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Continental expands Hungarian footprint

Continental expands Hungarian footprint

Continental will set up an automotive electronics production plant in Debrecen, Hungary with an investment of 100 million euros. The groundbreaking event will be held in the third quarter of 2018 and is expected to create 450 new jobs. Continental currently has six plants and a tire sales and logistic centre in the country. “With

3M Offers Mobility Solutions For Road Safety

By Pramod Thomas: Global innovations company 3M has launched in India Smart Variable Messaging Signs, a new smart mobility platform. These signs are designed to provide real-time, contextual and automated information to motorists in a simple and useful form. Information on traffic congestion and air quality, best routes, and warnings on emergency and road safety

Framework installation held for Kia Motors’ first plant in India

The framework installation for the first plant of Kia Motors in India was held in the Anantpur district, Andhra Pradesh on February 22, 2018. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was present at the function. The new plant will be situated in an area of 23 million sqft and would provide about 3,000 jobs

Mercedes-Benz Factory 56 to redefine ‘car manufacturing’

The foundation stone for Mercedes-Benz’s ‘Factory 56’, the world’s most modern car production, has been laid in Sindelfingen, Germany. Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Minister of Economics, Work and Housing Construction of Baden-Württemberg, Dr. Bernd Vöhringer, Lord Mayor of the City of Sindelfingen,

Maxion Wheels Breaks Ground for New Plant In Pune

World’s largest wheel manufacturer Maxion Wheels today held a ground breaking ceremony for its  first manufacturing plant in Khed, near Pune. The plant, spreads  25,000 square meters, will make passenger car aluminum wheels. It will produce low pressure die cast aluminum wheels with a high and wheel finish. During his ceremonial speech, Maxion Wheels’ Chief

Tata Motors opens new CV dealership at Nashik, India

Tata Motors has opened its 22nd commercial vehicle dealership in Maharashtra, India through Ujwal Automotives at Nashik. Located on Mumbai Agra highway in 41,000 sqft area, the new 3S facility’s after-sales service arrangement has a capacity to cater to 36 vehicles a day. Ashish Kishor Patil, Managing Director, Ujwal Automotives, Girish Wagh, President, Commercial Vehicle

Federal-Mogul Motorparts offers more products in India

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, has launched the Goetze engine oil and Champion glow plugs in the Indian market, and thus expanded its product offerings in the country. Federal-Mogul LLC is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light,

India may soon scrap over 15 years old vehicles: Minister

India may soon scrap vehicles which are over 15 years old. Indian Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the proposed vehicle scrapping policy is almost ready and soon vehicles older than 15 years could be scrapped, news agency IANS has reported. The scrapping policy is being prepared along with Niti