Okinawa Autotech to set up third ‘mega’ plant in Rajasthan for EVs

Okinawa Autotech, India’s No-1 selling electric two-wheeler brand has announced the setting up of a mega factory in Karoli, Rajasthan. It will be one of the most comprehensive units and the first such attempt made ...

Okinawa Autotech signs JV agreement with Tacita of Italy

Leading Indian electric two wheeler manufacturer Okinawa Autotech has signed a joint venture agreement with Tacita, an Italian manufacturer of electric performance and cruiser motorcycles. The new company, born from...

Advik Hi-Tech, Pure Hydrogen JV in India to produce hydrogen fuel

Indian global automotive components manufacturer Advik Hi-Tech Private Limited”) has announced that it has signed a Joint Venture (JV) with Australian clean energy Company Pure Hydrogen Corporation Limited.

Jeep rolls out the all-new Meridian; bookings open at Rs 50,000

Jeep India has announced the start of production of the all-new Jeep Meridian from its JV manufacturing facility at Ranjangaon

Varroc to divest 4-wheeler lighting system operations in Americas, Europe

In a bid to transform itself into a high-tech company and focus on the existing growth of electronics, connectivity, electrical vehicles (EVs) product lines and the 2-wheeler segment globally, Varroc Engineering Lim...

Hero-Yamaha JV to manufacture electric drive units in Ludhiana

The ground-breaking ceremony for the manufacturing facility of HYM Drive Systems, a Joint Venture between Hero Motors and Yamaha Motors Co. (Japan) took place on April 2, 2022, presided over by Pankaj Munjal, Chairm...

Kinetic Green, AIMA partner to co-develop electric two-wheelers for India

Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions, India’s leading EV company, has today announced that they are entering into a collaboration with global electric vehicle giant, Aima Technology Group, to co-design and develop...

Anand Group, Mando Corp set up JV company for EV components

Auto component manufacturers Anand Group of India and South Korea based Mando Corporation have announced the setting up of a new joint venture company called Anand Mando eMobility Private Limited for manufacturing a...

Hindustan Motors, Hind Motor Railway Station and the iconic Ambassador

Can you recall any Indian automobile manufacturer that has a railway station named after it? Yes, the iconic Hindustan Motors Ltd. (HML) has one named after it and it goes by the name of “Hind Motor” railway station...

Interview with Vishal Mathur, Senior Vice President, LMD Truck Business, VECV

Vishal Mathur, Senior Vice President, LMD Truck Business – VECV elaborates upon VECV’s Light & Medium Duty (LMD) business in India, the company’s product offering and the several advantages offered by Eicher trucks....

Mahindra and Ford end discussions of automotive joint venture

Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor Company have mutually and amicably determined they will not complete a previously announced automotive joint venture between their companies.

Hero Cycles acquires German e-bike pioneers HNF Group

Indian bicycle major Hero Cycles Ltd has acquired a strategic stake in German premium e-bike manufacturer HNF Group. Hero Cycles has taken this stake together with German investment trust holding IBG Beteiligungsges...

FCA India wins India’s highest Award for Quality Excellence from government

FCA India has announced that Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited (FIAPL), its world class manufacturing joint venture in Ranjangaon, near Pune, has won the Platinum Trophy in the ‘Large Enterprise’ category at th...

Ford hands over control to Mahindra in India through new joint venture

Ford India will be transferring its Indian operations, including its personnel and assembly plants in Chennai in Tamil Nadu and Sanand in Gujarat, as well as the Global Business Services unit, Ford Credit and Ford S...

KSL Cleantech Limited, Huaihai Holding Group JV for electric vehicle business

KSL Cleantech Limited (formerly known as Kirti Solar Limted) has entered into a Joint Venture (JV) with the China’s Huaihai Holding Group, one of the largest companies in the field of electric mini vehicles.

Cero (Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt. Ltd.) is India’s first authorised recycler of vehicles

Cero (Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt. Ltd.) has become India’s first authorised recycler for motor vehicles, having received accreditation by the Delhi Government on December 21, 2018. Cero, a joint venture between Mah...

8th EV Expo 2018 concludes successfully with new launches

Electric vehicle manufacturers like Gonenka Electric Motors, Mahindra Electric, ETO Motors, Soni E-vehicle, Altius Technologies, Geekay E-Bicycles, HIM Technoforge, Thukral Electric Bikes, Champion Polyplast and o...

