Technology

Puncture-resistant tyres to energy regeneration — A look at the future of JK Tyre

Puncture-resistant tyres to energy regeneration — A look at the future of JK Tyre

Sep 16, 2021

The amount of R&D that goes into manufacturing tyres is phenomenal. In a recent visit to JK Tyre’s R&D centre in Mysore, the Raghupati Singhania Center of Excellence, we speak to Dr Mukhopadhyay, the Director, R&D, JK Tyre, to understand what goes into making tyres and the future of JK Tyre.

Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreate

Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreate

Sep 14, 2021

With EVs taking centre stage in India, companies are gearing up to take initiatives, innovate and make EVs more efficient and nurture startups that are venturing into this space.

Jio’s cheapest subscription plan of Rs 75 launched; Here are its benefits

Jio’s cheapest subscription plan of Rs 75 launched; Here are its benefits

Sep 14, 2021

Jio recently made official announcement regarding bringing an ultra-affordable Android smartphone being developed in collaboration with Google

The next decade’s used car revolution darkhorse: Blockchain technology

The next decade’s used car revolution darkhorse: Blockchain technology

Sep 14, 2021

Blockchain integration can offer lasting solutions on all three fronts – i) making sure accurate mileage is recorded, ii) service or collision histories are fully disclosed and, iii) residual values are fair.

Birla Carbon enters energy systems market: Launches lithium-ion, lead acid battery applications

Birla Carbon enters energy systems market: Launches lithium-ion, lead acid battery applications

Sep 14, 2021

As auto manufacturers strive to meet more stringent CO2 emission requirements, the demand for higher performance lead acid batteries is growing, particularly for start-stop or micro-hybrid vehicles.

Porsche & Siemens Energy come together to produce CO2-neutral fuel in Chile

Porsche & Siemens Energy come together to produce CO2-neutral fuel in Chile

Sep 13, 2021

Chile as a country is also betting big on reducing its carbon footprint. It has set ambitious targets as a part of its National Green Hydrogen Strategy.

Paytm launches FASTag-based metro parking facility in association with DMRC

Paytm launches FASTag-based metro parking facility in association with DMRC

Sep 13, 2021

Customers in Delhi can now use their Paytm FASTags to pay for parking at metro stations. Delhi’s Kashmere Gate metro station in the national capital becomes the first to have a fully digitised parking lot.

Mercedes-Benz deploys HERE maps for Drive Pilot system

Mercedes-Benz deploys HERE maps for Drive Pilot system

Sep 11, 2021

The HERE HD Live Map consists of multiple layers providing information for a car to know where exactly it is and what lies ahead.

Indian Oil collaborates with SABIC for NO2 emissions-reduction solution for diesel engines

Indian Oil collaborates with SABIC for NO2 emissions-reduction solution for diesel engines

Sep 10, 2021

SABIC’s collaboration, especially with IOCL, will make the AUS-32 solutions readily available in the market and can be refilled by heavy diesel vehicles on the go and is a viable process.

The future of logistics is more digital with predominated usage of IoT – Lalit Das, 3SC Solutions

The future of logistics is more digital with predominated usage of IoT – Lalit Das, 3SC Solutions

Sep 10, 2021

With Software as a service ( SaaS) and Analytics as a Service ( AaaS), technology is growing like never before, and this is helping the automotive industry scale to new heights. Here’s more on what 3SC Solutions does.

EVRE, MoEVing partner to install over 1,000 EV charging stations across India: All details

EVRE, MoEVing partner to install over 1,000 EV charging stations across India: All details

Sep 08, 2021

The phase-wise implementation will include EVRE setting up 200 charging stations in Bengaluru, 200 in Hyderabad and the rest in cities like Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Pune, and Mumbai.

We charge zero surge pricing – Rachitta Juneja, Whide

We charge zero surge pricing – Rachitta Juneja, Whide

Sep 02, 2021

Whide is a ride and delivery app that does not charge commission, or surge pricing. To know more about the Whide, Express Mobility spoke to the Founder and CEO of Whide, Rachitta Juneja.

Power Global introduces eZee, the first swappable battery for light vehicles

Power Global introduces eZee, the first swappable battery for light vehicles

Sep 01, 2021

Power Global introduces eZee, the company’s first swappable battery for light vehicles. The company initially plans to target auto-rickshaws, that can choose to recharge the batteries or swap them at Power Global’s kiosks.

India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair developed by IIT Madras researchers

India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair developed by IIT Madras researchers

Aug 25, 2021

Sujatha Srinivasan from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, said the wheelchair will be available to users at an approximate price of Rs 55,000

Mahindra First Choice Wheels and CamCom partner to offer AI-powered car inspection

Mahindra First Choice Wheels and CamCom partner to offer AI-powered car inspection

Aug 24, 2021

Mahindra First Choice Wheels (MFCW) and CamCom, an AI-powered visual inspection solutions company, have partnered to offer the ability to inspect cars using Artificial Intelligence.

Continental develops new functions for comprehensive occupant protection

Continental develops new functions for comprehensive occupant protection

Aug 24, 2021

Continental is working on making cars safer by signals from connected control units to implement new functions that make it possible to deploy airbags earlier and more controlled.

Why automobile companies should invest in AI-based customer care

Why automobile companies should invest in AI-based customer care

Aug 24, 2021

In the current world, the typical customer experience when people reach out to an automobile company for their queries, concerns, and complaints is far from being pleasant.

Goodyear, Plus team up to make autonomous trucks safer, more fuel efficient

Goodyear, Plus team up to make autonomous trucks safer, more fuel efficient

Aug 24, 2021

By integrating Goodyear’s intelligent tires with Plus’s autonomous driving system, a vehicle’s overall performance can be improved in severe weather and extreme road conditions. 

Nokia C20 Plus entry-level phone with 2-day battery life launched in India, price starts at Rs 8,999

Nokia C20 Plus entry-level phone with 2-day battery life launched in India, price starts at Rs 8,999

Aug 10, 2021

The phone in question has a dual rear camera setup, a large 6.5-inch screen and up to 2-day battery life, at least that’s what’s being advertised.

Google will no longer let you sign-in to Gmail, other apps from Sep 27 on these Android phones

Google will no longer let you sign-in to Gmail, other apps from Sep 27 on these Android phones

Aug 02, 2021

Google is taking this step to protect user data and maintain account security

Telegram now lets you video call with up to 1,000 people, one-on-one calls get screen sharing with sound

Telegram now lets you video call with up to 1,000 people, one-on-one calls get screen sharing with sound

Aug 02, 2021

The users will get to check their video messages through a higher resolution and on a bigger screen for a larger view of the clip.