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Telematics Transforms Automotive Industry

Telematics Transforms Automotive Industry

By ShamPrasad: The automotive industry has been changing with the emergence of electric mobility, autonomous driving, connectivity, sustainability policies, and consumer preference for car sharing, and ride-hailing services. The automotive market has become highly disruptive and competitive and is developing technologically enhanced products and solutions like the telematics system. Telematics, the intersection of telecommunication and

Vehicle Sales Growth Trend May Continue In 2018-19

By APA News Bureau: Most of the automobile industry segments, except passenger vehicles (7.89 percent), reported double-digit growth in domestic sales in 2017-18, according to the recently released report by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Sales of passenger and commercial vehicles, two and three-wheelers hit a new record in the past financial year.

Manufacturers Want Proactive Drive For E-Mobility In India

By Pramod Thomas: The future of mobility is going to be predominantly electric across the globe and India will be no exception. The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), which represents Indian manufacturers of electric vehicles (EV) and components, has been striving to push e-mobility in India for over a decade. It works closely

Rollr Leverages Telematics, Launches Innovative Products

By ShamPrasad: Telematic solutions provider Rollr, a subsidiary of the auto components manufacturer Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), has launched Rollr Mini, a plug-and-play device that sends live tracking alerts and car health updates, in line with the increasing demand for telematics devices. Rollr is an IoT and Telematics platform launched by Motherson Invenzen XLab Pvt.

Our Focus Will Be To Reduce Testing Time: S Ramanathan

The New Delhi-based Automotive Test Systems (ATS) has been focussing on ‘front-loading’ concept to maximize efficiency and reduce cost and time of testing. Maximizing efficiency is minimizing looping back to fix unanticipated problems during development. Front-loading is the term for building knowledge in an early stage to eliminate any loop back in the development process,

Changing Transportation Landscape Drives WABCO To ITP

By T Murrali: With India witnessing faster transportation due to introduction of Goods and Services Tax, improvement in infrastructure and evolving logistics model favouring trailer industry, the need for safety systems in commercial vehicles is taking centre-stage. This holds good for the Government’s Automotive Indian Standard (AIS). Based on Trailer Code AIS 113, AIS mandates

Suprajit Engineering Innovates, Expands To Be EV-ready

By T Murrali: The Bangalore-based Suprajit Engineering Limited, the manufacturer of Phoenix brand of automotive lightings and other products, is streamlining its product portfolio in anticipation of demand from the emerging electric vehicles (EVs). The company is focusing on three main product categories in its area of operations: motion and motion control, LED lighting, and

TUV Rheinland India Gears Up For E-Mobility Systems Testing

By Sharad Matade: Leading technical service provider, TUV Rheinland India is enhancing its capabilities to tap the growing opportunities in electronic components testing space. “Currently, we are seeing an increase in testing of electronic products. We have already set up our laboratories to cater to that demand, and we are also gearing up for new

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