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Ashok Leyland Banks On Intelligent EGR For BS4 Engines

Ashok Leyland Banks On Intelligent EGR For BS4 Engines

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, and the 2nd largest commercial vehicle (CV)manufacturer in India, today showcased its full range of future ready products, based on Intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation (iEGR) technology, and industry-leading services at its annual Global Conference 2017 in Chennai. Pioneering the indigenous development and application of the iEGR technology, Ashok Leyland will be the only domestic OEM to implement this technology successfully for its products above 130HP. Thus, Ashok Leyland has, once

Knorr-Bremse Presents Innovative Solutions For CV Service, Repair

Knorr-Bremse, the leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, presented a portfolio of innovative products and services for distributors, workshops, and fleet operators at the recently concluded Automechanika Frankfurt. Under the newly-launched TruckServices brand, the company is assembling an attractive aftermarket package of products and services to help keep commercial vehicles of

Auto Group Drags Down Continental’s 2016 Outlook

Continental has reduced its outlook for fiscal 2016. The main reason for this is the recent combined occurrences of isolated unrelated events in the technology company’s three automotive divisions (Automotive Group). These primarily include warranty cases for products supplied by the Chassis and Safety and Interior Divisions between 2004 and 2010, and possible expenses for

Nissan Acquires 34 Percent Stake In Mitsubishi Motors

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has completed its acquisition of 34 percent equity stake in Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) and became its largest shareholder. MMC will also become part of the global Alliance with Nissan and Renault. With the addition of MMC, the Alliance will be in the world’s top three automotive groups by global volumes, with

VanDyne And Allison To Co-Develop Vehicle Demonstrator

VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. and Allison Transmission Inc. are collaborating to co-develop a vehicle demonstrator. The companies plan to leverage the unique performance benefits of VanDyne’s mechanically-driven turbocharger in combination with Allison’s TC10 transmission in a Class 8 tractor. Through the deployment of advanced control techniques, the two technologies will maximize the benefits of engine downspeeding,

ContiTech Simulation Technology Helps Develop Light-weight Components

ContiTech, as a development partner to the automotive industry, constantly works on new solutions to make components in passenger cars and commercial vehicles even lighter. The greatest challenge here is to meet the customers’ requirements for the application in question while also complying with the mechanical requirements for stiffness, strength, service life, and vibration behaviour.

Legal Cover Likely For Consumer Auto Service Choices In US

In a victory for automotive aftermarket suppliers and remanufacturers, spearheaded by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), the US Copyright Office is continuing its examination of the Digital Millennial Copyright Act (DCMA) and protection of consumer choice in both automotive replacement components and service, and to allow for a level playing field for all

Rural Demand Jacks Up Vehicle Sales In September

Improved rural demand after a good monsoon in the agriculture-led Indian economy has driven the robust growth in automotive sales in the country in the first half (H1) of fiscal 2016-17. According to the monthly data released by the Society of India Automobiles Manufacturers (SIAM), the domestic auto sales grew 16.33 percent during April-September 2016

TE Connectivity Showcases Test, Measurement Sensor Technologies

TE Connectivity Ltd., a world leader in connectivity and sensors, showcased a number of sensing technologies for vehicle design and testing at the recently concluded Automotive Testing Expo North America. TE’s Test and Measurement sensors are deployed in a variety of safety and test applications requiring reliable, high speed data that is critical for passenger