Passenger Vehicles

‘The GT-R is a halo model but it’s also a source of technology shower to other Nissan cars.’

Passenger Vehicles by Sumantra B Barooah Dec 02, 2016

Nissan Motor Company's chief product specialist, Hiroshi Tamura talks about the GT-R and its role also as a technology provider to other Nissan cars.

Auto Components

'At present, OEMs in India are not that willing to pay for lightweighting technologies.'

Auto Components by Amit Panday Nov 24, 2016

Pune-based Bright Autoplast is looking to leverage its new joint venture to produce lightweight parts. Company CEO, Gagandeep Singh reveals why BS VI norms will...


'Trimming a car’s weight by one-tenth can boost fuel economy by 6-8 percent.'

Industry by Ajit Dalvi Nov 22, 2016

Covestro India's Ajay Durrani, reveals how the use of polycarbonate composites can reduce weight in vehicles and why he welcomes Bharat NCAP crash norms.

Passenger Vehicles

'A good car is like meeting an attractive person.'

Passenger Vehicles by Hormazd Sorabjee, Autocar India Nov 18, 2016

Laurens van den Acker, Renault's Sr VP for corporate design on his styling philosophy, the challenges that a low-cost car like the Kwid presented, and how budding...


‘There is a lot of resistance in India to pay for lightweighting and there is big cost...

Industry by Shourya Harwani Nov 17, 2016

IMEA's PK Verma explains the growth drivers for the company's India business, dealing with cost pressures while chasing weight reduction and leveraging...


‘If GST does not cover our stock (inventory), we will go bust!’

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 16, 2016

John K Paul is the first automobile dealer from Kerala to have been elected as president of FADA. He was unanimously elected as the president at the 281st council...