Author Archives: Pramod Thomas

Continental to display new battery charging systems for EVs at CES

Continental to display new battery charging systems for EVs at CES

Continental will be demonstrating two new battery charging systems for electric vehicles (EV) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 9 to 12, 2018 in Las Vegas the US. The automatic wireless charging system transfers charging power inductively, hence drivers no longer have to grapple with a cable. This system is accompanied by a

TempoGO wins International startup competition

TempoGO, an IoT and SaaS fleet management platform for the transportation sector, has won the international startup competition held by Singapore-based investment platform Startup-O. As many as 59 ventures from 11 countries have participated in the competition. TempoGO received $2,50,000 investment from Javelin Startup-O Victory Fund, a Singapore-based seed fund. “TempoGO is one of our

WABCO company R.H. Sheppard receives award

WABCO Holdings group company R.H. Sheppard, the supplier of industry-leading steering technologies, has received the PACCAR Inc Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Achiever Award for the second consecutive year. Global truck manufacturer PACCAR Inc recognizes its top performing suppliers in the areas of product development, operations support, and business alignment with the truck maker’s objectives. Sheppard

Ashok Leyland opens West African HQ in Ivory Coast

Ashok Leyland has inaugurated its West African Headquarters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It comprises of the Regional Marketing Office, Genuine SpareParts Warehouse (Leyparts), Training Centre and 12 fully-equipped Workshop Bays. The company also unveiled four new left-hand driven vehicles- Captain, Boss, Hawk and Mitr- in the country. Amadou Kone, Minister of Transport in Ivory Coast,

ACT Summit discusses digitisation in auto component industry

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) has conducted the third edition of ACT (ACMA Centre for Technology) Summit, with the theme ‘Digitizing Auto Component Industry in India- Creating Smart Factories, in Pune, India on December 8-9, 2017. Over 1,000 delegates from the Automobile and Component Industry, Academia and Government have attended the event.

Schwing Stetter India realigns product portfolio

Concrete equipment manufacturing company Schwing Stetter India has realigned its product portfolio. With products across Concreting, Non-concreting, Industrial and Environmental technology solutions, the move will enable the company to participate in all Government projects. Anand Sundaresan, Vice Chairman & MD, SCHWING Stetter India said: “Schwing Stetter India has always focused on producing equipment for the

Netradyne launches ADAS solution for Indian roads

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IoT systems firm Netradyne has launched an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) solution for Indian roads as part of its Driveri platform. Driveri is a four-camera, vision-based system mounted on the vehicle windscreen that helps fleet managers recognize positive driver performance and enhance driver safety for commercial vehicles. Studies have shown