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Isuzu to set up new plant in India

Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors has announced plans to set up a new manufacturing plant in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. To be built at a cost of ?1000 crore, it will have a capacity of around 50,000 vehicles per year. The plant is expected to begin commercial production by 2015. The process of homologation, the process certifying that a vehicle is ...

ITS America?s 23rd Annual Meeting and Exposition

ITS America and ITS Tennessee are hosting ITS America?s 23rd Annual Meeting and Exposition from April 22-24, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The summit?s theme this year is ?Real Progress ? Great Future? and will focus on the results of deployment of ITS technologies thus far across the United States, and what needs to be done further for creating a efficient, ...

Swiss air navigation service provider to use Quintiq solution

Skyguide ? the Swiss air navigation service provider will use the Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software, a solution developed by Quintiq Inc, to increase efficiency and transparency, improve service delivery efficiency and reduce costs by optimising the planning of rosters and job allocations for its 800 Air Traffic Controllers and other staff. The use of the APS software is ...

Cologne tests new IBM transportation management software

IBM and the German city of Cologne recently teamed up to test the company?s new transportation management software which helps in forecasting and managing traffic flow and traffic congestion. During the pilot study transportation experts from IBM and Cologne analysed data from the city’s traffic command centre which collects real-time data from around 150 monitoring stations and 20 traffic cameras ...

BMW Guggenheim Lab competition unveils designs for Mumbai traffic junction

The winning entries for ?Rethinking Kala Nagar Traffic Junction,? a competition organised by the BMW Guggenheim Lab, in collaboration with Mumbai Environmental Social Network (MESN) to redesign one of Mumbai?s most congested transportation hubs at Kala Nagar, has thrown up interesting, creative and practical designs for the Kala Nagar junction which sees about 60,000 passengers per hour during peak times. ...

Centre approves Viability Gap Funding for MTHL

The Union Finance Ministry has approved Viability Gap Funding of about ? 1930 crore for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project. The 22km bridge which connects Sewri in South Mumbai to Nhava Sheva in Navi Mumbai will be the longest sea bridge in India. Bids will now be invited for the project. Besides decongesting the city, MTHL will provide connectivity ...

India observes Road Safety Week 2013

The 24th annual Road Safety Week was observed from January 1-7 in different parts of the country. Different and diverse programmes marked the Week ? road safety campaigns, children?s programmes and training programmes for drivers. Many government organisations, NGOs and training institutes took part in the programmes. The theme for Road Safety Week 2013 was, ?Stay Alive, don?t drink and ...

Expressway safety report to be submitted to Maharashtra government

The Western India Automobile Association (WIAA) is in the process of submitting a host of safety recommendations to the Maharashtra government on the safety measures to be taken on the Mumbai-Pune and Mumbai-Goa expressways in the state which have witnessed an alarming rise of accidents of late. The Association has recommended among other things, a provision for rest rooms for ...

Fiat opens new dealership in Noida

Fiat India has inaugurated a new international class dealership in Noida. The 4,000 sq ft showroom is the company?s first dealership in the region. The dealership is a joint effort with the Kashyap Group which has more than 25 years of experience and market knowledge of the automobile trade in the NCR region in particular and in India and abroad. ...

Highway projects for Bihar and Orissa

The Union Ministry?s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved two projects for widening of highways in Bihar and Orissa. Under the first project the Patna-Dobhi section of the NH-83 in Bihar ? a 127 km stretch, will be widened to four lanes. The road will act as a feeder for the international Nalanda University being planned in Rajgir. ...