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
TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

TN attracts Rs 2,42,160 crore investments during GIM 2015

Tamil Nadu has attracted an investment of Rs 2,42,160 crore investment in the first Global Investors Meet that concluded today in Chennai. In the valedictory section, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa said, “I am extremely happy to inform you that in a resounding endorsement of the State of Tamil Nadu the total amounting investments that have been finalised[Read More…]

by September 10, 2015 Focus, News, Special Report
Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet inaugurated by J Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet inaugurated by J Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu’s first Global Investors Meet (TN GIM 2015) was officially inaugurated by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today. The CM also inaugurated 3 major industrial projects with a total investment of Rs 2,568 crore – the new two-wheeler unit of India Yamaha Motor (IYM) in Kancheepuram district with a capacity of producing 1.8 million two-wheelers per annum and its 9[Read More…]

by September 9, 2015 Events, News, Special Report, Uncategorized
Varsha Forgings gears up to become a one-stop solution provider

Varsha Forgings gears up to become a one-stop solution provider

Text: Bhushan Mhapralkar In what may look like a simple assembly, a torque rod in a truck, tractor or a trailer has a multi-functional role to play. It controls drive-line angles of the vehicle, restrains rotation of the axle housing while accelerating and braking, locates the axle and maintains alignment and absorbs leaning and cornering forces. Two types of torque[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Energy Power Systems’ smart chemistry fetches higher power, longer life at standard AGM battery’s cost

Energy Power Systems’ smart chemistry fetches higher power, longer life at standard AGM battery’s cost

Text & Photos: T Murrali Foreseeing opportunities beyond where lead-acid chemistry was being used, the Michigan based Energy Power Systems (EPS) has achieved a breakthrough in developing a new class of batteries – Power, Life Multiplied (PLM). Based on lead acid chemistry and modified microstructure and morphology of the active materials, novel electrode/battery design and having a single cavity for multiple cells[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Synthetic lubricants offer energy efficiency, contain emissions: Shell

Synthetic lubricants offer energy efficiency, contain emissions: Shell

Text & Photos: J Srikant India is a fast growing economy with manufacturing all set to lead this growth. The new initiative of ‘Make in India’ proposed by the Indian Prime Minister himself, is only going to hasten this growth. This opens up a huge opportunity for the lubricants industry and, according to Shell, synthetics will play an ever-so-important role.[Read More…]

by January 8, 2015 Special Report, Web Exclusive
TVS & Sons introduces Hypermart for SLUS

TVS & Sons introduces Hypermart for SLUS

Text: T Murrali In a bid to boost its retail business, TV Sundram Iyengar & Sons Ltd (TVS) has launched TVS Hypermart at the recently concluded Auto Serve 2014. The first of its kind initiative has been set up jointly by Sankagiri Lorry Urimaiyalargal Sangam (SLUS) and TVS to address the needs of the 2,300 plus members of SLUS. Under[Read More…]

by January 7, 2015 Special Report
NNG maps Global Trends for In-car Navigation

NNG maps Global Trends for In-car Navigation

Text & Pix: T Murrali With the navigation segment in India growing and evolving rapidly, there have been innumerable trends emerging from India and abroad. The Hungary based company NNG LLC has been leveraging these trends to develop navigation solutions. At a recent exhibition of the VIP Technology Showroom organised by NNG and its local strategic partner ANS, Peter Bolesza,[Read More…]