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Precision Camshafts acquires MEMCO Engineering

Precision Camshafts a world auto leading manufacturer and supplier of camshafts has acquired  precision component maker Nashik-based  MEMCO Engineering Private Limited (MEMCO). Precision Camshaft (PCL), a one-stop solution for Camshaft’s chilled cast iron, ductile iron, hybrid and assembled has exported over 60 million camshafts worldwide. The company’s include global Original …

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Volvo Cars roll out first Made-in-India XC90

Swedish auto maker Volvo Cars, rolls out its first assembled car, the luxurious XC90 from its Bengaluru plant today.  Earlier this year, Volvo announced that it would start assembly operations in India in 2017. India has shown a great long-term potential for a fast-expanding luxury segment and the decision to …

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Tata Elxsi join hands with National Instruments for Automotive System Validation

India-based global design and technology giant Tata Elxsi has announced a global partnership with National Instruments, the leader in test, measurement and control solutions. Tata Elxsi and National Instruments will work together in the solutioning and implementation of test and validation systems for the automotive industry. With advancement of ADAS …

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Indian Auto sector witnesses boost in September 2017 this festive season


Indian automobile industry has gained momentum in September 2017 on the back of strong sales in the festive season that commenced on Ganesh Chaturthi and stretching to the forthcoming Diwali. The overall September 2017 sales witnessed 10 percent year-on-year growth. According to data released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers …

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Brakes India, ZF launches Electric Park Brake technology in India

Electric Park Brake

Brakes India with its joint venture partner ZF announced the production of the first Electric Park Brake (EPB) system with a global OEM, marking the first launch of its kind for the Indian market. EPB is part of an ongoing commitment of the company to help enhance overall brake system …

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Charles Frump new MD of Volvo Auto India

Charles Frump Managing Director Volvo Auto India

Charles Frump has been appointed as the new Managing Director Volvo Auto India, a car subsidiary of Swedish auto giant Volvo.   He assumed the office from October 3, 2017 onwards, succeeding Tom von Bonsdorff, who completed his tenure and moved to his home country Finland to pursue a new assignment …

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Prashanth Doreswamy new head of Continental Automotive India

Prashanth Doreswamy

German auto technology major Continental has appointed Prashanth Doreswamy as the head of its entity in India.  He succeeds Claude d’Gama Rose, who retires later this year. Doreswamy will take over as Market Head of Continental India and Managing Director, Continental Automotive India, in the first week of October 2017. …

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Hertz strengthens India, Vietnam operations through General Sales Agents 

The Hertz Corporation, one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, has appointed Discover the World and InterGlobe Air Transport Limited (IGAT) as General Sales Agents (GSAs) for Vietnam and selected India markets respectively. The GSAs will be responsible to promote Hertz’s products and services around the globe to domestic travel …

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Airbiquity to demo OTA software update solution for Connected Car at ELIV Congress 2017

Global connected car solution provider Airbiquity will demonstrate its over-the-air (OTA) software update and data management solution OTAmatic at ELIV Congress 2017. To be held in Bonn, Germany during October 18-19, ELIV Congress 2017 is a networking event for automotive electronics professionals. Airbiquity said it will demonstrate an industry-leading connected vehicle …

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ShriramAutomall inaugurates 69th facility in Ratnagiri

In line with their massive expansion plans, India’s first ever and largest service provider of pre-owned vehicles & equipment, ShriramAutomall India Limited (SAMIL) opened up its 69thAutomall facility in Ratnagiri. It is the 7th facility in the Mumbai Zone of the company. The Automall is ideally located at the National …

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