Opinion

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

At the SIAM Annual Convention last month, the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari was at his theatrical best. In his uniquely charismatic style, he delivered a fiery speech ...

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 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 ...

Back in 1969, NASA’s Apollo 11 spacecraft navigated a distance of more than 380,000 km to travel from Earth to the Moon and it did that with less computing power than you’d find in a modern ...

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 ...

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 ...

The good thing about the Indian two-wheeler market is that it’s really opened up in a big way over the last few years, and motorcycles that we could once only dream about are now freely available ...

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, 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 ...