• tata.automotiveIT

    VW, Tata end cooperation on small cars, new mobility


    The Tiago is Tata's best-selling small car (Photo: Tata Motors) Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors ended efforts to forge a small-car and new mobility cooperation, five months after the two car groups started to explore ways to work together in India and other fast-growing markets. The two companies "concluded ...

  • tata.automotiveIT

    Tata Motors joins new-mobility trend


    Tata Motors expects its new modular platforms to make it easier to introduce new technologies (Photo: Tata Motors) Tata Motors has formed a new unit that will help the Indian automotive group develop new business areas. The division, which is called Tamo, will unveil its first product at the ...

  • zf.automotiveIT

    ZF plans tech center in India


    ZF runs a global network of R&D centers from its headquarters in Friedrichshafen (Photo: ZF) ZF plans to open an Indian technology center next year that will focus on software and mechanical engineering. The center, which will be located in Hyderabad, will employ 2,500 engineers by 2020. It will ...

  • jaguar.automotiveIT

    JLR launches new-technology startup


    A long version of the Jaguar XF (pictured) will be built in China (Photo: JLR) Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has launched a separate company tasked with quickly developing apps and on-demand services. The move is part of a trend among automakers to take direct charge of technologies that will ...

  • daimler bangalore.automotiveIT

    Newsletter: Daimler and others flock to India for r&d


    Daimler's r&d center in Bangalore is the biggest of its kind outside Germany (Photo: Daimler) BANGALORE ”“ Companies in mature markets are increasingly transferring r&d abroad and premium car maker Daimler is no exception. The company recently inaugurated a new r&d center here, underscoring the importance it attaches to ...

  • daimler.bangalore.automotiveIT

    Focus on IT at Daimler's new Bangalore r&d facility


    Daimler's r&d facility in Bangalore employs 1,200 people (Photo: Daimler) Daimler officially opened a new r&d center in Bangalore, strengthening its activities in the growing Indian market. The German premium car maker said the facility, which employs 1,200 people, is the biggest of its kind in India. Bangalore also ...

  • harman.automotiveIT

    Harman to buy Indian telematics company


    Interchain’s GWVectra is an Android-based in-vehicle computing platform that provides access to a range of applications (Photo: Interchain) Harman is buying Interchain Solution, a technology company that should help the US premium audio and infotainment group expand its design and engineering footprint in the Indian market. Interchain, which is based ...

  • tomtom via.automotiveIT

    TomTom: Navigating to India


    TomTom said it is introducing its VIA range of personal navigation devices to India in a move to benefit from the strong growth in the country's car market. The Dutch navigation systems group said in a press release that the introduction of its products follows the establishment of a sales ...

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    Booz: India to be fourth-biggest car market in three years


    India will be the fourth-largest market for passengercars within three years, according to consultants Booz Company. Booz said Indian car sales are growing between 15 pc and 20 pc a year and should reach 3.5 million units by 2013. That would make it the world’s biggest national market ...

  • TataMotors CEO Forster.automotiveIT

    CAR Symposium: Global car sales to grow 57 pc through 2025


    TataMotors CEO Carl-Peter Forster sees strong growth in India BOCHUM, Germany ”“ Global passenger-car sales, helped by strong growth in new markets, will show a steady rise in coming years to total 92.5 million units by 2025, according to the CAR Â Center Economic Research of the University Duisburg-Essen in ...