Apollo Tyres aims leadership in premium two-wheeler segment in India

Apollo Tyres is aiming for leadership in the premium two-wheeler segment in India, and service the global markets with high-end bias and steel radial tyres. The premium segment constitutes nearly 20% of the two-whee...

Varroc to manufacture EV Battery Management Systems for Danish company

Varroc Engineering Limited, a global Tier-1 auto component supplier, has entered an agreement to manufacture EV Battery Management System (BMS) in India for Lithium Balance, a Danish BMS solutions provider.

Star rating to help consumers buy tyres that save fuel

You may have seen these star rating labels on products like air conditioners and refrigerators which basically emphasises the power saving efficiency of the products. Similar star rating labels are soon to be introd...

Valeo inaugurates a wiper motor manufacturing facility in Chennai

Valeo India, part of the Euros 19.3 billion Valeo group of France, has inaugurated a wiper motor manufacturing facility at Vallam, Chennai. The plant will manufacture rear wiper motors catering to OEMs and the after...

JBM Group acquires major shareholding in German auto major Linde-Wiemann

The US $ 1.5 billion India based JBM Group with business interest in auto systems and assemblies has acquired major shareholding in Germany based Linde-Wiemann GmbH KG, a leading manufacturer of complex structural ...

Continental acquires antenna maker Kathrein Automotive

Technology company Continental has successfully completed the acquisition of Kathrein Automotive GmbH after antitrust authorities officially approved the transaction. Incorporating the automotive division of Rosenhe...

58th ACMA Session: Huge opportunity awaits Indian auto component industry

Tremendous opportunities await the auto component industry in India on the back of the growing vehicle consumption in India on one hand and the introduction of next generation mobility on the other. ACES – Autonomou...

Continental Gurgaon celebrates 1 million units of Electronic Brake Systems

Business for safety technologies is growing rapidly in India for technology company Continental. The company announced the completion of 1 million units of Electronic Brake Systems (EBS) from its Gurgaon plant. Cont...

Continental inaugurates new R&D facility for brake systems In Gurgaon

Technology company Continental, which celebrates ten years of local production in India, has announced the inauguration of a new facility for its R&D centre in Gurgaon. The new facility, located within its existing ...

Precision Camshafts acquires precision machinist MFT of Germany

Global auto ancillary major Precision Camshafts Ltd has announced its second acquisition with the taking over of German precision machinist MFT Motoren und Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH (MFT) through its wholly owned Duth su...

Cummins showcases broad range of power technology solutions

Cummins India is showcasing its entire range of power technology solutions for customers and attendees at Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2018 being held at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.

Sunjay Kapur controlled Sona Group unveils new logo

A year after disposing of the Sona Group’s entire equity holding of around 25.12 per cent in its then flagship company Sono Koyo Steering Systems for around Rs 419 crore to its Japanese partner JTEKT Corp., the refr...

BorgWarner all-wheel drive coupling for new Volkswagen Crafter

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies two versions of its advanced electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD) coupli...

Continental inaugurates new production line in Bengaluru electronics plant

Reiterating its commitment to localisation in India, technology company Continental inaugurated its new line for the production and assembly of Electronic Control Units (ECU) for two-wheeler and passenger car Anti-l...

Indian Auto Component industry turnover at Rs. 2.92 lakh crore

The turnover of the Indian auto component industry stood at Rs. 2.92 lakh crore (USD 43.5 billion) for the period April 2016 to March 2017, registering a growth of 14.3 per cent over the previous year and a CAGR of ...

Bridgestone to invest Rs 1940 crore for plant expansion in India

Tyre major Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a group company of Bridgestone Corporation has announced its expansion with an investment of US $ 304.3 million (Rs 1940.17 crore approx.)for both the Pune (Chakan) and Indore...

Michelin launches new LTX Force SUV tyres in India

Tyre major Michelin has launched the new LTX Force an SUV tyre series in India. The tyre manufacturer has highlighted top qualities of the tyre being durability, superior road grip and high traction in off-road cond...

Michelin Scorcher tyre range for Harley-Davidson motorcycles in India

Leading global tyre manufacturer Michelin announced the availability of co-branded Harley-Davidson range of Michelin Scorcher tyres in the Indian replacement market through Michelin authorised dealer network. The Mi...

Apollo Tyres introduces new products for SUV, motorcycle segment

Apollo Tyres introduced Apollo Apterra HT2 for the growing 4x4 and SUV segment, where as the actiZip F2 & actiZip R3 tubeless tyres has been launched for the motorcycles. Developed jointly by the company’s Global R&...

Motherson Sumi to acquire Finnish company PKC Group for Rs 4160 crore

Leading global auto components major Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MSSL) controlled by Vivek Chaand Sehgal has announced plans to acquire PKC Group Plc of Finland for around Euros 571 million (approximately Rs 4160 cr...

Apollo Tyres to invest Rs 525 crore in AP; Inaugurates Global R&D centre in TN

Indian tyre major Apollo Tyres signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to set up a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The company is looking at investing approximately Rs 525...

