The Indian auto industry is committed towards the environment and a safer society. The same got reiterated once again when the industry made it clear that it has not sought any deferment or delay in the implementation of BS IV Emission Norm. This was clarified by Mr. Vinod Dasari, President, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) where he said that contrary to the misinformation being perpetuated by certain sections of the society, specially environmental activists, the auto industry is fully committed to commence manufacturing of BS IV vehicles from 1st April 2017, across the country. The auto industry has fully complied with all technical regulations in the past and will remain fully compliant in future also. Continue reading “Indian Auto Industry committed to commence manufacturing of BS IV vehicles from April 1, 2017”
Leading automobile manufacturers are allocating their corporate social responsibility (CSR) budgets to make the country’s roads safer. New initiatives underway involve adopting stretches of highways to fix accident-prone zones, setting up trauma centres and providing life-saving ambulance services.
This supports and builds on efforts by the government to reduce road accidents and fatalities as about five lakh accidents are reported across the country every year, leaving some 1.5 lakh people dead and many more injured. Continue reading “Automobile Sector stepping forward to make Indian roads safer”
A pro-people budget with specific focus on rural development, capacity enhancement, infrastructure augmentation and aiming for next evolution of next generation technology in some areas. This is how this budget presented by Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley will be described in due course of time. Though it might not have announced any direct benefits for the automobile industry, it surely has provided a big scope of opportunity for it. Continue reading “Growth Oriented Union Budget but auto industry wish list remains unfulfilled”
Auto Expo 2016
Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2016, the biennial show of the Indian automotive industry was organised during February 5-9, 2016 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The exposition, jointly organized by – Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Continue reading “The Five top events associated with the Indian Automobile Industry in 2016”
Though turnover and profits are right indicators of performance of an industry, but its size and repute is perhaps measured by the responsibilities it fulfills during the course of meeting its business objectives. Interestingly while the aspects related to turnover can be calculated over a span of year, reputation earned by being responsible takes years to get noticed and rewarded. It is therefore important to keep moving ahead in the right direction and be humble.
– The Indian automobile industry is one of the pioneers of inclusive growth, community development, social projects and general economic upliftment. It has seen towns getting established and growing into bustling metropolises around the automobile manufacturing eco-system. Continue reading “Five salient features of Indian Automobile Industry”
Course and the very existence of our healthy future lies in dealing with this problem with an affirmative hand and in a collective spirit. We shall not let our urban centres turn into mid-century London, or present day Beijing. We must not let things slip from our hand to such an extent where things would be irreversible and there isn’t an iota of hope left. Where only the feeling of accepting the impending doom is there, we need to stop and reverse it now.
Act Now: Say #Yesiamresponsible and do your bit to support the environment.
Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India after high blood pressure, indoor pollutants, tobacco-smoking and poor nutrition, and is direct cause of about 620,000 premature deaths every year. Like China, India too faces an unprecedented public health crisis due to extremely bad air quality. Some recent analysis of government data by the Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) clearly shows how unliveable our metros have become.
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The onset of winter this year exposed a large part of the country to severe smog, which hung over our cities like an ominous sign of the days to come. Soon the blame game started, but nothing concrete happened to alleviate the situation. From stubble burning to vehicular emission to industrial emission, every possible cause was discussed, but without any clue to bring it under control. Continue reading “Air Pollution, a serious threat to society”
For cab drivers like Kuljeet, night shifts mean greater returns. And there lies his wife’s concern. But there are reasons why she doesn’t have to stay up worried, all night. Continue reading “KULJEET’S JOB WILL NO LONGER MAKE HIS WIFE RESTLESS AT NIGHT.”