As India drives towards BS VI and also announces a Rs 10,000 crore outlay to accelerate electric mobility, OEMs and suppliers are adopting technologies that can enable development of cleaner and greener vehicles. The Mahle Group is driving a multi-technology growth strategy, which banks on both IC engines as well as alternate powertrains.
The past fortnight saw the Geneva Motor Show hold centrestage. Tata Motors had all of four global premieres and one European premiere. We also have a scoop! Find out how the Tata Altroz got its name.
The PSA Group has confirmed that is Citroen, and not the Peugeot brand, that would be marking its re-entry into India. The carmaker is banking heavily on localisation – as much as 90-95% – as Carlos Tavares, CEO and chairman, PSA Group reveals in his interview.
In the Interview of the Fortnight, we speak to Anuj Kathuria, president (Global Trucks), Ashok Leyland, who speaks on how the country’s first 16-wheeled rigid truck – the 4123 – was developed, the drive to introduce innovative and disruptive products, changing dynamics of the CV industry, impact of new axle norms and the company’s sharpened focus on customer profitability.
Optimising customer productivity is also what VE Commercial Vehicles is doing. Kiran Bajad visits the company’s plant in Pithampur.
The tractor industry in India is notching decent growth but there are ways to accelerate that growth as Ashim Sharma, partner and Group head at NRI Consulting & Solutions reveals.
All this plus an exciting News section, sales analysis for February 2019 along with April-February 2019 cumulative numbers.