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BorgWarner offers broad product portfolio for hybrid and electric CVs

BorgWarner offers broad product portfolio for hybrid and electric CVs

BorgWarner offers hybrid and electric commercial vehicle market a broad product portfolio to help meet emissions regulations and fuel economy goals. The segment is expected to increase from 49,000 units in 2017 to 115,000 units in 2020, growig at a CAGR of 32.9 per cent. “The growth drivers in commercial vehicle propulsion systems are changing.

BorgWarner to supply Cabin Heater to new EV

BorgWarner will be supplying its advanced high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for a new electric vehicle (EV) for a globally known EV automaker. BorgWarner’s technology features more efficient use of energy while providing rapid cabin heating. “We take pride in delivering critically important technology solutions to support our customers’ goals. We are

ZF plans to collaborate with start-ups

Driveline and chassis technology leader ZF is giving budding start-ups an opportunity for long-term associations and/or direct investments. The company is working towards building a closer link to young and innovative enterprises dealing with disruptive trends and opportunities related to connected mobility. “Collaboration with start-ups will accelerate the digitalisation of our products, processes and culture.

Wabco Holdings to buyout Meritor-Wabco Joint Venture

Global technology supplier Wabco Holdings will further expand operations in the commercial vehicle market in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor-Wabco joint venture. Wabco has signed an agreement to purchase Meritor Inc’s stake in the joint venture business for USD 250 million. The transaction is expected to close on October 1, 2017

Chem-Trend celebrates 25 years in India

Chem-Trend, part of family-owned Freudenberg Group, celebrates its 25th anniversary in India. The company began operations in India in 1992 through the sale of its Mono-Coat release agent to a rubber-to-metal bonded parts manufacturer. “Today, Chem-Trend serves a large customer base in multiple industry segments, including die casting, tire manufacturing, polyurethane, composites, thermoplastics, roto-molding and

BorgWarner’s HVH motor electrifies Scania hybrid bus

BorgWarner’s High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors propels Scania’s new Citywide hybrid bus. Positioned between the clutch and gearbox in a P2 layout, the 650-volt electric motor drives the vehicle at low speeds when enough energy is available. The motor also charges the battery by generating power while braking or driving downhill, and supports

Continental’s 3D Display and Digital Magazine emerge winners

Continental’s 3D display and digital corporate magazine became winners in the Automotive Brand Contest 2017. The technology company’s display solution impressed the judges as a design product for the cockpit in the ‘Parts & Accessories’ category. “With our 3D display surface, we are offering carmakers a genuine alternative to the old-fashioned flat media display. The

Indian Auto Component Industry is worth INR 2.92 trillion, growing @ 14.3%

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) has released Industry Performance Review for 2016-2017 financial year. The turnover of the auto component industry stood at INR 2.92 trillion (USD 43.5 billion) for the period April 2016 to March 2017, registering a growth of 14.3 per cent over the previous year and a CAGR of 7

Rane Group Enters Telematics Segment

Rane Holdings Limited, the holding Company of Rane group, announced that the board has approved the acquisition of 70% shareholding in Bengaluru-based Telematics4U Services Private Ltd (T4U). Founded in 2009, T4U offers customized analytics-rich end-to-end telematics solutions for various transportation and asset tracking requirements in India and other countries across South Asia, Middle East and

Bosch launches e-axle powertrain for EVs

Bosch has launched the electric axle drive, or e-axle powertrain for electric cars. It has combined three powertrain components into one unit. The motor, power electronics, and transmission form one compact unit that directly drives the car’s axle. This makes the powertrain not only far more efficient, but more affordable as well, the company claims.