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Autoform To Set Up New Plant In Gujarat

Autoform To Set Up New Plant In Gujarat

By Sharad Matade: Autoform, one of the largest premium car seat cover makers in India, will set up its eighth manufacturing plant in Gujarat. The plant is expected to start in a year with an initial annual capacity of 12,000 -15,000 seat covers. “Many OEMs are setting up their base in Gujarat. The new plant

Honda unveils 2018 Honda Accord

Honda has unveiled premium 2018 Honda Accord in the US. The 10th-generation Accord is new from the ground up and features a lighter and more rigid body structure, an advanced new chassis design, two all-new, high-torque direct-injected and turbocharged engines, the world’s first 10-speed automatic transmission for a front-drive car and a new generation of

Market Needs High Performance Lubes

New generation lubricants have to be developed to ensure compatibility with new generation engines and after-treatment devices, Adrian Hill, Automotive Product Manager, Morris Lubricants, told T Murrali of AutoParts Asia. Edited Excerpts: Q: Globally lubricant manufacturers are mandated to bring in new generation oils that can enhance overall efficiency of the engine. How Morris Lubricants

Elofic Enriches Automotive Filtration With New Products

  Elofic Industries Limited, one of India’s leading automotive filter manufacturing companies, which began operations in 1951, has the capacity to produce over 85 million pieces a year for all vehicles. It has state-of-the-art production units in Faridabad (near New Delhi), Nalagarh (Himachal Pradesh) and Hosur (Tamil Nadu). The company has its own warehouse in

ASK Automotive To Expand Product Range

By APA Bureau ASK Automotive is planning to expand its portfolio to manufacture friction products for passenger vehicles and commercial manufacturers. The Gurgaon based company which currently specialises in two- wheelers is also looking to partner with more players in the segment. “We are in discussions with some top level domestic players for our next

Honda Canada To Revamp Ontario Plants

Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM), a division of Honda Canada Inc., is investing $492 million over the next three years to allow the company to modernize its Ontario manufacturing facilities and improve its manufacturing carbon footprint, which is part of Honda’s global initiatives. The new investment brings Honda’s total Canadian facilities investment to over $4.7

Honda Adds All-New Dedicated Hybrid Model to Growing Electrified Lineup

Honda has announced a new dedicated hybrid model that will be made in America and launch nationwide in 2018, as part of the Honda Electrification Initiative, which will expand the company’s portfolio of electrified vehicles. Honda also announced it will expand the use of its innovative two-motor hybrid powertrain from passenger cars to its light

Honda, Kabuku Unveil 3D Printed Micro Commuter Vehicle

Honda has developed a short range ‘Micro Commuter’ electric vehicle for use by Japanese confectionary maker, Toshimaya. The car is a joint development with Kabuku Inc., and is based on an open innovation model which incorporates the idea of variable design platform. The car was unveiled at Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies – CEATEC Japan

Hitachi, Honda Develop Prototype Of Portable Alcohol Detection Device For Vehicle Smart Keys

Hitachi and Honda announced they have developed a prototype of a portable alcohol detector that can be integrated into a smart key. The prototype is tamper-resistant as it can distinguish human breath from alternative gases. This device is capable of distinctively detecting the saturated water vapour from human breath and accurately measures alcohol levels within

Honda Vietnam celebrates the 20th anniversary

Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd. (HVN), a Honda’s manufacturer and distributor of motorcycles and automobiles in Vietnam, today held a ceremony in Hanoi to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its operations. This event marks an important milestone of HVN’s business activities and long-time commitment to the growth in Vietnam. Presiding over the ceremony were guests of

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