Daily News Capsule: JK Tyre New Smart Tech | Lumax at Auto Expo 2020 & More

Daily News Capsule: JK Tyre New Smart Tech | Lumax at Auto Expo 2020 & More

Daily News Capsule: JK tyre New Smart Tyre Tech | Lumax at Auto Expo 2020 & More
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JK Tyre & Industries unveiled its new smart tyre technology at the Auto Expo 2020 that keeps a check on various tyre-related parameters more than what a regular tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) can. Excerpts from an interview with Srinivasu Allaphan, Director, Sales & Marketing, JK Tyre & Industries. Read More

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Lumax Auto Announces Multi-Pronged Approach at Auto Expo 2020

At the Auto Expo 2020, Lumax Auto announced its a multi-pronged approach to expand horizons in the Indian automotive industry. Lumax has signed a new joint venture as well as a new MoU for vehicle electronics along with extending its existing partnership with Stanley Electric at Auto Expo 2020. Read more

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Piyush Prasad Appointed as National Business Head, Hero Electric

Hero Electric has appointed Piyush Prasad as its new National Business Head. Prasad will be responsible for strategically leading Hero Electric’s business across Tier 1, 2, 3 and below markets as the brand aims to further spread awareness for electric vehicles in the region. Across his 20 years of experience, he has worked with various brands such as Harley-Davidson, Renault, General Motors, Mahindra and Hyundai where he played vital roles in creating effective strategies in dealer management, training, planning, market activation, ensuring customer satisfaction and market intelligence.

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Nidec Adds 200 kW and 50 kW Models in its EV Traction Motor Systems


Nidec has introduced two new models in its portfolio of traction motor systems for electric vehicles. The new addition includes a 200 kW model for the D and E segments cars and a 50 kW model for the A segment. Both the models are based on the company’s original 150 kW e-axle which is a fully integrated traction motor system (electric motor, reduction gear box and inverter) in the world to enter mass-production, claims the company. The new 200 kW e-axle features a motor and gears that have been improved to increase the power of the system by more than 30 % whereas the 50 kW model adopts a coaxial design that has enabled a significant size reduction. Mass-production of the 200 kW and 50 kW models is slated to commence in 2023 and 2022 respectively.

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Tata Motors to supply Tigor EVs to UGVCL

As a part of its tender with EESL, Tata Motors has bagged an order to supply Tigor electric vehicles to Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. (UGVCL) that will be deployed in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. Tata Motors is said to have been is closely working with other Tata Group companies including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Autocomp, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to create an e-mobility ecosystem, Tata uniEVerse.

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