ZF optimally positioned to help Indian OEMs meet new safety requirements

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, is uniquely positioned to support its customers’ new safety requirements that will be intro...

BMW, Great Wall Motor sign JV agreement for MINI electric vehicles in China

The BMW Group and Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor have signed an agreement to produce MINI electric vehicles through a new 50:50 joint venture based in China. During an event for autonomous and connected drivi...

MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA SCALES NEW HEIGHTS---Sunny Side Up

Auto and farm equipment major Mahindra & Mahindra has finally found its place in the sun after several years of perseverance and hard work, the last three years being significant ones that led to the company transfo...

Sumitomo Corporation buys 49% stake in Mukand Sumi Special Steel

Sumitomo Corporation has brought a 49% stake for Rs 1180.99 Cr in the joint venture company, Mukand Sumi Special Steel Limited, a leading specialty steel supplier for the fast growing automotive and engineering indu...

Continental, Osram sign joint venture contract for lighting

Technology companies Continental and Osram have successfully concluded their negotiations on the Osram Continental GmbH joint venture. The joint venture, in which each of the partners has a 50 percent stake, aims to...

Adient , Arvind form JV to manufacture and sell automotive fabrics in India

Michigan (US) based Adient, a global leader in automotive seating which produces and delivers automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs has formed a joint venture with India’s Arvind Ltd, one of...

Force Motors, Rolls Royce sign JV agreement for gen sets

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Pune-based automobile manufacturer Force Motors have signed a joint venture agreement in which Force Motors will hold a 51% and Rolls-Royce Power Systems a 49% stake. The new joint vent...

Kinetic Green, Lamborghini family of Italy form joint venture

Pune based Kinetic Group’s company Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with luxury brand Tonino Lamborghini to jointly set up a new joint venture company in India (i...

Groundbreaking ceremony for PSA-Avtec Powertrain JV plant

Groupe PSA and Avtec Ltd hosted a ground-breaking ceremony for their plant in Hosur, Tamil Nadu that will focus on manufacturing and supply of powertrains. The ceremony officially marked the inception of PSA-Avtec P...

Pricol, Zorg Industries sign JV for manufacture, supply of Parking Assistance Systems

Pricol Limited, a leading manufacturer of automotive components and solutions provider for the global automotive market, has announced an exclusive Joint-venture agreement with Zorg Industries (Hong Kong) Limited to...

Continental, Osram JV for intelligent lighting solutions in automotive sector

Technology companies Continental and Osram have announced their intention to establish a joint venture. The idea is to combine innovative lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and...

Brakes India, ZF launch Electric Park Brake technology in India

Brakes India with JV partner ZF HAS announced the successful production of the first Electric Park Brake (EPB) system with a global OEM, marking the first launch of its kind for the Indian market.

Erstwhile partners M&M and Ford explore strategic cooperation

After more than two decades of Mahindra & Mahindra joining hands with Ford to form a joint venture and subsequently ending the JV in 2005, both the automobile companies have come together again to explore a strategi...

Lumax announces JV with Francisco Albero S.A.U to make Oxygen Sensors

With the Indian automotive industry gearing up for a leap frog to BS VI norms by 2020 many manufactures have invested heavily in technology and R&D. The Lumax DK Jain Group announced a joint venture with Francisco A...

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...

Volvo Cars, Geely to establish joint venture to boost synergies

Volvo Cars is planning to set up a new joint venture technology company with Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, to share existing and future technology, deepen industrial synergies and provide the economies of sc...

Jeep Compass, Tata Nexon will add zing to Ranjangaon plant

Two new car models from two different car manufacturers--the Jeep Compass SUV from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India and the Tata Nexon, a compact SUV from Tata Motors, are expected to inject a lot of action ver...

Uno Minda Group enters into Joint venture agreement with TTE of Taiwan

Minda Industries Limited, the flagship company of Uno Minda Group has joined hands with Tung Thih Electronic Co. Ltd. (“TTE”), to form a 50:50 joint venture in India. Tung Thih Electronic Co. Ltd. is a premier Taiw...

Suzuki, Toshiba, Denso to invest Rs 1185 crore in Li-ION battery plant in India

While Tesla, the US based electric car maker which has its own lithium ion battery plant, is still to decide its India entry despite an open invitation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japan’s Suzuki Motor...

