Opinion

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 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, 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 ...

Connectivity is the big thing with cars these days. Back in the day, it used to be about styling and horsepower. Lots of horsepower. But now, it seems that ‘connectivity’ is what car buyers care ...

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 ...

Driver and occupant safety in the era of ‘data and connectivity on the move’ is bringing a paradigm shift. The criticality has increased due to several in-vehicle distractions, the demand and ...

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 ...

India is the largest two-wheeler market with approximately 18 mn vehicles sold in 2016, and that roughly constitutes about 80 % of the automotive market in India. This growth can be attributed to ...

Automotive Electronics (AE) has aided higher safety, enormous connectivity, better cabin comfort, lower emissions and improved drivability. AE content has been increasing steadily over the years, and ...

A decade ago, who would have ever thought that a cab services provider would disrupt the might of the global automotive industry, and force car manufacturers to rethink their entire business models ...

Diesel seems to having a bit of a moment right now. And that’s not in a good sense. This wonder-fuel that Indian car buyers loved so much until just two years ago, is now under fire worldwide for ...

Last month, Auto Tech Review hosted Transmission.tech 2017, the first edition of our annual conferences on automotive transmission technologies. With participation from key stakeholders, senior ...

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 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 ...