Special Report articles

Iveco, SAIC Recast JVs In China

Iveco, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V, and SAIC, have jointly announced that they will restructure their Joint Ventures in China based on mutual understanding and trust in order to address the rapid evolution of China’s commercial vehicle market, and to meet the evolving demands of customers. Naveco, a 50:50 joint venture between Iveco and

Adaptive Headlight For Victory Motorcycles

JW Speaker Corporation has expanded its motorcycle headlight offering to include the industry’s first dynamically adaptive LED headlight designed to fit Victory motorcycles, featuring the diamond shape unique to this application. “We appreciate our Victory motorcycle customers and could not be more excited to give them an Adaptive Series headlight, offering a custom fit and

Royal Enfield Opens Brand Store In Melbourne

Royal Enfield has opened its first exclusive brand store in Melbourne as part of its growth strategy in Australia and to focus on the expanding international thrust of the mid-sized motorcycle segment (250-750cc). Rudratej (Rudy) Singh, President Royal Enfield, said, “Australia represents one of the most important markets for Royal Enfield. We are witnessing growth

Ford, Nissan, Toyota Kirloskar Fined For Unfair Deals In Aftermarket

The Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) found Ford, Nissan and Toyota Kirloskar guilty of indulging in unfair practices in the aftermarket. The tribunal said these automakers have been penalised two percent of their turnover in the spare parts market and has also given directions to create a level-playing field in after sales service. Compat in its

Bauma Conexpo India Builds On India’s Construction Industry Boom

The fourth edition of the Bauma Conexpo India, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, was a clear indication of the positive developments in the Indian construction and allied industries. It was also noticed for the profile and number of participants. The expo had 647 exhibitors from

India Can Develop Affordable Vehicle Electronics Systems

The second edition of the conference on Automotive Electronics, organised by the Confederation of the Indian Industry (CII) along with Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Centre, addressed key issues of the automotive electronics segment in India. The theme of the conference was ‘Exploring advances in automotive electronics.’ The convenor of the CII Electronics Panel,

Michigan Races For The Rise Of Future Mobility Proving Ground

The US state of Michigan wants to be in the forefront of the new automotive technologies, ahead of other American states, and also Europe and Asia. The race to be the centre of excellence for connected and autonomous vehicle technology is becoming fiercer, driven not only to benefit from additional high-paying jobs, but also to

IAC China Programme To Be Tried In Other Countries

By Sharad Matade International Automotive Components (IAC), a global interior systems and components supplier, is running a training programme for its hourly operators to sharpen their skills in various areas – product knowledge, equipment and tools, manufacturing and operating process and quality control – at its Changshu plant in China. The training programme was introduced