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Pricol Telematics Devices get ARAI certification

Pricol Telematics Devices get ARAI certification

Automotive components manufacturer Pricol Limited has received the ARAI certification for telematics devices. The certification comes under AIS 140 regulation aimed at introducing intelligent transport system in India, required for making roads safer. The device offers additional features which OEMs can integrate across vehicles such as buses, trucks and passenger vehicles and accessories like RFID

Continental protects vehicles from hacker attacks

Technology company Continental uses cybersecurity technology to ensure comprehensive protection against possible hacker attacks on both: safety-relevant vehicle components and in production plants. “Our experts are working to bring security to the next level and safeguard our systems against hacker attacks. This depends on the production security in our plants, which we are also working

Kobelco Construction expands capacity in India

Kobelco Construction Equipment India (KCEI), the Indian arm of the Japanese Kobelco Group, broke the ground for an additional plant in Sri City, Chennai, India. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City, Akira Kinoshita, Director & Sr. Managing Executive Officer, Kobelco Construction Machinery (KCM) and Tetsuo Yamamura, Deputy Director, Shimizu Corporation were present on the

Force Motors, Rolls-Royce Power Systems form JV

Automobile manufacturer Force Motors and Rolls-Royce Power Systems have formed a Joint Venture (JV)- Force MTU Power Systems Pvt. Ltd- to produce MTU’s 10 and 12-cylinder Series 1600 units with power outputs from 545 to 1050HP (400 to 800 KWm). Under the JV, a new plant will be set up in Chakan, Maharashtra, India and

Ford unveils Titanium+ Petrol variant of EcoSport

Ford India has introduced the new top-of-the-line Titanium+ petrol variant of Ford EcoSport for Rs 10.47 lakh (ex-showroom across India). It has the latest three-cylinder 1.5L Ti-VCT petrol engine and feature five-speed manual transmission. “Since new Ford EcoSport was introduced, our customers have been demanding a top-of-the-line Titanium+ petrol manual variant, offering enhanced safety with

Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus handed over to MMRDA

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has handed over 25 ‘Tata Starbus Hybrid Electric Bus’ with Full Low Floor configuration from Tata Motors to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). The Bus runs on dual power- diesel and electric and is economically viable, safe and environmentally friendly. The vehicle also complies with all UBS-II (Urban Bus

Bosch Power Tools launches maiden ‘Service on Wheels’ in India

Bosch Power Tools India has launched its first ever ‘Service on Wheels’ initiative in India. Two vans were unveiled by Henning von Boxberg, President of the Bosch Power Tools in Bangalore. The services provided are repair, training, routine maintenance, product demonstration, among others. Promotion of genuine Bosch parts and assured quality service by skilled and

Grundfos India wins award

Energy efficient pump maker Grundfos India has won ‘India’s Best Company of the Year 2017’ award. The ‘India’s Best Company of the Year Awards’ is a platform that selects the top 50 companies of India and provides them with an opportunity to showcase their strength and values. IBC InfoMedia conducted this comprehensive research in collaboration

Suzuki launches Intruder-Fi in India

Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched the advanced Fuel Injection (Fi) variant of the Intruder in India for Rs 1,06,896 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Initially launched in November 2017, the new variant has Suzuki Advanced Fuel Injection Technology with 6 sensors that calculate the optimum amount of fuel required for better combustion, and hence providing an accurate

Honda launches 2018 editions of CB Shine, Livo and Dream Yuga

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has launched three 2018 editions of its motorcycles – Livo, Dream Yuga and CB Shine. They offer refreshed style and advanced technology. “All 3 motorcycles- Dream Yuga, Livo & CB Shine SP are delighting different type of buyers, be it the aspirational first-time buyer or the mature buyer seeking premium