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AMT making inroads in India

AMT making inroads in India

By Piyush Munot For more than a decade, Automated Manual Transmissions (AMTs) have been established in high volume production. It is successful in commercial vehicles and is now used more in trucks. Initially installed in sporty, high-performance cars, finally it also became accepted due to its low costs and the small required installation space – as ideal substitute for automatic[Read More…]

by January 8, 2015 By Invitation, Web Exclusive
Auto-mate India’s aftermarket solutions to make AMT more accessible

Auto-mate India’s aftermarket solutions to make AMT more accessible

Text & Photo: J Srikant Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) has become the new buzzword in the Indian automobile sector, thanks to Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, who have used this technology in their latest offerings. While Maruti introduced AMT in Celerio, Tata recently employed this technology in its new compact sedan Zest. The initial response that Celerio got, with all[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 News, Special Report
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
Maruti merges technology and affordability in Celerio

Maruti merges technology and affordability in Celerio

Srikant J   Once every few years there comes a vehicle that challenges the set perceptions of the public about a particular segment of cars. The iconic M800 started it in the mid-80s; Toyota Qualis did it for MUVs and Mahindra Scorpio did so for the SUV segment. Maruti Suzuki now banks on the Celerio, with its much acclaimed first-in-the-country[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation