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...

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.

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...

Tata Motors signs MoU for potential acquisition of Ford India Sanand plant

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited (TPEML), a subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd, and Ford India Private Limited (FIPL), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Gujarat (GoG) for the ...

MG Motor Halol plant to roll-out ZS electric vehicle 2022 soon

MG Motor's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Halol - Gujarat, will roll-out soon-to-be-launched ZS EV 2022 which mirrors MG's global U.K design cues. The new ZS EV brings to passengers best in class comfort...

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...

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...

MG Motor India collaborates with Attero for EV battery recycling

MG Motor has entered into collaboration with Attero to recycle EV batteries in India. MG Motor India, in partnership with Attero, is on a mission to create a circular and sustainable EV economy in India. In doing so...

Napino Group partners with Kerdea Technologies Inc. for O2 sensor

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd, a leading automotive component designing & manufacturing company, has announced partnership with Kerdea Technologies Inc. a US based company with proprietary O2 Sensor (resistive techn...

Skoda Auto India begins production of the new Kodiaq

Skoda Auto announced the start of production for the new Kodiaq at its manufacturing facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

Ford technicians using TeamViewer frontline augmented reality

TeamViewer, a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalisation solutions, announced that Ford Motor Company is using TeamViewer’s Frontline solution to add augmented reality (AR) “See What...

Godrej & Boyce introduces e-switch technology for general purpose motors

Godrej& Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group announced that its business Godrej Lawkim Motors has launched the electronic switch (E-Switch) technology for its range of general-purpose motors. This will re...

CESL signs agreements for over 30,000 e-vehicles with Goa, Kerala

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a 100% subsidiary of Indian government owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has forged key partnerships on World Environment Day in an effort to further the deploy...

Indian auto industry covid-19 relief: Part 4

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India recently requested Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India and Paytm Founder & CEO V...

Oxygen, medical help pour in from Indian auto companies among shut downs

The Indian auto industry is going all out to help the country in production of oxygen, even as it is grappling with woes at its own end. India Yamaha Motor (IYM) is among the companies that have decided to suspend m...

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....

TVS Motor Company appoints Timothy Prentice as Vice President – Design

TVS Motor Company has appointed Timothy (Tim) Prentice as Vice President – Design at TVS Motor Company. Tim is among the most acclaimed motorcycle designers globally, with significant motorcycle design milestones an...

Union Budget 2021-22: There is a buzz in the Electric Vehicle Space

The Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Nirmala Sitharaman may not have given a single sop to the electric vehicle industry but those in this electric vehicle space are upbeat over the indirect measures in the Union B...

UNION BUDGET 2021-22 & INDIAN AUTO INDUSTRY

The Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance may have got a standing ovation from the punters of the Indian stock market, but for the Indian auto industry, the direct benefits ...

Electric two wheelers witness tepid growth despite Govt subsidy, says ICRA Survey

The demand and volumes of electric two wheelers (e-2Ws) have witnessed a very lackadaisical growth in recent years and despite the government’s thrust on adoption of electric vehicles (EV).

Tata Motors, Bridgestone, Hyundai, Okinawa, Nissan, JK Tyre reopen plants

In this latest round of resumption of plant operations and other activities, Indian auto companies in the news include Tata Motors, Honda Cars India, Bridgestone India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Hero MotoCorp, Hyundai...

CK Birla owned NEI acquires Kinex Bearings in Europe

National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), part of the USD 2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group, announced the acquisition of Kinex Bearings through its wholly owned European subsidiary. Kinex Bearings is an inter...

Hyundai, Kia debut virtual reality design evaluation system

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have debuted a new virtual reality (VR) design evaluation system at the brands’ global design headquarters. The new system, introduced to the Namyang Research and Dev...

From candle light to digital light, automotive lighting with Mercedes-Benz

Believe it or not, in 1886 the world’s first cars were equipped with candle lights. More than a century later, modern cars of today are equipped with digital lights. Mercedes-Benz takes you through this journey of t...

MulticoreWare, Uhnder to help accelerate automotive radar development

MulticoreWare Inc. has collaborated with Uhnder to help drive both software and hardware development of Uhnder’s radar technology.

Hyundai, WayRay unveil next-generation visual technology

Hyundai Motor Group, in collaboration with Swiss deep-tech startup company WayRay AG, unveiled the world’s first Holographic Augmented Reality (AR) Navigation System equipped in the Genesis G80 at CES 2019.