Tata Motors, Volkswagen Group , Skoda sign MOU for exploring JVs

Tata Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and Skoda, to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. The agreement has ...

Uno Minda Group in JV agreement with Katolec Corporation of Japan

Minda Industries Limited, the flagship company of Uno Minda Group has entered into Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Katolec Corporation, Japan. The proposed name for the joint venture company is Minda Katolec Elect...

Iconic HM brand is now Le Ambassador after buyout by Peugeot

Within three weeks of announcing a tie up with the PSA Peugeot Group of France , the CK Birla Group has announced that Hindustan Motors Ltd, the manufacturer of the iconic Ambassador car, has executed an agreement w...

PSA Group, CK Birla Group sign two JVs with HMFCL and Avtec

PSA Group of France and CK Birla Group have signed joint-venture agreements to produce and sell vehicles and components in India by 2020. It was in 1976 that Citroën S.A. and Peugeot S.A. merged to form the PSA Peug...

IAC , Shenda to form JV for acoustic products

International Automotive Components (IAC) and Shanghai Shenda Co. Ltd. (Shenda) have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to form a global joint venture (JV) partnership to supply soft trim and acoustics...

Ssangyong Motor Signs LOI for JV with Shaanxi Automobile Group of China

SsangYong Motor Company, part of the Mahindra Group, has announced that as part of its effort to grow in China, the company signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Shaanxi Automobile Group for a joint venture that ...

Volkswagen, Jianghuai Automobile to develop of e- vehicles in China

Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Wolfsburg in Germany to define the next phase of negotiations between the two companies in order to...

Interview with Ayush Lohia, CEO, Lohia Auto Industries Limited

Interview with Ayush Lohia, CEO, Lohia Auto Industries Limited

Automotive business thrives in South India: 2016

‘Kabali’, the blockbuster Tamil movie starring south Indian superstar Rajnikanth got off to a roaring start in July 2016 across cinema halls in India. While Rajnikanth is, without doubt, a showstopper and a star to ...

Mahindra Intertrade,  MSTC Ltd. JV agreement for auto shredding facility

Mahindra Intertrade Ltd., a part of the Mahindra Partners Division of Mahindra Group, and MSTC Ltd. (a Government of India enterprise) have signed a formal joint venture agreement to set-up India’s first-of-its-kind...

Mahindra Intertrade, MSTC Ltd. sign MoU to set up India’s first auto shredding facility

Mahindra Intertrade Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mahindra Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MSTC Ltd. (a Government of India enterprise formerly known as Metal Scrap Trading Corpor...

Actia India unveils latest End Of Line diagnostic solution for vehicles

Actia India, a JV between Actia Automotive and DMG Finance & Investments, have recently unveiled their latest End Of Line (EOL) diagnostic solutions, developed for Renault, on their latest Kwid vehicle. This is the ...

Mahindra acquires a major style statement; To buy Pininfarina

Tech Mahindra Limited, a leading provider of IT, Networks and Engineering solutions and BPO services, and Mahindra & Mahindra have jointly entered into an agreement with Pincar S.r.l., to purchase a controlling stak...

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...

ZF Hero Chennai plant to assemble chassis modules for BMW

ZF Hero Chassis Systems Pvt. Ltd. the 50:50 JV of ZF India Pvt. Ltd. and Hero Motors Ltd. formally inaugurated a new plant in Oragadam, Kanchipuram district on the outskirts of Chennai city on September 25, 2015. Th...

Starlit Power Systems Ltd JV to make next gen automobile batteries

Starlit Power Systems Ltd has signed a Joint Venture with China's second largest motorcycle and UPS battery manufacturing company Guangdong Dynavolt Technologies wherein, Guangdong Dynavolt will acquire 24pc of equi...

Interview with Ronan LeRoy, Head of Two Wheeler, Vehicle Dynamics, Continental's C&S Division

Interview with Ronan LeRoy, Head of Two Wheeler, Vehicle Dynamics, Continental's C&S Division.

Magneti Marelli inaugurates 2 new plants in China

Auto components major Magneti Marelli has inaugurated two production sites in China the field of lighting and electronic systems, in two key regions for the Chinese automotive scenario - Xiaogan and Guangzhou. The ...

