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

JD Power Study vouches manufacturing quality improvement over past 5 years

JD Power studies the vehicle performance with regards to quality and claimed that the new vehicle quality in India has improved significantly over the past 5 years, specifically in areas pertaining to defects and malfunctions. The study unveils the problems owners experience with their new vehicle during the first 2 to 6 months of ownership. It examines more than 200[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 Special Report
TN attracted an investment of Rs 2.42 lakh crore during the first GIM

TN attracted an investment of Rs 2.42 lakh crore during the first GIM

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS Tamil Nadu has attracted an investment of Rs 242,160 crore in the first Global Investors Meet (GIM) that concluded recently in Chennai. The 2 day event was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa on September 9 and opened 3 major industrial projects with a total investment of Rs 2,568 crore – the new[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Events, MSME, Special Report

SIAM 55: Addresses challenges and road ahead for the auto industry

Text:  Bhargav TS The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) organised its 55th annual convention in New Delhi on September 2, 2015. The event focused on the theme “Automotive Mission Plan: Make in India” that emphasised on issues influencing the Indian auto industry such as competitiveness, growth and future developments. The convention also witnessed the curtain raiser for the Automotive[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Corporate, OEM, Special Report
ACMA’s 55th Annual Conference stressed on quality manufacturing

ACMA’s 55th Annual Conference stressed on quality manufacturing

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS ‘Quality India’ is the slogan for the growth of the Indian automobile industry, said Osamu Suzuki, Chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation in his keynote address at the 55th Auto Component Manufacturer Association’s (ACMA) annual convention. Reminding the Indian automotive components industry for the increased number of recalls in recent times Suzuki said, “Quality is imperative. In[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Corporate, Events, Special Report
CII Conference on Advanced Manufacturing underlines the importance of R&D

CII Conference on Advanced Manufacturing underlines the importance of R&D

Text: Anusha B Technology is the backbone of all business irrespective of the size and the capital. In auto industries lots of trends are emanating and the technology has to be underpinned in all phases of manufacturing, said Dr P Sivakumar, Director, Combat Vehicle Research & Development Establishment, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India at the inaugural session on[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Special Report