Automotive industry in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises inaugurates iSoL

On 14 November, Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises and Parliamentary Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal inaugurated the International Symposium on Lighting (iSoL) at International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar in Gurugram. The minister emphasized the need to promote the make in India initiative on the three pillars of 4th Industrial revolution: ..


Ashok Leyland becomes India’s first commercial vehicle maker to get BS-VI certification for heavy duty trucks

Ashok Leyland has become the first Indian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to meet the Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission norms across its full range of heavy-duty trucks with gross vehicle weight of 16.2 tonnes and above. The company has recently received certificates from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) confirming compliance with BS-VI emission standard. ..


Rakesh Sharma elected as Vice-President of Geneva-based International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA)

Bajaj Auto Executive Director Rakesh Sharma has been elected as Vice-President of Geneva-based International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) at Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Sharma is a representative of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). IMMA represents the manufacturing industry of powered two wheelers at the global level.


BHEL and ARAI signs MoU for cooperation on E-mobility

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) have signed a MoU for cooperation on various projects related to e-mobility. BHEL’s unique strength as technology developer and implementer and ARAI’s advanced facilities and expertise in design, testing and certification of mobility products, will generate synergies in implementing solutions for Electric ..


NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 to be held in India

In India, the NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 will be organized by the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November 2019. The purpose of the Summit is to share new ideas, learnings, global experiences, innovations and future technology trends for faster adoption, assimilation and development of advanced automotive technologies ..



Govt proposes a board for growth of auto sector

NAB: National Automative Board The government has finalized the proposal to set up NAB under the Department of Heavy Industry to support fresh initiatives for the growth of the automobile sector. NAB would be set up as an autonomous body constituting technical and domain experts to take up and synergise the ongoing and fresh go-aheads ..