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Tata Motors delivers 50 buses for public transport to BMTC

Indian commercial vehicle giant Tata Motors has delivered 50 buses to Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) today.  The current delivery of buses is a part of the order bagged by Tata Motors earlier this year comprising of 350 Ultra 6/9 BS IV Midi and  1035 LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses.   …

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DSK Benelli opens second showroom in Bangalore

DSK Motowheels has inaugurated its second showroom for the Italian super biking brand Benelli in Bangalore. Situated at Whitefield, the dealership Brindavan Motors sells the entire range of DSK Benelli superbikes available in India. Shirish Kulkarni, Chairman, DSK Motowheels, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to launch our second showroom for superbiking aficionados …

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Jaguar Land Rover India bags top awards in technical contest

Jaguar Land Rover India (JLRI) bagged top awards at the recently held Jaguar Land Rover Global Technician of the Year  Contest 2017  in the United Kingdom.  These awards included Jaguar Global Technician of the Year, Land Rover Global Technician Of the Year – Runner Up and Overall Market Winner. The …

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Volvo Cars to supply autonomous cars to Uber

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Swedish auto maker Volvo Cars, has signed an agreement with Uber to sell, ten thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles are developed on Volvo Cars’ fully modular, in-house developed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). SPA is used on Volvo Cars’ top-of-the-line 90 series …

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StreetSmart develops vehicle mounted driving virtual simulator

Delhi-based StreetSmart has developed a customized vehicle mounted driving virtual simulator with built in driving test track to evaluate a driver’s skills and reactions including  driver’s psychomotor skills-that is, reaction time taken, speed and distance judgement, and  visual acuity. Prashant Kapila, Director , Streetsmart  info solutions, said the software here …

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Faurecia partners with Indian Institute of Science for AI in automotive industry

Faurecia, a global automotive equipment leader, has signed a research partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), an 107-old premier institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India. Faurecia said this collaboration will enrich its ecosystem of high-level scientific and academic collaborations in its two strategic …

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Intel, Mobileye to work for Karnataka on Automotive Safety project

Automotive Safety Innovation project

Technology giant Intel with its recently acquired Israel-based company Mobileye, a vision and data analysis solution provider for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, will work for the Karnataka government as a technology advisor on the ‘Automotive Safety Innovation Project’. Karnataka state in India is known as IT …

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SIAM welcomes early availability of BS VI fuel in Delhi

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  Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex Industry body representing leading Indian vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers, welcomed the announcement of the Petroleum Ministry for early introduction of BS VI Gasoline and Diesel fuel in the National Capital Territory of Delhi from April 2018, instead of April 2020. …

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Adient lays foundation for India’s largest-ever auto seating prototyping and testing facility in Pune

Global automotive seating leader Adient  has broken ground on an automotive seating prototyping and testing facility in Pune. The new facility will be the largest of its kind ever to be built in India and marks a major expansion of Adient’s existing technical center in Pune. Adient is scheduled to open the new …

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Volvo encourage girls in India on mechanical engineering for automobile

Volvo Group is encouraging the girls to take mechanical engineering course, which is generally considered as the course for men in India. Based on interviews done with girl students by Volvo Group, data shows that there is a perception that the mechanical engineers will be involved in technical jobs with …

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