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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 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 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, 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, 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 Reader, That the automotive industry is a major force in driving innovation and global technological advancement needs no iteration. For years, discussions in boardrooms and shop floors have ...

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 ...

Dear Reader, "Some news about Tesla patents tmrw at 10am" – this was what Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors tweeted to about 7.5 lakh of his followers on June 11th. The next day, the world ...

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, On the last Friday of November, many from the Indian automotive industry gathered in New Delhi to celebrate excellence in automotive technology and innovation. The occasion was our ...

Dear Reader, The election jamboree of India has finally culminated with Narendra Modi taking over as the nation's 15th Prime Minister, with a mandate that gives him a great chance to bring about the ...

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 his maiden visit to India as the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Bosch Group, Dr Volkmar Denner had to contend with a barrage of questions from the Indian media on the ...

Dear Reader, Even as we were preparing to send this edition to the press, came the news of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati finding a place among the top 100 young universities in the ...

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 Reader, The past fortnight has been one of historic firsts! India achieved what no other nation in the world had managed to in their first attempts – the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or ...

Prof Dr Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management, Volkswagen AG recently talked about the need to shape the mobility of the future in an even more intelligent, more networked way as the ...

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 Reader, The development of transport infrastructure is increasingly finding it difficult to keep pace with the growth in travel demand in urban areas. While this is true for most cities world ...

Dear Reader, India's collective focus on innovation is fairly recent. It was only in 2009 that the Government of India announced the upcoming decade – 2010-2020 – as the "decade of innovation", ...