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Dependable Innovation

Dependable Innovation

Cummins vows to deliver dependable innovation at Excon 2k21. Prateek Pardeshi brings out the CEV engine range capabilities. Technology agnostic engine manufacturer, Cummins Inc. has its hands full with the innovation, development, commercialisation and after-sales of commercial vehicle engines including off-highway and Construction Equipment Vehicles (CEVs). At Excon 2k21, the company reminded of its diverse offerings from fossil-fuel based engines[Read More…]

by July 6, 2022 Cover Story
Liquid Cooling To The Rescue

Liquid Cooling To The Rescue

Battery Management Systems are increasingly finding a use case in liquid cooling. Ashish Bhatia looks at the grey areas of air-cooling, that suppliers have overcome. Original Equipment Manufacturers are increasingly opting for liquid-cooled Battery Management Systems (BMS) in their Electric Vehicles (EVs). Drawing from the learnings gathered from liquid cooling in Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles, case-in-point, ICE vehicles using[Read More…]

by July 2, 2022 Cover Story
Bracing The Future Of Auto

Bracing The Future Of Auto

The auto components industry is bracing for the future of auto. Team ACI looks at the synergies needed to tap the new wave. Multiple industry conclaves have time and again laid emphasis on the future of auto opening up a new stream of opportunities. The need to collaborate and synergise is implied. Discussions on the future of auto have drawn[Read More…]

by June 14, 2022 Cover Story
Dethrone Manufacturing Powerhouses

Dethrone Manufacturing Powerhouses

With a push from trade volatility, interventions and private investment, India is poised to become one of the global manufacturing powerhouses. Ashish Bhatia with Deepti Thore looks at recent efforts that need to be multiplied manifold to realise this aspiration. India is at a crossroads! With its attractive propositions including land and cheap labour, the country has always received a[Read More…]

by June 14, 2022 Cover Story
Fires Force A Rethink

Fires Force A Rethink

Battery safety has turned a big question mark. Ashish Bhatia with Prateek Pardeshi checks on the push for building cost-effective and safe battery packs. The reliability of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) has taken a beating in the recent past with ad hoc fire incidents being reported across the countries. This has especially hit the prospects of two-wheeler EV startups that[Read More…]

by June 2, 2022 Cover Story
Sustaining Upside Momentum

Sustaining Upside Momentum

West Bengal based Ramkrishna Forgings Ltd. is confident of sustaining its upside momentum. Ashish Bhatia with Prateek Pardeshi cites the strong order book as testimony. Gaining momentum is easier than sustaining it! However there are few exceptions who have succeeded at the latter too. One of the leading forging companies, Ramkrishna Forging Ltd. based in Kolkata, in West Bengal, makes[Read More…]

by May 3, 2022 Cover Story
Tapping Revenue Streams With Higher Utilisation

Tapping Revenue Streams With Higher Utilisation

Showing signs of recovery from the pandemic induced slowdown, MM Forgings is confident of growth with higher asset utilisation. Prateek Pardeshi links the recent performances with the vision to open up new revenue streams. In the aftermath of the pandemic, closed die forging provider, MM Forgings Ltd. is regaining traction. Confident of opening up new revenue streams with streamlined and[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022 Cover Story
Taking Centre Stage

Taking Centre Stage

Smarter auto electronics and electrical are taking centre stage. Ashish Bhatia looks at recent developments which suggest a growing impetus on resource allocation to build a robust ecosystem. Automotive electronics have taken centre stage and will command a greater focus going forward too from key stakeholders. The recent supply chain bottlenecks owing to the shortage of semiconductor chips, known to[Read More…]

by February 9, 2022 Cover Story
Panasonic MirAIe Smart Factory

Panasonic MirAIe Smart Factory

Panasonic India showcased the MirAIe (Miraie) Pro factory platform, an Industrial IoT/ smart factory solution developed indigenously at the company’s India Innovation Centre. Miraei is compatible with different types of machines, models and brands in the automotive manufacturing space. The next-generation solution is aimed at facilitating  Indian manufacturers to in turn digitise their operations and allow enterprises to realise the[Read More…]

by January 12, 2022 Cover Story
Destination Charging

Destination Charging

SunFuel Electric is hoping to draw in affluent EV owners and aspirants alike into destination charging. Deepti Thore focuses on the fast catching trend and its ability to address range anxiety. SunFuel Electric (SunFuel) is the latest to join the EV ecosystem bandwagon. The company recently announced a niche offering of destination chargers. It is aimed at drawing in affluent[Read More…]

by January 12, 2022 Cover Story