Author Archives: Pramod Thomas

Bosch opens IT campus in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany

Bosch opens IT campus in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany

Bosch Group has opened a center of competence in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany which is dedicated to the coordination of global IT activities at Bosch. Around 2,000 of the operating unit’s 7,500 associates work at the state-of-the-art campus, which is set to further accelerate Bosch’s transformation process into an IoT company. “In the past, the unit’s main

Ecoclean helps to save power, water by 30% in BMW plant

Industrial parts cleaning and surface processing products manufacturer Ecoclean Monschau, has implemented a reference project at the BMW Group’s engine plant in Steyr (Austria) in association with the Technical University of Vienna. The company claims that the project has significantly raised the energy efficiency of a flexible EcoCFlex Classic robot cell that had been in

MIPI Alliance forms Automotive Birds of a Feather group

The MIPI Alliance, an international organisation that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, has formed an Automotive Birds of a Feather (BoF) Group. The purpose is to solicit industry input from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers to enhance existing or develop new interface specifications for automotive applications.The group is open to

Continental develops Control Element for automated driving

To further advance the development of automated driving, technology company Continental has developed a central input device. The Smart Control input device transparently and intuitively configures the change of role from driver to user of automated driving functions. It informs vehicle occupants if automated driving or manual driving is possible and can also be used

Arabian Petroleum launches new lubricants-Probuz and Reverto

Arabian Petroleum Limited (APL), in technical collaboration with XADO India Lubricants ,has launched revolutionary lubricants-Probuz and Reverto- for automotive market. Oleksii Sereda from XADO Chemical Group, Ukraine has unveiled the lubricants at a function held recently in Mumbai, India. During the launch, Manan Mehta, Director, Arabian Petroleum said that in just 16 months of its

Bosch introduces new 48-volt hybrid battery

Bosch has introduced new 48-volt battery for hybrids. Similar to the Bosch e-axle, this 48-volt battery is standardised for easy integration into new vehicle models. Established manufacturers and start-ups alike can thus eliminate long and expensive development processes. “Bosch is an incubator of electromobility. We help manufacturers reduce their development times and launch their products

Michelin X Guard range to be fitted on Ashok Leyland CVs

Michelin has signed a commercial agreement with Ashok Leyland to supply Michelin X Guard range of radial truck tyres for its Captain 3718 PLUS long and medium distance commercial vehicles. The performance of this tyre range is expected to enable Ashok Leyland to pass benefits of fuel efficiency and optimised payload to their customers. To