Promote Culture Of Innovation For Country Specific Solutions

Venkatram Mamillapalle Venkatram Mamillapalle is the Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations. His key responsibility is to lead the group operations and activities in the country, as well as make functional decisions and achieve the growth plans outlined for India. Before coming to India he was the head of Renault-Nissan-AVTOVAZ in Russia where […]

Apollo Tyres expands supplies to European OEMs

Apollo Tyres’ premiere brand in Europe, Vredestein, has been selected as a fitment on the Volkswagen Polo, SEAT Ibiza and Ford EcoSport, and the supplies have already begun to these auto makers. “I would like to congratulate my team, which has been working relentlessly towards gaining OE approvals in Europe,” commented Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman […]

Collaborations with Technology Providers Offer European Automotive OEMs New Growth Opportunities

Improvements in advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) sensors are driving automation features in original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vehicles. By collaborating with leading technology providers in the autonomous driving space, OEMs have an opportunity to transform into mobility service providers and introduce levels 4 and 5 autonomous cars earlier than expected. With several suppliers already at […]

Car OEMs Target 2021 for Rollout of SAE Levels 4 and 5 of Autonomous Driving

New OEM smart mobility divisions, growing safety concerns relating to semi-autonomous driving, and recognition by national governments of the environmental and societal advantages of driverless vehicles will accelerate the deployment of more autonomous forms of driving. ABI Research expects that semi-autonomous systems will continue to dominate the market over the next decade, with SAE level […]

IAM warns OEMs turning cars into living rooms

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has warned that car manufacturers are building high-tech distractions into their new vehicles and have made interiors so comfortable they are being turned into living rooms. The warning came from IAM chief executive officer Sarah Sillars, who said efforts to reduce distraction factors for motorists are being undone by […]

New Mass Benchmarking Method Helps OEMs Set Better Vehicle Weight Targets

A new benchmarking method, presented today at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International World Congress and Exhibition, provides automakers with a more comprehensive means to compare vehicle subsystem weights for better mass reduction target setting. The methodology uses statistical regression analysis to isolate mass-efficient designs and compare lightweighting. In a paper co-authored and presented […]

ANSYS Convergence Conferences Feature Thought Leaders from global OEMs

  The global Convergence Conference series, presented by ANSYS, begins today in Silicon Valley, bringing together industry visionaries to share the latest trends, best practices and applications in engineering simulation. Over the course of the next several months, customer speakers from such industry leaders as Airbus, AREVA, BMW, Daimler AG, John Deere, Mars and Volkswagen […]

Our presence will enhance HVCC’s image and reputation among OEMs in India and abroad

Halla Visteon Climate Control (HVCC), a full-line supplier of automotive thermal management solutions, has recently commissioned its new plant in Sanand in Gujarat to support the company’s growing business with global vehicle manufacturers and cater to the requirements of OEMs in western India. Amit Gupta, Director – Global Opex System and MD, HVCC Bhiwadi and Gujarat, […]