Electric vehicles in Delhi achieve 20 million kilometres on road

Electric vehicles (EV) deployed in Delhi have completed 20 million kilometres on the road. This has resulted in a reduction of 500 kilograms of particulate matter emissions, contributing significantly to cleaner air...

TECHNOLOGY: Bentley Flying Spur V8 Engine: Facts And Figures

The new Flying Spur V8 has build on Bentley’s more than 60-year tradition of using cross-plane V8 engines. The V8-powered Flying Spur offers a characterful engine note, greater range between fuel stops and a reducti...

ICAT event stresses on new tyre technologies, including airless tyres

Various kinds of modern technologies as well as policies relating to tyres were discussed threadbare at the 4th edition of International Symposium on Automotive Tyre Technology organised by the International Centre ...

Valeo launches universal flat wiper blades in India

Valeo, the global automotive technology supplier has launched Universal Flat Wiper Blades for the Indian market. This advanced wiper technology will be manufactured at Valeo’s Vallam site located near Chennai.

Mahindra Electric launches new brand identity

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd unveiled a new corporate brand identity with a new logo and tagline - ‘Spark the New’. The new brand identity is meant to give the brand a renewed thrust to achieve its global ambition...

Volkswagen India gets rooftop solar PV power project in India at Chakan facility

Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (SAVWIPL) has successfully installed its largest rooftop solar PV power project in the auto Industry world-wide and one of India’s largest rooftop installation at its manufacturing facility ...

Mercedes-Benz Lab1886 supports Rolls-Royce Power Systems

Lab1886, the innovation unit for business models within Mercedes-Benz AG, is now supporting drive and energy system provider Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG in a pilot project in the field of stationary energy supply s...

Continental to shift focus on electric mobility

Due to the rapid change in the mobility landscape, Continental is putting more focus on the electric future of mobility. To keep pace with the change, Continental’s Powertrain division will be renamed as Vitesco Tec...

Full-hybrid vehicle with 48-volt high-power technology from Continental

For years now, technology company Continental has been backing environmentally friendly and cost-effective 48-volt electrification, which can be used with both gasoline and diesel engines. In the run-up to IAA 2019,...

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...

ZF wins multi billion dollar business from BMW for new 8-speed automatic transmission

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has received an order from BMW AG for its enhanced 8-speed automatic transmission with a double digit billion value. The business is planned to run over a period of several years. The latest ve...

Bosch Two-Wheeler & Powersports Business Unit to benefit from India growth story

After the successful introduction of ABS and motorcycle stability control (MSC) technologies, Bosch has introduced its first advanced rider assistance systems for motorcycles, comprising adaptive cruise control, for...

Honda creates new categories of technology

Honda showcased a variety of mobility, robotics, energy management, and connected concepts at CES 2019 that have the potential to create a cleaner, safer, and more convenient world. The company featured demonstratio...

CNG infrastructure development will lead to massive cut in oil bills

Developing India’s CNG infrastructure could help achieve 50pc natural gas vehicles penetration by 2030 leading to crude oil import savings of Rs 11 lakh crore.

Kia, Hyundai reveal solar charging system technology for vehicles

Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor have announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on select Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the h...

Audi and Umicore develop closed loop battery recycling

Audi and Umicore have successfully completed phase one of their strategic research cooperation for battery recycling. The two partners are developing a closed loop for components of high-voltage batteries that can b...

SEG Automotive expects huge demand for SC60 Start/Stop starter motor

SEG Automotive, the pioneers of Start/Stop technology in vehicles, is confident that its new extra-compact SC60 Start/Stop starter motor it will be able to conquer developing markets like India and China, since it p...

Tata Motors to ramp up Sanand facility; 100% capacity utilisation

To further meet growing demand for its new generation passenger vehicles, Tata Motors announced its ramp up plans for the Sanand plant. Operating at 100% capacity utilisation currently, the plant has so far rolled o...

Magneti Marelli exhibits latest innovations at CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai

Following its appearance at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas in January, Magneti Marelli is repeating its commitment by participating in CES Asia 2018 which is taking place from June 13 to 15 in Shanghai...

