‘Budget will increase demand for transport’

Infrastructure development has always been prerequisite for growth, which has been taken well into consideration in Indian budget 2019, said Rohit Saboo, CEO & MD, National Engineering Industries. The government’s strong focus on boosting infrastructure and connectivity with an investment of Rs 80,250 crore for phase three of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, will bring […]

SIAM wants pragmatic EV targets in India

Electric Mobility ambition of India needs to be tempered with a practical approach and what is possible without needlessly disrupting the automotive industry, said Rajan Wadhera, President, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). “Today, the automotive industry is facing multiple challenges of leapfrogging to BS-VI emission norms, complying with many new safety norms etc., in […]

ITEC India to be held in Bengaluru later this year

The third edition of International Transportation and Electrification Conference (ITEC) India will be held from December 17-19, 2019 in Bengaluru. The 2019 edition with the theme ‘E-Mobility Solutions for Community’ is aimed at facilitating the industry transition to advanced electrified vehicles. The event plays an important role in the electrification of the Indian automotive segment and […]

Allison Transmission acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech’s EV systems division

Allison Transmission has acquired Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Allison is building upon the legacy of those and other advancements with an electrification strategy that leverages and extends current electric hybrid technologies, develops new electrified propulsion solutions and expands system and integration level capabilities in alternative propulsion. Both of these acquisitions […]

Digital Clusters Enable Over-The-Air Feature Updates: Visteon

By T Murrali: Visteon, the global leader in cockpit electronics, is looking at enhancing the in-cabin experience for the drivers and passengers. Connected, electric and autonomous are the three important technology trends that impact cockpit electronics, one of the fastest growing segments in the overall automotive market. The major solutions that address these trends revolve […]