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Spectacular MG car owners’ rally held in New Delhi, India

Spectacular MG car owners’ rally held in New Delhi, India

British carmaker MG Motor India (Morris Garages) organised an exclusive MG Owners Meet & Drive as part of the 21 Gun Salute Rally in New Delhi, India on February 17, 18, 2018. The carmaker has associated with the 21 Gun Salute Rally that witnesses vintage car owners from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur and other places gather

Tata Motors opens new CV dealership at Nashik, India

Tata Motors has opened its 22nd commercial vehicle dealership in Maharashtra, India through Ujwal Automotives at Nashik. Located on Mumbai Agra highway in 41,000 sqft area, the new 3S facility’s after-sales service arrangement has a capacity to cater to 36 vehicles a day. Ashish Kishor Patil, Managing Director, Ujwal Automotives, Girish Wagh, President, Commercial Vehicle

Federal-Mogul Motorparts offers more products in India

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, has launched the Goetze engine oil and Champion glow plugs in the Indian market, and thus expanded its product offerings in the country. Federal-Mogul LLC is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light,

India may soon scrap over 15 years old vehicles: Minister

India may soon scrap vehicles which are over 15 years old. Indian Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the proposed vehicle scrapping policy is almost ready and soon vehicles older than 15 years could be scrapped, news agency IANS has reported. The scrapping policy is being prepared along with Niti

Mahindra to Invest Rs 1.76 billion in Zoomcar

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited will invest Rs 1.76 billion in Zoomcar India Private Limited and its holding company Zoomcar Inc. in the US. The total investment would constitute about 16% stake in Zoomcar Inc. Zoomcar is India’s first self-drive mobility platform, with the introduction of car sharing services in 2013 and the introduction of cycle

Renesas enhances the Renesas Synergy Platform

Advanced semiconductor solutions supplier Renesas Electronics Corporation has made an enhancement to its e² studio integrated development environment (IDE) tool for the Renesas Synergy Platform. Now, Renesas Synergy customers can get benefits by integrating IAR Systems’ advanced IAR C/C++ Compiler into the Eclipse-based e² studio IDE. The Synergy Platform reduces total cost of ownership and

ADAS iiT Consortium gets Innovation Award

The ADAS iiT Consortium– Innovation in Test has been honoured with the 2018 Technical Innovation Award by National Instruments (NI). The prize is awarded to partner companies who employ new NI technologies at an early stage, thereby reflecting their roles as early adopters who promote innovation in particular. The ADAS iiT offers test solutions for

World University of Design starts course in Automotive Modelling

The World University of Design has announced a specialized Diploma programme in Professional Automotive Modelling. The two-stage advance diploma will be offered in close collaboration with Desmania Autostudio. The Course will include the essential techniques of hand modelling for pre-visualizing final products in clay and/or digital modelling of designs. The Programme for graduates is designed

Powerdown Australia becomes the third partner in Sabo Hema Automotive India

Powerdown Australia Private Limited has picked one-third equity in the Indo-Italian joint Venture Sabo Hema Automotive India Pvt Ltd, the manufacturer of Shock Absorbers and Suspension components. “Since the establishment of a three-year-long working relationship between Sabo Hema and Powerdown, we collectively have developed and supplied a range of products that have been manufactured to

Lohia Auto launches e-Auto

Lohia Auto Industries, the automobile division of Lohia Global, has launched ‘Comfort E-Auto HS’, high-speed E-Auto with Lithium-Ion battery at Auto Expo 2018. The Comfort E Auto HS, which can run up to 30km/hr speed, was designed and developed indigenously by R&D Team of Lohia Auto and rolled out commercially in a phased manner. It