Chennai, India hosts UK Auto Mission

A high-level delegation of UK companies from the automotive supply chain recently visited Chennai, India. During the visit, they had productive meetings with officials from the governments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the media and key industry counterparts from the automotive sector to explore technology partnerships between UK and Indian companies. The delegates visited the […]

Dana Increases Electrified Product Offerings

Dana Incorporated has announced the introduction of two new electric drivetrain solutions for off-highway vehicles, including the Spicer® Electrified™ e-Axle and e-Gearbox. These technologies enable electrified propulsion within established vehicle architectures by leveraging the company’s industry-leading portfolio of motors, inverters, and controls. Dana, through numerous organic and inorganic initiatives, has filled out its product portfolio […]

Okinawa’s i-Praise e-scooter receives 450 bookings in 2018

Electric two-wheeler manufacturing company Okinawa Scooters has received bookings for 450 units of Okinawa i-Praise until the end of 2018. Majority of the bookings have come from all the cities like Tier I – Pune, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Tier II – Bhopal, Nasik, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Ambala, Vishakhapatnam etc. and in Tier – III – Mysore, Bulandshahar, […]

Japan EV maker GLM to expand with Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes and Japan’s GLM Company have deployed the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to expand its electric vehicle development business. GLM will be able to meet the high demand for its expertise and its own technology platform of electric vehicle development solutions including chassis, power systems, and vehicle control units, which automotive manufacturers and new entrants from […]

IAA 2018 Paved Way For CV Industry Digitsation

By T Murrali The recently-concluded 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 had more exhibitors and world premieres with focus on digitisation, connectivity, automation and electric mobility. The number of exhibitors increased from about 2,000 from 52 countries in 2016 to 2,174 from 48 countries. Even then electric mobility and digitisation were the central topics. But now […]

Greaves Cotton to acquire Ampere Vehicles

Greaves Cotton will acquire a majority stake in Electric Vehicle company Ampere Vehicles Private Limited. This acquisition will accelerate the development of clean energy technology solutions for the mobility needs of passengers and small businesses. “Greaves has been a trusted brand since 1859 and is well known for the reliability of its products, a strong […]