Special Report

Nirlep forays into engineering components

Text: Bhargav TS Aurangabad based Nirlep Engineering, which manufactures brake pistons and carburettor pistons, is taking key steps to play a larger role in the local and global automotive sector. The company has plans to bring in new products and is working on new platforms even as it lays the ground for new business. Earlier, Nirlep was a major manufacturer[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 News, Special Report

MVD Auto Components commences operation at new Noida plant

Text: J Srikant MVD Auto Components, the Delhi based manufacturer of switches, solenoids and sensors, has started operations in its recently built manufacturing unit at Noida. With this, the number of plants for MVD has gone up to 3; the other 2 plants are located in New Delhi and Gurgaon. The Noida unit is the biggest of the 3 and[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 News, Special Report
Highco Engineers to diversify product portfolio

Highco Engineers to diversify product portfolio

Jamshedpur-based sheet metal fabricating company – Highco Engineers Private Limited is looking at expanding its product portfolio to enable it to strike a balance during the slowdown in future. The company has taken a decision to get in to those non-automotive segments that are not affected much by the cycles of slowdown. Speaking to Auto Components India, the Executive Director and CEO of Highco Engineers, Tapas K Sahu[Read More…]

WABCO demonstrates advanced AMT

WABCO demonstrates advanced AMT

India has a dubious distinction of being the country with a record of the highest road fatality rate in the world. According to the Crime Records Bureau one human life is lost every minute due to road accidents in the country. In spite of roads becoming better, the rate of accidents has increased from 28.1% in 2006 to 32.6% in 2012. It is said that drivers are responsible[Read More…]

by August 4, 2014 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Quality – the be-all and end-all for business sustenance

Quality – the be-all and end-all for business sustenance

Text: T Murrali With a vision to provide strategic direction to the quality movement in India and to be an enabler in transforming the manufacturing and service industries and educational organisations, Chennai headquartered National Institution for Quality and Reliability (NIQR) along with Quality Council of India (QCI) organised the biennial National Convention with the theme ‘Quality – the Global Winning[Read More…]

by August 3, 2014 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Rane Brake Lining makes it once again to top employers list

Rane Brake Lining makes it once again to top employers list

Rane Brake Lining Limited (RBL), part of auto component major Rane Group, has been ranked as one of the top ‘Best Workplaces’ in India for the second year in a row by the Great Place to Work Institute. This year Rane Brake Lining Limited has been ranked 3rd in the auto component industry. RBL, a part of the Rane group[Read More…]

Faurecia Emission Tech Centre to support global programmes

Faurecia Emission Tech Centre to support global programmes

Faurecia designs and manufactures a wide range of exhaust systems Auto component major Faurecia inaugurated its state-of-the-art R&D centre- Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies (FECT) in Bangalore. Spread across 30,000 sq ft facility and manned by about 200 engineers the tech centre will support Faurecia’s design and validation of emission control system programmes in Europe, Asia, North and South America. Christophe[Read More…]

by April 29, 2014 Special Report
Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records

Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records

Istanbul, the commercial and financial hub of the Turkish republic, is once again in the focus of the automotive industries with Automechanika Istanbul. The event, which is the region’s most comprehensive show for the automotive industry opens its doors from 10th to 13th of April, 2014, at the TUYAP Exhibition Center in Istanbul.   The Automechanika Istanbul fair opens with[Read More…]

CAPAS to debut in Chengdu

CAPAS to debut in Chengdu

The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) will make its debut as the first-ever one-stop trade platform in Southwest China from 21 – 23 July 2014 at Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center. Offering exhibitors and suppliers more business opportunities in the Chinese market, the show will cover the three main automotive[Read More…]

Megatrends point to recovery in auto industry

Megatrends point to recovery in auto industry

The Automotive World (AW) Megatrends conference, featured a panel discussion participated by eminent speakers from the CV industry. The roster included Ravi Pisharody, President CVBU, Tata Motors, Marc Llistosella, CEO and MD, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), A Ramasubramanian, President, AMW Motors and Anders Grundstromer, MD, Scania Commercial Vehicles India (SCVI). While addressing a host of issues, the speakers focused[Read More…]