Polymers account for around 15 % of the materials in a mid-size car and play an important role in the weight and price of the vehicle. This has resulted in polyurethane becoming a widely accepted and Advanced driver assistance systems have great potential to significantly improve the safety and comfort of driving. Honda Research Institute Europe and Ruhr University Bochum show how personalisation With the automotive industry taking rapid strides in building innovative and sustainable solutions for the future, the coatings industry too has made phenomenal advances in their formulations. India m The automotive industry has been witnessing rapid adoption of electronics and connected technologies, resulting in the accumulation of piles of data. Such trends only accentuate the increasing importa Electric Vehicles (EV) have gone beyond the point of being just visionary concepts for the future and are poised to turn into realistic products in the market. EVs in India are seen as a sustainable s BS SATYANARAYANA is Vice Chancellor at BML Munjal University The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, which puts India at 40th place in a list of 138 nations, al This edition of Auto Tech Review explores the various new developments around connected technologies that are helping create a smarter mobility, and a smarter world.