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SAIC Motor to set up car manufacturing plant in India

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Chinese automobile giant SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd is entering the Indian market through a fully-owned car manufacturing facility. SAIC said it is in the process of finalizing its manufacturing facility and is firming up its product strategy for the Indian market, details of which will be announced later. The manufacturing …

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Volvo announces India Fuelwatch 2017 winners

India Fuelwatch 2017

Swedish commercial vehicle giant Volvo Trucks has announced the winners of India Fuelwatch 2017, the competition that is recognised as an annual mainstay event in the industry and embodies the company’s Fuelwatch mission towards a fuel-efficient industry model. After a series of national competitions across the region, 29 top contenders …

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Ather Energy hires COO, VP

Ather Energy, the smart electric two-wheeler start-up, has hired two top level management personals in the capacities of Chief Operating Officer and Vice President. Dr. Venkatesh Padmanabhan is entering Ather as Chief Operating Officer and he will head supply chain, quality, manufacturing, and service delivery at Ather. After 15 years at General …

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Tata Motors delivers 30 Buses to BMTC

BMTC

Tata Motors has delivered 30 new buses to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The new delivery is a part of a larger order of 1385 buses won by Tata Motors comprising of the Ultra 6/9 BS IV Midi and LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses. The company has handed over …

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MAN Trucks sets up new dealership in Chennai

MAN Trucks India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany, has inaugurated a new dealership at Chennai. Vijai Earthmoving Equipment is setting up the new outlet and this is the fourth dealership inaugurated since January 2017 by MAN in addition to Solapur, Pune and Vijayawada. In May …

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France Ambassador inaugurates Michelin India R&D centre in Haryana

Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, has inaugurated Michelin India’s Research and Development Laboratory in Manesar, Haryana. After inaugurating the facility, Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler said,  “Our vibrant economic partnership with India is boosted by France’s leading companies such as Michelin which actively contribute to “Make in India” and bring …

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Rohm, IME to develop AI chip for smart factories

Japanese semiconductor giant ROHM Semiconductor and A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research  have joined hands to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) chip to boost efficiency in predictive maintenance for smart factories. Predictive maintenance forecasts machine failures, and it …

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