Continental India appoints Ajay Kumar as Head-HR

Continental has appointed Ajay Kumar as Head of Human Relations, India. He will overlook both the Automotive and Rubber Groups in India, covering over 8000 employees spread across 15 locations, 8 manufacturing plants and eight legal entities. Ajay Kumar was previously heading HR for Continental’s Technical Centre India (TCI), the in-house R&D centre for Continental […]

Hexagon Composites to acquire Agility Fuel Solutions

Norway-based Hexagon Composites will acquire the remaining 50 percent of Agility Fuel Solutions. The two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting the alternatives of natural gas, biogas, hydrogen, propane and electrification, a statement said. The combined business will provide clean energy solutions to a wide range of […]

Rane Pioneer of Change Award presented to V-Excel

Rane Foundation, the CSR arm of Rane Group presented Rane Pioneer of Change Award to V-Excel Educational Trust (V-Excel). Started in 2001, V-Excel provides lifespan services for persons with special needs. V-Excel runs a wide range of programmes such as special schools, specialised therapies, remedial intervention, vocational training, teacher training, etc. With Chennai as the […]

Continental expands anti-vibration technology business globally

Continental has reached an agreement with Cooper Standard, based in Novi, Michigan, on the purchase of its anti-vibration systems business. With this acquisition, Continental is expanding its global presence for anti-vibration and noise reduction technology, particularly in North America. The agreement includes an offer from Continental to purchase substantially all of Cooper Standard’s anti-vibration business […]

Visteon opens fourth Technical Centre in India

Visteon, the only Tier 1 automotive supplier focused exclusively on cockpit electronics, inaugurated its fourth India technical center in Goa on November 1, 2018. Rohan Khaunte, Goa’s Minister for Revenue, Information Technology, and Labour & Employment and Matt Cole, Senior Vice President, Product Development, have officially inaugurated the centre. Kristin Trecker, Chief Human Resources Officer, […]

Continental acquires automotive division from Kathrein

Continental is acquiring Kathrein Automotive (a subsidiary of Kathrein SE), one of the leading specialists in and manufacturers of vehicle antennas, for an undisclosed amount. The purchase agreement has been signed and that, following antitrust approval, Kathrein Automotive and its entire workforce are expected to become part of Continental in the first quarter of 2019. […]

‘MAK Honda Power’ engine oil launched

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has launched exclusive co-branded ‘MAK Honda Power’ Engine Oil in association with MAK Lubricants (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.). Branded as ‘MAK Honda Power’, tested and recommended by Honda Motor Company Japan, the engine oil is specially formulated for Honda Two-wheelers. The two grades are ‘MAK Honda Power 10W30 MA’ for […]