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OESA Projects Shore Up Faltering Vendor Spirits

OESA Projects Shore Up Faltering Vendor Spirits

The Detroit-based Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) champions the business interests of over 500 member organisations. Since 1998, the association is committed to addressing issues of common concern throughout the supply chain, and advocating on behalf of the automotive supplier community. It has been fostering collaboration throughout the supply chain and help members make critical

IRE 2017 Raises Rubber Industry To Changing Market Needs

The rubber industry is preparing itself to meet the changing needs and preferences of customers by cutting cost, enhancing quality and adopting latest technology. Inaugurating the three-day India Rubber Expo (IRE 2017) held at the Chennai Trade Centre, from January 19-21, 2017, K M Mammen, Chairman, MRF Ltd, and Chairman, Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA),

Timken Moves With Times To Move India Smoother, Safer

Timken India Limited, subsidiary of Timken Company, a world leader in bearings, with plants in Jamshedpur, Raipur and Chennai, offers friction management solutions that maximise performance, fuel-efficiency and equipment life. Wherever parts move and turn, Timken products and services can make things run a little smoother, safer and more efficiently. In an exclusive interaction, Sanjay

Excels In After-Sales Service

In an exclusive interaction with Autoparts Asia, P.K Shah, Executive Vice President, Desma India, explained the technologically advanced after-sales service system of the company. Q: How do you help your customers improve equipment efficiency to increase machine availability, product capability and quality capability? Shah: We are into customised production of rubber molding machines. In some

Auto Sales In India Dip Deeply In December

APA Bureau The Indian automotive industry registered a decline of 18.66 percent in domestic sales in December 2016. The overall automotive sale in the domestic market stood at 1,221,929 units in the last month of the previous year. Export from the country also suffered negative sales of 3.12 percent at 301,295 units, according to the

Mercedes-Benz Pioneers ‘Fit & Healthy’ Project, Makes Comfort Intelligent

Mercedes-Benz is engaged in a pioneering `Fit & Healthy’ project designed to enhance the well-being of passengers. Hence, with the car of the future Mercedes-Benz is supporting an active and healthy lifestyle with intelligent comfort solutions. Alongside a workplace and private environment, the vehicle interior is increasingly becoming a `third place’, a living and relaxation

CloudCar Gets $15M JLR Investment

CloudCar, based in Palo Alto, California, a leading developer of connected driver experiences, has announced a $15 million minority investment in the company from Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s largest automotive company. In addition to the investment, Jaguar Land Rover will adopt its next-generation cloud services platform. With machine-learning capabilities tied to various sensors in

Honda Canada To Revamp Ontario Plants

Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM), a division of Honda Canada Inc., is investing $492 million over the next three years to allow the company to modernize its Ontario manufacturing facilities and improve its manufacturing carbon footprint, which is part of Honda’s global initiatives. The new investment brings Honda’s total Canadian facilities investment to over $4.7

Penske Auto Expands UK Presence

Penske Automotive Group, an international transportation service provider and the leading retailer of prestige vehicles in the UK, has signed an agreement to acquire CarShop, one of the leading retailers of used vehicles in the UK. CarShop retails high-quality used vehicles at fixed retail prices as part of a transparent customer buying experience. CarShop has

Rolls-Royce Cars Sets Sales Record

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced its second highest-ever annual sales result in the marque’s 113-year history, up six percent on its 2015 results. A total of 4,011 cars were delivered to customers in more than 50 countries, affirming the brand’s strength and resilience in a year ofchallenging market conditions for luxury goods worldwide. Torsten Müller-Ötvös,