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Cyber Security Challenges Of Driverless Cars

Cyber Security Challenges Of Driverless Cars

By Rajesh Mayura: Cars are an essential part of our everyday life, and are crucial to transporting thousands of commuters on a daily basis through busy towns and cities, and from one country to another. With `smart’ vehicles playing such a major role in our day-to-day lives, it is no surprise that semi- and fully-autonomous

Data Creation Is Key To Digitalization

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is all the rage in production these days. But, actual implementation of IIoT-based technologies comes with its own set of challenges and rewards. We bring you three success stories from our customers who implemented the AmiT – TPM-Trak, a manufacturing intelligence suite from the Ace Micromatic Group. They now reap

Rust – A Common Quality Issue Of Two-wheelers In India

India is the largest two-wheeler market in the world with the sale of 17 million bikes and scooters in 2016-17. The Two-wheeler quality has phenomenally improved since the entry of the Japanese manufacturers Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha in India from the mid-80’s. The home-grown two-wheeler leaders also improved their product quality. Rust has been a

Self-Driving Cars: How Soon Is Now?

By Stephanie Brinley : One of the hottest subjects of discussion in the automotive industry has been the autonomous or self-driving car. When will it arrive, who is investing in, acquiring and developing the necessary technology, and who is making progress in testing systems. The automotive and technology teams at IHS Markit, the automotive industry’s

German Companies Turn Industrie 4.0 Into Reality

By Rajesh Nath(Managing Director, VDMA India): The term `Industrie 4.0’ was first presented to the general public at the Hannover Messe 2011. Industrie 4.0 refers to a fourth industrial revolution (following water/steam power, mass production, and automation through IT and robotics) and introduces the concept of `cyber-physical systems’ to differentiate this new evolutionary phase from

Transition Towards New Mobility Offers New Opportunities

By Kalyan Varma (Vice President,Products, TUV Rheinland India): Industry 4.0, which is the roadmap for automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, revolves around the three key components of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing. As a leading provider of technical services worldwide, the Cologne-headquartered TÜV Rheinland, is the certification body

Hella Brings Tomorrow’s Technology For Life Today

By Rama Shankar Pandey (Managing Director, Hella India Lighting Ltd):  The Indian economy grew 7.6 percent in FY 2016, and managed a growth of 7.1 percent during the first half of FY 2017 despite a subdued global economic scenario. With the current focus on ‘Make in India’, and an overall positive sentiment in the area

Seamless Mobility

By Ralph Lauxmann and Andree Hohnn: Different types of automated driving complement one another to create the seamless mobility of tomorrow There are four main global drivers that require the innovative engagement of the automotive industry and, with it, the large technology suppliers: The vision of accident-free driving, air quality problems, irritation over time lost

Business Disruption Through Superior Value Propositions

By Srinivasa Raghavan: In my role in TVS today I straddle between two large businesses. One is TVS dealerships where we sell close to 60,000 new vehicles every year, 12-15 percent of the trucks sold in the country. We have 2.5-3 lakh customers coming to our outlets to service their vehicles every year. We have