Spark Minda signs JV with Vehicle Access Systems Technology Llc

Global Automotive Component manufacturer Spark Minda Group has entered into a Joint Venture partnership with Vehicle Access Systems Technology Llc.(VAST), USA. The 50:50 JV is between VAST Group and Minda Management Services Limited, an affiliate of Minda Corporation Limited and Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group of New Delhi, India. The new collaboration is expected to […]

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 […]

Auto Telematics: Advanced Safety and Vehicle Digitisation

By Ashish Gulati Vehicle Telematics is an integrated use of mobile communication, vehicle monitoring systems and location technology. It is one of the fastest growing sectors in India for the past few years. Telematics is primarily driven by multi factors like increase in the number of accidents, rising vehicle thefts, security issues while travelling and […]

BorgWarner offers Innovative All-Wheel Drive Technology

BorgWarner supplies its GenV all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the BMW Group’s all-new 2 Series Active Tourer. The electro-hydraulically actuated AWD coupling automatically distributes power between the front and rear wheels of BMW brand’s first-ever front-wheel drive vehicle. In addition to optimizing traction and vehicle dynamics under almost all conditions, the GenV AWD technology enhances […]