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Driving The Transition To Cleaner Engines

Driving The Transition To Cleaner Engines

Ashok Leyland has taken a step for cleaner CEV engines. Prateek Pardeshi looks at the development aimed at gaining an early mover advantage. The rollout of CEV Stage IV emission norms last year was deemed by many as the tipping point for manufacturers to deliver cleaner engines. Those like Ashok Leyland leveraged the Bharat Stage VI Research & Development (R&D)[Read More…]

by October 25, 2022 Cover Story
Taking Net Zero-Emissions Seriously

Taking Net Zero-Emissions Seriously

Cummins Inc. continues to optimise its engines. Ashish Bhatia looks at the products worked upon to attain net-zero emissions in a serious push. Cummins Inc. has been at the forefront of all clean developments in Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) and non-ICE range. Taking the mega exercise beyond Euro6 and Bharat Stage VI emission compliance norms, for instance, the engine manufacturer[Read More…]

by October 25, 2022 Cover Story
The Perfect Chemistry

The Perfect Chemistry

Battery performance relies on the perfect chemistry tasked with the job. Deepti Thore with inputs from Ashish Bhatia finds out from Team Battrix if they have zeroed in, yet. Battrix first made waves at the Auto Expo 2020 as a ‘Made In India’ validated product. The future technologies division Kabra Extrusiontechnik Ltd.( of the Kolsite Group) back then showcased the[Read More…]

by August 8, 2022 Cover Story
Bosch Is Invested Heavily

Bosch Is Invested Heavily

Bosch India has transformed its headquarters into a smart campus. Ashish Bhatia with inputs from Sumesh Soman looks at such heavy investments in advancing technology to become future-ready. Bosch is gearing up for the future. It has measured investments to tap into future trends like e-mobility and Artificial Internet of Things (AIoT). To expand its activities in line, the company[Read More…]

by August 8, 2022 Cover Story
The Eluding Parity And Opportunities

The Eluding Parity And Opportunities

The global EV adoption gives a picture of ambitious followers, emerging EV markets and the starter nations. Ashish Bhatia looks at the factors driving the eluding parity between EVs and ICE vehicles and opportunities. The global EV adoption continues to be “time displaced”. Every region has a different rate of adoption leading to Management Consulting firm, Arthur D. Little categorising[Read More…]

by August 8, 2022 Cover Story
Technologically Advanced Aggregates

Technologically Advanced Aggregates

BPW Trailer Systems is offering advanced trailer aggregates. Ashish Bhatia with Prateek Pardeshi looks into the compliance-driven strategy. International trailer norms set the benchmark for the largely unorganised domestic trailer industry. With compliance codes like AIS-113 in place, the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) found it easy to model domestic norms on the lines of international markets. This[Read More…]

by July 10, 2022 Cover Story
Satisfying The Customer Base

Satisfying The Customer Base

BKT is satisfying the customer base to enhance its market acceptance. Prateek Pardeshi looks at the strides forward. Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) is synonymous with Off-Road Tyres (OTR). With its wide domestic and international network, the company is hard to miss. Its products are even harder! With synergies of Group companies, BKT Exim Ltd, BKT Tyres Ltd., and Thristha Synthetics[Read More…]

by July 10, 2022 Cover Story
Driving The Transition To Cleaner CEVs

Driving The Transition To Cleaner CEVs

Ashok Leyland has taken a step for cleaner CEVs. Prateek Pardeshi looks at the ENGINE exhibited in line at Excon 2k21. The rollout of CEV Stage IV emission norms last year was deemed by many as the tipping point for manufacturers to deliver cleaner engines. Those like Ashok Leyland leveraged the Bharat Stage VI Research & Development (R&D) and the[Read More…]

by July 10, 2022 Cover Story
Green Engine Castings

Green Engine Castings

Volvo Group in partnership with Brakes India launched the first green engine castings. Ashish Bhatia with inputs from Raghul Krishnan looks at the strategy to supply India make and developed castings, globally for select Volvo engines. Volvo Group in India together with Brakes India has launched the first green engine castings. The green engine castings will include bearing caps, bearing[Read More…]

by July 10, 2022 Cover Story
Manufacture of automobile tyres.Bila Tserkva. Ukraine. 15-12-2017

Tyre Exports And Replacement Demand

The tyre industry is banking on exports and replacement demand to drive growth. Ashish Bhatia weighs in on the tailwinds and the headwinds. All through the pandemic marred fiscal, the tyre industry turned adversities into opportunities. If there were headwinds like the availability of Natural Rubber (NR) and the shortage of performance tyres, the industry tactically dealt with them to[Read More…]

by July 9, 2022 Cover Story