Magna, Lyft tie-up complete public road testing

The collaboration between Magna and Lyft has achieved several milestones including the completion of public road testing. The testing included a public autonomous ride-sharing pilot with Level 5 vehicles for Lyft employees. This road test travelled the route between the Level 5 facility in Palo Alto and a Caltrain Station in Northern California. The real-time mapping scenarios and data leveraged during this […]

ERM Advanced Telematics targets car sharing market

Automotive technology vendor ERM Advanced Telematics is expanding its efforts to penetrate the global car sharing market. The company’s devices are already installed in thousands of shared cars in India and Israel. The company’s technologies and products are sold in more than 65 countries worldwide. Founded in 1985, ERM Advanced Telematics is headquartered in Israel and operates […]

Tata Motors showcases advanced solutions for e-Commerce Industry

Tata Motors has displayed a complete range of 13 fully built, ready to use vehicles, in a first-ever end-to-end experiential expo for the e-Commerce Industry in Devi Lal Stadium, Gurgaon, India. These vehicles can meet every single application cutting across hub-to-hub-to-spoke transportation and the end-to-end delivery requirements. The company also displayed some of the bestselling variants […]

Dana enhances electromobility capabilities by acquiring SME Group

Dana Incorporated has completed the acquisition of the SME Group, headquartered in Arzignano, Italy, which designs, engineers, and manufactures low-voltage AC induction and synchronous reluctance motors, inverters, and controls for a wide range of off-highway electric vehicle applications, including material handling, agriculture, construction, and automated guided vehicles. The addition of SME’s low-voltage motors and inverters, […]

‘Type Approval Norms biggest challenge to shift to cleaner fuels in India’

Suyash Gupta, Director General, Indian Auto LPG Coalition has observed that India faces an uphill task for widespread adoption of cleaner fuels, primarily on account of an archaic and hugely detrimental MoRTH Type approval norm. The norm has encouraged illegal operators to thrive and acts as a severe deterrent for credible players. Indian Auto LPG Coalition (IAC) is the nodal body […]

WABCO to supply next-gen AMT control technology to Daimler

WABCO Holdings will supply its next-generation automated manual transmission (AMT) control technology to Daimler, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle producers. The company will develop and introduce its next-generation AMT control technology into Daimler‘s global truck and bus series production. With a lighter-weight, robust and more compact design, WABCO’s new gearbox control unit reduces noise […]

Continental to make more Airbag Control Units in India

Keeping its commitment to Vision Zero, a world with zero road crashes, zero fatalities, and zero injuries,  Continental has added a new assembly line to manufacture airbag control units (ACUs) at its Central Electronics Plant in Bangalore. Dr Bernhard Klumpp, Head of Continental’s Passive Safety & Sensorics business unit, remarked: “The adoption of safety technologies […]

Looking Ahead Conclave by SIAM held

The speakers at the 13th SIAM Looking Ahead Conclave said that factors like low-interest rate, benign inflation, moderation in oil prices are likely to be supportive for consumer demand. However, the economy may face major headwind due to certain domestic and global developments. N Raja, Chairman, SIAM Economic Research Group & Deputy Managing Director, Toyota […]