Articles by: Sumesh Soman

EcoLife CoachLine von ZF setzt branchenweit neue Maßstäbe in Sachen Leistung und Effizienz von Reisebus-Getriebesystemen. Für alle Arten von Busanwendungen geeignet steht es für eine signifikante Verbesserung der Energieeffizienz und des Total Cost of Ownership sowie für geringere CO2-Emissionen.
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ZF’s EcoLife Coachline sets a new industry benchmark in coach transmission system performance and efficiency. 
Suitable for all types of bus applications, it offers significant energy efficiency, CO2 reduction and improved Total Cost of Ownership.

ZF presents EcoLife CoachLine Transmission System

ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has unveiled the EcoLife CoachLine. The second generation of its six-speed automatic transmission, EcoLife CoachLine is suitable for coach applications, whether operating in a city, inter-city or even on a challenging, steep mountain track. It offers advantages for customers including passenger comfort and claimed fuel savings of up to three percent, compared to the[Read More…]

by May 17, 2022 Newscast
Peugeot Sport and Marelli join  hands  for technical partnership

Peugeot Sport and Marelli join hands for technical partnership

Peugeot Sport has signed a multi-year partnership with Marelli. This partnership is based on the development of the most efficient electric solution to match the extreme performance requirements of the hybrid powertrain system of the PEUGEOT 9X8 Hypercar, that will compete from 2022 in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Specifically, Marelli is providing the engineering and the supply of high-performance[Read More…]

by May 16, 2022 Newscast
DEP Awarded Second Place in EPC Awards

DEP Awarded Second Place in EPC Awards

Detroit Engineered Products (DEP) was recently recognised by the Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZs and was awarded Second Place for the Highest Annual Employment in EOU Unit –Engineering (2019-20). The award was presented to Basant Sharma, Vice President, DEP by Smt. Anurpiya Singh Patel, Hon’ble Minister, Commerce, and Industry, in a ceremony graced by Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2022 Newscast
BorgWarner Plant (Chennai) celebrates one million accident-free working hours

BorgWarner Plant (Chennai) celebrates one million accident-free working hours

As of January 2022 the BorgWarner plant in Chennai completed one million accident-free working hours. The large number of hours without recordable incidents was rewarded with the company’s CEO Safety Award. In addition to the recognition by BorgWarner top management, the award includes prize money of 20,000 USD (15,30,552 rupees), which will be donated to regional charity organizations, as is[Read More…]

by May 13, 2022 Newscast
Bayferrox iron oxide and chromium oxide pigments

LANXESS increases prices for inorganic pigments

Speciality chemicals company LANXESS is imposing global price surcharges for its inorganic pigments with immediate effect. Prices will rise by EUR 400 per metric ton for iron oxide pigments from the production site in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, and EUR 200 from the Porto Feliz site in Brazil – or the equivalent amount in national currency. In addition, the Inorganic Pigments business[Read More…]

by April 12, 2022 Newscast
Suzuki Motor powers EV rush in India with Rs 10,440-crore investment

Suzuki Motor powers EV rush in India with Rs 10,440-crore investment

Suzuki Motor, parent of automaker Maruti Suzuki, announced that it would invest Rs 10,440 crore to build a new electric car and battery factory in India. Maruti Suzuki is expecting to roll out affordable EV models in both Japan and India as early as 2025. The Japanese automaker intends to invest around Rs 3,000 crore for the new plant to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2022 Newscast
Ola Electric makes strategic investment in StoreDot

Ola Electric makes strategic investment in StoreDot

Ola Electric has invested in an Israeli battery technology company StoreDot that excels in batteries with extreme fast charging (XFC) technology. The investment in StoreDot is the first of several global strategic investments planned by Ola Electric as it looks to ramp up its core R&D in advanced cell chemistry and manufacturing as well as other battery technologies and new[Read More…]

by March 21, 2022 Newscast
Warburg Pincus to Invest in Imperial Auto

Warburg Pincus to Invest in Imperial Auto

Stone Plant Investments B.V., an affiliate of Warburg Pincus has acquired a majority stake in Imperial Auto Industries Limited and its affiliated companies (“Imperial” or the “Group”). Imperial is a manufacturer of fluid transmission products (“FTP”) for automobile and off-highway sectors and was founded in 1969, The Group claims to generate revenues of approximately Rs. 2,200 crores, offers a diversified[Read More…]

by March 10, 2022 Newscast
Delhi adds 100 JBM CITYLIFE AC low-floor buses with Allison Transmission

Delhi adds 100 JBM CITYLIFE AC low-floor buses with Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defence vehicles announced that 100 JBM CITYLIFE city buses are being added to the existing fleet of Delhi city. In a recent function held at Rajghat Depot in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, and Mr. Kailash Gahlot, Delhi Transport Minister, flagged off the 100 JBM[Read More…]

by February 22, 2022 Newscast

Chargeup raises USD 2.5 million

Chargeup, a company building battery-swapping network for electric two and three-wheelers, has announced that it has raised USD 2.5 million in pre-Series A round led by Capital-A and Anicut Capital. Other marquee investors who participated in the round include actors Tiger Shroff & Shraddha Kapoor, Aman and Sameer Gupta (founders of Boat), also participated in this round, with Grip invested[Read More…]

by February 22, 2022 Newscast