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Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been voted 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre” for the sixth year in a row – meaning the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. Judges praised the engine’s combination of performance, fuel-efficiency and technology. The 1.0-litre EcoBoost

Mercedes-Benz lays foundation for new passenger car plant in Russia

Mercedes-Benz is starting construction work for a new fully flexible passenger car plant, thereby strengthening Daimler’s industrial commitment in Russia, which so far has concentrated on commercial vehicle production. “Establishing a passenger car production in Russia is a strategic investment in an important sales market for Mercedes-Benz. We are extending our local footprint and, at

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

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production of Fuel-efficient Axle at Kassel

Production of the new fuel-efficient truck axle started yesterday at the Mercedes‑Benz plant in Kassel. The rear axle reduces fuel consumption of the Mercedes-Benz Actros by up to 0.5 percent. In addition to the weight savings, the New Final Drive (NFD) particularly benefits from the actively controlled oil regulation in the final drive, the heart

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

Bosch and partners make logistics fit for connected manufacturing

Every morning at 7:30 a.m. sharp, a truck leaves the Bosch plant in Homburg. It travels to a number of suppliers in sequence, all located within a 60 kilometer radius of the plant, picking up goods that Bosch requires to manufacture hydraulic components. Knowing whether the truck has reached all its stops on time, whether

DICV Delivers 50,000th BharatBenz Truck

BharatBenz celebrates an important milestone with the customer handover of its 50,000th truck, which marks an unprecedented ramp-up in the Indian commercial vehicle industry. The vehicle, a 4928 TT tractor from the all-new BharatBenz heavy-duty range, was presented at a regional brand event in Hyderabad. Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and

Debutant Jeep Compass Rolls Off Assembly Line In Ranjangaon, India

Jeep® Compass, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India’s first locally-produced sport-utility vehicle (SUV), officially rolled off the assembly line today at the company’s Ranjangaon plant. The start of production sees India joining China, Brazil and Mexico as a manufacturing and export hub for the Jeep Compass, the most capable compact SUV ever.  Ranjangaon will be the

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