Articles by: Team ACI

On The Prowl For Opportunities

On The Prowl For Opportunities

The emphasis on promoting local manufacture of automobile and automotive components has led to the stakeholders actively scout for opportunities. Ashish Bhatia revisits the interventions and cites the inherent potential. The lion is on the prowl for some time now! Even as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc, the aspirations to align with the ‘Make in India’ vision plan for[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021 Cover Story
Complete Overhaul

Complete Overhaul

In an Upfront interaction, Rohit Saboo, President and Chief Executive Officer at National Engineering Industries (NEI), talks about using the Covid-19 induced slowdown for a complete overhaul and finding ways to delight the customer. Q. How did the company pace itself through the pandemic marred FY2021 on a QoQ basis? Give us a sense of the impact on production and[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021 Interview
Native Bearing Solutions

Native Bearing Solutions

Emerging stronger from the pandemic, National Engineering Industries (NEI) is striving hard to offer localised solutions for multiple segments. Ashish Bhatia breaks down this intent to identify the new efficiencies added at the manufacturer.   National Engineering Indsutries Ltd. (NEI) is striving hard for excellence. In an effort to stay true to its claim of offering flexible solutions, the company[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021 Cover Story
Tata Motors appoints Martin Uhlarik as new Global Design Head

Tata Motors appoints Martin Uhlarik as new Global Design Head

Uhlarik was till recently Head of Design for Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC) and takes over his new role from Pratap Bose who has chosen to pursue opportunities outside the company. Over the course of his 27-year career. Uhlarik has been involved in the design of successful nameplates with leading global OEMs. Since joining Tata Motors in 2016 as Head[Read More…]

by April 30, 2021 News
Continental concludes 2021 Annual Shareholders’ meeting

Continental concludes 2021 Annual Shareholders’ meeting

 In advance of today’s virtual Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Continental AG, the Supervisory Board at its meeting extended the appointment of Christian Kötz (50) as Executive Board member by five years until April 2027. Kötz was initially appointed to the company’s Executive Board for a three-year term in March 2019. Since that time, in this function he has been responsible[Read More…]

by April 30, 2021 News
Elektrobit celebrates five years in India

Elektrobit celebrates five years in India

Elektrobit (EB), a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, celebrates the completion of 5 years in India. Since its establishment in 2016, the Indian entity has become a critical part of innovation for the company across the globe, contributing across product development and customer programs in the areas of highly automated driving, car[Read More…]

by April 30, 2021 News
Caucasian woman examining hologram of car

Mobility Technology Trends

Dr Arun Kumar Sampath, Chief Engineer and Head Innovation, Global Technology Centre, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd. & Chairman, Branding and Communications Board, SAEINDIA highlights functional safety in ‘Drive by Wire’ vehicles in an in depth article. Modern vehicles are continuously becoming more complex with vehicle development becoming increasingly challenging since additional and more complex functionalities from different domains are being[Read More…]

by April 16, 2021 Events
ACMA Automechanika gear up for first-ever virtual edition

ACMA Automechanika gear up for first-ever virtual edition

Opening doors to lucrative sourcing opportunities, the virtual edition of ACMA Automechanika is all set to unite the auto component and aftermarket players through its integrated digital platform. The online trade fair will provide wider connectivity, garnering the presence of channel players PAN India and globally. Marking the launch of ACMA Automechanika’s virtual edition, Messe Frankfurt India along with ACMA (Automotive[Read More…]

by April 15, 2021 News
Intech Additive Solutions bags multiple orders worth USD 2M

Intech Additive Solutions bags multiple orders worth USD 2M

Intech Additive Solutions Pvt Ltd.(Intech), the first Indian OEM successful in developing and supplying 3D metal printers based on laser powder bed fusion technology (LPBF) for industrial manufacturing, has announced that it has bagged multiple orders in the last quarter of the FY ending 31st March,21 worth USD 2M  for its ‘Made in India’ Metal AM systems. Intech, India’s first[Read More…]

by April 15, 2021 News
Self-driving autonomous car with relaxed young man sitting at driver seat is driving on busy highway road in the city. Concept of machine learning, artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

System Integrators In The Automotive Value Chain

The role of system integrators in the automotive value chain is crucial to bring component subsystems together and to function as a whole. Ashish Bhatia looks at this scope of linking OEMs to a wider supplier base.   The role of system integrators is deemed crucial, more than ever before! Be it hybrid or electric. With their strengths in integrating[Read More…]

by April 12, 2021 Cover Story