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ACT Summit discusses digitisation in auto component industry

ACT Summit discusses digitisation in auto component industry

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) has conducted the third edition of ACT (ACMA Centre for Technology) Summit, with the theme ‘Digitizing Auto Component Industry in India- Creating Smart Factories, in Pune, India on December 8-9, 2017. Over 1,000 delegates from the Automobile and Component Industry, Academia and Government have attended the event.

Tata Motors rolls out the first batch of Tigor EV

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Tata Motors has flagged- off the first batch of the Tigor Electric Vehicle (EV) from its Sanand facility in Gujarat. Ratan N Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors and members of the Tata Motors Executive Committee were present at the function. The Tigor

McLaren ties-up with Pirelli to develop winter tyre package

British sports car maker McLaren has collaborated with Pirelli to deliver a new winter wheel and tyre package for McLaren Sports Series models. The McLaren Winter Wheels and Tyres set consists of four, 14-spoke Lightweight Forged wheels in Stealth finish, fitted with Pirelli MC Sottozero 3 winter tyres and incorporating the McLaren tyre pressure monitoring

Continental launches fifth-gen radar sensors for automated driving

By 2017 end, over 30 million radar sensors from Continental will be in use globally Continental has introduced the fifth generation of its short- and long-range radar sensors, which will enter series production in 2019. It is based on a scalable modular principle and with its graduated function scopes, it supports vehicle manufacturers’ different requirements

India gets the country’s first EV charging station

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), in partnership with cab aggregator Ola, has opened India’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging station at one of IOC stations in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Murali Srinivasan, Executive Director, IOC, Maharashtra and Arvind Raghvendra, VP-Ola have jointly inaugurated the facility at RBI Square, Nagpur. “As India’s leading oil refiner and marketer, IndianOil considers

Cooper Standard opens new Global technology centre in Michigan

Cooper Standard has opened a new Global Technology Centre in Livonia, Michigan to help customers meet demands of the evolving auto industry and non-automotive adjacent markets. The 137,750 square-foot facility offers capabilities in material science, tooling, development, production and validation. The Global Technology Centre will serve Cooper Standard’s global customer base. The new facility consolidates

Tesla unveils electric truck, new sports car

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled company’s first electric semi-truck and a new Tesla sports car-The new Roadster. The features of the truck include faster acceleration, better uphill performance, a 500-mile (805km) range at maximum weight at highway speed, and thermonuclear explosion-proof glass in the windshield. Besides, enhanced autopilot, lane-keeping technology, and a design that

Motoroyale Signs JV with Norton Motorcycles

In what can be termed as a historic announcement, Motoroyale, Kinetic group’s venture of multi brand superbikes announced today an international joint venture with the British marquee brand, Norton Motorcycles. The two legendary brands have decided to collaborate in what is the latest trend in automobiles – Indian companies tying up with British companies to

Continental Head-Up Display goes into production with Lincoln

Automotive manufacturer Lincoln Motor Company, a division of Ford Motor Company, for the first time, putting into production Continental’s head-up display with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology. The solution from the technology company was first integrated into the 2017 Lincoln Continental, followed by the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. Head-up displays show all relevant information in the

Datsun Rolls Out 100,000 Car In India

Datsun India today celebrated the production milestone of 100,000th car as a redi-GO 1.0L rolled out of the assembly line at its factory in Oragadam, near Chennai. Jerome Saigot, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India and Colin MacDonald, CEO & Managing Director, Renault Nissan Automotive India joined a band of associates who were involved in the