Continental Automotive is making Indian 2 wheelers safer, tech savvy

Matthias Matic, Head of Safety and Motion Business Area, Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH, Germany noted, “Globally most of our business comes from four wheelers, but in India a big portion of our business c...

MG Motor India to upskill over 25,000 students in four years under MG Nurture

MG Motor India signed MOUs with 22 colleges as part of its MG Nurture programme to upskill more than 25,000 students in four years. MG Nurture is an initiative that intends to impart future-ready skills to students ...

BorgWarner electric propulsion engineering centre in Bengaluru

BorgWarner has opened a 95,000 square foot electric propulsion engineering centre in the Whitefield neighborhood of Bangalore, India. The team there will work on inverters, DC/DC converters, on-board chargers, integ...

Maharashtra alliance to build $2.5 billion battery swapping infrastructure

The Indian State of Maharashtra announced a strategic energy partnership with Gogoro Inc. and Belrise Industries (erstwhile known as Badve Engineering Ltd) to establish an unprecedented battery-swapping infrastructu...

Maharashtra alliance to build $2.5billion battery swapping infrastructure

The Indian State of Maharashtra announced a strategic energy partnership with Gogoro Inc. and Belrise Industries (erstwhile known as Badve Engineering Ltd) to establish an unprecedented battery-swapping infrastructu...

Gestamp showcases latest innovations for present, future mobility

Gestamp, the Spanish multinational Tier 1 supplier, specialised in the design, development and manufacturing of components for the automotive sector, announced its fourth hot stamping line in India at the 16th Auto ...

59 products launched, unveiled on Day 1 of Auto Expo 2023

On the first media day at the Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida, vehicle exhibitors in total launched and unveiled over 59 products, including both global and India premier.

SEG Automotive introduces high voltage machines for Indian market

With the focus on clean mobility, the electric powertrain is adopted across major vehicle segment globally. In India, Light Electric Mobility has already gained big momentum based on local driving and usage patterns...

Rosmerta to showcase road safety digital solutions at Auto Expo 2023

Rosmerta, in association with SIAM, is all set to host the most promising awareness initiative on road safety. As a market leader in the mobility solutions, Rosmerta pioneers the innovation led products and solution...

EV startup Weber Drivetrain partners with Wuxi Lingbo Electronic Technology

Weber Drivetrain, a technology-driven EV startup for sustainability has announced a strategic Technology Transfer (TT) partnership with China-based Wuxi Lingbo Electronic Technology. Under this collaboration, Weber ...

Sona Comstar acquires 54pc stake in sensors, software company Novelic

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd. (Sona Comstar), one of the leading global providers of automotive technology solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire a 54% equity stake in Novelic, a Serbia-based company found...

Altair leads seed funding for Xscape Photonics with $10 Million investment

Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has invested $10 million in Xscape Photonics, a start-up that developed patented technology for photonic chips for ultrahigh-bandwid...

Indian Auto Component Industry grows 34.8pc in first-half of 2022-23

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing India’s auto component manufacturing industry has announced the findings of its Industry Performance Review for the first ha...

Cummins to unveil Destination Zero product range at Auto Expo 2023

Cummins Group in India, a leading power solutions technology provider, said it would present its Destination Zero decarbonisation strategy and product range at the 16th Auto Expo in the Indian capital New Delhi next...

HYM Drive Systems inaugurates manufacturing facility in Ludhiana

HYM Drive Systems, a joint venture between Hero Motors Ltd. and Yamaha Motors Co. (Japan), has inaugurated its plant at Hero E-Cycle Valley in Ludhiana. Pankaj Munjal, Chairman of Hero Motors Company, inaugurated th...

Two wheelers retail sales grow by 24pc in Nov 2022: FADA

According to Nov 2022 sales data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the Indian 2W segment showed a huge growth of 24% YoY but fell marginally by 0.9%, when compared to Nov’19, a pr...

Apollo Tyres inaugurates advanced R&D tyre testing facility

Apollo Tyres has inaugurated an advanced tyre testing facility, which is housed at its Global R&D Centre, Asia in Chennai, India. The new facility will help improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of product d...

Spark Minda inaugurates 28th plant in India

Minda Corporation Limited, the flagship company of Spark Minda inaugurated a state-of-the-art wiring harness plant in Chakan, Pune on December 6, 2022. The new greenfield facility takes the count of plants across th...

