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Motoroyale Signs JV with Norton Motorcycles

Motoroyale Signs JV with Norton Motorcycles

In what can be termed as a historic announcement, Motoroyale, Kinetic group’s venture of multi brand superbikes announced today an international joint venture with the British marquee brand, Norton Motorcycles. The two legendary brands have decided to collaborate in what is the latest trend in automobiles – Indian companies tying up with British companies to

Datsun Rolls Out 100,000 Car In India

Datsun India today celebrated the production milestone of 100,000th car as a redi-GO 1.0L rolled out of the assembly line at its factory in Oragadam, near Chennai. Jerome Saigot, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India and Colin MacDonald, CEO & Managing Director, Renault Nissan Automotive India joined a band of associates who were involved in the

Automotive Engineering Show Goes Live

The 11th edition of Automotive Engineering Show Chennai went live this morning, showcasing new and evolving technology trends which can be adapted to create an efficient working environment on the factory shop floors. M.C. Sampath, Minister for Industries – Industries, Steel Control and Special Initiatives, Government of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the show that focused on

Mercedes-Benz launches AMG CLA 45, GLA 45 4MATIC

India’s leading luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today further cemented its strong presence in the performance segment, by launching two new AMGs, the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and the GLA 45 4MATIC. The 45 AMG boasts of the ‘most powerful four-cylinder series production engine in the world. With the introduction of these two new AMGs, Mercedes-Benz India

Suzuki launches ECSTAR in India

 Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today announced the foray of ECSTAR – a high-performance engine oil and chemical brand developed by Suzuki, into the Indian-market here today. Speaking at the launch, Mr Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, SMIPL said, “It is our constant effort to offer customers innovative and evolved products that allow them to derive superior experiences from

MG Motor inaugurates its first manufacturing facility in India

UK-based automotive marquee MG Motor today announced the inauguration of its first-ever manufacturing facility in India, through a minimum initial investment of Rs 2,000 crore. With an initial capacity of 80,000 units per annum in the first phase, MG Motor India will roll-out its first product from the plant in 2019. The state-of-the-art facility, spread

Daimler Trucks Tests Platooning On US Highways

As the first commercial vehicle manufacturer in the US, Daimler is testing connected trucks in so called platooning operations on public roads in the US. This was announced during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (Sept 24th – Sept 28th) in Atlanta. In truck platooning connectivity and automated driving improve safety within the vehicle convoys, support

SIAM To Take On Global Challenges

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), an industry body representing India’s automobile sector, held its 57th Annual Convention today titled “Building the Nation, Responsibly” where speakers highlighted new challenges evolving globally concerning innovations, reduce dependence on single technology and focus on R&D for sustainable development of automobile sector. Speaking at SIAM’s Annual Convention, Union

Rane Group Enters Telematics Segment

Rane Holdings Limited, the holding Company of Rane group, announced that the board has approved the acquisition of 70% shareholding in Bengaluru-based Telematics4U Services Private Ltd (T4U). Founded in 2009, T4U offers customized analytics-rich end-to-end telematics solutions for various transportation and asset tracking requirements in India and other countries across South Asia, Middle East and

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