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Marelli Wins 2021 Automotive News PACE Award

Marelli Wins 2021 Automotive News PACE Award

Automotive News named Marelli a 2021 PACE Award winner at a virtual ceremony held on September 30. Marelli was one of 14 companies to win the prestigious PACE award, which honours suppliers for superior innovation and technological advancement. The company’s powertrain division took home the prize for its very high-pressure fuel system that boosts the efficiency of internal combustion engines.[Read More…]

by October 6, 2021 Globescan, Web Exclusive
Digitisation in Manufacturing

Digitisation in Manufacturing

Dassault Systemes has launched DELMIAwork’s in India. Sumesh Soman looks at the ERP and MES solutions suite as an effort to further digitise automotive manufacturing. Dassault Systemes (Dassault) introduced DELMIAworks (Dw suite) in India earlier today. Joining a host of 3D modelling and simulation applications from Dassault, the Dw suite extends to automotive manufacturing operations with a pan India potential[Read More…]

by July 7, 2021 Allied Industries, Web Exclusive
Drivetrains For  Real Demand

Drivetrains For Real Demand

Automotive manufacturers are tapping into the mix of next-generation technological developments with localisation for vehicular platform consolidation. Ashish Bhatia looks at this strategy to manufacture drivetrains for the real demand. Vehicular platform consolidation is a well known global practice aimed at reducing manufacturing and platform up-gradation complexity. It is also a way to reduce any redundancies that may exist. However,[Read More…]

by June 4, 2021 Cover Story, Web Exclusive
Developing India’s Leadership In PCBA Industry

Developing India’s Leadership In PCBA Industry

MAIT with its knowledge partner Avanteum Advisors LLP draws attention to the critical role played by PCBA in the electronics value chain. Ashish Bhatia cites the emphasis in the study on building an ecosystem with enablers crucial to drive India’s global ambitions. AIT together with its knowledge partner Avanteum Advisors LLP published a report to chalk out the roadmap to[Read More…]

by May 5, 2021 Shop Floor Sojourn, Web Exclusive
A Jab For Localisation

A Jab For Localisation

The auto industry has sought Government intervention to boost the prospects of 100 per cent localisation, writes Manav Kapur, Executive Director at Steelbird International. Localisation refers to the practice wherein different components of the vehicles are manufactured within the country where the vehicle is meant to be sold. A 100 per cent localisation within the automotive sector would be an[Read More…]

by May 5, 2021 Shop Floor Sojourn, Web Exclusive
On The Prowl For Opportunities

On The Prowl For Opportunities

The emphasis on promoting local manufacture of automobile and automotive components has led to the stakeholders actively scout for opportunities. Ashish Bhatia revisits the interventions and cites the inherent potential. The lion is on the prowl for some time now! Even as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc, the aspirations to align with the ‘Make in India’ vision plan for[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021 Cover Story, Web Exclusive
Native Bearing Solutions

Native Bearing Solutions

Emerging stronger from the pandemic, National Engineering Industries (NEI) is striving hard to offer localised solutions for multiple segments. Ashish Bhatia breaks down this intent to identify the new efficiencies added at the manufacturer.   National Engineering Indsutries Ltd. (NEI) is striving hard for excellence. In an effort to stay true to its claim of offering flexible solutions, the company[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021 Cover Story, Web Exclusive
Manufacture of automobile tyres.Bila Tserkva. Ukraine. 15-12-2017

The Rolling Resistance

The tyre industry has done well to keep the wheels of the nation rolling in a pandemic marred financial year. Ashish Bhatia gets the stakeholders to reflect on the changes, for good and bad, in an ongoing series of engaging conversations. The Financial Year 2021 (FY2021) began by casting a shadow over the tyre industry’s growth prospects. Believed to be[Read More…]

by March 15, 2021 Cover Story, Web Exclusive
Meeting Customer Expectations

Meeting Customer Expectations

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) rose to the challenges to meet customer expectations in unprecedented times. Ashish Bhatia highlights the efforts made. A pandemic and a new chief! Despite changes in the dynamics of business, as usual, the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) rose to the occasion to meet customer expectations in challenging times. In keeping with[Read More…]

by March 13, 2021 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Union Budget 2021: Auto Components Special

Union Budget 2021: Auto Components Special

The Union Budget 2021 attempts to offer the necessary “succour” to the automotive components industry. Ashish Bhatia takes you through the key budgeted allocations and brings out the expert opinions. The Union Budget 2021 was deemed as the “once in a century budget” even before it was made public. After a pandemic marred 2020, the ask was for bold reforms[Read More…]

by March 13, 2021 Cover Story, Web Exclusive