Daily News Capsule: Hyundai Venue iMT | Mercedes Benz Partners Farasis & More

Daily News Capsule: Hyundai Venue iMT | Mercedes Benz Partners Farasis & More

Daily News Capsule: Hyundai Venue iMT | Mercedes Benz Partners Farasis & More

Hyundai Introduces Clutch-less Manual Transmission on Venue

Combining the driving engagement of manual gear shift and the convenience of not operating the clutch pedal, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has announced an innovative intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) on the Venue 1.0l turbocharged petrol engine. Reminiscent of the Saab Sensonic from yesteryears, drivers have the ability to slot gears manually without the need to operate the clutch which is done by a hydraulic actuator. This offers a more engaging driving experience without the inconvenience to your left foot. 

Mercedes Benz Partners With Farasis Energy for EV Battery Solutions

Mercedes-Benz has strategically partnered with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co. Ltd. and taken another important step on its journey towards CO2-neutral mobility towards ‘Ambition 2039’. The technological focus is on significant increases in range through advances in energy density and the reduction of charging times. Read more

BMW Opens Largest Pre-Owned Facility in Bengaluru

Strengthening its pre-owned car business in India, BMW Group announces its largest Premium Selection facility in Bengaluru. Navnit Motors will be hosting this facility displaying a range of pre-owned and certified BMW vehicles. Operational since 2011, BMW has 24 BPS facilities in India with a carefully examined range of vehicles. To facilitate customers, every vehicle comes with a full, detailed history of servicing, maintenance, and repairs. BMW also utilises Virtual Product Presentation (VPP) where customers can easily check current vehicle stock, obtain all information such as current mileage, retail price, car specifications, and dealer contact data. Read more

Motherson Sumi Board Approves Group Reorganisation Plan

Motherson Sumi Systems (MSSL) as a group will undergo a reorganisation plan in interests of all its stakeholders in order to create a simplified corporate structure for growth of businesses across product portfolios within auto components space and allied operations. The MSSL and Samvardhana Motherson International Limited (SAMIL) board of directors has approved the new plan.

The new plan also entails demerger of Domestic Wiring Harness (“DWH”) business from MSSL into a new company and DWH is in the process of being incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of MSSL. Additionally, there will be subsequent merger of SAMIL into MSSL to consolidate 100 % shareholding in Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (“SMRP BV”) as well as to bring all auto component and allied businesses in SAMIL under MSSL.


Igus Launches World's First Polymer Telescopic Guide

Igus has claimed to launch the world's first polymer telescopic rail that demonstrates what 100 % plastic can do. It is light, quick to assemble and, thanks to injection moulding, cost-effective. Igus relies entirely on its durable and wear-resistant high-performance polymers and will be available in three colours to adapt visually to the respective environment. Read more