Decoding technology December 2019 Flotilla Mobility Options future powertrains vehicles being researched labs captive test tracks boardroom strategies

The future powertrains and vehicles that were being researched in labs, captive test tracks and discussed in boardroom strategies in the 90s, are now a reality The fabric of mobility solutions ...

Dear Readers, Are hybrids a more practical alternative to pure electric vehicles? Is there merit in considering hybridisation as an intermediate solution in the country’s drive towards ...

Emissions mitigation approach XEVs is a smart strategy; ECT studies shows Battery Electric Vehicles make up for higher manufacturing emissions within 18 months of driving Emission Control ...

Dear Readers, At its quarterly results announcement last month, RC Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) made a significant announcement with respect to the company’s plans to roll-out ...

Dear Readers, Going by all the talk around automotive disruptions and transformations, it appears that the life of internal combustion engines is in its last leg. Many countries, including India, ...

Dear Readers, Early June, the automotive media fraternity was invited for a unique “knowledge sharing” session at the Mahindra headquarters in Mumbai; a session that attempted to demystify the ...

DR RAVI DAMODARAN is Chief Technology Officer at Greaves Cotton Ltd We have learnt about reuse, recycle and reduce in school. How much of that is practiced in the Indian automotive industry? The ...

Transmissions are the prime pathways of power transfer and their efficiency influences the energy management architecture in an automobile Techniques of transmitting energy from the engine to the ...

Certain OEMs have separate Special Vehicle Teams working on various vehicle aspects; OEMs and component manufacturers are stepping up to take on consumer demand and reap the benefits ...

Dear Readers, The prevailing slowdown in the Indian automotive industry has ruffled every single player in the market, including market leaders across segments. Large component suppliers have been ...

Dear Readers, There seems to be absolute carnage in the automotive industry, with vehicle sales falling for the ninth month in a row. For an industry that is already under severe pressure to deliver ...

Dear Readers, With just about 40 weeks to go for the BS VI emission norms to kick in, the industry is clearly running against time to ensure it is ready on time. While most manufacturers have ...

The concepts and technology demonstrators of yesteryears are starting to become a reality with consumers. XEVs, empowered mobility (EM), autonomous vehicles, digitalisation, modular powertrains are ...

The implementation of safety features and devices will go through a radical change, even more than in the current prototype evaluation stage, with the advent of autonomous driving vehicles. With ...

Alternative powertrains and vehicles are well integrated in the mobility ecosystem due to the flexibility and penetration that they provide to operate in different regions of the world to a variety ...