[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]OBJECTIVE A Dutch firm wanted to establish the possibility of the tyre industry using their engineered plastic material for manufacturing curing bladders instead of butyl rubber, which was normally used. They had several unanswered questions - What was the market... Read More.
In Auto Expo 2018, as expected, the key area of focus was “Go electric”. Almost all automobile companies are planning to invest in developing electric vehicles (EVs). It won’t be too farfetched to say that the coming decade will see its last version... Read More.
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]OBJECTIVE A leading international automobile components manufacturer wanted to understand the Indian consumer’s buying behaviour, with a special emphasis on ABS and airbags How important were these features while buying a new car? Were consumers willing to pay a premium... Read More.
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Welcome to the June issue of ValueNotes Connect. The perils of climate change will determine how we eat and how we commute. Reducing carbon footprint is high up on nearly every nation’s agenda. Regardless of Donald Trump pulling out... Read More.
An economist from Stanford University, Tony Seba, is causing much anxiety in the energy and automobile sectors. He predicts that people in the US will stop owning vehicles. According to his report, “By 2030, within 10 years of regulatory approval... Read More.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the next 5 years, more than 25% of the cars in India will be connected to the internet. As automotive technology evolves, consumers are demanding additional infotainment features and functions along with the basic expectations of safety and efficiency.... Read More.
Welcome to the July issue of ValueNotes Connect. Automobile manufacturers are in a race against time to lighten the weight of their vehicles in an attempt to meet stricter carbon emission and fuel-economy standards. To put things in perspective, here’s a... Read More.
Car makers are increasingly substituting steel with aluminium as a base material. Suppliers of aluminium and manufacturers of auto assemblies and components are gearing up for this. Aluminium is making inroads into automotives as a ‘material of choice’ as it supports... Read More.
The automotive industry is likely to continue to see significant material substitutions going forward. All the stakeholders – OEMs, component suppliers and material suppliers will be active participants in this evolution. Automotive engineering plays a significant role in improving performance of... Read More.