Kiran Bajad


Auto Components

Bonfiglioli Transmission targets India's infra drive

Auto Components by Kiran Bajad Aug 31, 2015

Bonfiglioli Transmission of Italy, which operates from Chennai, is targeting double-digit growth, thanks to the Indian government’s focus on developing...


India’s drive towards electric mobility solutions on the right path, say experts

Industry by Kiran Bajad Aug 28, 2015

Earlier today, at the iTEC 2015, Chennai, a panel discussion organised by Autocar Professional saw key speakers from the industry strike up a lively debate on the...


India to produce sufficient electricity to drive vehicle electrification

Industry by Kiran Bajad Aug 28, 2015

Speaking at iTEC 2015 in Chennai yesterday, Ambuj Sharma, additional secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, government of India, expressed confidence that...

Auto Components

Rane TRW opens new airbag plant, to supply to Renault-Nissan in India

Auto Components by Kiran Bajad Aug 25, 2015

The plant will assemble driver and passenger airbag modules and has an installed production capacity of 500,000 airbags. While it already supplies to Ford India...

Passenger Vehicles

Renault Nissan to rationalise production at Chennai plant, reduce manpower

Passenger Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Aug 21, 2015

Along with cutting inventory levels at the plant and also at dealerships, the OEM plans to reduce the number of contract workers at the Oragadam plant.

Commercial Vehicles

Ashok Leyland posts Rs 159 crore net profit in Q1, grows domestic market share to 17%

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Aug 13, 2015

In FY14-15, Ashok Leyland shipped 12,548 units overseas, becoming the third largest CV exporter after Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra.

Commercial Vehicles

‘We definitely want to take our ‘Make-In-India’ products global.’

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Aug 13, 2015

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has recently begun manufacturing BharatBenz and Mercedes-Benz buses. Managing director Markus Villinger speaks to Kiran Bajad on...

Commercial Vehicles

Competition in premium buses good for India, says Volvo Buses president

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Aug 12, 2015

Growing demand for comfortable inter-city transportation in India over the past five years has seen competition in the premium bus (costing upwards of Rs 80 lakh)...


Kawasaki launches its top-end Ninja H2 in Chennai

Two-Wheelers by Kiran Bajad Aug 11, 2015

Kawasaki Motors has plans to grow its product portfolio in India by introducing 2-3 new models in the current financial year.

Commercial Vehicles

M&HCV sales in India stick to the growth path in July

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Aug 01, 2015

All the major CV OEMs maintained a strong performance in the M&HCV segment, thanks to growing demand from the infrastructure sector and the opening up of the...