The automotive industry is hurtling towards a future decided by the government, policies, impending environmental issues and organically forming demand-based trends. For the 13th Anniversary issue, industry giants discuss with APF, the upcoming trends and how far along the industry is in keeping to deadlines in terms of BS VI and electromobility. Read the expert opinions of Suresh KV, Country Head, ZF and Shamsher Dewan of ICRA as they take us in depth as to the current scenario of the Indian auto industry as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. In the Leader’s Speak section, industry titans VC Sehgal, Chairman, Samvardhana Motherson Group; Bradley J Maggart, President, Hitachi Automotive Systems; Greg Moran, CEO, Zoomcar; Sriram Viji, Deputy MD, Brakes India share their views on the current trends in the industry. Viewpoint gives us inputs from several other industry leaders like Vinod Sahay, CEO, Mahindra Trucks and Buses Division; Rajendra Petkar, CTO, Tata Motors; and R Srikanth, Senior Director, Altair India. For products, news and more, check out our 13th anniversary issue.
Automotive Products Finder (APF) is an auto engineering magazine that looks into technology and components. Launched in 2005, the magazine is aimed at the engineers in the auto industry, and especially those who are in search of the latest developments in the field of automobiles and the industries related to it, may it be IT/Software, CAD/CAM, CAE, production systems/PLM/ERP, material handling, machine tools/special tools, assembly systems, specialized systems, garage equipment, service gadgets/diagnostics, accessories, etc. The readers include strategic sourcing teams, purchase engineers and those who are in a position to influence decisions and on a long-term.