Lectrix EV plans 300 dealerships by mid-2023

Lectrix EV, the electric mobility arm of SAR Group, said that it will expand its network in India by adding 300 dealerships by mid-2023. The electric two-wheeler company, which started operations earlier this year, ...

Uber introduces new tech features, strengthens safety support

App based taxi service provider Uber has announced the launch of new and expanded technology-led safety features and strengthened customer support in India. The company that celebrates ‘standing for safety’ as its c...

Schaeffler Group inaugurates software technology centre in India

Schaeffler, leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, is expanding its software and electronics expertise. The company has inaugurated a new centre of competence in software development in Pu...

Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards announced

Mahindra & Mahindra has announced the winners of the inaugural edition of ‘Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards’.

Ultraviolette gets further funding from Qualcomm Ventures, Lingotto (Exor)

Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd., an innovator in sustainable mobility, has announced investments from Qualcomm Ventures and Lingotto to expand the Series D round.

Grupo Antolin opens Global Design and Business Services office in Pune

Spain based Grupo Antolin, a global supplier of technological solutions for car interiors, inaugurated its new state of the art Global Design and Business Services office in Pune.

Valeo produces 10 millionth front camera system at Wemding site in Germany

Valeo and Mobileye celebrated the production of Valeo’s 10 millionth front camera system containing Mobileye technology, at Valeo's site in Wemding in Germany (Bavaria).

BorgWarner produces 1,000,000th inverter, 13,500,000th viper power switch

BorgWarner, a global leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market, recently announced major milestones at two of its production facilities. Its Suzhou facility produced i...

Skoda Auto India marks new peaks with India as growth hub

Skoda Auto India celebrated the last quarter of 2022 with an international congregation in the picturesque backdrop of the Himalayas in Dehradun. The peak-to-peak drive showcased the achievements of the company and ...

Honda Cars India reaches 2 million production milestone in India

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that the company has reached the 2 million-unit milestone in cumulative production of Honda cars in India.

Lanxess, Kautex Textron develop safe battery enclosures for EVs

Technical plastics such as polyamide 6 offer numerous benefits for the design of battery enclosures for electric vehicles – in terms of sustainability, manufacturing costs, weight savings and economical functional i...

Filipino distributor Terrafirma Motors of Columbian Group inks deal with Hero MotoCorp

Philippines based Columbian Group of Companies, distributors of commercial and passenger vehicles will soon be assembling and distributing Hero MotoCorp motorcycles in Philippines. A partnership has been formed betw...

PM inaugurates DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the DefExpo22 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Gadkari launches pilot project on Flexi-Fuel Strong Hybrid EV

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched Toyota’s first of its kind pilot project on Flexi-Fuel Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicles (FFV-SHEV) in India which would run on 100% petrol as well...

Advik Hi-Tech, Nikki Co sign tech collaboration for CNG regulators

Advik Hi-Tech Private Limited (Advik) and Nikki Co. Ltd. have signed a Technology Collaboration for CNG regulators in their efforts to bring sustainable innovations in Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mobility solutions...

Honda leads in 2 wheeler sales; Ola emerges leader in e-2wheelers: FADA

According to the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the 2W segment is yet to show signs of any revival as it remains a drag by falling as much as -14% in retail sales for the month of September 20...

ASDC Annual Conclave emphasises on building a skilling ecosystem

Speakers and participants at the Annual Conclave of the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), the first Sector Skill Council of India, urged upon the need to reinvent people, places, and practices to embrace...

BorgWarner opens new plant in India

BorgWarner has inaugurated another plant in Thiruvallur District near Chennai, India, which provides extensive manufacturing, assembly and storage space. Having two sites operating in close proximity is expected to ...

PM highlights significance of mobility sector at 62nd SIAM Annual Convention

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex automobile industry body, organised its 62nd Annual Convention at New Delhi. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in his message highlighted the significa...

Kalyani Powertrain to drive growth at Bharat Forge

Kalyani Powertrain Limited (KPTL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Forge Ltd., is all set to drive the company’s vision for sustainable development, by investing in cutting-edge technologies. KPTL was founded i...

Schaeffler India flags off Repxpert Mobile Aftermarket Technical Training Van

Leading industrial and automotive supplier, Schaeffler India Limited announced the flag-off of the second leg of Repxpert Mobile Aftermarket Technical Training Van.

