Autocar Professional’s October 15 issue is out

by Sumana Sarkar 16 Oct 2021

Profitability is a complex demon and in this season of festivities we are not just celebrating Durga reining in Mahisasur but also how Auto Inc is scripting its journey towards profitability. This mid-October edition brings you the inside story from across boardrooms, corporate corners and key webinars discussing the various facets and challenges of mobility.

Better brand awareness
Stellantis India
has brought together a detailed game plan for the India market. While CEO Roland Bouchara is clear about making “profitability a priority”, the company is in the process of implementing “new governance, vision, direction and a new way of working”.

Tata packs a Punch
Tata Motors is literally ready with a Punch to aggressively grab the festive demand in the Rs 500,000-800,000 price category. Check out our first drive report of the mini-SUV and whether it’s going to be a value buy ahead of Diwali.

Demand drive
It’s not just the passenger vehicle segment but commercial vehicles too are seeing green shoots in terms of demand. Akash Passey, President of VE Commercial Vehicles’ bus division is upbeat on the demand outlook.

Given the recent spike in the conversation about EVs, Mahua Acharya, Convergence Energy Services’ MD and CEO, shares her perspective on the EV industry dynamics and ways to hasten up India’s transition to electric mobility.

Of partnerships and strategies
Effective leadership is one of the most deciding factors that is enabling industry to overcome Covid-scarred challenges. We bring you a detailed strategy analysis from across global auto biggies.

Plus, excerpts from key industry forums including SIAT 2021 and the E-mobility Forum.

New opportunities
Hyderabad-based EV infrastructure RACEnergy is developing a unique battery swapping technology for three-wheelers, customised to suit Indian conditions and requirements.

Bosch Car Service is looking to optimise the opportunity in the Indian aftermarket. We get you a detailed story on the company’s game plan.

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