Editor's Desk
Editor's Desk June 2018 Future IC Engines

Dear Readers, Climate Action Tracker (CAT), an independent scientific analysis that tracks climate action across 32 countries covering around 80 % of global emissions, has some good news about ...

Dear Readers, Of the estimated 1.2 bn vehicles in use worldwide, shipment of connected vehicles is expected to hit 48 mn units this year. This number, in fact, has been on a steady rise over the ...

Dear Readers, After a stellar start last year, the country’s first and only dedicated technical conference on automotive transmissions – Transmission.tech – is back for its second edition on ...

Dear Readers, Electromobility was the clear buzzword at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2018. In what was a distinct showcase of intent to go electric, manufacturers across verticals exhibited ...

Dear Readers, Congested and polluted cities worldwide have driven much of the new technology developments in the mobility world in recent times. The world is already witnessing what is likely to ...

Dear Readers, As development of autonomous or driverless vehicle technology gathers steam, the industry is also investing heavily in building capabilities in artificial intelligence, for that is ...

Dear Reader, For some time now, experts and analysts globally have been talking about the automotive industry approaching a tipping point of disruption. Undoubtedly, the industry is going through ...

Dear Readers, Mobility, as we know today, will undergo dramatic transformation in the years to come. Governments, mobility practitioners, urban planners, transportation experts have been talking ...

Dear Readers, I asked the young intern in our New Delhi office what car he would like to own growing up. And as expected, he said he wasn’t interested in investing in a car. Similarly, over lunch ...

Dear Readers, As is becoming evident, the transport network in our country – especially the urban areas – is increasingly becoming overloaded. Severe congestion in cities is also leading to ...

Dear Readers, At Continental Corporation’s biennial TechShow in Hanover, earlier this year, the company had an interesting showcase called the Continental Urban mobility Experience (CUbE). A demo ...

Dear Readers, Just as we were wrapping up this edition of Auto Tech Review, came the American President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, a broad ...

Dear Reader, The automotive industry in general is faced with multiple pressures; the most critical of them being the need to meet the ever tightening emission regulations and stricter fuel ...

Dear Readers, At one of our most recent meetings, I asked this distinguished technology leader from a market leading manufacturer what he thought is the most prominent global megatrend that the ...

Dear Readers, Over the past few days, I spoke to about a dozen industry veterans to understand their perspective on what really are the challenges and opportunities for the automotive industry and ...

Dear Readers, Of the many challenges that the automotive industry face – increasing global competition, improved vehicle performance that deliver higher efficiency, cost reduction and tighter ...

Dear Readers, Much has been written and spoken about Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari’s speech at the recently concluded SIAM annual convention. Industry professionals watched in ...

Dear Readers, "Health of people more important than interest of manufacturers", noted a bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta, in its five-page order banning sale and registration ...

Dear Readers, More and more organisations are coming to realise that innovation is key for them and their businesses to remain competitive and relevant in the foreseeable future. And they realise ...

Dear Readers, Every stakeholder in the automotive industry today is at a tearing hurry to develop technologies that are needed to meet rapidly developing and stringent regulatory norms, be it for ...

Dear Readers, The second largest car manufacturer in Europe is aiming for the top spot in the global automotive order. PSA Group, the French manufacturer that sells cars and motorcycles under the ...

Dear Readers, That the automotive future through the next decade would be very different from the world we inhabit today, has become a clichéd statement. But there is no denying the fact that the ...