Piaggio diesel three-wheelers gets BS-VI

Piaggio Vehicles has received India’s first ARAI BS-VI compliance certification for its Diesel-powered range of three wheelers. “Piaggio has consistently led the industry in technology and innovation. The successful completion of the compliance test and certification much ahead of the official implementation date of April 1, 2020 further strengthens the company’s position as a technology […]

Kinetic Green, Autoline Industries join hands for e-cycles

Kinetic Green Energy and Autoline Industries have signed an agreement for joint development and nationwide marketing of electric-bicycles. Autoline will undertake the development of e-cycle critical assemblies with almost 100 percent indigenous content. Autoline in association with Kinetic Green has successfully developed their first two models of e-cycles named as E-Speed over the last 18 […]

‘Auto sector in India may consume lesser stainless steel in future’

Indian Minister of state for steel Faggan Singh Kulaste has inaugurated the 30th Anniversary conference of Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA) in New Delhi. He urged the industry to increase production and make India a global manufacturing hub in the coming years. The conference observed that consumption of Stainless steel in the automotive sector […]

Indian Minister inaugurates test facilities at ICAT

Indian Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Arvind Ganpat Sawant has inaugurated ICAT-Centre 2 facilities and seminar centre (Test Track and Administrative & Auditorium Block (ISC)) located at Sector M-11, IMT Manesar at International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT). The event took place on the sidelines of the technology appreciation workshop for Government agencies […]

Toyota Kirloskar to open Safety Model School in Tamil Nadu, India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) in collaboration with Roots Group will launch ‘Safety Model School’ at Satchidananda Jothi Nikethan International School at Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, India. As a part of this programme, a Traffic Park at the school aims to educate school children on the importance of traffic rules and responsible road safety habits was inaugurated. […]

Automotive technology platform Sona Comstar launched in India

Automotive drivetrain solutions provider Sona BLW Precision Forging, private equity firm Blackstone and its automotive portfolio company Comstar Automotive Technologies have forged a partnership to create an India centric, EV focused automotive technology platform-SONA COMSTAR. Blackstone acquired Comstar Automotive Technologies in 2018. Comstar designs, engineers and manufactures starting and charging systems for passenger and light commercial vehicles across the globe. Its products […]

Doosan Bobcat sets up Indian facility near Chennai

Global leader in construction equipment Doosan Bobcat India, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Doosan Bobcat Inc., has started operations of its first Manufacturing Facility in Gummudipoondi near Chennai in India. With a total investment of  Rs 190 crore ($26 million) for the next five years, the state-of-the-art factory is spread across an area of 21.6 acres and has […]

Goodyear India launches SUV, car tyres

Goodyear India has launched two new products-Assurance DuraPlus 2 and Wrangler AT SilentTrac. Assurance Duraplus 2 is designed for small-to-mid-sized passenger cars to further meet the upgraded needs of value-conscious consumers, Wrangler AT SilentTrac is tailored for confident SUV drivers with a strong desire for adventure and the freedom to explore with full control over […]

National Productivity Summit 2019 concludes in Bengaluru, India

The 13th edition of National Productivity Summit (NPS 2019), held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru from August 20-21, 2019, has showcased competitiveness in the manufacturing industry. The two-day summit enabled delegates to learn more about best shop floor practices from prominent industry experts on productivity gains through a series of case studies. The National Productivity Summit […]