Continental acquires Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation

International technology company Continental announced the acquisition of Lakeville, IN-based Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., a manufacturer of specialty tyres for racing applications. Hoosier was founded in 1957 and has...

Metro Tyres forays into motorcycle radial tyres

One of the country's leading cycle tyre manufacturers Metro Tyres Ltd. announced its foray into the motorcycle radial tyre sector on September 7, 2016. The company at present holds almost 24pc market share in the cy...

BKT launches 2-wheelers tyres; to be outsourced initially

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT), known for their off-highway tyres announced its entry into the two wheeler tyre space for the Indian market. The tyres will initially be outsourced by the company and within six mo...

INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: The fatal Chinese bite

The bite of the Chinese dragon is beginning to get fatal for the Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry. On the one hand while Indian tyre majors are facing a severe shortage of raw material like rubber in the countr...

‘Make in India’ loses sheen in auto components industry; Records degrowth in exports

For the first time in five years, “Make in India” lost some of its sheen in the Indian auto components industry as imports increased dramatically and exports recorded a negative growth. Exports recorded (-) 3.7pc gr...

India a key growth market for Bosch Two-Wheeler & Powersports

Bosch has proactively been working in India with its two-wheeler customers to offer antilock braking system (ABS). ABS will be a mandatory requirement for all two-wheeler above 125cc beginning April 2018 in India. ...

Subros Manesar facility gutted in massive fire

A major fire on May 29, 2016 (Sunday) gutted almost the entire facility of Subros in Manesar. Subros is a leading player in car air conditioning. The plant been set up in Manesar in vicinity of the Maruti Suzuki Ltd...

Bosch diagnostic tools for International Reifen tyre show in Germany

For the International Reifen 2016 fair in Essen, Germany, auto component major Bosch has presented new tyre -service devices and related test equipment. These include two wheel balancers with a feature allowing con...

JK Tyre completes acquisition of Kesoram Industries tyre unit

With the acquisition of CIL, JK Tyre will have additional capacity of truck & bus radials, an important and high growth segment, where it is already the market leader. It will also provide JK Tyre entry into the fa...

Tyrexpo India comes to New Delhi starting June 14, 2016

Singapore based SingEx Exhibitions, a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings which is wholly owned by Singapore’s investment company, Temasek Holdings, will be organising its fourth Tyrexpo India in New Delhi in June 2016. ...

Avtec receives “TPM Excellence” award

Avtec, one of the largest independent manufacturers of powertrain and precision-engineered products in India, recently received the ‘Award for Excellence in Consistent TPM Commitment-2015’ at the JIPM award ceremony...

13th Auto Expo - Components Show sees more than 1500 companies

The 13thAuto Expo – Components Show was formally opened at New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan by Union Minister for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Anant Geete at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

CEAT and Pirelli collaborate to distribute premium motorcycle tyres in India

CEAT has announced their partnership with Italian tyre manufacturer, Pirelli to distribute tyres in India for the growing premium motorcycle market in the country.

Ltd edition Apollo-Manchester United tyres for Middle East, North African markets

Carrying forward its association with Manchester United Football Club (MUFC), Apollo Tyres introduced the limited edition dual branded -- Apollo and Manchester United -- tyres for the Middle East and North African (...

Bridgestone India launches fuel efficient tyres Ecopia

Bridgestone India launched the new Ecopia EP150 and EP850 tyres on October 7, 2015. The company claims that Ecopia tyres are more fuel efficient than conventional tyres, the EP150 provides 7 pc better fuel efficienc...

Continental makes winter tyres from dandelion rubber

Last year Continental had presented the first test tyres in a limited series made from the innovative material that the company is calling Taraxagum, derived from the botanical name for dandelion (taraxacum). Manufa...

Auto Component Industry grows by 11pc in FY 14-15

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing India’s Auto Component manufacturing industry, announced the findings of its Industry Performance Review for the fiscal 2014...

New Renault Espace glows with Hella lights

In the new fifth generation Renault Espace, global lighting experts Hella has provided the combination rear lamp a complex shape and equipped it with innovative LED technology. This French crossover was first introd...

Michelin Latitude Sport 3 tyre makes India debut

French tyre major Michelin is introducing its internationally acclaimed premium range SUV tyres in India--the Michelin Latitude Sport 3. The new Latitude Sport 3 (LS3) is the third generation of Latitude on-road ...

Goodyear launches Assurance TripleMax tyres for power braking

Next time when the roads are wet and you brake hard to avoid hitting someone and the car comes to a sudden stop; You owe your life to not just the ABS in the car but also to your tyres, provided you have the new Goo...

Apollo increases its focus on retreading; Opens 3rd ARZ in Mumbai

Spreading its network further for branded retreading outlets, Apollo Tyres has inaugurated its 3rd Apollo Retread Zone (ARZ) in Mumbai, in the western part of India. Rajesh Dahiya, Group Head, Sales-APMEA (Asia Paci...