Delta emerges as a major player in e-mobility sector worldwide

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has emerged as a major player in the e-mobility sector worldwide. Over the last few years, as one of the prominent leaders in EV (electric vehicles) ...

Honda Amaze crosses 5 lakh cumulative sales milestone

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that its popular family sedan Honda Amaze has cumulatively sold 5 lakh units since its first introduction in 2013. The car, pres...

TVS SCS to train 2000 rural youth every year to be ‘employment ready’

TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), one of the largest and fastest growing supply chain solutions providers in India, announced the inauguration of its Training Academy at Oragadam, industrial corridor, near Chenn...

PM lays foundation stone for Suzuki electric vehicle battery plant

Maruti Suzuki India commenced the celebrations of ’40 years of Suzuki’s partnership with the people of India’. The commemorative ceremony at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat was graced by Prime Minister of India...

BLive partners with Elocity, Canada to boost EV charging network

BLive, India’s first multi-brand electric vehicle (EV) selling platform, and Elocity, a leading Canada-based pioneer in EV charging technology solutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on ...

Ultraviolette raises series D investment from European investor Exor Capital

Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd announced that it has raised a fresh round of capital from a fund managed by Exor Capital. This investment is part of an ongoing (Series D) round of funding, with Exor Capital as th...

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India nurtures Evnnovator

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) is nurturing Evnnovator, a startup that aims to transform the EV industry by providing a comprehensive EV charging experience to the end-users.

Mahindra inaugurates state-of-the-art EV design studio in UK

Mahindra& Mahindra formally inaugurated its new design centre of excellence in the UK, Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E), which will serve as the conceptual hotbed for the company’s portfolio of EV products.

JLR prepares for advanced electrified, connected future with new testing facility

Jaguar Land Rover, part of the Tata Motors Group, has taken another step towards a new era of electrification and connectivity by opening a facility to test the next generation of vehicles for electrical and radio ...

Mercedes-Benz R&D India gets Zinnov recognition for 2022

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has been announced as a Great Place to Innovate at the 13th edition of Zinnov Awards 2022. These annual awards recognise, honour, and celebrate the tech titans of...

Delta reaches 6,000 EV charger deployment milestone in India

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced it has cumulatively delivered over 6,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers to customers in India, a substantial milestone to foster the countr...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor , NSDC along with ASDC collaborate

Toyota Kirloskar Motor [TKM] announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) to enhance student skill w...

Vitesco Technologies inaugurates new Rs 240 cr Talegaon facility in Pune

Vitesco Technologies India Pvt Ltd, part of the Euros 8.3 billion Vitesco Technologies Group based in Regensburg, Germany and a leading international manufacturer of modern drive technologies and electrification sol...

Schaeffler India Inaugurates first aftermarket experience centre in Pune

Integrated automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler India has inaugurated its first aftermarket experience centre in Pune. The Aftermarket division of Schaeffler is responsible for the spare parts business of ...

UK investor BII, Mahindra to invest in new 4W passenger EV company

British International Investment (BII), the UK’s Development Finance Institution and impact investor and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) have executed a binding agreement to invest up to Rs. 1,925 crore each into a wholly...

Mahle develops superior continuous torque electric motor

Automotive supplier Mahle has developed the most durable electric motor available. The traction motor, which is unique on the market, can run indefinitely with high performance. A new cooling concept makes this tech...

Hero Electric rolls out e-scooters from Mahindra’s Pithampur plant

Hero Electric announced the rollout of its first batch of electric scooters from Mahindra Group’s Pithampur plant in Madhya Pradesh. Earlier this year, Hero Electric had announced its 5-year partnership with Mahindr...

Ralf Speth admitted as Fellow of The Royal Society

Professor Sir Ralf Speth, Chairman of TVS Motor Company has been admitted as a Fellow of The Royal Society. A celebratory occasion, the New Fellow Admissions Day ceremony for those elected in 2020 occurred on June 2...

Mecwin India to set up components manufacturing plant in Karnataka

Mecwin India, one of the fastest-growing EV startups in the country is going to invest Rs. 50 crore for setting up one of the largest manufacturing plants for EV motors and controllers in Karnataka.

