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Reliance Industries to increase presence in auto industry

Reliance Industries to increase presence in auto industry

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS Reliance Industries is to play a major role in the automobile industry as the company is gearing up to increase the presence of plastics in vehicles. With the increasing demand from various sectors such as automobile, engineering, packaging, infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare, the Indian plastics industry is likely to witness a substantial growth in investment[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Corporate, News, Web Exclusive
Universal Automotive plans to foray into making auto components

Universal Automotive plans to foray into making auto components

Text & Photo: J Srikant Universal Automotive, a known name in auto servicing in the national capital region, has decided to enter auto component manufacturing as the industry hopes to rebound from the longest slowdown it has experienced. Started as Universal Auto Traders in 1953, Universal Automotive specialises in service of diesel engines and fuel injection equipment. “We have decided[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 News, Web Exclusive
Auto Ignition to enter Commercial Vehicle Segment

Auto Ignition to enter Commercial Vehicle Segment

Text: J Srikant Auto Ignition, one of the well-known names in the tractor industry for starter motors and alternators, after catering to almost all the majors in the agricultural equipment industry, is now training its guns at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) segment. The move comes at a time when the CV industry is looking to get back on its feet[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 News, Web Exclusive
Auto Serve 2014 attempts to reinvent aftermarket through innovation

Auto Serve 2014 attempts to reinvent aftermarket through innovation

Text: T Murrali; Photos: Bhargav TS Focusing on stimulating growth in the aftermarket, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised Auto Serve recently in Chennai. The 6th edition of the event – titled Auto Serve 2014, drew visitors from a band of segments including vehicle manufacturers, dealers, components and accessories manufacturers, third-party multi-brand garages, the business community and academia. It[Read More…]

by January 7, 2015 Events, Web Exclusive
DeSkilling Machines

DeSkilling Machines

By T Murrali For more than a century machines have begun making their presence felt in manufacturing as production germinated from single pieces to batches, and finally mass manufacture. Today, in auto components manufacturing, even the smallest of things – loading and unloading of non-heavy and non-hazardous components – are done by machines. In this scenario, what is in store for people? Are automation[Read More…]

by January 6, 2015 Cover Story

Auto Ancillary Show reflects positivity of auto industry

Text & Photo: Bhargav TS The third edition of Auto Ancillary Show 2014, which recently concluded at the Auto Cluster Exhibition Complex, Pune, drew more attraction from the auto industry, both from vehicle and component manufacturers. The show focused on the theme ‘Lightweighting,’ to highlight to the auto industry the importance of polymers, composites and other advanced materials in reducing[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 Events, News
Auto Electronics to enter 4-wheeler segment and exports

Auto Electronics to enter 4-wheeler segment and exports

Text & Photos: J Srikant The automotive industry in India is moving fast towards increasing use of electronics in vehicles. Not just cars, even the 2-wheeler segment is getting more electronics fitted into their vehicles. One of the earliest electronic features to be used in a 2-wheeler was the flasher when it was made mandatory by the Motor Vehicle Act[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
Trade Pacts: Tread Carefully

Trade Pacts: Tread Carefully

Text : T Murrali Partners for Trade Agreements have to be chosen carefully considering the potential for mutual trade and economic co-operation. Economic factors should be the basis for any decision on Free Trade Agreements (FTA). Decisions based on factors other than business and economics would be inequitable, benefiting only one partner. The FTA partners should be complementary and not[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 Cover Story
ACMA sets the tone for auto component industry to fly high into Aerospace

ACMA sets the tone for auto component industry to fly high into Aerospace

Text: J Srikant Many are calling Defence and Aerospace the sunshine sectors when it comes to manufacturing and it is slowly taking wings in India too. Auto component industry, which has been one of the most prominent manufacturing sectors since liberalisation in the early 1990s, is looking to corner a piece of the pie. To give a glimpse into the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 Corporate, News