Bosch is one of the leading names when it comes to developing solutions for mobility, industrial applications and the consumer goods sector. The company has the largest research and development centre in India outside Germany. Bosch India recently announced its plans to significantly increase the extent of localization of its electrified portfolio in India. Soumitra Bhattacharya, managing director, Bosch Limited and president, Bosch India Group and Jan Oliver Rohrl, chief technical officer and director, Bosch Ltd. In line with the target of electrification of automobiles till 2030, the company is working on bringing a host of offerings that includes drive components and intelligent charging infrastructures, geared towards making electromobility a sustainable reality for vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators in India. The company has scalable solutions from 0.25kW to 300kW that caters various segments from two-wheeler to commercial vehicles and claims that electric powertrains and … [Read more...] about Bosch Agile Project House to work on India-specific solutions for electromobility
Yamaha is finally taking the performance market seriously as there has been endless request to the manufacturer to concentrate more on this part. We got the FZ25 and a slew of superbikes showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 are promising signs. The Japanese brand has now launched the much awaited with R15 V3.0 in the market. The V2. 0 was quite a popular machine till the very end of its production.The R15 is a cult that the company started and showcased high revving supersport motorcycle to the masses. R15 has some serious changes this time, in the V3.0 that is. How is it on paper when compared to the outgoing version. We have the specs below for you to gauge. Till we test ride it, we will reserve our thoughts which will happen in the next few days. As of now, number geeks, feast yourself! SpecificationsYamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Yamaha YZF-R15 V2.0EngineVVA, 155 cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected SOHC engine149 cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected SOHC engineMaximum Power19.3 PS at 10,000 rpm17 PS at … [Read more...] about Yamaha R15 V2 vs V3.0 Specification Comparison
In some corners of the World Wide Web, a certain sort of sports-car aficionado is awaiting the third coming of the temporarily extinct BMW Z4. Pretty much everybody else is more interested in the return of Toyota’s venerable Supra, a car prefaced by Toyota’s FT-1 concept (pictured above). Now comes some news that might well enrapture both parties, although, in this case, it’s Toyota specific. Uncovered by the heads at SupraMKV.com, Japanese magazine Best Car seems to have found specifications for the new Supra, including weight and power.The most pertinent figures are 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque, with a 37-hp bonus overboost function, courtesy of a BMW-sourced turbocharged 3.0-liter straight-six. Weight is listed as 3284 pounds, which is 196 lighter than the turbocharged Supra we tested back in 1993. The new car is shorter than the previous model by 5.4 inches and rides on a 97.2-inch wheelbase. That’s 3.2 inches shorter than the previous Supra. It … [Read more...] about Industrious Supranauts Uncover JDM Toyota Supra Specifications!
We all remember in 2017 when Bajaj Auto had launched the Dominar 400 in India, it also had shown us an add. Yes, we are talking about the “Haathi Mat Palo” advertisement which was directly used to mock Royal Enfield. Well the Pune-based motorcycle manufacturer has launched the 2018 Edition of the Dominar 400. In addition to it, they have also released a sequence of the “Haathi Mat Palo 2” advertisement. The advertisement is divided into 3 parts and has been released on Bajaj Auto’s social media channels. Part1:Part2:Part3:In addition to this Bajaj has also printed the phrases such as “Born To Ride”, “Independent” and “Ride The Wind” with the thumping sound in the background. While this add has tried to showcase the product and it features, it has also hurt the sentiments of many Enfield fans.So the 2018 Dominar 400 by Bajaj is identical to the previous model and is also mechanically unchanged. This new edition now gets a … [Read more...] about Bajaj Haathi Mat Palo Part 2 Advertisement Released – Enfields Targeted Much More Specifically
Kia Motors India has announced that it will make its debut at the Auto Expo 2018 with an India-specific SUV, the Kia SP Concept. The Kia SP Concept is a compact SUV that Kia Motors is developing for the Indian market, and it will make its global debut at the Auto Expo on February 7, 2018. Along with the Kia SP Concept, Kia Motors will also showcase 16 of its global models at the Auto Expo. Kia will exhibit its electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and a range of other cars – including the new Stinger GT sports sedan which we have already driven. From the teaser images shared, the Kia SP Concept SUV follows the Kia Motors house design lines, and has a two-tone paint job with the roof painted in white.Speaking about Kia Motors' plans for India, its president Han-Woo Park said, "All of us at Kia Motors are extremely proud to take our first steps into one of world's largest automotive markets. And we are here to build more than just great cars. We aim to set a new standard in the … [Read more...] about Auto Expo 2018: Kia Motors to debut with India-specific Kia SP Concept SUV