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WABCO acquires AssetTrackr in India; expands business

WABCO acquires AssetTrackr in India; expands business

WABCO Holdings has said that it is expanding its global fleet management solutions (FMS) business to India by acquiring AssetTrackr, an innovative FMS provider based in Bangalore, India. WABCO signed an agreement to purchase 100 per cent of AssetTrackr’s shares. The transaction is now subject to customary conditions precedent and expected to close by the

WABCO Wins India With Global Standards At Local Cost

The Brussels-based WABCO, a global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations for advanced driver assistance, braking, stability control, suspension, transmission automation and aerodynamics. WABCO India designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air-assisted products and

Ashok Leyland Throws Down The Gauntlet With iEGR To Comply With BS-IV

Ashok Leyland Limited, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, and the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, showcased the full range of its future ready products, based on intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation (iEGR) technology for BS-IV engines, and industry-leading services at its annual Global Conference 2017 in Chennai. The company also made public details

Telematics Transforms Insurance Industry

By Louis Rumao Telematics, the interdisciplinary field that covers telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering which includes sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc., is transforming the relationship between consumers and automotive insurance industry. The century-old automotive industry has been deploying innovations to make vehicles faster, safer, and more comfortable. However, the automotive insurance

IAA 2016 Brings Entire Value Creation Chain In Commercial Vehicles

More than 2,000 exhibitors from 52 countries displayed their latest developments at IAA 2016 show held in Hannover, Germany. The entire international value-creation chain for commercial vehicles is represented at the IAA: manufacturers of heavy trucks, vans and buses, trailers and bodies, plus the many supply firms and providers of services (e.g. telematics). Foreign exhibitors

Continental Celebrates Vehicle Networking Anniversary

Over two decades ago, communication and mobility – two basic human needs – were the driving forces behind the development of the first advanced telematics systems for cars. In 1996, the first GM OnStar telematics modules rolled off the production line at the Motorola Automotive Group, which was later acquired by the international technology company

Mercedes-Benz Continues China R&D Under New Management

The Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Center in Beijing is under new leadership as of October 1, 2015. Prof. Dr. Hans Georg Engel follows Klaus Mannsperger as the head of Daimler’s Chinese R&D facilities. In his new position, Engel will oversee a growing number of departments and functions with a broad range of research and development

Auto Telematics: Advanced Safety and Vehicle Digitisation

By Ashish Gulati Vehicle Telematics is an integrated use of mobile communication, vehicle monitoring systems and location technology. It is one of the fastest growing sectors in India for the past few years. Telematics is primarily driven by multi factors like increase in the number of accidents, rising vehicle thefts, security issues while travelling and

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