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“It is important to change with time. Irrespective of your legacy of decades, it is necessary to move ahead with time.”

“A major chunk of performance parameters is achieved in the assembly process itself, which is why unless you get the assembly right, lot of the performance factors are left open.”

MM Singh, Executive Advisor, Maruti Suzuki, during his keynote address on ‘Indian automotive manufacturing scenario’

Viraj Kalyani, Founder & Chairman, Kalyani Studio, during his guest address on ‘Mechanical technology devices for high-tech automotive assembly’

“With enormous transformations happening around we have to adapt to the changes vigorously with speed.”

“Sales are the core for any OEM, and it’ll be the sole focus. Maybe 5-10 years down the line, the whole production of the plant might get outsourced. This will be the future of the industry.”

Pramod Khot, Vice President, Powertrain Division – Manufacturing, Fiat India Automobiles, during his guest address on ‘Best practices in manufacturing’

“The demographics of customer is changing, so they want information in a different format and that is where the experience begins for a customer.” Dr Pradeep Chatterjee, Head, Digital Transformation & Change Management, Tata Motors, during his session on ‘Digital transformations in the automotive industry’

“India is poised to be amongst the top five economies in the world in terms of manufacturing. We have very strong engineering capabilities, low cost manpower and indigenous manufacturing, both global and local clients.” Rajib Kumar Jena, Vice President, Bajaj Auto, during his guest address on ‘Technology adoption in manufacturing industry’

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Sudhir Gurtoo, Managing Director & CEO, Leadec India, during his session on ‘Changing landscape in automotive manufacturing’

“You can improve quality at a better cost only by improving productivity; there is no short-cut there.” Dr Ravi Damodaran, Chief Technology Officer, Greaves Cotton, during his guest address on ‘Make in India – a roadmap to productivity’

“More than loyal customers and fair share, etc, what is critical nowadays is time-torespond.” Vijay Kalra, CEO, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers and Chief Manufacturing Operations, Mahindra & Mahindra, during his guest address on ‘Manufacturing excellence and sustainability in the automotive industry’

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Being an enabler for the economic prosperity, the automotive industry can be described as a backbone in many countries including India. Howe...

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Being an enabler for the economic prosperity, the automotive industry can be described as a backbone in many countries including India. Howe...

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