Volvo Group launches green castings for engines globally from India

Volvo Group is committed to becoming a climate neutral company by 2040 and this includes its supply chain and global suppliers from India. As a key milestone in this journey, Volvo Group in India launched the first ...

Two-Wheeler Electrification in India: Challenges & Opportunities

India has the world’s largest and fastest growing two-wheeler market. It is the cheapest and quickest form of local travel. Forecasts peg the number of vehicles sold annually to reach 26.6 million units by 2025.

In a first, electric car Nexon EV from Tata Motors catches fire

A Tata Nexon electric car caught fire in Vasai area in Mumbai, Maharashtra late June 22, 2022. Incidentally, the Nexon EV is the highest selling electric car in India. Though in the recent past there have been sever...

BHTC inaugurates manufacturing facility and R&D centre in Pune

Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH (BHTC), a global technology leader in the field of Automotive Displays / HMI Solutions and climate control and thermal management, has announced the launch of its state of the art, full...

ASDC hosts Partners Forum for workforce upskilling in automotive industry

After two-year hiatus owing to the pandemic, the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), India's first sector skill council for automobile industry successfully organised skill-oriented brainstorming ASDC’s Pa...

Ellysium Automotives launches EVeium EV two-wheeler brand in India

Ellysium Automotives, the auto arm of United Arab Emirates based group company META4 Group, has announced the launch of its EV two-wheeler brand in India – EVeium.

iCreate launches EVangelise’22, India’s largest EV innovation challenge

iCreate (International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology) India's leading innovation-based start-up incubator announced the launch of EVangelise’22 - India’s largest EV innovation challenge, in partnership ...

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 emerges electric two wheeler champ, reveals FADA data

If there is one clear leader in the electric two wheeler space in India, it is Okinawa Autotech. According to retail sales data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealer Associations (FADA) for the month of Ma...

Two wheeler retail sales take a hit in May 2022, says FADA

Retail sales of two wheelers, primarily comprising of IC engine powered vehicles, slumped in the month of May 2022 as compared to May 2019.

Ellysium Automotives part ways with UK e mobility brand One Moto

Ellysium Automotives has announced revoking association with British automotive brand One Moto. The brand which was determined towards establishing a manufacturing unit in India in light of ‘Make in India’ mission d...

Mercedes-Benz India appoints Vyankatesh Kulkarni as ED, Head of Operations

Mercedes-Benz India announced the appointment of Vyankatesh Kulkarni as the Executive Director and Head of Operations, India, effective June 1, 2022.

Rahul Rajupalepu to lead Stellantis Global Digital Hub in India

Stellantis has named Rahul Rajupalepu as the new Head of its Global Digital Hub in India. He succeeds Karim Lalani, who has taken up a new role as the Chief Technology Officer - North America ICT and Digital within ...

Indian EV industry can leverage from Korea’s battery expertise

The Indian auto industry can leverage and partner with South Korea to develop the electrical vehicle (EV) market in India and through collaboration ,it can emerge as leaders for a large part of the world. This was s...

Marelli launches Wireless Distributed Battery Management System

Marelli, a leading global automotive supplier, has expanded its range of battery management technologies for electric vehicles with a new state-of-the-art Wireless Distributed Battery Management System (wBMS).

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...

Volkswagen, Mahindra to partner for MEB electric components in Chennai

Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) are exploring the use of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. Both parties announced that they have signed a partnering agreement to eval...

EVR Motors, Badve Group partner to manufacture electric motors for EVs

Badve Engineering Ltd, one of India’s leading Tier-1 automotive manufacturing companies for Indian and global OEMs, and Israeli startup EVR Motors have announced that they are forging a strategic commercial agreemen...

Dr. Lakshmi Venu takes over as Managing Director of Sundaram-Clayton

Dr. Lakshmi Venu has taken over as the Managing Director of Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), one of India’s leading auto components manufacturer at the board meeting held on May 6, 2022. Dr.Venu was the Joint Managin...

Sudarshan Venu elevated as Managing Director of TVS Motor Company

TVS Motor Company has announced at its board meeting the elevation of Sudarshan Venu as Managing Director of the company effective May 5, 2022.

BorgWarner secures global OEM business for Battery Management System

BorgWarner’s battery management system (BMS) has been selected by a leading global vehicle manufacturer to equip the entirety of its B-segment, C-segment and light commercial vehicle platforms. Initially, model year...

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.

