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ATMA rubber plantation drive

ATMA rubber plantation drive

Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) will undertake rubber plantation on about two lakh hectares in North East India with a total capital outlay of approximately Rs.1,100 crore. Said to be aimed at countering the plateauing of natural rubber production in the state of Kerala, the five year project was envisaged to commence in June 2021 with nearly 10,000 hectares plantation[Read More…]

by July 5, 2021 News
CEAT launches ‘SecuraDrive’ range of tyres for Compact SUVs

CEAT launches ‘SecuraDrive’ range of tyres for Compact SUVs

Mumbai, 24th June 2021: Leading Indian tyre manufacturer CEAT Tyres Ltd has announced the launch of a new premium tyre range for the Compact SUVs segment called SecuraDrive SUV. The new range of tyres will cater to the ever-growing compact SUV segment. Also, the new tyre borrows its name from the SecuraDrive platform, which is a platform for premium hatchbacks[Read More…]

by June 25, 2021 News
Kenda Tyres to drive Indian two-wheeler space

Kenda Tyres to drive Indian two-wheeler space

Story & Photo: Bhargav TS Taiwan-based Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. plans to drive into the Indian two-wheeler market by offering quality tyres at a competitive price. Currently, the company has started supplying tyres to Bajaj Auto and Hero MotoCorp in India, and is talking to a few more two-wheeler manufacturers like Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) and India Yamaha[Read More…]

World’s smallest all-wheel drive Disconnect system from GKN

GKN has developed the world’s first Disconnect All-Wheel Drive System for the A, B and C segment vehicle platform, which improves fuel economy during steady-state cruising by up to 4%. The innovative Disconnect function enables vehicles to combine enhanced traction dynamics and stability of the all-wheel drive with improved on-highway fuel efficiency.  Senior Programme Director Hannes Prenn said, “As global[Read More…]

by December 1, 2014 Off Beat

Giving Engines a Break: Continental’s “48-Volt Eco Drive” Technology Significantly Reduces Fuel Consumption

The system will go into production with European car manufacturers from 2016 Global market share of 48-volt vehicles is to grow to more than 10 percent by 2025  The 48-volt hybrid system can be easily integrated into conventional vehicles To reduce fuel consumption and emissions even further, Continental has bridged the gap between the reasonably priced 12-volt start-stop systems and[Read More…]

by November 12, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
GKN develops world’s smallest all-wheel drive disconnect system

GKN develops world’s smallest all-wheel drive disconnect system

GKN has developed the world’s first Disconnect All-Wheel Drive System for A-, B- and C-segment vehicle platforms, which improves fuel economy during steady state cruising by up to 4%. The innovative Disconnect function enables vehicles to combine the enhanced traction, dynamics and stability of all-wheel drive with improved on-highway fuel efficiency.   Senior Programme Director Hannes Prenn said: “As global[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

BorgWarner supplies Solenoid Technology for Global 6-Speed Front-Wheel Drive Transmission Program

BorgWarner’s Mini Direct-Acting Variable Force Solenoid Enables Improved Fuel Economy and Shift Feel BorgWarner supplies its mini direct-acting variable force solenoid (VFS) for General Motors’ global front-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmission program (GF6). Featured in a range of 2015 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles, BorgWarner’s mini direct-acting VFS enables improved fuel economy and shift feel. Applications exist in every major[Read More…]

by August 23, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Manatec opens ‘Easy Drive for Wheel-Care service and Training

Manatec opens ‘Easy Drive for Wheel-Care service and Training

Text & Photos: T Murrali  The outlet will offer wheel-care services to all kinds of vehicles including buses and trucks Puducherry based Manatec Electronics has taken yet another initiative to offer wheel related services to passenger and  commercial vehicles. The company has set up ‘‘Easy Drive’’ in the Tindivanam – Puducherry NH 66, at Pattanur village in Tamil Nadu, about 5 km before the Puducherry border. The outlet[Read More…]

Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. Wireless charging of the battery will make the handling of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles even easier. Mercedes-Benz will commence fleet testing of this “unplugged” technology with[Read More…]

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles starts production of Left Hand Drive FUSO Trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles starts production of Left Hand Drive FUSO Trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, under Daimler Trucks Asia, rolled out its first Left-Hand Drive (LHD) FUSO trucks for the export markets at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Oragadam.  The first heavy-duty truck – the FUSO[Read More…]

by July 8, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive