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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
Bridging Capability Gaps

Bridging Capability Gaps

Sona Comstar continues to sign on strategic partners and bridge capability gaps. Ashish Bhatia with Deepti Thore looks at the equation to offer sustainable and cost-effective emobility solutions. Sona Comstar, a supplier of vital automotive systems and components to automotive OEMs is also a big supplier of the burgeoning emobility segment. The company, naturally, has been on the hunt for[Read More…]

by June 14, 2022 Business Filings
GST Overhaul And Compliances

GST Overhaul And Compliances

After the rollout of GST back in 2017, the landmark one nation one tax continues to evolve. Prateek Pardeshi checks on the overhaul and compliances. Who can forget the rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 01, 2017, flashing on screens nationwide at the stroke of midnight? Nearing the fifth anniversary, the ‘One Nation One Tax’ regime continues[Read More…]

by May 7, 2022 Trending
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
Refurbishing Industry Is Bouncing Back

Refurbishing Industry Is Bouncing Back

In an upfront conversation, Ketan Girap, General Manager, Key Account Business Unit, Nippon Paint India Automotive Refinishes, speaks to Ashish Bhatia on the refurbishing industry as a whole bouncing back. Q. At the business end of the FY2022, what is the outlook for automotive coatings across segments from a short to medium-term perspective? A. With the Covid-19 situation improving, accompanied[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022 Upfront
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
Union Budget 2022 – A Preview

Union Budget 2022 – A Preview

The automotive components industry has set expectations from the Union Budget 2022. Ashish Bhatia shares the industry’s wishlist from the annual spectacle. The Union Budget 2022 will be presented in the parliament on February 01, 2022, by Union Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman amidst the third wave of Covid-19 having a direct bearing on the fourth quarter of FY2022 (Q4FY2022).[Read More…]

by February 1, 2022 Trending
Emerging Powertrain Technologies

Emerging Powertrain Technologies

Anurag Garg, Managing Director and Country Head – India at Vitesco Technologies draws attention to the developments contributing to the growth of automotive powertrains. Technology developments in the automotive sector are driven by consumer demands, regulations, and, more importantly, the vision of a safe and environment-friendly future mobility. Closer to home, India has a strong focus on clean mobility and[Read More…]

by November 11, 2021 Special Report
Component Champions Incentive Scheme

Component Champions Incentive Scheme

In line with the Union Budget 2021-22 announcement, the Government of India approved the PLI scheme for the automobile and auto components industry. Ashish Bhatia visits the fine print to gauge the industry sentiment. In the Union Budget 2021-2022, under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, Rs.1.97 Lakh crore was allocated for creating “global manufacturing champions” across 13 sectors including[Read More…]

by October 10, 2021 Cover Story