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Auto Expo 2018 – Part One

The 14th edition of Auto Expo (2018) provided a glimpse of the future of mobility. Story by: Ashish Bhatia and Anirudh Raheja The 14th edition of Auto Expo 2018 was a success. Providing a glimpse of the future of mobility, the biennial motor show, organised by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of […]

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Apollo CV Awards 2018: A humble tribute to the industry

Photography: Sanjay Raikar and Mahesh Reddy The ninth edition of Apollo-CV Awards (2018) set the bar higher. Held on February 15, 2018, the event broke away from the tradition of having two panel discussions, held at the beginning of the ceremony. The awards ceremony this year began with a keynote address by Dr. Dhananjay Kumar, […]

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Subros CV Thermal solutions

In an exclusive interaction with Shraddha Suri Marwah, Managing Director, Subros, and her team, by H. S. Billimoria, CEO, Next Gen Publishing, and Ashish Bhatia, Sr. Correspondent, CV magazine, it was revealed that they have developed thermal solutions for Cvs. Established in 1985 as a joint venture company with the Suri Group holding a 40 per […]

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CV industry future

A panel discussion on the CV industry future at the beginning of Apollo CV Awards 2018 saw the leaders of the industry express their thoughts. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar An expression by Girish Wagh, Head – Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors Ltd., about the effects of GST and the behavioural changes seen at the fleet operator […]

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Pre-Set hub assemblies from NBC Bearings

NBC Bearings is banking upon the rising demand for pre-set hub assemblies for strong growth. Story by: Anirudh Raheja A flagship brand of National Engineering Industries, NBC Bearings is achieving good growth. A good deal of it is being contributed by the growing demand for pre-set hub assemblies. Targeting a turnover of Rs.4000 crores by […]

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Volkswagen LCVs in China

Volkswagen is extending its co-operation with JAC to develop LCVs. Team CV Volkswagen Group will expand co-operation with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) beyond electric cars to jointly develop and build Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) in the world’s largest car market, claim industry sources. They draw attention to an announcement by Volkswagen and JAC to […]

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Nissan Leaf tech for electric bus

Nissan Leaf technology will be used in electric bus development. As part of a Kumamoto University project that aims to lower cost of zero-emission public transit, Nissan Leaf technology will be used in an electric bus test in Japan. Nissan Leaf is a 100 per cent electric car that was introduced in Japan and the […]

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Back to the future

Dr. Dhananjay Kumar delivered a keynote address underlining the industry future at the beginning of Apollo CV Awards 2018. Team CV Beginning his address by describing the Indian vehicle industry as the third largest, Dr. Dhananjay Kumar, Managing Director, Electric Vehicle Program, Thor Power Corporation, USA, spoke about technological regulations and the industry future. Stating […]

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India Cold Chain show

Cold chain logistics players highlighted their capabilities at the sixth edition of India Cold Chain show. Story & photos: Ashish Bhatia Held at Mumbai on December 12, 2017, the sixth edition of India Cold Chain show attracted the participation of over 200 Indian and international exhibitors providing cold storages, temperature controlling, material handling, logistics and […]

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Premium trucking

Q & A Helene Mellquist, Senior Vice President, Volvo Trucks International Interview by: Anirudh Raheja Q. How do you look at the Indian truck market? A. India is one of the most exciting markets that we have seen. It has good growth potential. Five years back, we penetrated the coal mining market. This was done through […]

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The electric bus

Q & A Isbrand Ho, Managing Director, European Auto Sales Division, BYD Europe B.V. Interview & photo: Ashish Bhatia Q. What is BYD’s plan for India? A. For BYD, India has been an encouraging market. It is a market that is fast evolving. The dynamics of the Indian market are no longer a drop off point for used […]

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Application engineering

Q & A Dr. Venkat Srinivas, Vice President & Head, Engineering & Product Development, Mahindra Trucks and Buses Ltd. Interview by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Q. What challenges are you looking at with BSVI round the corner? A. There will be huge challenges, and huge opportunities too. It was the same in the instance of BSIV. We […]

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Challenges and opportunities

Q & A Vinod K. Sahay, CEO – Designate, Mahindra Trucks & Buses Limited. Interview by: Bhushan Mhapralkar   Q. How do you plan to keep the excitement going at Mahindra Trucks and Buses? A. The team at Mahindra Trucks and Buses Limited (MTBL) has done a good job. The expectations from the Blazo have […]

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