2022 is here and with that we have the brand-new January 1 issue of Autocar Professional to welcome the new year. While 2021 was a rather rollercoaster of the year, ‘uncertainty’ is the only thing certain about 2022. Auto Inc is preparing for a bumpy ride ahead as twists and turns await the automakers going forward.
This 48-page issue takes you on a ride through the top trends that’s likely to unfold, the key aspects that needs attention and an in-depth perspective on the dynamics of the auto industry.
2022: The great unknown
Automakers have learnt lessons from the pandemic with respect to a tight cost structure and boosting efficiencies at their plants. They will need to keep this going through 2022 when their mettle will be tested all over depending how the Omicron spread pans out.
Virtual Lightweighting Webinar
As OEMs and component manufacturers stretch the vehicle lightweighting envelope to maximise gains from cutting-edge technologies and new advanced materials, captains of industry are unanimous about the need for a heightened level of partnership. In case you missed the Autocar Professional webinar in November, grab a copy of January 1 issue for all the details.
Scooters will play a key role in Yamaha’s India strategy – The company plans to bolster its marketinIt g efforts for the upper-middle class in Asia to make it a stable source of earning. With its diverse product portfolio the management believes, there is potential for applying each technology where it will work best.
Dynamics of e-mobility
L&T Technology opens state-of-the-art EV laboratory and reveals modular EV platform for multiple vehicle segments. Find out how this move ties in with the company’s global aspirations.
Telematics take centrestage
Mahindra’s iMAXX War Room aims to be a game-changer for its commercial vehicle customers. It conceptualised a virtual monitoring room through the service and engineering point of view for real-time information about the vehicles. Find out how it can provide an edge for the company.
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