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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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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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GP Petroleums introduces REPSOL motorcycle engine oil in India


GP Petroleums, a lubricant major and part of UAE-based Gulf Petrochem Group, has launched the Spanish oil giant Repsol’s first ever fully synthetic Motorcycle Oils in India. GP Petroleum has a licence agreement with Repsol to manufacture and market REPSOL brand of lubricants in India. Hari Prakash, CEO, GP Petroleums, …

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IMTMA elects Ramadas as New President, Indradev as VP

P. Ramadas, President, IMTMA

P Ramadas, Managing Director, Ace Manufacturing Systems Ltd has been elected as the President of Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and Indradev Babu, Managing Director, UCAM Private Ltd was elected as the Vice President of IMTMA. They were elected at the Executive Committee meeting conducted following IMTMA’s 71st Annual General Meeting …

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Chem-Trend celebrates silver jubilee in India

Chem-Trend, a global leader in mold release agents for automotive industry and division of Germany-based technology leader Freudenberg Group, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in India. Chem-Trend commenced its operations in India in 1992 through the sale of its Mono-Coat release agent to a rubber-to-metal bonded parts manufacturer. In the past …

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David S.Graziosi next CEO of Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission, the global leader in automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, said its President and Chief Financial Officer David S. Graziosi will succeed Chief Executive Officer Lawrence E. Dewey on June 1, 2018. Thomas W. Rabaut, lead director of the board and chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for Allison, …

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GM approves Flow Dry Technology’s AD-1 Desiccant

General Motors

The US-headquartered absorbent manufacturer Flow Dry Technology has received approval from General Motors for its AD-1 Molecular Sieve Absorbent. With this, Flow Dry’s AD-1 Desiccant will be used in all global GM mobile air-conditioning systems that utilize condenser/radiator/fan module (CRFM) technology to cool vehicle powertrains. Rahul Deshmukh, Flow Dry’s President …

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Delhi Machine Tool Expo 2017 to attract over 200 exhibitors

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is organizing its second edition of Delhi Machine Tool Expo from August 10 to 13, 2017 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The expo will also focus on Metrology and Welding. METROLOGY EXPO, an exhibition for testing instrument, metrology and equipment and WELDEXPO, an …

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Nexen Tire bags IDEA Design Awards

Global tire manufacturer Nexen Tire said two of its products won the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America, IDEA is a premier international design competition, also known as the ‘Academy Awards’ of the designing industry. It is one of the most renowned design …

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