Shiroki Corp Japan acquires majority stake in Technico JV

Shiroki Corporation (an affiliate of Toyota Motor Corp), one of the leading global players for interior and exterior components for automobiles, has taken a 51pc equity stake in a new joint venture company with Tech...

Hero MotoCorp, Magnet Marelli JV new centre

HMC-MM Auto Ltd., the joint venture company formed between Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL) and Milan (Italy)-headquartered Magneti Marelli (MM), has inaugurated its first autonomous ‘Production and Development Centre’ at ...

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, Anand Group India form 2 JVs

Anand India and Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation have announced that they have entered into an agreement to convert the Sealing and Piston Ring businesses of Anand into join...

Uno Minda, Kosei Aluminum JV for alloy wheels

Nirmal Minda controlled Uno Minda and Kosei Aluminum Co. ltd. a leading Japanese alloy wheel manufacturer have entered into a joint venture agreement to manufacture and sell alloy wheels in India. The JV ceremony to...

Theft proofing vehicles in India: Varroc-Scorpion JV

Varroc, one of India’s leading auto component manufacturers from India, has now officially collaborated with the UK based company Scorpion Automotive Pvt. Ltd., a very well trusted brand in vehicular securities. Bot...

Luman Automotive Systems, Hengst of Germany forge JV

Luman Automotive Systems, manufacturers of automotive lighting and electrical components as well as engine induction air filtration systems, has entered into a joint venture agreement with Hengst SE & Co.KG, a leadi...

UNO Minda, Toyoda Gosei establish JV for rubber hoses

UNO Minda, part of the NK Minda Group, an major Indian automotive supplier has entered into a joint venture with Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. of Japan to manufacture and sell rubber hoses in India. The collaboration was fi...

Tata Autocomp, Katcon JV for exhaust systems

Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp) and Katcon Global have signed a 50:50 Joint Venture agreement to provide exhaust systems and emission after-treatment systems

Panasonic and Uno Minda  JV for batteries

Panasonic Corporation of Japan and Minda Industries Ltd. (Uno Minda group) have agreed to establish a joint venture company to develop, manufacture and sell lead acid storage batteries in India. According to a com...

Renault-Nissan Alliance Daimler expand cooperation

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG together will be jointly developing premium compact vehicles through joint production in Mexico, thereby significantly expanding their cooperation. The bossmen of Renault-N...

Motherson, Magneti Marelli Spa form JV company.

The Samvardhana Motherson Group seems to be on a roll with its acquisitions and joint ventures. The group’s flagship company Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd. (SMIL) and Magneti Marelli Spa have signed a Join...

Johnson Controls , SAIC company form JV

Johnson Controls the and Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), ha...

Technico enters into JV with Shiroki Corpn

Shiroki Corporation of Japan and Technico India Pvt Ltd have formed a new joint venture company Shiroki Technico India Private Limited. Shiroki will have a 51pc stake in the new JV while Technico will have the remai...

Setco Automotive, Lingotes of Spain form JV

Setco Automotive Ltd (Setco) and Lingotes Especiales S.A. (Lingotes) have announced the formation of a 30 million Euros (Rs 250 crore approx.) joint venture over threeyears called Lava Cast Pvt Ltd, focused on devel...

TRW -Rane JV to manufacture airbags, seat belts

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced that its joint venture Rane TRW Steering Systems Limited in India has expanded to manufacture TRW airbags and the latest generation of seat belt systems. Frank Mueller, vice p...

Ashok Leyland launches PARTNER and MiTR

Ashok Leyland has launched two new offerings in the Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) segment, the PARTNER truck and the MiTR bus. The two are products of the Nissan-Ashok Leyland joint-venture. PARTNER has a Gross Ve...

UNO Minda & Fujitsu JV opens an audio plant

Fujitsu Ten Minda India Pvt. Ltd , a Uno Minda Group and Fujitsu Ten Ltd. joint venture company, has

FIEM enters into 50:50 JV with Italian  company

Leading automobile lamp manufacturer Fiem Industries Ltd has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that

Renault inks new JV with Dongfeng in China

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renault, and Xu Ping, Chairman of Dongfeng Mot

Interview with Sanjay Walia & Sudhir Jain of Uno Mindia Group

Interview with Sanjay Walia is VP-Corporate Marketing and Sudhir Jain is Executive Director-Group CFO of UNO Minda

Cooper Tires-Apollo Tyres spat evident

A spat between India based Apollo Tyres and US based Cooper Tires is quite evident now. Apollo Tyres

Interview with Rama Shankar Pandey, MD, Hella India Lighting (HIL)

It is true that the automotive industry has been cyclical and ideally it is best not to forecast anything (growth) at this moment. So a firm has to be very agile and flexible in order to take on these cyclical effec...