Yamaha commissions 1100 KW solar power plant at Chennai facility

Yamaha Motor India Group has installed a 1100 KW roof top solar power plant at company’s manufacturing facility in Chennai. With this new installation, the total solar capacity of Yamaha’s Chennai plant has increase...

Federal-Mogul Powertrain new product group bags $100m contract

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has announced the first commercial customer contract for its new product group Controlled Power Technologies (CPT). The long-term contract, worth around $100m (Rs 651.6 crore), covers the de...

EESL to issue fresh tender for additional 10,000 electric cars

Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh launched the National E-Mobility Programme in India. In line with the Government of India’s vision of 100% e-mobility by 2030, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (...

Mahle showcases new innovations in clean air and lower emissions

Mahle, a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future, is showcasing new new innovations for clean air and lower emissions at ...

Govt to implement Methanol 15 pc blending with petrol, says Gadkari

India is shortly going to implement Methanol 15% blending programme with petrol and the cost of petrol is expected to come down immediately by 10% and M100 programme for buses and trucks is also to be implemented sh...

Toyota, Suzuki conclude MoU on EV introduction in India

It’s final now as both Toyota and Suzuki have confirmed the introduction of electric vehicles in India by 2020. Japanese car majors Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have concl...

Auto industry leaders critical of intermittent regulatory uncertainties

Several auto industry leaders blasted the Indian government for intermittent regulatory uncertainties and urged the government to come out with clear and firm policy guidelines.

HMSI  inaugurates 4th assembly line in Karnataka plant

With the inauguration of the 4th assembly line at the Karnataka plant of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI), India is now the biggest production base of Honda worldwide. The new 4th line of 0.6 million annual c...

Saitama City, Honda, Yamaha begin evaluating e-motorcycles

Saitama City in Japan, Honda Motor Co and Yamaha Motor Co will begin evaluation testing towards the expansion of the use of electric motorcycles. As part of Saitama City’s “E-Kizuna Project” measures to promote the ...

Continental puts first 48-volt hybrid drive into production

Continental is electrifying one diesel variant of both the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic models. The system, offered as a "Hybrid Assist" uses a 48-volt hybrid drive in production vehicles for the first time. ...

Lanxess makes Honda’s FCV “Clarity Fuel Cell” zero emission vehicle lighter

Lightweight solution from German specialty chemicals company Lanxess has been featured in FCV (fuel cell vehicle) Clarity Fuel Cell, the latest model of hydrogen electric vehicle from Honda Motor Co. The car was rec...

‘Think Blue. Factory.’ initiative makes VW India plant greener

Volkswagen Pune Plant recorded promising results in 2015 under its ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ programme that aims at achieving sustainability through environment-friendly manufacturing. Since adopting the programme in 2...

Shocked Dr Goenka says diesel vehicles have become “whipping boy”

Shocked and concerned by the decision of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban registration of new diesel vehicles in Delhi, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd has stated that “diesel v...

VW Group audit confirms misconduct and shortcomings

Germany based Volkswagen Group has admitted that the software-influenced NOx emissions behaviour of its cars in the US and elsewhere was due the interaction of three factors: The misconduct and shortcomings of indi...

Bosch provides best connectivity in Suzuki vehicles

Germany based Bosch Group , a leading global supplier of technology and services, has built a unit that encompasses multi-media functions, exclusively for Suzuki vehicles. The recently launched Maruti Suzuki Baleno ...

Another 800,000 VW cars involved in diesel emission irregularities

With regards to the latest notice issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violation of the Clean Air Act (CAA) to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., the Volks...

Magneti Marelli new robotized gearbox plant inaugurated

Magneti Marelli, through its ‘Magneti Marelli Powertrain India Private Ltd.’ joint venture (JV between Magneti Marelli, Maruti Suzuki and Suzuki Motor Company in force since 2007), recently inaugurated a new industr...

Volkswagen: Das Auto Scam

It’s the biggest scam to hit the global auto industry. No recall of a car, anywhere in the world, has ever had such a distasteful flavour of deceit and intrigue. Germany based Volkswagen has some of the best brands ...

