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VDW Supports Industry 4.0 IoT Initiatives

VDW Supports Industry 4.0 IoT Initiatives

By Pramod Thomas: Verein Deutscher Werkzeug-maschinenfabriken (VDW) or the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association, one of the oldest in Germany’s industrial history, strives to create the optimum starting conditions for its member companies in the competitive global business environment. “In 2014, VDW called for prudent investments in research, development and education to cope with Industry

Hanon Systems Makes Thermal Solutions For NewGen Vehicles

By T Murrali: Global warming, which leads to climate change and its unprecedented consequences, is directly linked to vehicular emissions. Eclectic environmental regulations demand effective changes in powertrains to manage the thermal characteristics and exhausts of vehicles. More efficient IC engines, hybrid, fully electric and fuel cell vehicles, in different stages of development and on-road

NEI Narrows Target To EVs, BS-VI

By Sharad Matade: Bearings will be one of those components which will get a hard hit once electrification of vehicles becomes a reality in India. Though the numbers of bearings will come down drastically, the value of bearing per electric vehicle will go up, says Rohit Saboo, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Engineering Industries

Avtec Displays BS-VI,EV-ready Products At Components Show

By Sharad Matade: Avtec, an independent manufacturer of powertrain and precision-engineered products in India, showcased its products, capabilities and preparations for BS-VI and electric vehicles (EV) at Auto Expo 2018-Components. Avtec displayed an electric drive unit, designed and developed by its subsidiary, ASSAG, Switzerland, for pedelec or a pedal electric cycle. The electric drive unit

Marginal Fall In January Car Sales In India

By APA Bureau: The Indian car wholesale fell 1.25 per cent in January 2018 to 184,264 units compared to 186,596 units dispatched in January 2017 from the various factories in the country,says a report by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. While momentum in the utility vehicle wholesale continued to have strong growth of 37.88

Sectoral Transitions Take Centre Stage At The Components Show

By APA Bureau: The 14th Auto Expo 2018-Components, with the theme: ‘Automotive Technologies that Drive the World’, focussed on technological innovation and on technologies for product innovation, efficient manufacturing and logistics. Transition from Bharat Stage (BS) IV to BS-VI and the emergence of electric vehicles, and the opportunities and challenges resulting from these sectoral changes

Global Tech. Innovations Converge At IMTEX 2018

By Pramod Thomas: Organized by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA), IMTEX FORMING 2018 & Tooltech 2018 (IMTEX 2018), South East Asia’s largest exhibition of metal forming technologies,was the convergence of innovative technologies across the world. Growing by 18 percent in size,it was bigger and better than the previous editions. Held at the Bangalore International

TVS Motor Clubs Comfort, Performance In NTORQ

By APA Bureau: TVS Motor Company has announced its foray into the 125cc scooter segment with the launch of NTORQ 125. Designed for the youth, the new scooter has been developed based on the TVS Racing pedigree and comes with state-of-the-art three-valve engine for improved performance. Priced at Rs. 58,750 (Ex-showroom New Delhi), the scooter