Plogging Drive by Continental India

Continental has organised an All India Plogging Drive as part of its sustainability initiatives. Continental employees in eight locations and plants, together with their families, participated. It was organised simultaneously in Bangalore, Pune, Gurgaon and Modipuram on June 30, 2019. Continental partnered with NGOs UnitedWay of Bengaluru, Ploggers of India and Saahas, to organize this across […]

Valeo sets-up Centre of Excellence at VIT Vellore, India

Valeo has set-up a Centre of Excellence at Vellore Institute of Technology’s (VIT) Vellore campus in Tamil Nadu, India. Pierre Lebrun, Vice President, Group Electronics Expertise and Development Services, Valeo has inaugurated the facility. Jaji Vijayaraman, Mechanical R&D Director, Group Electronics Expertise and Development Services, Valeo India and Dr Anand A. Samuel, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. S. Narayanan, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr. Vasudevan […]

Sandhar Technologies forms JV with South Korea’s Winnercom

Auto component manufacturer Sandhar Technologies has signed a Joint Venture agreement with Winnercom South Korea for manufacturing and selling, electronic parts and accessories for the automotive industries in India which would include Shark fin antenna and micro pole antenna and other products for the four-wheeler segment. The JV company is expected to commence commercial production and supplies […]

ACMA urges calibrated move for e-mobility

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) emphasized the need for the calibrated roll-out of e-mobility in the country, especially for the two and three wheelers segments. The industry body is highly appreciative of the thrust given to localization in the PMP (Phased Manufacturing Program) announced simultaneously with the FAME-2 (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & […]

AVTEC launches new range of HD transmissions

Powertrain and precision-engineered products manufacturer AVTEC has launched its new range of HD transmissions – AOS 9800, delivering customised transmission solution up to 3300hp output for Oil Field applications. The AOS 9800 transmission is a fully automatic/powershift transmission available with eight forward speeds and is operated with automatic controls suitable for Oil Field applications like […]

WABCO launches trailer-specific Fleet Management Solution

WABCO Holdings will launch its first joint trailer-specific Fleet Management Solution (FMS) ‘RIO 4TX TRAILERPULSE’ with RIO, the digital brand of global commercial vehicle manufacturer TRATON GROUP. RIO offers cloud-based digital solutions for the entire logistics and transport chain to support the need for an integrated supply chain. The digital brand fully integrates WABCO’s new […]

Chem-Trend launches new release agent

US-based release agents and speciality chemicals maker Chem-Trend has launched release agent designed for automotive suppliers focused on the manufacturing of clutches and brakes. This water-based solution improves part quality, protects tooling investments, and maximises operational productivity for customers. Through Chem-Trend’s acquisition of Huron Technologies, additional product technology, manufacturing, and process know-how were combined with […]

CEAT SecuraDrive tyre to power Hyundai Venue

CEAT Limited’s SecuraDrive Tubeless tyres are specially customised for Hyundai Venue model and will be available in 215/60R16 size. These tyres have an enhanced pitch sequence that helps in lowering noise levels while commuting and delivering an extremely comfortable driving experience. Additionally, the wide longitudinal grooves, smart compounding and mixing technology of these tyres help […]