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Busworld India Opens Up New Opportunities

Busworld India Opens Up New Opportunities

APA Bureau With over 50,000 buses and coaches manufactured in India every year, the country ranks second in the world in terms of market size. With new initiatives like smart cities coming in and the expansion of almost all the major tier-1 cities, the numbers are set to grow in the years to come. This

New Car Smell – Not Welcome Any More!

By Louis Rumao The well-known and respected J.D. Power’s `Initial Quality Study’ (IQS) for automobiles has revealed some interesting observations. In the US, entertainment and connectivity systems continue to be the most problem-prone areas for new car owners, with voice recognition and Bluetooth together continuing to top the problem list. Interestingly, most Americans love that

Nissan Opens Parts Distribution Centre In Pune

By Sharad Matade Nissan has opened its third regional parts distribution centre in Pune to strengthen its after sales service and to cater to its dealers in Western India. Located at Chakan, the Pune parts distribution centre, built investing Rs 200 million, will cover Nissan’s 35 dealerships in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and

SAE Braces For Disruptive Changes In Mobility Industry

As profound new forces sweep mobility engineering – from electric vehicles to autonomous driving on the ground and drones to nano- satellites in the air – institutions like SAE international which serve the engineers are facing new challenges. SAE international, which started in 1905 as the ‘Society of Automotive Engineers’ with distinguished members like Henry

Rear-view Cameras Cut Backing Crashes

By APA Bureau Rear-view cameras, soon to be standard on all new vehicles, can be expected to prevent nearly one in six police-reported backing crashes, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The study compared rates of backing crashes for vehicles equipped with optional rear-view cameras from four manufacturers with

130 Years Of Bosch – From Workshop To Global Player

By APA Bureau   With a thirst for action, the young Robert Bosch set up his workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering on November 15, 1886 in Stuttgart, Germany. However, the initial euphoria was followed by frustration. With the expansion of the power supply in Stuttgart making slow progress, the electrical engineering business was

Manatec Wins Kaizen Award In Two Categories

The Puducherry-based garage equipment manufacturer, Manatec, has won Kaizen award under two categories – Process Improvement in Electronics Testing, and Manufacturing Improvement in Mechanical (CNC machine shop). The company has been getting this award for the fourth time in a row since 2013. The awards were given by Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region. Manatec

Tata Motors Opens 3s Facility In Sri Lanka

Tata Motors, along with its Sri Lankan partner, Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), has launched a new world-class Sales, Service and Spares facility (3S), for its range of commercial vehicles in Kurunegala district. The facility was Inaugurated recently by GuenterButschek, MD and CEO, Tata Motors Ltd, RudrarupMaitra, Head, International Business, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors

Twenty Years of Mercedes-Benz R&D In India

APA Bureau As one of the first automotive manufacturers worldwide, Mercedes-Benz opened a Research and Development Centre in Bangalore, India, in 1996. The brand with the three-pointed star sensed the role IT would have in the future of automotive technology in terms of engineering, digital development, testing and simulation at an early stage. Bangalore, the