Opinion

Dear Reader, Round one in the battle on quadricycles has gone to Bajaj Auto. The Indian government’s recent in-principle agreement that quadricycles – they run on four wheels, but are ...

HELMUT MATSCHI, Member of the Executive Board of Continental AG and Head of the Continental Interior division More and more frequently, oncoming vehicle generations will win their buyers owing to ...

Dear reader, The first month of the new financial year expectedly returned little hope and joy for the automotive industry – sales continue to fall for most, and those witnessing growth are riding ...

Our mobilised generation is presently undergoing a shift in lifestyle, partly due to the effects of technology.  Vehicles of all forms have become an integral part of our lives globally and ...

Dear reader, There are some people, who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other – this quote attributed to Douglas H ...

TONY SPIZZICHINO, Chief Executive Officer, Telit RF Technologies -------------------------------------- INTRODUCTION The concept of a smart city is a relatively new one. Cities in the developed ...

As cities and population across the world continue to grow, people are spending more time in their cars. The automotive industry is hence looking at ways to enable people utilise this time in a ...

Dear reader, News about an Air Nippon-commissioned Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Japan making an emergency landing, after warning lights indicated a battery problem, spread thick and fast. Within no ...

EUGENIO RAZELLI,  President and Chief Executive Officer of Magneti Marelli S.p.A INTRODUCTION Innovation, above all, is ingrained in Magneti Marelli’s history, and in the industrial ...

Dear reader, To question the viability of electric vehicles, at a time when Mahindra Reva has launched its latest bet, the e2o, might sound a little preposterous. But recent studies and developments ...

Dear reader, From a policy perspective, two important initiatives – the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 and the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2013 were announced last ...

Dear reader, The Gujarat High Court in July this year set aside a unique and ambitious directive. All four-wheelers registered in the state had to compulsorily convert to natural gas within a year! ...

Turbocharging these days is the most popular option for increasing efficiency and power at the same time.The fourth-generation Garret turbocharger in the 1.6 i-DTEC features a variable nozzle design ...

As more and more vehicle makers continue to invest in electric and hybrid vehicles, the need for quick, reliable and convenient charging continues to increase. One of the largest hurdles in the ...

SAMEER PAGNIS, Director, Automotive Vertical, TE Connectivity The constantly growing choice of information and entertainment is turning vehicles into rolling networks. This adds new challenges to ...

For quite some time now, the auto sector has served as an excellent example of the joys and tribulations of the Indian growth story. Achieving a 92 % increase in gross turnover between 2006-07 and ...