Continental starts production of technologies for Robo-Taxis

Continental’s technology for driverless vehicles will be in production for the first time in French company EasyMile’s EZ10 autonomous shuttle. Continental has held a stake in this driverless vehicle manufacturer since 2017. “The technological building blocks that enable robo-taxis to operate are available in principle and have been tried and tested in practice. However, we […]

‘Budget will boost rapid electrification of India’s automobile sector’

Indian budget 2019 is extremely positive for the Electric Vehicle sector, and re-affirms India’s commitment to rapid electrification of India’s automobile sector, said Sulajja Firodia Motwani, Founder and CEO of Kinetic Green and Vice Chairperson, Kinetic Group. “Finance Minister has announced approval and adoption of FAME II-government’s detailed policy to incentivise and support accelerated adoption of […]

Budget will give impetus to Indian manufacturing industry: IMTMA

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) has said that the budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is a significant one for India’s manufacturing sector as well as the machine tool industry. The budget looks a promising one to arrest downturn and steer the country’s economy in the right direction, the association said. “The lower 25 percent […]

Budget proposals will make EVs affordable: ACMA

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) has welcomed the measures announced in the Union Budget for providing a much-needed thrust to the structural reforms to make India a $5 Trillion economy by 2025. Ram Venkataramani, President ACMA, said that ACMA is glad that the Government envisions making India a global hub for manufacturing of EVs. Reduction […]

Next-gen trucks from Scania India

Scania India has launched Next Truck Generation (NTG) to drive the shift towards Sustainable Transport Solutions in the mining industry. It will deliver productivity-enhancing services as well as customised transport solutions. The new range of NTG was launched at the Scania India Kolar plant in Karnataka. Petr Novotny, Managing Director, Scania India, unveiled the new range […]

WABCO, Vos Logistics sign pact for FMS

One of Europe’s biggest logistics players, Vos Logistics has signed an agreement with WABCO for its advanced Fleet Management Solutions (FMS). Following this, WABCO will deliver 1,200 TX-SKY on-board computers developed by its world-class digital solutions business. TX-SKY will replace the existing FMS system that Vos Logistics has been relying on for over 20 years. Vos […]