Author Archives: Pramod Thomas

International Seminar on Forming Technology in Bangalore, India

An International Seminar on Forming Technology is being organised by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) coinciding with IMTEX FORMING 2018 exhibition on 24th January 24, 2018, at BIEC, Bangalore, India. The seminar will focus on Processes, Equipment & Software, Materials & Tools. National and International companies and research institutes will share their expertise and

SAKOR Technologies to display at Automotive Testing Expo

  Dynamometer systems maker SAKOR Technologies Inc will exhibit Engine, Hybrid and Electric Vehicle, and Battery Testing Technologies at Automotive Testing Expo India 2018 at the CTC Complex, Chennai, India on January 10-12, 2018. The company along with its India representative SAJ Test Plant Private Ltd will display at Stand 4063. SAKOR has extensive experience

This global giant banks on India’s e-mobility

India nurtures the dream of 100% Electric Vehicles (EV) on roads by 2030. Eyeing this, German chemical major BASF plans to pump in fresh investment in the country. The company produced chemicals required in batteries for Evs. BASF India, Chairman and Managing Director, Raman Ramachandran told Business Line that materials used for making EVs batteries

Samvardhana Motherson enters into new business vertical

Auto ancillary group Samvardhana Motherson has acquired MS Global India from Korea based MS Group. Following the acquisition, Samvardhana Motherson will enter into Sheet Metal parts with a focus on hot stamping, a light-weighting technology for high strength Sheet Metal parts. This technology enables light-weighting of vehicles and has major uses in Electronic Vehicles. MS

Continental has big plans for HERE

Continental is all set to acquire five percent stake in mapping and location services firm HERE Technologies. Also, Continental will sign a collaboration agreement with HERE for technologies that facilitate the reliable availability of highly accurate data for the efficient transportation. The share will be sold by HERE’s current indirect shareholders, AUDI, BMW Group and

Industry Veteran to shoulder expansion plans of Kia Motors India

South Korean manufacturer Kia Motors has big plans for the Indian market. The company has entrusted veteran Kookhyun Shim with the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kia Motors India. He will manage the $1.1-billion investment plan for a greenfield manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh. He has been serving as the Head

This Indian OEM offers ‘Industry First’ Warranty for CVs

Tata Motors has announced an ‘Industry First’ warranty for six years for the entire range of Tractor-trailers, Multi-axel Trucks & Tippers of 16 tonnes and higher GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight). Additionally, the drivelines (engine, gearbox & rear axle) comes with a standard offer, while the warranty on the overall vehicle has been enhanced from 24