Post Tagged with: "Motor"

Assembly at Hyundai Motor India

The World of 5S

 Story by T Murrali Five S, the concept listing five Japanese words – Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seketsu and Shitsuke, has been in vogue for many years in India with both vehicle makers and parts suppliers. However, its implementation depends upon the size of the organisation; their vision and mission. While a matured level of realisation can be seen in companies[Read More…]

by November 12, 2014 Cover Story
Diligent Opportunities

Diligent Opportunities

In his maiden speech at the Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw out significant and motivational bait to his audience, ‘Make in India, and sell anywhere in the world.’ It was his attempt to urge global investors to look at India as a manufacturing base as the country possesses skill, talent, discipline and determination. This is to some extent happening in the[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 Viewpoint
TVS Motor launches Scooty Zest

TVS Motor launches Scooty Zest

TVS Motor Company has added one more feather in its cap by launching TVS Scooty Zest 110, offering customers an optimum balance of power, performance, ride quality and handling. Targeting primarily the young girls the vehicle comes with fresh and modern stiling replete with vibrant graphics. Powered by the 109.7cc engine, that powers the Jupiter and Wego, the engine has[Read More…]

by August 22, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Hyundai Motor India launches all- new “The Elite i20”   

Hyundai Motor India launches all- new “The Elite i20”  

Bhargav TS Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has launched Elite i20 in India, the next generation of its premium hatchback i20 at a starting price of Rs 4.98 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai). The Elite i20 is being launched globally for the first time in India, which was designed at Hyundai Motor’s Design Centre Europe in Rsheim, Germany. Elite i20 is the first[Read More…]

by August 12, 2014 OEM, Web Exclusive
Gabriel India Riding High

Gabriel India Riding High

Text and Photos: T Murrali Leading ride control products manufacturer Gabriel India Limited has been experiencing a smooth ride despite the auto industry in India riding on bumpy roads. This is primarily due to the quality of the products and its robust manufacturing process. To understand its mantra, we undertook a short journey into the plant at Hosur.    Part of the Anand group, Gabriel India was established in 1961, providing a wide[Read More…]

by August 4, 2014 Shop Floor Sojourn
Awards bring more challenges: Sat Mohan Gupta

Awards bring more challenges: Sat Mohan Gupta

Chennai headquartered Comstar Automotive Technologies Private Limited has won the prestigious Ford Global Supplier Excellence Award in ‘Silver’ category for the supply of starter assemblies. The CEO of the company, Sat Mohan Gupta shares his views with T Murrali on the journey towards this coveted recognition and the way forward. Edited excerpts:   Q: Congratulations on getting the Silver Medallion[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Interview
New ‘Star’ from TVS

New ‘Star’ from TVS

Bhargav TS   After introducing India’s first two-seater moped – TVS 50, the TVS Motor Company has constantly developed new products both in motorbikes and scooters. After splitting up with Suzuki in 2001, TVS developed its first commuter bike, the Victor, which was a grand success for the company. To taste more success in the commuter segment, TVS brought in[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Is Jupiter the He Man of scooters?

Is Jupiter the He Man of scooters?

Bhargav TS TVS Motor Company, recognised for prowess in manufacturing gearless scooters, has fielded yet another offering, but this time with primary focus on the male riders. The company that makes scooters like Scooty Pep, Streak and Wego, has been hitherto targeting women customers. The expectation of customers from any brand or product is ‘more for less’ and the vehicle[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Hyundai Motor Ranks Highest Non-premium in J.D. Power APEAL Study; Accent Ranks Highest in Small Car Segment

Hyundai Motor Ranks Highest Non-premium in J.D. Power APEAL Study; Accent Ranks Highest in Small Car Segment

J.D. Power designated 2014 Accent as its most appealing small car in its 2014 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study released on 24 July. Hyundai is also the highest-ranked non-premium brand in the J.D. Power 2014 Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), marking the first time a nameplate has ranked highest among non-premium brands in both APEAL and IQS in the same year. In[Read More…]

by July 27, 2014 Events, Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Dr Seshu Bhagavathula appointed as Chief Technology Officer at Apollo Tyres

Dr Seshu Bhagavathula appointed as Chief Technology Officer at Apollo Tyres

Dr Seshu Bhagavathula has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Apollo Tyres Ltd. Dr Seshu will spearhead the global initiatives for the company on tyre technology, research and new product development, for both passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle tyres. He will be assisted by the research, technology and design teams across all geographies.   Said Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman[Read More…]