Mercedes-Benz hosts first Sustainability Dialogue in India

Mercedes-Benz hosted the first edition of its Sustainability Dialogue in India. The 2023 edition of the dialogue focused on ‘Sustainable Mobility – Accelerating Towards a Green, Inclusive and Safe Future’ to emphasi...

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 ...

PM inaugurates DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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

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...

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 ...

Lanxess makes Siemens a Global Alliance Partner

Lanxess is securing strong support on its growth path and intensifying its long-standing cooperation with Siemens. The companies have now signed a contract for the procurement of technical goods for the global produ...

Tata Motors to deliver 3,500 XPRES T EVs to BluSmart Mobility

Tata Motors has signed an MOU with BluSmart Mobility for expanding their all-electric fleet multi-fold across Delhi NCR, and for the same, the company has bagged a contract to supply 3,500 XPRES T EVs.

Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric by 2030

Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating to...

Tata Technologies, GKN Automotive join forces

Tata Technologies, a global engineering and product development digital services company, and GKN Automotive, a global leader in driveline systems and advanced ePowertrain technologies, announced the opening of an a...

Lanxess polyamide 6 comes handy in making hybrid vehicle bolster

Thermoplastics with easy-flowing properties are usually somewhat more expensive than comparable standard materials; however, they offer advantages that ultimately pay off in terms of processing, production costs and...

STELLANTIS is the new group name post merger of FCA, Groupe PSA

As both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Peugeot S.A. ("Groupe PSA") move towards the completion of their 50:50 merger as defined in the Combination Agreement announced on December 18, 2019, the two companies have...

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 ...

Star rating to help consumers buy tyres that save fuel

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

Groupe PSA, FCA to merge into Euros 170 billion auto behemoth

Barely five months after rejecting French auto major Groupe Renault as its bed partner, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has hopped back into the bed with another French automobile major – Groupe Peugeot S.A. Accordi...

200 units of Tata Hexa for Bangladesh Army

Tata Motors has won an order for supplying over 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV in Bangladesh. The company has won this prestigious order from Bangladesh Army.

Jaguar Land Rover, BMW Group announce collaboration for next gen electrification technology

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group have confirmed they are joining forces to develop next generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs) in a move that will support the advancement of electrification technologies, a central pa...

ICAT geared up to boost electric mobility through testing services

As India moves towards adopting complete electric mobility by 2030, the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), located in Manesar, in the northern automotive hub of India, have begun to offer testing...

Mahindra and Ford set to develop a compact SUV

Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company have taken the next step in strengthening their ongoing strategic alliance in India with a definitive agreement to co-develop a midsize sports utility vehicle (SUV). Under the n...

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...

Harley-Davidson celebrates 10 year anniversary in India

Harley-Davidson is celebrating 10 years in India. It was 10 years ago that the brand established a subsidiary in India, enabling thousands of Indian riders to fulfil their dreams of personal freedom.

NSDC signs MoU with Renault-Nissan Alliance in India to upskill workforce

In line with the strategy for India, Renault-Nissan Alliance India has signed a memorandum of understanding with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train its workforce in the Alliance plant in Chennai ...

Kia Motors India, AP Govt sign MoU to drive future eco mobility

Kia Motors India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state of Andhra Pradesh to collaborate on the ‘Partnership for Future Eco Mobility’, The partnership reinforces Kia’s commitment to support th...

Skoda Auto India inaugurates solar power gen project

Skoda Auto India inaugurated an advanced Solar Power Generation Project at its manufacturing facility in Aurangabad. The solar project has a capacity of 980 KW. This unique car port structure will cover 30 per cent ...

Twenty Two Motors and KYMCO join forces to make future of EVs better in India

Indian electric vehicle manufacturer Twenty Two Motors and KYMCO, a Taiwanese two wheeler manufacturer announced their partnership in India enabling them to share knowledge, technology and expertise to create premi...

Sundaram-Clayton inaugurates new foundry in Chennai

Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. (SCL), a member of the TVS Group, inaugurated its new foundry at Oragadam, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. The new facility was inaugurated by Young Key Koo, Managing Director and CEO of Hyundai M...

Honda 2Wheelers increases capacity to 7 million units annually

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd has announced that it will expand the annual production capacity of its 4th two-wheeler production plant. Honda 2Wheeler’s fourth production plant is located at Vithalapur a...

Mumbai Police inducts195 Mahindra TUV300 in fleet

Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra, flagged off Mahindra TUV300s from the Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office at Fort, Mumbai. These TUV300s are part of the 195 TUV300 vehicle that have bee...