Ford dispatches EcoSport to dealers in India

Ford India has announced that its EcoSport has just rolled off the production line in Chennai and is

Interview with Samit Mitra, Vice President-Sales and Services, Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd.

Unlike cosmetics or garments, the battery industry is a wee bit conservative in popularising its products. This is because our customers make are not making a pleasure-seeking purchase, but a harassment one. So we h...

Varroc Group concludes acquisition of Chinese JV

Varroc Group has announced their acquisition of the Visteon equity interest in its China-based light

Interview with Vinod Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (VECV)

The Volvo 10x4 benefits the customers with higher productivity and lower overall operating costs. The higher capacity rock body enables the customers to derive the best-in-class productivity; thereby reducing their ...

CEAT Ltd. and AK Khan & Company Ltd. in JV

CEAT Ltd, an RPG Enterprise company and one of India’s leading tyre manufacturers and A K Khan & Com

Thapar group co bags  order for 90EV charging stns

The automation arm of Crompton Greaves (CG), ZIV Metering Solutions, has bagged an order to supply I

UNO Minda, Nabtesco Automotive Corpn. form JV

Uno Minda of India has entered into a joint venture with Nabtesco Automotive Corporation, Japanese m

Interview with Glenville da Silva, President, ICEMA & Vice President of Business Development, Asia, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE)

Interview with Glenville da Silva, President, ICEMA & Vice President of Business Development, Asia, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE)

JLR, Chery new manufacturing facility in China

Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Automobile Company Ltd, the British and Chinese carmakers, have formally

Interview with K.N.Gupta, Chief Operating Officer, Padmini VNA Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd

Our products are mainly OEM centric. There is a very small requirement of our parts in after sales, which we cater through OEMs only, as quite a few parts are safety related. We do not want to enter in direct after ...

Honda inaugurates new technical centre at Manesar

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has inaugurated its new technical centre at Manesar produ

Interview with Shashi Singh, Managing Director, AVL India

The ‘AVL’ name is synonymous with diesel. We started as a diesel-centric company in the 40s. And we were the first ones to propagate direct injected diesel engines that meet NVH challenges. We have been doing a lot ...

Interview with Sunil Gupta, CEO, Avis India

We are very happy with the way the car rental business has shaped up. This is because as the market is evolving, our clients are feeling the need to have high-quality organised sector players who offer a very high s...

Krishna Group inks JV with Landi Renzo S.p.A

Krishna Group, an Indian auto interior manufacturing company, is forming an equity joint venture (JV

MyTVS JV with Rajgarhia group for West Bengal

TVS Automobile Solutions Limited, a group company from the highly respected 100 year old TVS group,

Off-road champion Polaris ties up with Eicher

Eicher Motors Ltd has entered into a joint agreement on July 23, 2012 with Polaris Industries Inc

Mahindra introduces vehicles for Kenya

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the country’s leading utility vehicle manufacturer and a part of the US$ 1

Continental expands capabilities in India

Continental Automotive has announced the expansion of its manufacturing and validation competence in

VECV opens fourth automotive lab in India

The MCKVIE-Eicher centre of automotive technology was inaugurated by Rabi Ranjan Chattopadhyay, Mini

Mahindra signs MoU with Rafael

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd., a manufacturer of high tech defen

Eicher bus body manufacturing plant at Dhar (MP)

VE Commercial vehicles limited (Volvo Group and Eicher Motors JV) has done the ground breaking cerem

Interview with Sanjay Singh, Vice President—Corporate Planning, Hero Motors

The automotive industry growth does not in any way affect the sales in the cycle industry. The two industries are not linked in any way when it comes to demand for the products. The two industries cater to two diffe...

Interview with S. Sandilya, Chairman, Eicher Motors Ltd. & President, SIAM

We normally look at it from the perspective of task and finishing. But my take on that it is a continuous journey. There is no end to any organisation’s growth. It’s a continuous journey and if you look at it from E...

Ashok Leyland–Nissan to sell 55,000 LCVs in 1st yr

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has commercially launched in Maharashtra DOST




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