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Tata Motors joins RE100 to target 100% use of renewable power

Tata Motors joins RE100 to target 100% use of renewable power

Tata Motors has become the second Indian company to join RE100 – a global collaborative initiative of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power, led by ‘The Climate Group’ in partnership with CDP. The move follows BMW Group joining RE100 in December last year. The company is targeting to use 100% renewable energ. Arvind Bodhankar, Chief Sustainability[Read More…]

by March 2, 2016 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
ACMA welcomes Union Budget 2016; shows concern over additional taxes levied on vehicles

ACMA welcomes Union Budget 2016; shows concern over additional taxes levied on vehicles

ACMA welcomed the measures given in the Union Budget providing the needed thrust to the economy and making it inclusive. The industry body expressed satisfaction on the focus on infrastructure development including roads and power, education, skilling, infrastructure development, ease of doing business and attracting investments. However, the area of concern for the industry is the reduction in the 200%[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 News, Perspective, Web Exclusive

Swivel seat improves car safety for the disabled

Autoadapt, Swedish manufacturer of vehicle adaptation solutions, has introduced a new version of their Turny Evo, the first of 2 new swivel seats from Autoadapt to hit the market this year. The key feature of the Turny Evo, help both drivers and passengers to get seated with some major improvements in comfort, ease of use, installation and, most important, safety.[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Web Exclusive

Amtek Group acquires Volvo Car’s component plant in Sweden

Volvo Cars has announced that its component plant in Floby, Sweden will be sold to India’s Amtek Group. The Floby plant produces brake discs, wheel hubs and connecting rods for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The Floby plant, located in Western Sweden, is a supplier to the global automotive industry with around 70 percent of its output sold to external[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Web Exclusive
Scania showcases ethanol-fueled Green Bus, premium Metrolink bus in Delhi

Scania showcases ethanol-fueled Green Bus, premium Metrolink bus in Delhi

Scania Commercial Vehicles India showcased its ethanol-run Green Bus along with 2 variants of the premium intercity Metrolink bus at the International Conference on Public Transport Innovation (ICEPT 2015) in Delhi. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, Scania India and Senior Vice-President, Scania Group, co-chaired the session, ‘Smart Vehicle Technologies & Alternate Fuels’ and also spoke in the session titled, ‘Sustainable Public[Read More…]

by August 14, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Mahindra launches New Age XUV500

Mahindra launches New Age XUV500

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M), launched the New Age XUV500. The cutting edge technology embellishing the car gives a competitive edge and this comes with 6 variants W4, W6, W8, W8 AWD and the all new W10 & W10 AWD. Technologically competent though, this car with W4 variant will be priced competitively at Rs 11.34 lakhs (ex-showroom, Chennai). New Age[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive

Continental expands Powertrain portfolio with the acquisition of Emitec

In 2014, Continental announced the 100% ownership of the joint venture with Emitec Emission Control Technologies. Emitec, founded in 1986 and based in Lohmar, Germany was formerly a 50/50 joint venture between Continental and GKN. With this acquisition, Emitec has been integrated into Continental’s Powertrain Division, merging with Business Unit Fuel Supply (FS) to form a new Business Unit Fuel[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Web Exclusive
TVS Jupiter crosses 500,000 landmark

TVS Jupiter crosses 500,000 landmark

TVS Jupiter, has added another feather to its cap, becoming the fastest scooter in India to reach the 500,000 units sales milestone in just 18 months since its introduction into the market. TVS Jupiter, which was launched in September 2013, offering greater comfort, conveniences and first time features, has witnessed high customer acceptance. This can be attributed to 3 broad[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

BorgWarner was honored by Volvo Cars with an Award of Excellence in the category “Cost Competitiveness” during a ceremony held recently at Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden. BorgWarner delivers a variety of leading turbocharging technologies to Volvo Cars, including regulated two-stage (R2S) systems for diesel engines and turbochargers with a modular design for gasoline engines. These leading technologies are engineered[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Globescan, Web Exclusive
Yamaha training school inaugurated in Chennai

Yamaha training school inaugurated in Chennai

Yamaha inaugurated its training school for under privileged youth at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai. Yamaha Training School (YTS) is an outcome of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR). “ As a responsible corporate, supporting India’s mission we have initiated this activity which paves way for underprivileged to get employment opportunities on successful completion of 1 year program at[Read More…]

by May 13, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive