Focus On Skills, Innovation

In an exclusive interaction with AutoParts Asia, Parakramsinh G. Jadeja, President, IMTMA, said as president his priority was skill development and innovation through R &D in the context of the need for working in a very flexible manufacturing system.  The excerpts:: Q: As President what is your immediate priority? Jadeja: The immediate priorityfor the next […]

Automation makes automotive industry safer

Established in1966 by the Union Ministry of Labour as an independent, voluntary, non-political society, National Safety Council of India, has wide range of activities like awareness campaigns, education and training. In an exclusive interview to T Murrali of AutoParts Asia, V B Sant, Director General of the Council, explained its various activities for safety. Edited […]

IMI Sets Skill Training Standards Globally, Walks Ahead of Megatrends

 By T Murrali Established in 1920 as the Institute of Motor Traders, the Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) UK, a not-for-profit-company, sets standards for training throughout the automotive sector, especially the aftermarket. It offers 250 qualifications through 700 training providers around the world, promotes automotive job opportunities for the young people, and campaigns for greater […]

Delphi Dwells In Niche Areas For Growth

Delphi Product & Service Solutions systematically keeps itself insulated from the vagaries of the automotive markets. It has innovative service offerings. It also creates niche product areas for its OE and aftermarket customers. In an exclusive interview, Vivek Palta, Vice President, EMEA, spoke to T Murrali on the strategic moves of the company. Edited excerpts:- […]

Bridgestone Revving To Be Numero Uno

By T Murrali  Bridgestone, based in Japan, is the world’s largest tyre manufacturing company. As the global growth centre of automotive production and use, the Asia Pacific region is its primary market. In an interview to Autoparts Asia, Hanashi Shinichi, CEO and Member of the Board of Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, explained how the […]