Post Tagged with: "Japan"

BASF and TODA KOGYO CORP. agree to form a joint venture for cathode active materials in Japan

BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, and TODA KOGYO CORP., an industry leader in the development and manufacture of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, have agreed to form a joint venture for cathode active materials (CAM) in Japan. Under terms of the agreement, BASF will acquire a 66% ownership stake in the new venture, with TODA KOGYO CORP. holding a[Read More…]

Shree Jay Jagdamba Stainless Steel plans expansion in capacity, products

Shree Jay Jagdamba Stainless Steel plans expansion in capacity, products

Text: T Murrali   Mumbai headquartered Shree Jay Jagdamba Stainless Steel Ltd (SJJSSL) is planning to expand capacity as it expects to utilise the installed capacity of 4,500 tonne fully by 2015. The company is also planning to foray in to forgings later. SJJSSL makes stainless steel, carbon steel, alloy steel billets, hot rolled bars, bright bars, threaded bars and[Read More…]

The mid and long term prospects for Indian auto market is promising

The mid and long term prospects for Indian auto market is promising

Despite continuing slowdown in the auto industry, Halla Visteon Climate Systems India Limited (HVCSIL) is confident of growth and as supporting plans in place. The  Managing Director of the company Amit Gupta, who is also the South Asia Operations Director spoke to T Murrali to share his views of the company’s strategy. Edited excerpts:   Q: As the one responsible for HVCC South[Read More…]

by August 5, 2014 Interview, Web Exclusive
Its light and lens play at IJL

Its light and lens play at IJL

Text & Photos: Bhargav TS   Better vehicle lighting can help the driver to recognise objects during nights eventually supporting vehicle safety. Lighting system manufacturers address this issue through several technologies. Chennai-based India Japan Lighting (IJL) is looking at offering the OEMs with new solutions that will save energy and enhance life. We took a short journey in the company’s[Read More…]

by July 29, 2014 Shop Floor Sojourn
Datsun GO: Meshing technology with innovation

Datsun GO: Meshing technology with innovation

T Murrali The Nissan vision – Dream, Access and Trust, has been kept in mind while engineering the Datsun GO. The company has built an automobile by not merely changing the external looks but by bringing in some unique technologies, which were earlier confined to only their premium cars. The final product would impress and attract customers in totality –[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Long term growth remains intact

Long term growth remains intact

Automotive systems major Continental has been aggressive in Asia with special focus on China and India. The company’s Indian arm is gearing up to support the OEMs emerging requirements by developing and adapting technologies to local needs. Claude dGama Rose, Managing Director of Continental Automotive Components India, spoke to T Murrali recently on the company’s plans. Edited excerpts:   Q:[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Interview
Continental Celebrates 30 Lifesaving Years

Continental Celebrates 30 Lifesaving Years

International automotive supplier Continental has been producing Electronic Brake Systems (EBS) for 30 years now. Two other milestones will occur this year: the 100 millionth EBS unit will roll off the assembly line in Frankfurt, which will also be the 250 millionth unit manufactured worldwide. “Electronic brake systems have been enhancing safety since 1984. They stabilise cars by assuming braking[Read More…]

by July 8, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles starts production of Left Hand Drive FUSO Trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles starts production of Left Hand Drive FUSO Trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, under Daimler Trucks Asia, rolled out its first Left-Hand Drive (LHD) FUSO trucks for the export markets at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Oragadam.  The first heavy-duty truck – the FUSO[Read More…]

by July 8, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, 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…]