Daily News Capsul: Yamaha YFZ R15 BS VI | Maruti Suzuki Recall & More

Daily News Capsul: Yamaha YFZ R15 BS VI | Maruti Suzuki Recall & More
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Yamaha Introduces BS VI YZF-R15 Version 3.0  

India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt. Ltd. announced the launch of YZF-R15 Version 3.0 (155 cc) that comes with a BS VI compliant engine. The YFZ-R15 will be available across all company dealerships of the country from the third week of December, 2019. After the company’s announcement to introduce the BS VI engine equipped two wheelers in India in August 2019, the introduction of the YZF-R15 version 3.0 in BS VI followed the first introduction of Yamaha BS VI vehicles - FZ FI (149 cc) and FZS FI (149 cc) in November this year. READ MORE

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Volvo Group Venture Capital Invests in Software for Autonomous Mobility

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Apex.AI, a California-based software company that deals with autonomous mobility. The investment will fund the development of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. READ MORE

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 MoRTH Calls for New Materials and Technologies in Road Construction

In order to further fast track road construction projects across the country, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will be encouraging adoption of innovative technologies as well as newer materials in the sector. The ministry has already set up a national panel to undertake studies and estimate what kind of technologies are being offered by various technology promoters in the country. READ MORE

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JUNKER Machined Camshafts for Triumph Motorcycles

Camshafts play a key role for the engine and their high quality can make a significant difference in a vehicle performance. Triumph uses four Lean Selection cam machines from JUNKER to grind its camshafts that offer flexibility among cylindrical and non-cylindrical grinding. Cylindrical, convex, concave, polygonal or elliptical workpiece geometries can be ground – with chamfers or radii if needed, claims the company. READ MORE

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Maruti Suzuki to Proactively Recall Its 63,493 Petrol Smart Hybrid Variants

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced to proactively recall certain petrol Smart Hybrid (SHVS) variants of its various models - Ciaz, Ertiga and XL6 that the company manufactured in between January 1, 2019 to November 21, 2019. The company will contact suspected vehicle owners for product inspection starting December 6, 2019. The voluntarily recall campaign is being undertaken to rectify faults that may be potential safety defects and ensure customer safety, stated the company. READ MORE