Magneti Marelli exhibits highly integrated lighting, electronics solutions

Magneti Marelli showcase its high-tech offerings at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The company aims to address the needs of autonomous driving and connectivity with a wide range of smart, streamlined and highly integrated l...

NVIDIA Introduces DRIVE AutoPilot at CES 2019

NVIDIA announced the world’s first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving ve...

Nissan to unveil Invisible-to-Visible technology concept at CES, Las Vegas

At the upcoming CES trade show in Las Vegas, USA, Nissan will unveil its future vision for a vehicle that helps drivers “see the invisible” by merging both real and virtual worlds, creating the ultimate connected-ca...

Bosch India strengthens its smart solutions portfolio beyond mobility

Bosch, a leading supplier of technology and services, is boosting its beyond mobility business with smart solutions based on growing infrastructure and consumer demand.

Hyundai invests into Swiss tech startup WayRay AG

Hyundai Motor Company has announced a new strategic investment into Swiss deep-tech startup WayRay AG to expedite the development of holographic augmented reality (AR) navigation system for future vehicles, aiming t...

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 ...

Ford rolls out exoskeleton wearable technology globally

Imagine lifting a bag of flour or a watermelon over your head up to 4,600 times a day as part of your job – that is similar to what some Ford employees do every day as they work to build vehicles around the world. R...

Alexander Klotz is new Head of Continental Technical Centre India

Technology company Continental has appointed Alexander Klotz as the new head of their Technical Centre India (TCI). Klotz will be instrumental in taking TCI to its next level of growth, as a trusted partner augmenti...

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...

Hero Motocorp surpasses record 7 million unit sales in calendar year 2017

Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, capped-off the calendar year (January-December 2017) with yet another global benchmark, surpassing the landmark seven million units in cumulative sal...

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...

Continental Head-Up Display with DMD Technology goes into production

Automotive manufacturer Lincoln Motor Company, a division of Ford Motor Company is, for the first time, putting into production Continental’s head-up display with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology to allow...

Sona BLW expands its Hungary manufacturing facility

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited (SBPFL), part of the USD 500-million Sona Group, is augmenting its operations in Hungary. Besides this facility in Hungary, Sona BLW is present across two more locations globally ...

CES 2017 50th Anniversary: A wrap up

No one could have ever imagined that a consumer electronics show would one day put to shame a hard core automobile show with its display of new cars and technologies. Well, with cars today stuffed with loads of elec...

Panasonic next-generation Augmented Reality Head-Up Display

Panasonic has revealed its next-generation vehicle display system – technology that allows drivers to keep their eyes on the road and stay informed like never before

Panasonic presents vision for autonomous cabin of future

Panasonic has revealed an exciting new concept that points the way to how the autonomous car will fit in with the lives of regular consumers. Unveiled on January 6, 2017 at CES 2017 in Las Vegas,

BMW i pilots augmented reality product visualiser powered by Tango

BMW i is the first automotive brand in the world to offer customers an interactive, 3-D augmented reality experience of their products in a pilot programme which is being rolled-out from January 5, 2017.

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...

Uno Minda acquires global lighting business of Europe based Rinder Group

Automobile components manufacturer Minda Industries Ltd announced an acquisition of the global lighting business of Spain based Rinder Group that manufactures automotive lamps- head lamp, tail lamps and small lamps....

ACMA’s summit focuses on ‘Make Quality & Technology in India’

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the apex body representing the Indian auto component Industry organised the New Delhi Automotive Summit 2016 on the theme “Make Quality & Technology in Indi...

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...

Swarm Intelligence: Continental tests the connected vehicle

Technology company Continental presented the first set of driving test results for the connected, dynamic electronic horizon (eHorizon). For vehicles it is becoming increasingly important to know what lies ahead, an...

Bosch sensors: Changing lives for the better

Although they are only as small as a pin head, they are changing everyday life in many fields: tiny Bosch micromechanical sensors. In fitness wristbands, they measure physical activity and help people achieve better...

Hero MotoCorp sets up global facility in Colombia, a first for the company

Leading Indian motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL) set a historic milestone with its ‘first’ global manufacturing facility, at Villa Rica, in Colombia going operational, on September 8, 2015.

SPECIAL REPORT ON INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: An Un-Tyre-ing Journey

The Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry today has a few reasons to smile and a few reasons to frown. On the one hand, after a lull in the industry while the demand for tyres in 2015-16 is seeing a growth coupled wi...

JK Tyre premium range of SUV tyres- Ranger

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, pioneers of radial tyres in India, launched its exclusive range of highly advanced multi-terrain tyres- Ranger in Panaji, Goa. With the Ranger series, JK Tyre aims to augment its presence i...

