Union Budget 2020: Focus should be on-demand revival and job creation via auto industry

The auto manufacturing and allied industry have endured one of the most challenging times in 2019 and is looking towards the year 2020 for a revival.In this context, the industry needs a multi-facet budgetary intervention to jumpstart the demand and revive job creation in the sector.The first aspect pertains to the future of mobility and […]

More than half of UK gaming industry based outside south-east

The report reveals that the UK gaming industry employs more than 16,000 people. Ukie, the trade body that produced the report, argues that this makes the sector the most productive of all of the nation’s creative industries, with each individual employee contributing more than £80,000 to the national economy.

Opinion: Why this budget is critical for the auto industry?

Vinodkumar RamachandranAs the new year unfolds, the Indian auto industry is in the throes of a downturn. In such a scenario, ramifications abound for the broader economy as the industry is estimated to employ around 35 million people, directly or indirectly, and contribute more than 7 per cent to the country’s GDP. A rough ride […]

iSON Technologies appoints Rahul Srivastava AS CEO

Speaking about the appointment, Bill Crawley, Managing Director, iSON Technologies expressed confidence in Rahul’s vision, leadership qualities and experience as a strategic business leader; assuring that his drive will help accelerate iSON’s efforts in expanding access to its products and services in the region.

Boeing’s suspension of 737 Max production rattles airline industry

CFM International, a joint venture between France’s Safran and General Electric that supplies engines to the Max, will also be hit by the shutdown. The Max’s problems are expected to badly affect GE. When Boeing cut monthly production of the plane to 42 from 52 in April, GE suffered a $400m quarterly reduction in cash […]

Domestic firms pick up on Industry 4.0

Do Cao Bao, head of the tech giant FPT’s Personnel Committee noted that in order to keep up with Industry 4.0, countries, including Vietnam should keep pace with ever-changing technologies while defining local advantages and understanding its market to create products suitable for tastes, not for manufacturers, thus helping them make deeper penetration into their […]

CEO’s take on 2020: 48V technology will power vehicle electrification globally, says Ashok Belani

In the tenth of the series, ETAuto spoke to Ashok Belani, Group President and Managing Director, Valeo India. Q. What is your take to the slowdown scenario, and corporate strategy to tackle it in 2020?We feel slowdown has bottomed out. The automotive and mobility world is going through unprecedented changes, steered by regulations for a […]

UNILAG: Adeboye/Okoya prize to stimulate industrial revolution in young Africans – Prof Okoya

“These skills are so much needed in the 21st century where we talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Young Africans need to be competitive to be relevant in todays’ Technological Environment even to commence their own Local Technological Enterprise”

Huawei decision is a sensible compromise but could still anger US

But this is a company that has been supplying mobile phone technology for 15 years in the UK and is already subject to having its code monitored by a special agency. Britain’s spy agencies have long believed that the risks of using Huawei can be mitigated by the other measures spelled out in the report, […]

Boris Johnson gives green light for Huawei 5G infrastructure role

But officials are convinced they can manage the risks – and believe the best way to dilute Chinese dominance of the sector is to work on developing the next generation of technology, rather than impose a ban on an individual firm.