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Volvo Transforms Mobility Of People, Goods In India

Volvo Transforms Mobility Of People, Goods In India

Volvo Group is now in its 19th year in India, employing about 3,500 people directly and, including its joint ventures, close to 15,000 people indirectly. It has three plants, one each for Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo CE and Road Machinery, and the JV plants for trucks, buses and the global hub for medium-duty engines.

Interaction: Dr Mohsen Sohi, CEO, Freudenberg Group

Freudenberg relies on its foresight on technology and innovation. The group reinvents itself from time to time with the common strategic planning process covering five to 10 years and special trends 15 years. Electromobility or digitalization will be the focus. “We focus on our long-term project which will go up to 2050,” Dr Mohsen Sohitold

WABCO Wins India With Global Standards At Local Cost

The Brussels-based WABCO, a global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations for advanced driver assistance, braking, stability control, suspension, transmission automation and aerodynamics. WABCO India designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air-assisted products and

BorgWarner Remains Close To Customer, Market

BorgWarner Inc., a world-wide supplier of automotive industry components and parts, is known for its powertrain products, which include manual and automatic transmissions and transmission components. The company has 60 manufacturing facilities across 18 countries. Borgwarner Emission System India Pvt. Ltd. manufactures clutch system parts, coolant pumps and EGR systems. “We are considered to be

Market Needs High Performance Lubes

New generation lubricants have to be developed to ensure compatibility with new generation engines and after-treatment devices, Adrian Hill, Automotive Product Manager, Morris Lubricants, told T Murrali of AutoParts Asia. Edited Excerpts: Q: Globally lubricant manufacturers are mandated to bring in new generation oils that can enhance overall efficiency of the engine. How Morris Lubricants

Bosch Brings Better Solutions To Aftermarket

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket is responsible for the supply, sales and distribution of all Bosch-branded automotive parts and accessories for vehicle servicing, diagnostic equipment , technical after-sales service, imparting technical information, training and consulting In India. The range of products is the largest under one brand. They find applications in two and three-wheelers, cars, MUVs, LCVs,

Auto Care Prepares Suppliers for The Road Ahead

The Auto Care Association is the voice of the $356-billion auto care industry providing advocacy, education, networking, market intelligence, technology standards and communication resources to serve the collective interests of its about 3,000 member companies. They represent over 150,000 independent business locations that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and

MG Group Makes Passion Statement With ‘Columbus’

MG Group, one of India’s largest bus building companies, has recently unveiled its first special application coach (tarmac coach) – ‘Columbus’ and the flagship premium coach ‘Mammoth’. Columbus is the first-of-its-kind, fully monocoque ultra-low flat-floor tarmac coach developed currently for international markets with a passenger entry floor height at as low as 290 mm (after

Gestamp To Reshape Metal Stamping In India

Gestamp, a Spanish multinational company that designs, develops and manufactures metal components for the automotive industry, constantly innovates product designs to make safer, lighter, energy efficient and environment-friendly vehicles. Founded in 1997, the company, with 95 plants and 11 more under construction, is a global supplier of new products and technologies. Its hot stamping lines

Allison Aligns Transmissions With Market Demand

The US-based Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial-duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems. Allison Transmission India Pvt Ltd has its manufacturing facility at Oragadam, near Chennai. It is also a base for exports to Japan, SE Asia, China, Australia and Europe. Consistently for over a century Allison has been developing and