Tag Archives: Chennai

Tyrexpo India 2017 kickstarts in Chennai

The fifth edition of Tyrexpo, the annual event in the Indian tire industry, begins at the Chennai Trade Centre on Tuesday. Satish Sharma, chairman of the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association of India has formally inaugurated the show. Over 3,000 industry leaders from India and neighboring countries are expected to attend the show. Visitors to the

Deluge Dismisses Divide

By T Murrali The rains since November that battered Chennai, the automotive hub of the country, culminated in a catstrophic deluge on December 2, 2015; it inundated slums, housing colonies, life-style apartments, bungalows, premises of hospitals, educational institutions, Information Technology enterprises, national and multinational automotive manufacturers and small-scale autoparts companiesand a host of others. The

RSB Group Receives CSR Excellence Award

RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd received CSR Excellence Award for 2015 from Aditya Birla Group at 4th Annual Manufacturing Conference & Awards 2015, in Pune. The award was received by Priyanka Behera, Head – CSR, on behalf of RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd, from Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India. Speaking on the

Force Motors Inaugurates Engine Assembly Plant in Chennai

Force Motors today inaugurated its state-of-the-art engine assembly plant in Chennai. Located close to the BMW Chennai facility, the Rs 200-crore engine plant can produce up to 20,000 engines a yer with options to enhance capacity further based on the demand. The plant was inaugurated by Union Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Sector

NNG Raises Focus on Chennai Automotive Industry

Chennai, often called “The Detroit of India”,  is now amongst the top ten global automotive manufacturing centres. Data by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed that Tamil Nadu was the largest contributor to the sector in terms of industrial output. As a state, Tamil Nadu has about 20% of India’s total installed capacity

Sekisui DLJM inaugurates Greenfield plant in Chennai

By T Murrali   Sekisui DLJM Molding Private Limited (SDMPL), the joint venture company between Dipty Lal Judge Mal Pvt Ltd in India and Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. in Japan today inaugurated its Greenfield plant in Chennai. Build at an investment of Rs 30 crore to support India Yamaha Motor, this is the third plant of

Mercedes- Benz hosts LuxeDrive in Chennai

After successful events in Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Surat, Mumbai and Bengaluru, Mercedes-Benz introduced in Chennai, on 3 May, the new customer engagement platform, LuxeDrive. Based on the philosophy of ‘Live The Best,’ the event engaged the customers through a combination of adrenaline, gourmet and haute couture. Held at the Madras motorsports Club Race Track in

Hitachi Automotive Systems India to set up plant in Chennai

With India becoming a key market for any Tier-1 company or OEM due to its rising domestic demand and its growing stature in the global automotive industry, several MNC players in this space are making the country as a base for their global business strategy. As part of its strategy, Hitachi Automotive Systems India Private