myTVS consolidates finance and supply chain processes with Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications

myTVS, India’s largest automotive aftermarket digital platform, and part of the US$2 billion TVS Mobility Group, that operates manufacturing, automobile dealerships, distribution, supply chain solutions, and sales, service and automotive components, has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications to unify operations and improve business efficiency. With Oracle Fusion Applications for finance and supply chain, myTVS can integrate and […]


Tata Motors launches its first Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility ‘Re.Wi.Re’

Inaugurated by Shri Nitin Gadkari, this world-class facility has a capacity of 15,000 vehicles per year Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer, took a significant leap forward in its commitment towards sustainable mobility with the launch of Re.Wi.Re – Recycle with Respect, its first Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility (RVSF) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Inaugurated by Hon’ble Union Minister of […]

Industry News

FADA Auto Summit 2023 themed ‘Fit and Future Ready’ lays roadmap for auto retail sector

At the event, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Chairperson of INSPACe – Department of Space, Government of India, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his enormous contributions to the Indian automotive industry The 12th edition of the Auto Summit 2023, a biennial flagship convention of the Federation of Automotive Dealers Association (FADA), was held in New […]

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Vehicle sales up by 14% YoY in Jan’23, all segments register growth

The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has released vehicle retail data for January 2023, indicating that the total vehicle retail for January grew by 14% year-on-year (YoY). All categories were in green with two-wheelers, three-wheelers, passenger vehicles, tractors and commercial vehicles growing by 10%, 59%, 22%, 8% and 16%, respectively. While the two-wheeler segment […]

AFTERMARKET Appointments

BorgWarner announces PHINIA Inc. as name for new Fuel Systems and Aftermarket company

Brady Ericson named CEO, Chris Gropp CFO BorgWarner Inc. announced Brady Ericson will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Gropp will serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the separate, publicly traded company that will result from completion of the previously announced proposed spin-off of BorgWarner’s Fuel Systems and Aftermarket segments.  […]


Castrol India launches first-of-its-kind ‘EV readiness’ training for mechanics

Mechanics play an integral role in the automotive aftermarket. However, one of the key knowledge gaps for mechanics is the lack of sufficient training around the latest automotive technologies. Castrol, India’s leading lubricant company, has relentlessly supported the mechanic community with relevant business & social initiatives. To continue supporting mechanic upskilling, and to contribute towards […]


8th IVASS India Vehicle After Sales Summit focuses on best practices for growth and profitability

World Auto Forum organised the 8th IVASS: India Vehicle After Sales Summit 2022 to discuss ‘Best Practices for Profitability and Growth’ on December 17, 2022, at Radisson Blu Plaza, Delhi Airport. The conference and exhibition was powered by Syncron, a Swedish software solutions provider with a global presence. Here is a report Given the present […]


Eicher innovative music video campaign developed in collaboration with Grapes Integrated

Eicher is celebrating its passion for Uptime, which is a commitment to put the truck back on the road on time. Grapes has conceptualized and executed this music video campaign for the Eicher brand. The overall campaign showcases the competence & collaboration of the technicians and other support services around the theme of UpTimeHaiTohOnTimeHai.   […]


Automechanika Dubai 2022 Awards – Platform to recognise and award top talent and high-performing organisations

After the success of the launch edition of the Awards last year as the first-ever platform to recognise and award top talent and high-performing organisations in the automotive aftermarket and service industry, the Automechanika Dubai Awards returns for its 2nd edition.  With new categories added, the awards present a unique opportunity for the industry to […]


Middle East’s automotive aftermarket industry is bracing for change over next five years – Market Outlook 2022

The Middle East’s automotive aftermarket industry is bracing for change over the next five years, according to the latest Automechanika Dubai Market Outlook 2022 – the fourth in the annual survey series conducted by GRS Explori. Commissioned by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, organiser of Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East’s largest international automotive aftermarket industry trade […]


Technology & Sustainability changing the shape of UAE Commercial Vehicles Market

Technology is quickly changing the UAE’s commercial vehicles market. Industry analysts predict the next five years of growth will be driven by demand for high performance trucks for the logistics, construction, waste management, and specialised long haul transportation sectors. The upswing is reported in a new whitepaper produced for Automechanika Dubai by Glasgow Research and […]


Automechanika Dubai 2022 kicks-off, almost double the size of last year

Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East’s largest international trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket industry, opened today at the Dubai World Trade Centre with a vast showcase of present and future products, services, technologies and insights from industry experts. Exhibiting the latest technology and innovation from both across the region and beyond, the 19th edition, organised […]


Indian automotive aftermarket undergoing unprecedented dynamic changes

We are in for some interesting times ahead in the automotive aftermarket, gathers Sarada Vishnubhatla after speaking to S. Muralidharan, Chairman, Mobility Aftermarket. He shares his insights and observations on the subject and highlights the significant trends in the domain that are changing the market dynamics in the short- to mid-term. His upbeat vibe is […]


Kia launches ‘My Kia’ app, digitised Omni channel aftersales initiative

Kia India, the fastest-growing carmaker in the country, launched its digitised Omni channel aftersales initiative – Ownership Programs Online Sales. Aimed at offering utmost transparency and flexibility to the customers, the Ownership Programs Online Sales empowers Kia customers to purchase different Service/Ownership Offerings/Programs, such as Extended Warranty, My Convenience, Accessories, and many more from their […]


Rapid technological advancements, digitalization drives growth in the Indian Automotive aftermarket segment

Industry leaders from the Automotive Aftermarket Industry in a Panel Discussion at the CII’s Auto Serve 2022 Conference were buoyant over the rapid technological advancementsand were optimistic that the Aftermarket industry would remain competitive thanks to digitalization that would drive growth of the sector. Trends indicate that end users though a small number today, are […]