Industry News

“India is now on the threshold of becoming a global economic powerhouse, with the auto and automotive component industry playing a significant role” – Prime Minister

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed a program at India’s largest and first-of-its-kind mobility exhibition – Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024 at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi today. He also took a walkthrough of the Expo. Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024 showcases India’s capabilities across mobility and automotive value chains and will feature exhibitions, conferences, […]

COMPONENTS

Lumax Aftermarket Division launches LED Fog Lamp Projectors

Lumax Auto Technologies Limited (“LATL”), a leading Tier-1 diversified automotive systems and components manufacturer, has launched its range of LED Fog Lamp Projectors through its Aftermarket Division, under the Lumax Techmax brand. With the onset of fog during winter season the fog lamp plays a crucial role in passenger safety. Committed to creating safer roads in […]

COMPONENTS

SKF – Navigating future trends while maintaining leadership in automotive solutions

SKF actively collaborates with manufacturers to innovate bearing solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), addressing unique challenges and offering customized and hybrid bearings for enhanced reliability and efficiency. In a comprehensive interview with Rajesh Rajgor, Alagesan Thasari, Head and Director – Automotive Business and CTO – India, South East Asia, Australia and NZ; discusses the company’s […]

COMPONENTS

Navigating Change: Insights from Automotive Component Industry Leaders

In a Q&A session with the media, Sunjay Kapur, Past-President, Shradha Suri Marwah, President, Vinnie Mehta, Director General, ACMA, shared key insights on the industry’s response to rapid changes, sustainability, competitiveness, and emerging technologies. The leaders emphasized the importance of sustainability in adapting to changing landscapes, with a focus on electrification and green hydrogen. They […]

Parts & Components Service & Maintenance

Driving the Future: Inside myTVS’ Visionary Journey to Transform India’s Automotive Aftermarket Industry

In a compelling exploration of the rapidly evolving landscape of India’s automotive aftermarket industry, Motorindia’s N. Balasubramanian delves deep into the transformative journey of myTVS in an exclusive interview with G. Srinivasa Raghavan, Managing Director of myTVS. The dynamic MD shares the strategic initiatives and innovative approaches driving myTVS to the forefront of the industry, […]

AFTERMARKET Awards

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 […]

AFTERMARKET

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 […]

AFTERMARKET

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 […]

Vehicle News

FADA remains cautious on further recovery in vehicle sales

Automotive retail has still not recovered from the jitters of the pandemic. When compared with May 2019, total vehicle retail was down by -10%. Except PV and tractor which continues to show growth of 11% and 33%, all the other categories like 2W, 3W and CV fell by -14%, -19% and -11%, respectively The Federation […]

Parts & Components

Varroc’s renewed thrust on aftermarket

Varroc Engineering Ltd., manufacturer of exterior lighting systems, body and chassis parts, engine valves, machined forgings, and electrical and electronic systems for the two-wheeler and three-wheeler industry, showcased a bouquet of products for the aftermarket segment. The company’s Vice President and Business Head (Global Aftermarket) Tarun Tyagi spoke to Rajesh Rajgor about their participation at […]

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 […]

Dealerships

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 […]