VW Group restructured; Sacks employees involved in emission scandal

As a fallout of the massive US emission scandal involving Volkswagen, the Volkswagen Supervisory Board not only restructured the Volkswagen group but also recommended the immediate suspension of some of its employee...

Delphi’s 48-Volt architecture to help auto industry on emissions

For an industry that has tried everything from 300-600 volts with pure electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and big lithium-ion batteries, a widespread 48-Volt strategy may offer the biggest bang for the buck. Europe ...

Closely Integrated Module for 48 V Hybrid Systems from Continental, Schaeffler

The cooperation between the international automotive suppliers Schaeffler and Continental, which has already proved its worth in the highly efficient Gasoline Technology Car hybrid vehicle, is also the source of ano...

Federal-Mogul Powertrain new material for automotive diesel pistons

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation of the US has announced that it has developed a new premium diesel piston aluminium alloy, called DuraForm-G91. In benchmarking tests, the n...

Volkswagen Pune plant benefits from Heat Recovery System

Volkswagen Pune Plant is one of the 27 Volkswagen automotive manufacturing facilities worldwide that follows the ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ initiative that aims towards achieving higher environment-friendly manufacturin...

Lamborghini factory attains CO2 neutral certification

Automobili Lamborghini has inaugurated new trigeneration and district heating systems, two of the main projects that lead to the Sant'Agata Bolognese company's attainment of CO2-neutral certification for the entire ...

Belt drives belt their way into engines globally

There is this simple formula which is not only dominant but also respected among automobile engineers. The formula says that “Less friction + less weight = less fuel consumption” which in turn also means fewer CO2 e...

Bosch control units have made transmissions efficient

Compared to manual transmissions, modern automatic transmissions enhance driving comfort and also save on fuel, which is because they independently determine the point at which the engine runs most efficiently. In s...

Bosch CEO says connectivity makes cars more efficient

Connecting vehicles to the internet makes them safer, more fun to drive, and reduces fuel consumption. Stating this Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the Bosch board of management, noted that “Connectivity makes cars...

Takahiro Hachigo  to become new President, CEO of Honda Motor  Co.

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. has announced that Takahiro Hachigo, currently the company’s Managing Officer, will become Senior Managing Officer effective in April 2015, and will become President, Chief Executive Officer and...

Bosch bets big on powertrain electrification

Powertrain electrification is picking up pace. The currently low oil price will not change that fact. This was the message underlined by Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH, ...

Automobili Lamborghini delivers record 2,530 units in 2014

In the year 2014 Automobili Lamborghini has set a new sales record in its history by delivering 2,530 cars to its customers. Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A noted that his co...

European auto industry embracing 48v hybrids

Controlled Power Technologies (CPT), a major sponsor of the recent 48V hybrid vehicle conference in Germany, together with leading car makers and tier 1 suppliers, discussed the need for an internationally agreed 48...

Audi Hungaria has a new geothermal plant

An ultramodern geothermal plant is to be constructed in Pér, close to the Audi Hungaria factory in Gyor in Hungary. After going into operation in just over a year, it will supply the company with at least 82,000 meg...

New Audi e-fuels project in  Germany

German car maker Audi is active in the development of CO2-neutral, synthetic fuels. The latest project is a pilot plant in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO2 and green electricity. According to a pres...

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...

Diesel holds sway in India, EU while China prefers gasoline

While worldwide gasoline or petrol engines are the most popular powertrain, in India and the European Union (EU), every second new car is a diesel. According to Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and ser...

A new powerful 48-volt technology from Audi

Audi will be upgrading part of its vehicle electrical system from 12 to 48 volts. This is being done to eventually facilitate the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency ...

Mercedes new 9G-Tronic gearbox for E-Class range

Mercedes is planning to make a few changes to their E-Class range globally from September onwards. One of these would be the much awaited new 9G-Tronic gearbox which would be put in as a new standard equipment, ther...

Cummins global plan to cut environmental footprint

Cummins Inc Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger has outlined the company's most extensive plan to date for environmental sustainability, including specific goals for reducing waste, water and energy. Cummins Inc., a glo...

