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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

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

Schaeffler announces a platform for Indian engineering students

Leading industrial and automotive supplier, Schaeffler India Limited (BSE:505790, NSE:SCHAEFFLER) today announced the ‘Open Inspiration India’ program, a platform for design thinkers, inventors and researchers to showcase their innovative ideas and products focused on developing sustainable solutions for a better tomorrow. Over 114teams from multiple colleges across India participated in Round 1 of the Program,

Powerdown Australia becomes the third partner in Sabo Hema Automotive India

Powerdown Australia Private Limited has picked one-third equity in the Indo-Italian joint Venture Sabo Hema Automotive India Pvt Ltd, the manufacturer of Shock Absorbers and Suspension components. “Since the establishment of a three-year-long working relationship between Sabo Hema and Powerdown, we collectively have developed and supplied a range of products that have been manufactured to

Bosch Ups Localisation Drive For Electrified Portfolio

At the Bosch Technology Exposition 2018 the company has announced its plans to significantly increase the extent of localization of its electrified portfolio in India. The company is showcasing its latest mobility solutions for the Indian market at the event held on the occasion of Auto Expo India in New Delhi, February 7-10, 2018. The company will

Continental, NVIDIA to produce ‘computer on wheels’ by 2021

Continental and NVIDIA have partnered to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, by 2021. The partnership will enable the development of AI computer systems that scale from automated Level 2 features through full Level 5 self-driving capabilities, where the vehicle has no steering wheel or pedals. Dedicated engineering

Continental crosses landmark; produces 100 million MAPPS

The Dortmund facility of Continental has produced 100 millionth magnetic passive position sensor (MAPPS). Developed in 1995-96, this has been producing in Dortmund since 2001. The MAPPS is a central element in high-quality systems for gaging the fill level in the fuel tank. Almost all premium manufacturers use the sensor and the annual demand is

Infra push in Budget 2018 will help the Indian auto sector: Experts

Though there is no specific mention about the automobile industry in the Indian budget, presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1, 2018, the sector is poised to benefit from the government’s strong focus on boosting infrastructure and connectivity, experts point out. While high tax (GST) on the Electric Vehicle (EV) components still

Pricol, Dongguan Shenpeng Electronics ink partnership

Automotive components manufacturer Pricol Limited has signed an exclusive partnership with Dongguan Shenpeng Electronics Company Limited for introducing Electric Water Pumps in Indian Market. Dongguan Shenpeng Electronics is a major Automotive OEM supplier for Electric Coolant Pump. The cooling solutions portfolio will include secondary cooling systems for reducing the engine load and optimising the fuel

Indian Defence Ministry receives Aeromuscle tyre from MRF

MRF Limited Chairman K M Mammen handed over the Indigenously developed Aeromuscle Tyre for the IAF Sukhoi to the Indian Air Force. MRF is the largest manufacturer of tyres in India and the 14th largest manufacturer in the world. The tyre has been handed over in the presence of Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the