Planys Launches NextGen ROV ‘Mikros’

With its prowess in underwater mobility through robotics, data collection and data analytics, Planys Technologies, an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, has launched its advanced Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) – ‘Mikros.’ The new vehicle is poised to offer improved underwater inspection solutions, up to 200 meters depth, to process industries, petrochemical refineries and desalination plants. The company […]

ZF opens Cybersecurity, AI centre in Germany

ZF is establishing a Technology centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cybersecurity in Saarbrücken, Germany. With this, ZF will now expand its activities in AI research and will coordinate and control the company’s future AI activities from here. Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, announced the location for the Technology Center in […]

Continental rejigs top management

The Supervisory Board of Continental has approved the largest organisational changes in the company’s history. Following this, Executive Board member Nikolai Setzer (47), responsible for the Tyre division and Corporate Purchasing, will switch to Continental’s Automotive Group on April 1, 2019. Here, he will assume the new position of spokesman for the Automotive Board and […]

Continental unveils new metal water pump housing for engines

Continental has unveiled a new metal water pump housing for vehicle engines, made of plastic, mostly polyethylene or polyurethane. This material is comparatively inexpensive and popular in automotive engineering. The new water pump housing is made of cast aluminum and is therefore significantly tougher and more durable. Continental offers registered workshops a five-year guarantee on […]

SKF India signs MoU with ASDC

Technology and solutions provider SKF India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) for the accreditation of SKF India’s YES centres. Youth Empowerment at SKF (YES) is a flagship corporate social responsibility program by SKF India started in 2015 for vocational skill development of the underprivileged youth to empower […]

Tata Motors gets order for 2500 Commercial passenger vehicles

Tata Motors has bagged orders for over 2500 units’ of commercial passenger transportation vehicles from institutional customers. The recent one being, an order of 1045 buses from Gujarat State Roadways Transport Corporation (GSRTC) and 1000 Winger ambulances from National Health Mission (NRHM), Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal and Haryana. Tata Motors has bagged 65 percent of […]