Audi and Hyundai plan to develop fuel cell technology

Audi AG and Hyundai Motor Group are driving the development of fuel cell technology. The two companies plan to cross-license patents and grant access to non-competitive components. The agreement is currently subject...

Tata Motors signs MoU with Maharashtra to promote e-mobility in State

As part of the World Environment Day celebrations, Tata Motors signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Maharashtra for deployment of 1000 Electric Vehicles (EV) across its range of p...

Makino Automotive, RK Takasago launch hi-performance motorcycle chain

Makino Automotive and RK Takasago launched a new motorcycle chain that promises high endurance, safety, durability and performance to the 2-wheeler automobiles in India. The announcement comes closely after the two ...

Advanced Rider Assistance Systems for Ducati bikes

When it comes to safety, motorcycle maker Ducati has always been at the forefront. Ducati is the only motorcycle manufacturer world-wide to have a vehicle able to interact with the jacket integrated D|air system, an...

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...

Force Motors ties up with Rolls Royce Power Systems

Leading commercial vehicle and engine manufacturer and Abhay Firodia controlled Force Motors has entered into a non-binding term sheet with Rolls Royce Power System AG (R-RPS) to form an Indian joint venture company...

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.

BorgWarner’s HVH motor technology electrifies Scania Hybrid Bus

BorgWarner continues to drive electrification into the commercial vehicle market segment with its powerful High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors. The advanced and highly efficient technology propels Scania’...

FCA to join BMW Group, Intel, Mobileye to develop autonomous driving platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world le...

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...

ExxonMobil participates as a technical partner at CII energy meet

ExxonMobil Lubricants Private Limited participated as a technical partner at Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) third edition of workshops with industry associations and technical discussions with Accredited E...

Lexus Kinetic seat concept world premiere at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Lexus has announced it will debut the Kinetic Seat Concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show that begins at the end of this month, as a standalone display.

Volvo Cars, Uber to develop autonomous driving cars; Rs 2004 cr project

Volvo Cars and Uber are to join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving cars. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles that will be abl...

Lanxess polyamide 6 for the engine oil pan of a six-cylinder boxer engine

The trend of manufacturing engine oil pans from plastic instead of metals such as aluminum is continuing to gain ground. For historical reasons, the plastic of choice to date has almost always been polyamide 6.6. Ho...

Sharad Agarwal appointed as Head of Lamborghini India

Sharad Agarwal, previously the Head of Field Forces for Audi India, has now been appointed as the Head of Lamborghini India with immediate effect. As the Head of Lamborghini India, his role is to drive the entire sp...

Tata Motors tie-up to make armed vehicles for the Indian Army

Tata Motors has announced its strategic partnership with Bharat Forge Limited and General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) in the defence segment. Tata will be building Future Infantry Combat Vehicles (FICV) for the Ind...

BAE Systems down-selects Mahindra for proposed defence equipment

BAE Systems has down-selected Mahindra as its business partner for the proposed in-country Assembly, Integration & Test (AIT) facility for the M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer. Mahindra Aerospace and Defence Sector h...

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...

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...

CEAT and Pirelli collaborate to distribute premium motorcycle tyres in India

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

Medical gloves for improved ergonomics in production at Audi

Gloves too play an important role in ensuring good health among workers, especially those employed in car factories. Audi’s Production division is improving ergonomics as well as health and safety in its factories. ...

ContiTech develops world’s first polyamide strut mount for passenger car chassis

Move over heavy metal! With cars becoming more and more lighter and fuel efficient, ContiTech Vibration Control – the strut mount specialist based in Hanover in Germany – has developed a strut mount in which fibergl...

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...

BMW Financial Services invests Rs 110 crore additional in India

The BMW Group has increased its investment in BMW Financial Services India to Rs 640 crore(€ 98 million) in 2015 from Rs 530 crore (€ 80 million) in 2012. BMW Group launched BMW Financial Services India on October 5...

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...

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...

Jaguar Land Rover India has a new parts distribution centre

Jaguar Land Rover India, part of Tata Motors, has opened a new Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) for the country, in Bhiwandi, near Mumbai. This state-of-the-art facility, spread over 70,000 square feet, will have reg...

Interview with Jacques Esculier, Chairman & CEO,  WABCO Holdings Inc.

The braking systems, including the Anti-Lock Braking Systems that will be mandated by the Indian government by the end of this year will be a major contributor to road safety, says Wabco chief

TVS Srichakra unveils new brand identity, logo

TVS Srichakra Ltd, a leading manufacturer and exporters of two and three wheeler tyres and Off-Road Tyres in India, unveiled its new brand identity and logo at a press conference in Chennai. Embarking into the n...

