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IMI To Support Automotive Sector Skill Development Initiatives In India

IMI To Support Automotive Sector Skill Development Initiatives In India

Q: What are the key IMI initiatives in India? Lonsdale: IMI is working globally to promote vocational skills training in the automotive sector, and to encourage governments and educationists to invest in vocational training for their students and employees. Part of that process led us to discussions with the government of India which is going

MSXI With Sewells To Transform Auto Retail Into Models Of Future

MSX International (MSXI), a Detroit-based provider of retail solutions to the automotive OEMs, recently acquired the Melbourne-based Sewells Group, strong in sales and dealer profitability domains, to become the largest global provider of retail solutions to the automotive OEMs and dealers. MSXI will extend Sewells Group services to its customers in the Americas and Europe,

XALT Energy Innovates, Expands To New Markets

The US-based XALT Energy, an innovator in energy storage technologies based on the advanced lithium ion chemistry, is exploring new ways to store and use power and energy. A market leader for more than 15 years, XALT is capable of handling virtually any energy storage need, anywhere in the world. Its focus is on the

Remove Roadblocks For Speedy Growth

In an exclusive interaction with AutoParts Asia, Jamshyd N Godrej, Chairman, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Company, and Chairman IMTEX 2016, said: “You have got to do things on the ground to change the way things are done. Otherwise you will not see that benefit happening”.The excerpts:- Q:  What are the opportunities for IMTMA to increase

Focus On Skills, Innovation

In an exclusive interaction with AutoParts Asia, Parakramsinh G. Jadeja, President, IMTMA, said as president his priority was skill development and innovation through R &D in the context of the need for working in a very flexible manufacturing system.  The excerpts:: Q: As President what is your immediate priority? Jadeja: The immediate priorityfor the next

Automation makes automotive industry safer

Established in1966 by the Union Ministry of Labour as an independent, voluntary, non-political society, National Safety Council of India, has wide range of activities like awareness campaigns, education and training. In an exclusive interview to T Murrali of AutoParts Asia, V B Sant, Director General of the Council, explained its various activities for safety. Edited

ACMA Seeks Ecosystem For Innovation, R&D

The automotive component industry has been asking the Government for the creation of a Technology Upgradation and Development Fund to make the industry globally competitive on the technology front. In an exclusive interview, Arvind Balaji, the new President of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Joint Managing Director, Lucas TVS, told T