From fossil fuel fired vehicles to electrically driven cars, automotive industry has been witnessing constant evolution with technological innovations. Today, auto makers are even experimenting with autonomous (driverless) vehicles and adding new features such as advanced communication devices, Internet of Things (IoT), etc. All these changes require new automotive test equipment to measure performance and quality of not just the individual components but also the entire vehicle. The “Cover Story” of APF Feb 2019 highlighted the importance of automotive test equipment with rise in stringent emission norms, electric & connected cars, engine downsizing, increasing electronic components, etc. ACMA Automechanika 2019 will provide a significant opportunity for the auto aftermarket industry to showcase latest products and technologies. APF brought out a Special Focus section on ACMA Automechanika 2019 in Feb 2019 with industry leaders expressing their views on various aspects of aftermarket sector. The "OEM Corner" focused on three-wheeler (3W) segment, which is moving towards electromobility.
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.