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Fast Forwarding To BS VI

Fast Forwarding To BS VI

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) is building capacities and getting equipped to support the Indian automotive industry in its drive to the 2020 BS VI target. In an interaction with AutoParts Asia, Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, ARAI, explained the preparedness from different perspectives. Q: How prepared is ARAI to support the Indian automotive industry

OESA Projects Shore Up Faltering Vendor Spirits

The Detroit-based Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) champions the business interests of over 500 member organisations. Since 1998, the association is committed to addressing issues of common concern throughout the supply chain, and advocating on behalf of the automotive supplier community. It has been fostering collaboration throughout the supply chain and help members make critical

Timken Moves With Times To Move India Smoother, Safer

Timken India Limited, subsidiary of Timken Company, a world leader in bearings, with plants in Jamshedpur, Raipur and Chennai, offers friction management solutions that maximise performance, fuel-efficiency and equipment life. Wherever parts move and turn, Timken products and services can make things run a little smoother, safer and more efficiently. In an exclusive interaction, Sanjay

Excels In After-Sales Service

In an exclusive interaction with Autoparts Asia, P.K Shah, Executive Vice President, Desma India, explained the technologically advanced after-sales service system of the company. Q: How do you help your customers improve equipment efficiency to increase machine availability, product capability and quality capability? Shah: We are into customised production of rubber molding machines. In some

Continental Develops Mobility Concepts Of The Future

The Instrumentation and Driver HMI business unit of Continental works on solutions to process and present information optimally. The Human Machine Interface (HMI) is a communication bridge between the driver and the car. It is also the principal connector between the driver and outside world. Depending on the vehicle and driving situation, the information to

Four Major Business Verticals

In an exclusive interview, S Ramanathan, Managing Director, ATS told ShamPrasad of AutoParts Asia about the various operational aspects of ATS. Q: What are the major business verticals of ATS? Ramanathan: We have four main business verticals. The first one is sales and services of test instrumentation to the research and development department of different

Visteon Visualises New Tech For Autonomous Driving

Visteon Corporation, that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative electronic products for vehicle manufacturers, is building the first platform that takes a Greenfield approach in developing an Artificial Intelligence-based autonomous system using machine learning, with the feedback to improve its capability. Its goal is to bring in the autonomous driving facility very quickly and be ready

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