Over 400 companies from 16 countries at ACMA Automechanika New Delhi

The 2nd edition of India’s premium automotive aftermarket trade fair – ACMA Automechanika New Delhi—began in New Delhi on February 26, 2015. More than 400 exhibitors from 12 countries are showcasing the latest in au...

Continental opens new R&D extension building in Singapore

International automotive supplier and tyre manufacturer Continental has opened a new extension building to expand its R&D capabilities in Singapore. With a total capital investment of S$29.7 million (EUR 18.3 millio...

GKN produces world’s first two-speed eAxle for hybrids, EVs

GKN, the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline components and systems, has produced the industry’s first two-speed eAxle. This new technology has already entered production on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sp...

Brembo brakes for powerful bikes at EICMA 2014

At the ongoing EICMA 2014 international motorcycle show in Milan, Italy brake genius Brembo is represented through some very powerful motorcycles. Brembo SpA is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of disc br...

Apollo Tyres to invest Rs 3744 cr in Hungary

Apollo Tyres will be setting up a greenfield facility in Eastern Europe in Hungary. According to an Apollo Tyres press release, Hungary was chosen after a consideration of various factors over some of the neighbouri...

Component exports increase by 16.7pc: ACMA

The Indian auto components industry has come of age. This was clearly reflected in the fact that the industry recorded a 16.7pc growth at Rs 61,487 crore (US $ 10.2 billion) for the year 2013-14 as compared to Rs 52...

TVS tyre is showcased at Reifen 2014, Germany.

TVS Srichakra Ltd, a company that manufactures and exports a large range of off-road tyres in India, recently showcased its latest Agri Radial Tyre ‘Tigertrac’ at an international tyre show in Germany. The tyres tha...

Continental’s 8,888,888 Transmission Control Units

In China, the automotive supplier Continental is recording steep production increases for transmission control units (TCU). Launched in Changchun in 1998, TCU production expanded significantly in 2008 with the openi...

Hella is part of project for traffic safety

With the goal of improving traffic safety at dusk and in low-light conditions, the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF) will be sponsoring the research project “VoLiFa2020” over the next three ye...

Michelin to shut its truck tyre plant in Budapest

As a result of the adverse trends and aggressive competition in the European truck tyre market, which remains volatile and 23pc down on its historic peak in 2007, Michelin has announced its intention to close its tr...

Continental in-tyre sensors read tread depth

Future tyre pressure sensors will be able to detect when a tyre change is necessary due to insufficient tread depth. This new development has come from leading automotive company Continental. The new feature is ten...

Huge scope for Lanxess polyamide oil pans for CVs

Oil pans fitted in the 12.8 litre Euro 6 engines for the Mercedes Actros from Daimler are up to 120 cm long, 40 cm wide and 35 cm deep. To date, they are the largest engine oil pans for trucks to be made of polyamid...

Benecke-Kaliko’s new automotive interior materials

With the DecoJect thin foil for doors, instrument panels, consoles, pillar trim and other components, Benecke-Kaliko has developed a cost-effective alternative to coated injection-moulded parts in passenger and comm...

Scheck takes delivery of 35 new Kögel Megas

The SCHECK Lagerhaus + Transporte GmbH, an expanding logistics and transport company, is continuousl

JCB forays into Hand and Power Tools

JCB India Limited announced its entry into Hand & Power Tools segment in India as a brand extension

Magneti Marelli new lighting plant in Malaysia

A new Magneti Marelli automotive lighting plant for the production of headlamps and rear lights for

Apollo Tyres makes Thailand its ASEAN hub

Leading tyre company Apollo Tyres Ltd has opened its sales office in Bangkok to serve the entire ASE

Automechanika Johannesburg to kick off in May’13

German exhibitors will again be flying the flag at the third Automechanika Johannesburg from May 8 t

BorgWarner EGR facility opens in Manesar

BorgWarner, a technology leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applicati

Magneti Marelli new plant for exhaust systems

Magneti Marelli inaugurated a new industrial plant in India dedicated to the production of automobil

ACMA hosts seminar on automotive aftermarket

ACMA, the apex body of the auto component industry in India, hosted an international conference on t

ZF receives supplier awards from Chrysler and Ford

At the beginning of June, the Chrysler Group and the Ford Motor Company honored their best supplie

Continental AG to double growth in India

In a recent visit to India, Dr. Elmar Degenhart, Executive Board Chairman, Continental AG, one of

Hyundai honours Picasso’s of the future

Hyundai honours Picasso’s of the future

Mahindra launches ‘Genio DC’ in Bangalore

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has announced the launch of the Genio DC, its premium next generation

Apollo Tyres focuses on Dubai as a hub

Apollo Tyres focuses on Dubai as a hub for its Middle East operations

Brose first manufacturing plant in India

Brose first manufacturing plant in India

Continental automotive comp plant in Shanghai

Continental has set up a new production plant in Shanghai




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