Aftermarket articles

Maruti revamps its True Value operations

Maruti revamps its True Value operations

Maruti Suzuki has completely revamped its True Value operations. As a part of Maruti Suzuki’s transformation, a network of independent True Value outlets will be set up across the country, with a larger display area for a variety of pre-owned cars of Maruti Suzuki. As part of the transformation, up to 150 standalone outlets will

Michelin launches new tyres for construction sector vehicles in India

Michelin has launched new MICHELIN 10.00R20 X WORKS HD range radial tyres in India. Made in India, Michelin X WORKS HD D (drive axle) and Michelin X WORKS HD Z (all positions) are designed to provide an optimum productivity solution for commercial vehicles operating in extremely demanding on and offroad usage environments. “Our 125 years

Rust – A Common Quality Issue Of Two-wheelers In India

India is the largest two-wheeler market in the world with the sale of 17 million bikes and scooters in 2016-17. The Two-wheeler quality has phenomenally improved since the entry of the Japanese manufacturers Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha in India from the mid-80’s. The home-grown two-wheeler leaders also improved their product quality. Rust has been a

ATRC 2017 takes off with over 200 participants

The fourth Asian Tyre and Rubber Conference (ATRC 2017) started off on a positive thrust on sustainable growth. Over 200 delegates attended the opening day event at Hyatt Regency in Chennai, India. Satish Sharma, ATMA Chairman, and President – APMEA, Apollo Tyres, inaugurated the two-day conference. In his keynote address Sharma emphasised the need for

Ambassador of France to India inaugurates Michelin India R&D

H.E. Mr Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, today formally inaugurated Michelin India’s Research and Development Laboratory in Manesar, Haryana. This new state-of-the-art facility expands Michelin India’s research and innovation capacity and strengthens its commitment to the mobility industry in the region. During the inauguration, Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler said: “Our vibrant economic partnership with

Dana To Make Advanced Driveline Products In Chongqing

Dana Incorporated today broke ground on a new 7,500 square-meter (80,000 square-foot) manufacturing and assembly facility in Chongqing, China, that will produce advanced driveline products for the Chinese market. Scheduled to open in late 2018, the facility will produce final drive units featuring integrated Spicer® SmartConnect™ disconnecting all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems.  This technology improves the fuel

ACMA debuts at the Automechanika Birmingham 2017

Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing the interest of Indian Auto Component Industry is leading a strong 23-member participation at Automechanika Birmingham 2017, UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and supply chain starting today and continuing until 8th June, 2017 at NEC, Birmingham, UK. Some of the leading companies

NACE Automechanika Chicago Commits To Industry Training

NACE Automechanika Chicago, the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to high-end technical and management-related training for automotive collision and service repair shops, is pleased to present one of the largest offerings of in-depth, practical automotive training July 26-29, 2017 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. As a part of the Automotive Service and Collision Repair Week,

SKF launches European centre for automobile spare parts

The new centre, at St-Cyr-sur-Loire in France, will take on spare part kit production activities and will also integrate a new flexible production line for wheel hub bearings. Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 May 2017: SKF is investing in new production facilities at the St-Cyr-sur-Loire site in France in order to streamline its EMEA automotive aftermarket activities. The

Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo 2017 Back For A Third Run

The biennial Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo (MCVE) is back this year, from 18 to 20 May 2017 at the Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Kuala Lumpur. One of the various communications channels for the commercial vehicle industry provided by Asian Trucker Media, the exhibition serves to show the latest in commercial vehicles to