Autocar Professional’s June 1, 2024, issue is out!

This specially curated 64-pager issue offers a review of the key events in the automotive industry in the past few days and much more.

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Autocar Professional’s June 1, 2024, issue is out!

Top story

We deep dive into the world of automotive lightweighting and why has it become a focus area. With stricter regulations on emissions and a global push towards sustainability, automakers are under pressure to increase fuel efficiency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For ICE, lighter vehicles require less energy to move, leading to improved fuel efficiency. In the case of electric vehicles (EVs), reducing weight directly translates to increased range.

Lightweighting encourages the development of advanced materials such as carbon fibre, aluminium, and high-strength steel. While lightweight materials may initially be more expensive, the long-term benefits often outweigh the initial investment. We also engaged with some of the industry’s biggest R&D professionals to understand the progress and scope for further developments in this aspect. 

Exclusive

We have an exclusive interview in this issue with Leapmotor’s ED – Mr Cao on the company’s views on the Indian market and how Leapmotor intends to build its presence there. 

Spotlight

How an Indian tech company is using AI to drive voice recognition systems in automobiles.

Special report

The rise of the armoured car business in India.

Companywatch

A recap of the year for Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra from an earnings standpoint and discussing the way ahead for the homegrown automotive majors. 

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