Editor's Desk
Editor's Desk July 2020 Road To Recovery

Dear Readers, For an industry that was reeling under the severe impact of a virus-induced lockdown, the sales figures for June 2020 brought some respite, and hope of some recovery over the next few ...

Dear Readers, Just how bad is the COVID-19 pandemic for the automotive industry? If the slowdown in the sector post FY 2018-19 wasn’t enough to wreak havoc across multiple segments of the ...

Dear Readers, The enduring situation owing to the outbreak of COVID-19 is bringing about fundamental changes to businesses, including those in the automotive value chain. As we were wrapping up the ...

Dear Readers, The unprecedented situation arising out of the spread of COVID-19 has pushed businesses to take unprecedented decisions, with most of them now under production and operational ...

Dear Readers, For the first time in 80 years, there will be no Geneva Motor Show this year. The premier European motor show, one of the most anticipated auto shows globally, first held in 1905, ...

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, The fact that the future will bring significant changes to the automotive business – products, processes or the way businesses are conducted – and how we commute, is fairly clear. ...

Dear Readers, At the Geneva International Motor Show in March last year, Guenter Butschek, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Tata Motors had announced the company’s unwavering intent ...

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, The Indian government’s push for cleaner mobility turned a new leaf last month, when Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways announced the commissioning of a ...

Dear Readers, The past year has been one of the most challenging years for the Indian auto industry. While there were technological challenges for the industry to grapple with, the sustained ...

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 ...

Dear Readers, Mobility is undergoing a significant transformation that could have wide-ranging implications in the way people and goods are moved in the coming years. The advent of certain ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dear Readers, In tomorrow’s mobility ecosystem, which is likely to see a heterogeneous mix of different powertrain options and changed ownership models, there is one area in vehicles that is ...

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, It was heartening to see the enthusiasm among participants at our most recent conference, the 3rd edition of Transmission.tech – the country’s only dedicated conference on ...

Dear Readers, Remember the times when India and China were talked about in the same breath? As two emerging nations in the global order? As two automotive markets that are likely to rule the ...

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, For a few years now, we have seen manufacturers offer different connected car technologies through telematics or OBD-based solutions, aiding drivers’ convenience. But with two ...

Dear Readers, Palliating climate change has become one of the primary objectives driving governments worldwide, environmentalists, activists as well as mobility practitioners. The Paris agreement on ...