Special Report articles

Innovation Incredible

Innovation Incredible

By T Murrali The automotive components industry has been following the growth pattern of its mother industry, the vehicles sector. Since a decade, the suppliers have been involved in developing modules and systems for the vehicle manufacturers. A successful industrial evolution of the suppliers in future will be possible by contributing creatively to the emerging

Changing Landscape Of Automotive Design

By T Murrali The aesthetics, form and functionality of a vehicle is born in the limitless and shapeless human imagination. They are unfolded in the exterior and interior design and colour and trim of vehicles – car, bus, van, truck, scooter or motorcycle. As the imagination, aided by the mind and senses, is ever dynamic

Positive Trends Drive Automotive Industry

The automotive industry as a whole is expected to move up in the current financial year (2016-17). Growth is expected to be in almost all the segments of the industry. This positive trend was identified by a ‘Business Sentiment Survey 2017,’ conducted by ETAuto.  The attempt was to understand how the automotive industry stakeholders view

MSXI With Sewells To Transform Auto Retail Into Models Of Future

MSX International (MSXI), a Detroit-based provider of retail solutions to the automotive OEMs, recently acquired the Melbourne-based Sewells Group, strong in sales and dealer profitability domains, to become the largest global provider of retail solutions to the automotive OEMs and dealers. MSXI will extend Sewells Group services to its customers in the Americas and Europe,

Lohia Auto Plans To Enter Africa With Diesel 3-Wheelers

Lohia Auto Industries, the automotive  division of the Lohia conglomerate, is all set to launch its diesel three-wheelers in the African market. Its products, which include electric two-wheelers, electric rickshaws and diesel three- wheelers, are available in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.  Lohia may consider selling the other products also in Africa. “Africa is an unchartered