Bhago Mobility Solutions acquires stake in Pastiche Energy Solutions

Bhago Mobility Solutions Private Limited (Bhago), the green energy vertical for Modern Automotive Limited (MAL) has announced its latest equity acquisition in Pastiche Energy Solutions (P) Ltd (Pastiche), one of the...

Skill-Lync students build full-scale in-house SUV Lyncer S1 prototype

Skill-Lync, an engineering ed-tech start-up, has announced that a team of 10 students and technical engineers have built a full-scale in-house SUV prototype called -Lyncer S1.

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...

5th generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class rolls out from Chakan plant

The 5th generation of C-Class commenced roll out from the Mercedes-Benz’s state-of-the-art production facility in Chakan, Pune.

Top management change at Isuzu Motors India

Isuzu Motors India has announced some key top level management changes. Wataru Nakano, General Manager, LCV Business Dept., at Isuzu Motors, Japan has taken over from Tsuguo Fukumura, as the President and Managing D...

Magenta deploys LEV AC EV chargers under Switch Delhi

Magenta, a leading EV charging company, successfully developed and installed Delhi's first LEV AC EV charger under the state government's plan, which allows for the construction of private EV chargers for a net cost...

Cummins India powers employee upskilling in collaboration with BITS Pilani

Cummins India, in collaboration with the Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) Division of BITS Pilani, is fostering a culture of continuous learning and upskilling amongst employees through bespoke learning pr...

Bridgestone India Inaugurates Institute for Mobility Solutions

Tyre major Bridgestone India has inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Mobility Solutions Institute in India. Through this state-of-the-art facility, the company aims to enable their various stakeholders, employees, deale...

Napino Group forges licensing agreement with EVR Motors

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd., India’s premier Tier 1 automotive component manufacturing company, has forged a commercial licensing agreement with EVR Motors, an Israeli start-up with a newly designed and patented ...

iVoomi Energy aims to onboard 150 channel partners by April 2022 end

iVoomi Energy, an electric two-wheeler manufacturer, announced its plans to create a significant value chain in the EV ecosystem by expanding its channel partner network and creating opportunities for co-creation. W...

Ultraviolette acquires Triloki for F77 e-motorcycle project

Ultraviolette, an electric two wheeler manufacturer has announced the acquisition of Triloki Smart Systems, a connected vehicle technology start-up, in a push towards scaling up its automotive intelligence platform ...

Yamaha Motor invests in Malbork, an EV service provider

Yamaha Motor Moto Business Service India (MBSI) announced its entry into the EV segment for 4 - wheeler asset management services by partnering with Malbork, a Bangalore based all electric sustainable energy powered...

Ultraviolette begins building F77 community ahead of launch

Ahead of the commercial launch of the F77 in H1 2022, Ultraviolette, an innovator in sustainable mobility, hosted its first community meet up in the company’s Bangalore HQ. This engagement was held with the aim of ...

MG Motor India partners with engineering colleges to bolster skill development

MG Motor India announced its plan to extend cars to select engineering colleges in Gujarat. This partnership will enhance technological skill sets in students under the MG Nurture initiative, thereby helping in brid...

ACMA Tech Summit focus on sustainability, tech & digitisation

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the apex body of the Indian auto component industry successfully hosted the seventh edition of the ACMA Atmanirbhar Excellence Awards & Technology Summit.

Diversity & Inclusion of Women in Automotive Industry

In fields inadvertently dominated by men, including the automotive industry, it has been argued that the sheer nature of science involved has kept women on the sidelines for ages

Neelanjan Banerjee new Global Head, Lubricant Additives Business, Lanxess

Neelanjan Banerjee will be taking over as the new Global Head of the Business Unit Lubricants Additives at Lanxess Corporation, USA effective July 1, 2022 after a brief work-in period.

Rahul Bajaj, the cowboy of Indian auto industry, is no more

Rahul Bajaj, the industrialist who minced no words in calling a spade a spade, is no more. He was the cowboy of Indian auto industry, who feared no one. Rahul Bajaj, who was ailing for some time, breathed his last o...

Spinny acquires AI-powered car connectivity solutions startup Scouto

Pre-owned car retailing platform Spinny has acquired a 100% stake in AI-powered connected car startup Scouto. The deal will mark one of the first consolidations in the AI-powered used car solutions segment where Spi...




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