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How are Indian auto component makers addressing rising demands of EVs

How are Indian auto component makers addressing rising demands of EVs

Manav Kapur, Executive Director, Steelbird International shares his thoughts on how Indian auto component makers addressing rising demands of EVs. The steady growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector in the country has prompted the need for an evolution in the auto component industry as well. The Indian component manufacturers are extensively chalking out strategies to expand their capacity and[Read More…]

Zinc Becomes Dearer

Zinc Becomes Dearer

Amidst the commodity price inflation, Ashish Bhatia with Sumesh Soman checks the bearing on zinc in its various forms for the components industry. If you start dismantling a modern automobile, be it under the hood, tearing apart the chassis, or inspecting the fuel system, you are likely to find many parts plated with Zinc. The element plays a crucial role[Read More…]

by May 27, 2022 Focus, Newscast, Perspective
Digitisation in Manufacturing: Introduction of DELMIAWorks

Digitisation in Manufacturing: Introduction of DELMIAWorks

Dassault Systemes (Dassault) has introduced DELMIAWorks (DW suite) in India. Joining a host of 3D modelling and simulation applications from Dassault, the DW suite extends to automotive manufacturing operations with a pan India potential for growth. Dassault aims to deploy the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) solutions as part of the DW suite. The initiative is[Read More…]

by August 3, 2021 Newscast, Perspective
CII Autoserve 2020

CII Autoserve 2020

At the ninth edition of CII Autoserve 2020, the call for buying and servicing in India for the growth prospects grew louder. Story by: Deepti Thore The stakeholders of the automotive industry are adapting to change in the aftermath of Covid-19. One such area is the aftermarket segment. Valued at an estimated USD 384.1 billion, it is expected to grow[Read More…]

by January 15, 2021 Perspective
MELFA Assista

MELFA Assista

Mitsubishi Electric India is ready to address the advanced automation needs on shopfloors with the MELFA assista. Story by: Ashish Bhatia The need for collaborative automation is being felt more than ever before with a shortage of manpower and the need to maintain social distancing at the shopfloor level. To optimise the value chain, stakeholders of the automotive industry are[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Perspective
Global Powertrain Scenario

Global Powertrain Scenario

The Frost & Sullivan study on Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020 looks at the global push and pull for efficient powertrains. Story by: Deven Lad Frost & Sullivan recently released a study on the global powertrain scenario. Aimed at ascertaining the global push and pull for efficient powertrains, the report – Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020, maps the supply side and demand[Read More…]

by November 16, 2020 Perspective
Environmentally Sound Management of ELVs in India

Environmentally Sound Management of ELVs in India

A SIAM Environment Series-Part 1 The first lecture of the two-part environment series provided an overview of the supplier and the OEM function, regulations and policy, and the economic impact of recycling ELVs. Story by: Deepti Thore Tackling End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) in an environmentally sensitive manner is at the core of safely reintroducing waste to new production. The[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Perspective
Smart Battery Nutrunner by Atlas Copco

Smart Battery Nutrunner by Atlas Copco

Pune-based Atlas Copco Tools and Industry Assembly Solutions launched a new range of cordless smart battery nutrunners. Story by: Deven Lad A torque wrench or a nutrunner is a popular go-to tool for working on fasteners like bolts or nuts with a controlled and specific torque. Taking into consideration its utilitarian features, Atlas Copco Tools and Industrial Assembly Solutions of[Read More…]

by October 9, 2020 Perspective
The Turkish Components Sphere

The Turkish Components Sphere

A critical sector for Turkey, the automotive components ecosystem is well poised. Story by: Deepti Thore and Ashish Bhatia The growth of the Turkish automotive industry can be attributed to the developments that took place in the 1950s when the first Turkish automotive products were produced in 1954. Like most markets where the roots of the automotive industry are known[Read More…]

by April 7, 2020 Market Place, Perspective
NFC enables in-car functions

NFC enables in-car functions

By: Amit Sethi, Marketing Manager – NVM & NFC/RFID, STMicroelectronics, India Near Field communication (NFC), a bidirectional short-range communication technology, allows an interaction distance of a few centimeters and a maximum data rate of 424kb/s. It is designed for the safe and simple data exchange between two devices. A subset of RFID, NFC appears poised to expand beyond cell phones to[Read More…]

by February 20, 2018 By Invitation, Perspective