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...

Interview with Darren Cox, Director, Global Motorsport, Nissan

What’s interesting is that we were talking about the road safety activity that Nissan India do, and also something similar in China, they use simulators. It’s not as advanced as Gran Turismo, but it’s to teach peopl...

Interview with Sri Krishnan, Vice President, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd.

Interview with Sri Krishnan, Vice President, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd.

GE Honda Aero Engines delivers first HF120 engines

GE Honda Aero Engines has reached a major milestone with the delivery of the first shipset of HF120 production engines to Honda Aircraft Company. "The delivery of these first set of engines is a significant mileston...

Duster production reaches 1m mark in 4 years

India is definitely part of the Duster big success as it completes one million vehicles produced globally. The vehicle is currently available in more than 100 countries, branded either as a Renault or a Dacia. Renau...

A 7,900 tonne stamping machine at JLR plant in UK

Jaguar Land Rover, a Tata Motors owned company based in the UK and a leading manufacturer of premium vehicles has invested £45m (Rs 455 crore approx.) in a new state-of-the-art servo press line at its Halewood Opera...

Interview with Viswanath S, Director, TE Connectivity India

TE Connectivity is the world’s largest passive electronic component manufacturer. We manufacture connectors which are used across a variety of applications wherever there is power and signal. We also have relays, se...

Renault, Caterham decide to join forces

Renault and Caterham Group have announced their decision to join forces in pursuit of a common proje

David brown Bharat Forge opens new unit in Hosur

The David Brown- Bharat Forge, the Indian joint venture between leading global gearing expert David

Tata Motors delivers 5 MPVs to Jharkhand cops

Tata Motors has delivered 5 Mine Protected Vehicles (MPV) to the Jharkhand Police force, to bolster

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

Interview with Rajesh Poddar, Director-Business Development, Paracoat Products Limited

we do have plans to bring in new concept vehicles in India, which include bigger ambulances, bigger caravans, Our collaborators in Japan has got a design bearing two bedrooms and a living room in a bus. So those thi...

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

Defence minister inaugurates Defexpo-2012

Showcasing the country's military prowess and the nation's emergence as an attractive destination fo

AMW displays military vehicles at Defence Expo '12

Asia Motor Works (AMW) unveiled its new range of military vehicles called ‘AMW Defence’ at the 6th I

Tata Motors displays Anti-Terrorist combat vehicle

Tata Motors has showcased a new Micro Bullet-Proof Vehicle (MBPV) at Defexpo India 2012, a highly m

Mercedes-Benz India launches city bus

After its successful entry into long-distance inter city bus segment, with the introduction of the 2

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

BMW, Toyota collaborate on eco-friendly tech

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

NNG announces India office opening

With India currently experiencing a navigation boom with more and more drivers starting to use

GKN Driveline new  precision forging facility

GKN Driveline opened a new precision forging facility at Oragadam near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

Ford India breaks ground on new site in Gujarat

Ford India broke ground for its new, state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility in Sanand

DLSI presents its MPV-I to Jharkhand Police

Brig Khutub Hai, MD & CEO, Defence Land Systems India (DLSI), handed over the keys of the Company’s

‘Namaste Gujarat’: Ford India to invest Rs 4000 cr

Ford Motor Company announced it will build an integrated manufacturing facility in Gujarat

Ashok Leyland and Nissan roll out Dost

The Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok Leyland and Nissan Motor Company have rolled out Dost

Interview with Amit Gossain, Vice President—Marketing and Business Development, JCB India Ltd.

We are obviously very large in the backhoe segment. Our heavyline manufacturing plant was set up in 2006-07. So if you look at it from that perspective, we are growing year-on-year and have expanded our product rang...

Ford India announces U.S. $72m investment

Ford India announces U.S. $72m investment to increase engine plant output

Ford India engine plant rolls out 1,00,000th Engin

Ford India engine plant rolls out 1,00,000th Engine

BharatBenz trucks rolls out in India

BharatBenz trucks rolls out in India

Automobiles welcome 2011 with EM compatibility tag

Beginning 2011 new automobile models to hit the roads in India will have to comply with EMC norms

ŠkodaAuto India rolls out 1,00,001st car

Skoda India has rolled out the 1,00,001st car from its plant at Aurangabad

Mahindras finally get cosy with SsangYong

MUMBAI: For the Mahindras, it’s yet another feather in its cap. Going the Tata way of acquiring auto

Ashok Leyland - Nissan JV on schedule

CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU):The Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok Leyland and Nissan Motor Company have announc




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