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Buses Trucks

Ashok Leyland Kicks-off ‘M&HCV Expo’ Series from Bengaluru, showcasing latest range of products and solutions

Ashok Leyland Limited, the Indian flagship of the Hinduja Group and country’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the launch of its ‘M&HCV Expo’ from Bengaluru. Starting today, this exciting initiative will highlight Ashok Leyland’s state-of-the-art Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCV) across key locations nationwide. The expos aim to bring the best of Ashok Leyland’s […]

Logistics

Prism Logistics Executes Record-Breaking ODC Transport Across 600 km

1,100 axle lines used, over 50% of them from Goldhofer Starting in August 2022, Prism Logistics, one of India’s leading project logistics companies, embarked on a record-breaking transportation project that concluded in July 2023. This ambitious project involved the transportation of massive columns and reactors from Hazira, Dahej, and Mangalore to Pachpadra, Rajasthan. With dimensions […]

Guest Column

Shifting Gears: Future Trends in India’s Automotive Aftermarket

– By Rakesh Kher, CEO, UNO Minda Aftermarket Major technological advancements in electric vehicles, autonomous driving, connectivity, digital sales, the expanding used-car market, and a strong focus on safety measures are redefining the industry’s growth momentum. These factors are transforming both urban and rural transportation and are expected to have a major impact on the […]

Lubricants

Klübersynth LEB 94-81 BH – Specialty Automotive Grease Engineered for Excellence

As an automotive component manufacturer, securing a reliable lubricant for prolonged service and varying temperatures is crucial. There’s a growing need for superior wear protection, pressure absorption, and resistance to water and corrosion. Traditional lubricants may fall short of meeting these rising demands. Innovative Automotive Grease: Klübersynth LEB 94-81 BH – Made in India, engineered […]

COMPONENTS

MB Pneumatyka Transforming Pneumatic Solutions in Indian CV Industry

The transformation that MB Pneumatyka is driving in the Indian CV industry is profound. By focusing on customization, ease of assembly and disassembly, and the use of high-quality brass materials in their PTC (push-to-connect) fittings, the company is setting new standards for pneumatic systems in commercial vehicles. The Indian automotive market is poised for significant […]

Vehicle Zone

SML ISUZU Unveils Executive LX and S7 Buses in Bangladesh

SML Isuzu Ltd., the renowned Indian truck & bus maker, has unveiled its Executive LX and S7 buses to prominent transporters and key customers in Bangladesh. The launch event, organized by Uttara Motors Ltd., the authorized SML Isuzu dealer for Bangladesh, took place on June 3rd, 2024, in Dhaka. The Chief Guest, Mr. Nur Mohammad […]

applications COMPONENTS

BDTPL – Raminder Singh Bhatia Group – Fueling Growth Through Strategic Partnerships

In an in-depth conversation with Raminder Singh Bhatia, Director, Rajesh Rajgor gathered insights into the operations and growth trajectory of Black Diamond Track Parts Private Limited (BDTPL – Raminder Singh Bhatia Group). Raminder discussed the company’s journey from manufacturing tippers to expanding its product range, emphasizing the shift in market demand towards tipping trailers for […]

charging Emobility

Statiq and BPCL Announce Strategic Partnership

Statiq, India’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, has partnered with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in India. This strategic collaboration includes the development of a bespoke app for BPCL and the integration of BPCL’s existing chargers, which boast approximately 2800 chargers, including 2,000 AC and 800 DC […]

Two Wheelers

Norton Motorcycles celebrates beginning of a new era with plans for global expansion

Norton Motorcycles, part of the TVS Motor Company, announced its investment and growth plans to put the company in the ideal place for international expansion. At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, members of Norton’s senior leadership team – Sudarshan Venu, Dr Robert Hentschel and Richard Arnold – shared the vision of the brand and discussed […]

AFTERMARKET COMPONENTS

MANN + HUMMEL Ready for Exciting Growth Phase in India

Opens New Liquid Manufacturing Line at Tumkur Plant In an exclusive interview with MOTORINDIA, Thomas Fischer, Chairman, MANN+HUMMEL, discusses the significant impact of their new manufacturing line in Tumkur, Karnataka, India inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Rajendra Kulkarni from Tata Motors, Mr. Ramkrishna Reddy from Ashok Leyland and Mr. Vinay Jadhav from Cummins India. […]

Happiness Truck 5.0 Trucks

Happiness Truck 5.0 – MotorIndia’s Epic Cross-Country drive from Guwahati to Mumbai

Campaign Planning Avijit Lahiri | Words Rajesh Rajgor | Photos Rajeev Bhendwal You’ve been reading about the exhilarating journey of the Happiness Truck 5.0, an epic odyssey that began in the serene city of Guwahati, Assam, and concluded triumphantly in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Organized by MOTORINDIA, your leading magazine in the commercial […]

Passenger Vehicles

FIAT celebrates 125 years, Smiles To The Future

The celebration’s special guest is the 500e Giorgio Armani, the refined limited edition which will be distributed globally and pair Italian excellence to eco-sustainability The “La Pista 500” at the Lingotto building in Turin hosted FIAT’s 125th anniversary “Smiling to the future” ceremony; Founded on July 11th 1899, FIAT is one of the longest-operating automotive […]

Skill Development

ASDC Partners’ Forum 2024 – Driving Unity and Innovation in Auto Industry

Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) successfully hosted the ASDC Partners’ Forum on July 12, 2024, at the Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi. This significant event brought together industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to discuss the future of the automotive sector. The theme for this year, “Collaborate, Empower, Accelerate, Achieve,” emphasized ASDC’s dedication to fostering unity […]

Distribution & Retail tyres

The Evolution of a Tyre Business: An Interview with K. Durairaj

In the dynamic world of the tyre industry, staying ahead requires not just knowledge of the latest trends but also an ability to adapt and innovate. Mr. K. Durairaj, with his 45 years of experience, embodies this spirit of resilience and forward-thinking. Starting with a humble beginning of selling used tyres, Durairaj has navigated through […]

Events

Automechanika Dubai forms Advisory Board to drive forward the 2024 edition and beyond

Automechanika Dubai, the leading event for the automotive aftermarket industry, has officially unveiled the leaders supporting the event’s growth as part of the inaugural Advisory Board. The panel of industry innovators and experts will provide insights and knowledge to guide Automechanika Dubai’s future success and drive forward the automotive aftermarket industry. The Advisory Board comprises […]