Corporate, News, Special Report
Western Digital develops digital storage devices for automotive industry

Western Digital develops digital storage devices for automotive industry

Story by: Ramya Srinivasan The California-based Western Digital Corporation (WDC), an innovator in the storage industry, has designed and developed specially-tested products which are certified to automotive industry standards with NAND flash technology. WDC develops and manufactures storage solutions that enable industries to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Western Digital has 4 sub-brands: G-Technology, HGST, SanDisk, and WD[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 Corporate, Focus, Special Report
Axalta announces its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray

Axalta announces its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is excited to announce its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray. This luxurious color is enhanced by blue and silver flakes that produce a unique sparkle effect and dark undertones that enrich the finish, adding sophistication. A year-long Color of the Year celebrations commenced with[Read More…]

by February 11, 2017 News, Special Report
ACMA convention stressed on high-quality production and innovation

ACMA convention stressed on high-quality production and innovation

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body of the Auto Component Industry in India, today hosted its 56thAnnual Session & National Conference. ACMA’s Annual Session was addressed by key ministers and eminent leaders from the automotive industry which included Anant Geete, Hon’ble Union Minister for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Government of India, Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 Corporate, Events, MSME, News, OEM, Special Report
TVS Automobile Solutions invests in three start-up companies

TVS Automobile Solutions invests in three start-up companies

TVS Automobile Solutions Limited (TVS ASL), has made substantial investments in 3 start-ups (e-commerce, BIG DATA / Analytics & CRM and Internet of Things) to form a start-up ecosystem. In order to take a leadership in automobile aftermarket the company has entered into the digital space where the company will provide digital business solutions to vehicle and component manufacturers to enable them achieve[Read More…]

by June 9, 2016 Corporate, Focus, News, Special Report