Kiran Bajad

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Commercial Vehicles

India Commercial Vehicle sales remain under pressure in December

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 02, 2017

Muted market sentiment, reduced freight movement across the country and buyers awaiting sops in the FY2018 Budget are impacting overall commercial vehicle sales.

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Industry

New business models to drive aftermarket in India

Industry by Kiran Bajad Dec 08, 2016

In an increasingly digital India, which has a vehicle parc of 24 million and growing, organised service chains and parts e-commerce are billed to be the new...

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Industry

Sasken becomes member of Automotive Grade Linux

Industry by Kiran Bajad Dec 05, 2016

Sasken will provide product development and system integration services for automotive customers spanning in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), instrument cluster,...

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Industry

Converge 2016 gets engineers, designers and scientists talking tech

Industry by Kiran Bajad Nov 22, 2016

Converge 2016, the global conference series from simulation technology provider Altair, was recently held in Bangalore. It drew over 500 professionals and...

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Industry

Manatec bags CII’s kaizen award for fourth year in a row

Industry by Kiran Bajad Nov 22, 2016

The annual competition, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries - Southern Region, saw participation from over 150 companies this year.

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Technology

Lanxess takes the hybrid tech route to replace metal

Technology by Kiran Bajad Nov 16, 2016

Is plastic a better material than metal for automotive? Along with its Durethan & Pocan high-performance plastics, Lanxess' plastic-metal hybrid tech facilitates...

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Commercial Vehicles

'LNG brings a compelling cost proposition and, initially, the biggest benefits will accrue...

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Nov 15, 2016

Dr Ajit Jindal, Head, Engineering, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors, speaks on how the new LNG-fuelled bus was developed, LNG vs CNG and how an LNG network can be...

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Commercial Vehicles

Fast-recovering LCV market brings smiles to Indian OEMs in H1 FY2017

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Nov 04, 2016

Growing demand for intra-city and last-mile transportation as also renewed buying from rural India has seen a smart uptick in sales of light commercial vehicles.

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Commercial Vehicles

India M&HCV sales recover in October after three straight months of decline

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Nov 02, 2016

Lead players Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland have both witnessed strong growth in their M&HCV numbers, thanks to an improvement in the construction, auto logistics,...

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Auto Components

How Elgi keeps automotive factories in India humming

Auto Components by Kiran Bajad Oct 30, 2016

Coimbatore-based Elgi Equipments supplies a varied range of air compressors which help keep OEM and supplier manufacturing plants running 24x7. We find out what...