Garage Equipment Service & Maintenance

Automotive aftermarket gearing for growth in the new normal

Deep localisation of supply chain in conjunction with government’s initiative for Atmanirbhar Bharat expected to enable Indian aftermarket industry to emerge more resilient and strongly independent in the long run With the Indian economy moving towards total unlock, the Indian automotive sector is strongly accelerating towards a promising direction. As recorded in September, a 20% […]

Distribution & Retail Parts & Components

Exploring beauty and business across North India

In the second part of this travel series, Harish Sharma, Director, DH Lighting India (P) Limited, recounts the interesting road journey he undertook to meet distributors in various cities of North India including Chandigarh, Srinagar, Ludhiana, Delhi and Jaipur In the previous issue of this magazine, I had recounted my trip across India as part […]


BharatBenz opens 10 new touchpoints with focus on tier II & III cities

The new touchpoints, opened in the Northern, Southern, and Western regions, will add over 40 mechanical bays, close to 300,000 sq. ft. of workshop space to existing network Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has inaugurated 10 new touchpoints for BharatBenz commercial vehicles in an online event celebrating Diwali. Together the new facilities will add around […]

Parts & Components

ACMA Automechanika New Delhi to be held from 22 to 25 April 2021

As the automotive sector gears up to get back on track with shifting consumer trends, the 2021 edition of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi is all set to be the first meeting point for “face-to-face networking” to revive trade discussions. With a view to create a stronger business impact, Messe Frankfurt India together with Automotive Component […]

Garage Equipment

Hunter introduces ‘Quick Check Drive’ touchless wheel alignment inspection system in India

The path-breaking solution is one of the industry’s first ‘drive-through’ non-contact wheel alignment inspection systems In what would be great news for car dealer workshops looking to increase their business and profits, Hunter has announced of its new Quick Check Drive touchless wheel alignment inspection system. Available in India through exclusive distributor and wheel alignment […]

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‘Lighting’ up sales with a road journey

Since its establishment, DH Lighting has played a pivotal role in the global automotive lighting industry with consistent technology development and pioneering spirit for the future. Automotive light bulbs and LED modules produced by DH Lighting under the popular ‘Excelite’ brand are sold across the globe, lighting up the night driving of all the drivers […]


FADA study gauges dealer satisfaction based on OEM support during crisis

Up to 46% dealers had two big concerns – support towards future business evolution and support towards restarting business post the lockdown Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the apex national body representing the automobile retail sector in India, has released a pandemic dealer support satisfaction study in association with Premon Asia, a consumer-insight-led consulting […]

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Schaeffler India’s Automotive Aftermarket division launches new ‘Schaeffler TruPower’ range of lubricants

Developed using hi-tech and premium base oil with enhanced additive technology designed to meet demanding requirements of the Indian market, the new lubricant range covers up-to-date specifications for engine oil, transmission fluid, grease, coolant, hydraulic oil and shock absorber oil Leading industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler India’s Automotive Aftermarket (AAM) division has launched its new […]

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Dagna Distribution to supply quality aftermarket components

In its first phase, the company will offer a wide range of suspension products, namely, bushing kits for the complete range of cars on Indian roads, including premium segment cars With the demand for high-quality rubber and suspension components in the Indian automotive industry reaching a new high, serial entrepreneur Sanjeev Bhasin and experienced automotive […]


Used Scania trucks made new

Benefiting from 108-point checks, a “Scania Talent” program and an interior UV treatment, Scania Benelux sees an upswing in used trucks sales. “We see a lot of happy customers that come back to expand or renew their fleet,” says Bram Stakenburg, responsible for used trucks in Benelux. Since 2014, Bram Stakenburg has been responsible for […]


DICV launches ‘BharatBenz Exchange’ to tap huge potential for used CVs

The new business will allow customers to trade-in used CVs of any brand for used or new BharatBenz vehicles at the company’s dealerships across India Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has launched an exciting new business named ‘BharatBenz Exchange’ with an eye on the used commercial vehicle market. By leveraging its growing customer base and […]


Shriram Automall inaugurates enhanced centre at Vijayawada

Shriram Automall India Ltd. (SAMIL), a platform for pre-owned vehicles and equipment, has been on a winning streak even during the virus-induced pandemic and lockdown. Taking another step to expand its footprint across India, the company inaugurated Shriram Automall Vijayawada on July 23, the ninth facility of its kind in Andhra Pradesh. While the Automall […]

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Webasto develops Compact HEPA Air Filtration System

Beneficial for Rescue and Local Public Transport Vehicles Webasto, the specialist in heating and air conditioning systems, is offering HEPA air filtration systems for rapid and simple retrofitting. The “HFT 300” and “HFT 600” filtration systems can be retrofitted to all vehicle interiors, for example ambulances, buses and streetcars. They are capable of filtering particles […]

Parts & Components Technology

Vista ‘shines’ with sustainable automotive detailing products

Since 2005, Vista Auto Care – an automotive venture by Resil Chemicals – has been offering the entire automotive segment a superlative range of sustainable products in the areas of cleaning, polishing, maintenance and surface protection solutions. The company has launched as many as 20 new products in just one year. Sarada Vishnubhatla talks to the head […]

Parts & Components Technology

Bluechem Group – Committed to a cleaner environment

For three decades, Bluechem Group has been offering a win-win business concept to its discerning customers – both in the domestic market in Germany and abroad – in the field of automotive cleaning and servicing. Spread over 105 countries around the world, Bluechem Group works with OE manufacturers and offers them products as per their […]