Jaguar I-PACE gets five-star Euro NCAP safety rating

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating. Jaguar’s first electric performance SUV scored 91 percent for adult occupant protection, 81 percent for child occupant protection and 81 percent for safety assist. I-PACE scored maximum points for both the side barrier impact and the more severe side pole test, with good protection […]

Audi Q5 launched in India  

Audi has launched the most awaited all-new second-generation Audi Q5 in India for Rs 53,25,000 onwards. The Audi Q5 combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly intuitive interior. With the all-wheel-drive Quattro system, a highly efficient engine, a suspension with damper control and a comprehensive line-up of infotainment systems, the new Audi […]

Groupe PSA, AVTEC inaugurate first Powertrain JV plant in India

Groupe PSA and AVTEC Ltd (a CK Birla Group Company) have inaugurated their greenfield plant in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. It will manufacture and supply technologically advanced and eco-friendly powertrain for the Global and Domestic Automotive market, in-line with the future industry norms and customer expectations. Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the Managing Board, Groupe PSA and […]

Create local supply base for electric mobility in India: ACMA

Ram Venkataramani, President, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has said that as India prepares for the introduction of electric mobility in the country, the association has petitioned the government for a well defined, technology agnostic road-map with clear responsibilities of each stakeholder that will go a long way in ensuring a smooth rollout as also for […]

APC 2018: Deep discussions on a variety of topics

The maiden Asian Powertrain Conference (APC) 2018 organised by AutoParts Asia Magazine in Chennai, India discussed key challenges in the automotive industry not only in India but across the globe. On day one, there were four content-rich technical sessions. Purushottam Panda, Executive Director, PowerTrain, Maruti Suzuki India Limited was the session chairman for the first […]

Asian Powertrain Conference 2018 starts in Chennai, India

Asian Powertrain Conference (APC) 2018, the first thematic event organised by AutoParts Asia Magazine, has started at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India on November 15, 2018. Karin Stoll, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, has inaugurated the two-day conference. Around 150 delegates from vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and allied industries from across India and […]

Volkswagen unveils first small car SUV ‘T-Cross’

Volkswagen has presented its new T-Cross, the company’s first small car SUV. World premiere held in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. The urban crossover model will soon be captivating hearts in the markets of three continents. Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Operating Officer of Volkswagen Brand, introduced the new T-Cross together with Cara Delevingne, British supermodel, actress, […]