Delphi new Diesel Common Rail System family

Designed to meet the significant market challenges faced by automakers around the world, Delphi Automotive is launching a new family of Diesel Common Rail systems including diesel solenoid injectors, fuel pumps, En...

Opel’s tryst with catalytic convertors for 25 year

When Louis R. Hughes took over at the helm of Opel in April 1989 – 25 years ago this month – he was faced with a myriad of tasks, but his attention immediately turned to catalytic converters. His first decision also...

Continental , Schaeffler joint Gasoline Tech Car

The two leading international automotive suppliers Continental and Schaeffler are taking advantage of the 35th International Vienna Motor Symposium (May 8 to 9, 2014) to present the Gasoline Technology Car (GTC). A...

BMW carport concept generates power from the sun

BMW will globally launch the BMW i8 in Los Angeles. It will also be presenting a solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy. It combines high-grade technology for gen...

Bosch doing some great work in direct injection

After having successfully brought in the common-rail technology for diesel engines, Bosch is doing wonders with the gasoline direct injection technology. According to a press statement, the company has already revol...

JLR plant in UK installs rooftop solar panel

Tata Motors controlled Jaguar Land Rover has completed the installation of the UK’s largest rooftop solar panel array at its new Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 South Staffordshire, said a company press statement...

ZF ends making 6 speed ATs in Germany

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has announced to stop making 6 speed automatic transmissions at the Saarbrücken plant in Germany after producing 70,50,232 units in a span of 13 years. According to a company statement, the l...

Honda Motorcycle sales begin in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Honda Private Limited (BHL), Honda's motorcycle business joint venture in Bangladesh, has begun sales of Honda motorcycle products in Bangladesh. Prior to the start of sales, BHL began local production of...

Continental pump reduces Co2 emissions from ICEs

Continental Automotive has announced that its electric vacuum pump (EVP) offers a solution for reduc

Ford Expands 3-Wet Paint Capacity by 50pc in 2013

Ford Motor Company is expanding its industry leading 3-Wet paint capacity by 50 percent this year, a

JLR invests £370 million in all-new Range Rover

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s leading premium carmaker, announces it has invested £370 million to upgr

Honda technology to study traffic congestion

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the successful development of the world's first1 technology to d

Ford India lays foundation for US$ 1 billion plant

Ford India is laying the foundation for its new US$1 billion state-of-the-art, integrated manufactu

Federal-Mogul innovations at Auto Expo

Federal-Mogul Corporation presented a wide range of technologies for energy efficiency, reduced envi

Delphi to showcase  products during Auto Expo '12

Delphi Automotive has announced that it will showcase a range of innovative technologies during the

TVS Motor Company develops new green technology

TVS Motor Company announced the development of a new technology that will enhance fuel efficiency by

BMW, Toyota collaborate on eco-friendly tech

BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have announced that they signed a memorandum of

Volkswagen inaugurates new plant at Chattanooga

Volkswagen inaugurates new plant at Chattanooga

Continental focuses on direct TPMS technology

International automotive supplier Continental recommends car manufacturers worldwide the consistent

Nissan will present India-made Micra DIG-S

Nissan will present India-made Micra DIG-S in Europe

Global centre for powertrain electronics at RBEI

Global centre for powertrain electronics established at RBEI

Exceptional 2010 UK sales for Land Rover

Land Rover registered just over 42,000 new vehicles in the UK in 2010 compared to around 33,000

Honda to start electric vehicle testing programme

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its plan to start its Electric Vehicle Testing Program with Saitama

All-new Ford Focus production kicks off in Germany

Volume production of the all-new Ford Focus has begun at Ford's Saarlouis assembly plant in Germany

Honda begins construction of new plant in China

WUHAN, CHINA: Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., a Honda automobile production and sales joint ven

UK top official visits JLR headquarters

The UK Business Secretary Dr. Vince Cable today visited Jaguar Land Rover's headquarters to experien

Carbo Tech bags huge orders

Carbo Tech has received the world’s largest order for series-production carbon monocoques to be intr




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