Opinion

Recent data shows that about 4 % of cars in the US are with manual transmissions, but in the rest of the world 80 % of the powertrains have manual transmissions. This is an interesting backdrop in ...

Self-driving cars seem to be everywhere these days. Not literally, of course, but at least in terms of media coverage and mindshare. Google and Uber are fighting over ownership of autonomous driving ...

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 ...

The approach towards Commercial Vehicle (CV) technologies has changed due to better cognizance of safety, fuel efficiency and productivity. The ability to carry more cargo with better turn-around ...

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 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 ...

This month, I had an opportunity to drive a rather interesting vehicle – the Eicher Polaris Multix, a tiny utility vehicle that has a fully enclosed cabin that can seat up to five persons, and an ...

Safe, smart and sustainable (3S) mobility has been an exciting journey that has undergone a highest transformation over the years. In the nascent days, some of the 3S aspects took a back seat ...

The emphasis on energy saving aka fuel economy, recyclability, need for speed, comfort and safety has been the driver of change for decades, in materials and their applications in the mobility ...

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 ...

Suspension is the interface between occupants in the cabin and the road. The ride comfort and handling of a vehicle is directly dependent on the suspension. The longevity and safety of occupants ...

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

My first opinion piece for ATR, and I can barely make up my mind about what to write. The mind says talk about upcoming BS VI emissions norms, the heart says write about AWD/4WD. So the latter it is, ...

The reliability, fuel economy and longevity in mobility have increased due to the advancement of filters. Filters are also instrumental in increasing the intrinsic safety of an automobile. On an ...