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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, 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 ...

Dear Readers, By the turn of this decade, BI Intelligence has projected that cars with internet connectivity will comprise 75 % of 92 mn new cars shipped globally. And that from the lows of 13 % in ...

Dear Reader, Hours before we were to put a wrap on this edition of Auto Tech Review, came a disturbing bit of news from Florida, US. Electric vehicle maker Tesla reported the first known death ...

Dear Reader, Within a span of seven days last month, market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd initiated two recalls involving over 75,000 Baleno hatchbacks, close to 2,000 DZire compact sedans and an ...

Dear Readers, The Delhi Government's recent announcement of an experiment, wherein it plans to allow vehicles with odd and even numbers to ply on alternate days of a week, has been received with ...

Dear Reader, On May 16 this year, Google made a very interesting announcement in their move towards bringing in their self-driving cars to roads. For the first time, Google decided to put its ...

Dear Reader, In the last few years, we've witnessed a significant leap in automotive electronics technology, primarily a result of increasingly strict regulatory demands, be it in terms of improved ...

Dear Readers, At the SIAM annual convention in September this year, Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation offered interesting insights into the development of the world's first ...

Dear Reader, The comprehensive view that the government has taken in respect of the recently launched FAME – India [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] ...

Dear Reader, On the last day of March, we had the honour of meeting and interacting with Sachin Lawande, President and CEO, Visteon. We will bring to you a detailed coverage on that meeting in our ...

Dear Reader, The diesel emission cheating scandal, which broke out in the United States last month with the detection of a defeat device fitted in 2 l Volkswagen diesel cars that manipulated ...

Dear Reader, There are various estimates doing the rounds about the level of growth the global automotive industry will experience in 2015. Most manufacturers continue to invest in product, ...

Dear Readers, At the end of his budget speech on February 29, 2016, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley left most of us with some sort of a mixed feeling. For a year now, the automotive industry had been ...

Dear Reader, Energy storage solutions, or batteries in particular, are a key component in every discussion on future mobility. Myriad new solutions are being developed and discussed globally to ...

Dear Reader, With the NDA government at the centre nearing completion of a year in office, there is a growing demand for delivery, as patience among the citizens and industry at large, seems to be ...

Dear Readers, In the first phase of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grand vision of setting up 100 smart cities in the country, an amount of Rs 50,802 cr has now been lined up for investment in 20 ...

Dear Reader, One of the brightest and most revered Indians left for his heavenly abode on July 27th, doing what he loved doing the most – interacting with students. Former President and Bharat ...

At a time when Toyota and Honda have renewed their pledge for hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles, Elon Musk, Chief Executive of Tesla Motors have called them "extremely silly". While this might rake ...

Dear Readers, Heading into 2015, the global automotive industry was positioned somewhere in between – some markets were enjoying relatively strong growth and profitability, while many promising ...

Dear Reader, I was recently reading a report by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety of the United States on how improved vehicle designs and safety technologies in the last few years have ...

Dear Reader, The year 2014 will be seen by many as a mixed bag for the country in general. The hopelessness of the first half made way for promises of a brighter tomorrow. There was positive energy ...