South India Special Part 1: Tamil Nadu

Five states comprising Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and the newly formed state of Telangana make up South India. Among these, it’s Tamil Nadu that is way ahead when it comes to its contribution to t...

At Audi, the destiny of the plant is in your hands!

In the Audi Production Lab, production planners of the premium manufacturer are working together with experts from various departments of the company on innovative technologies for the production processes of the fu...

Aspada invests an initial USD $3.3 Million in EM3 AgriServices

Agricultural activities in the country will get an indirect boost with the decision of Aspada Investment Company to invest Rs 20 crore ($3.3 Million) in Delhi-based EM3 AgriServices Pvt Ltd. EM3 provides a full rang...

Bosch Chairman connects lives with humour and meaning at CIS 2015

Dr. Werner Struth, Chairman, Robert Bosch LLC and Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH combined these attributes at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) t...

Continental’s ‘Power of intelligent mobility’ at CES 2015

At the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas, Continental is highlighting how automotive electronics benefit from connecting the vehicle to the cloud under the company’s exhibition theme, “the power of intelli...

Mercedes-Benz 2nd R&D facility in Whitefield, Bangalore

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has inaugurated its second dedicated facility at Whitefield, Bangalore on December 9, 2014. The facility is spread across an area of 266,000 sqft with capacity of...

Land Rover global partnership with Virgin Galactic

Tata Motors owned Land Rover, the UK based manufacturer of sturdy SUVs and a brand synonymous with adventure, has entered into a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial space line, ...

Land Rover developing an ‘Invisible’ car tech

We have all heard of the Invisible Man. Now we have an invisible car. Well not completely but pioneering technology is being developed to give Land Rover drivers a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the f...

Bosch brings the internet into the car

Around 20 years ago, the internet revolutionised the world when it allowed humans to communicate and learn at a level never imagined before. Now the same internet will revolutionise the car. Bosch is leading this mi...

Ford India expands sales & service footprint

Ford India has augmented its sales and service network across India. The newly inaugurated facilities comprise of several 3S (Sales, Service and Spares), Sales Only, Service Only, Extended Sales and Service Outlets ...

New Bosch R&D centre : Plans Rs 1200 cr investment

New Bosch R&D centre inaugurated: Plans Rs 1200 cr investment Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, has inaugurated a Research & Technology Centre in India and announced a planned investment ...

Sumit Sawhney new Country CEO, MD, Renault India

Renault SAS, France has announced the appointment of. Sumit Sawhney as Country CEO and Managing Director for Renault Group operations in India. Sumit takes over from Marc Nassif, who moves to a global assignment wit...

Interview with Dinesh Tyagi, Director, International Centre for Automotive Technology (iCAT)

In the next five years, we should be looking at revenue of close to 150 crore. By that time, we will be able to ramp up our headcount to over 400. Within a distance of 7km from iCAT, we will be establishing another...

Interview with Rakesh Batra, National Leader, Automotive Sector, Ernst & Young LLP

Interview with Rakesh Batra, National Leader, Automotive Sector, Ernst & Young LLP

Interview with T.R. Kesavan, President, Tractors Manufacturers Association

Whether it is Tafe or Mahindra or any other company, what we are really trying to uncover is the unspoken nature of the farmer where they may have a small acreage. And they will do what we call as ‘very low tillage’...

BMW Financial Services hikes investment in India

The BMW Group has increased its investment in BMW Financial Services India to 5.3 billion Indian Rup

Ford opens record outlets in one day

Ford India has inaugurated 45 new sales and service outlets in 35 locations across the country, an u

Bosch India to invest Rs.2,200 crores in 2012-13

Reinforcing its commitment to the Indian market, the Bosch Group in India - a leading manufacturer

HM to roll out new products during this fiscal

HM to roll out new products during this fiscal

Royal Enfield to set up its 2nd plant in Chennai

Royal Enfield, which has undertaken to expand its current production capacity owing to the growing

Bosch Electrical Drives India’s new unit in TN

Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Ltd., a joint venture with Igarashi Motors India Pvt. Ltd, is

TMETC partners with WMG to augment its tech base

The UK’s technology base was given a major boost when Tata Motors’ European Technical Centre (TMETC)

VW signs agreement to produce vehicles in Malaysia

The Volkswagen Group is gradually expanding its activities in Southeast Asia under its Strategy 2018

Volvo Buses India buys out its JV partner’s stake

Volvo Buses announces the 100 pc buyout of Azad Group share, its JV partner since 2008




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