Decoding Technology
Decoding Technology October 2018

Lighting systems are seamlessly integrated in vehicles whether they are external or internal light. They are now standardised between platforms to ensure the common thread of branding amongst ...

Future mobility will continue to evolve from its current state based on our ability and agility to innovate mobility solutions for our customers and balancing of energy resources. Mobility, besides ...

Increase in energy efficiency, better energy management along with lower carbon footprint are strongly influenced by reduced frictional losses, better thermal and wear management, robustness of ...

Safety in automobiles has been progressively growing due to many facets of the ecosystem. These facets span across norms and regulations, types of vehicle technologies, transportation corridors and ...

It appears that internal combustion engines (ICE) have been in existence forever, as of course they have changed lifestyles and economies the world over. ICE have provided stimulus to the economies ...

The stringent emission standards and the gradual shift towards hybrid and e-mobility have brought in a paradigm shift in emissions technologies. The technologies, hardware and software vary depending ...

Connected vehicles enable multi-faceted aspects that relate to urban transportation, safety and well-being of occupants, driver behaviour monitoring, fleet management and longevity of vehicle systems ...

Until few years ago, brakes were considered to be only vehicle safety systems that helped stop the vehicle, when the driver activated them or when the driver parked the vehicle on a slope or ...

Automotive Electronics (AE) has aided higher safety, enormous connectivity, better cabin comfort, lower emissions and improved drivability. AE content has been increasing steadily over the years, and ...

Transmissions are major enablers and candidates for reducing carbon footprint, improving vehicle fuel economy, reducing total cost of ownership and enhancing the driving experience. The evolution of ...

Fuel economy and emission norms, coupled with the need for integration of another propelling device for hybridisation, have created ingenious powertrains. The fact that about 30 two-wheelers and ...

Recent data shows that about 4 % of cars in the US are with manual transmissions, but in the rest of the world 80 % of the powertrains have manual transmissions. This is an interesting backdrop in ...

Automation and Robotics in the larger ecosystem have percolated and embedded in automobile manufacturing, testing & development, product development and autonomous driving. They have reduced the ...

The longevity and robustness of automobiles and the long-term wellbeing of its occupants is dependent mainly on the chassis of a vehicle. In the last decade, on an average the time spent in commuting ...

The approach towards Commercial Vehicle (CV) technologies has changed due to better cognizance of safety, fuel efficiency and productivity. The ability to carry more cargo with better turn-around ...

Technology and Innovation (TI) have been the hallmarks of automotive industry and continue being so. Innovation is an imperative since an automobile is faced with different driving scenarios in ...

India is the largest two-wheeler market with approximately 18 mn vehicles sold in 2016, and that roughly constitutes about 80 % of the automotive market in India. This growth can be attributed to ...

Suspension is the interface between occupants in the cabin and the road. The ride comfort and handling of a vehicle is directly dependent on the suspension. The longevity and safety of occupants ...

Technology Vision (TV) drives conventional and e-mobility, holistically. A TV has the ability to take India, its engineering, its research in the mobility ecosystem into an orbit of sustainable ...

Driver and occupant safety in the era of ‘data and connectivity on the move’ is bringing a paradigm shift. The criticality has increased due to several in-vehicle distractions, the demand and ...

Safe, smart and sustainable (3S) mobility has been an exciting journey that has undergone a highest transformation over the years. In the nascent days, some of the 3S aspects took a back seat ...