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ARAI employs ISRO’s lithium-ion battery tech in electric scooter

by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 19, 2017

Automotive Research Association of India uses ISRO-developed lithium-ion battery in prototype scooter which goes 90km on a single charge, has 45kph top speed and has a running...



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Early adopters of BS IV should be incentivised: Vinod Dasari, president – SIAM

Commercial Vehicles by Sumantra B Barooah Feb 17, 2017

While early adopters of BS IV should be applauded and incentivised, a penalty cannot be imposed on industry players who meet the BS IV production deadline of...


Vikram Kirloskar elected chairman of CII Southern Region; R Dinesh is deputy chairman

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 27, 2017

Both Vikram Kirloskar, vice-chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, and R Dinesh, joint managing director, T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons, have been closely association...


Toyota Technical Training Institute in Karnataka celebrates its 7th convocation

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 12, 2016

Confers degree to 64 students from rural Karnataka. The three-year academic course consists of comprehensive training in automobile assembly, painting, welding...


Vikram Kirloskar appointed CII vice-president

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 09, 2018

Vikram Kirloskar, vice-chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, has recently stepped down as chairman, CII Southern Region during 2017-18 after completing his term.


Vikram Kirloskar: ‘Budget 2017 could have provided sharper focus on environment issues.’ 

Industry by Kiran Bajad Feb 03, 2017

While most captains of industry at the Confederation of Indian Industry (Southern Region) were optimistic about the Budget proposals driving growth, some felt it...