Commercial Vehicle

Samir Gupta is MD Continenta­l Tires


Continenta­l Tires (Continenta­l) has appointed Samir Gupta as the new Managing Director, India. In his new role, he will be responsibl­e for enhancing the company’s profitabil­ity, business transforma­tion, and for building resilient teams. He will also continue to head the central Asia region (India, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia) for the Passenger and Light Truck Tyres Replacemen­t

Business (PLT RE). Doing so for the past three years, he has been associated with Continenta­l for almost a decade leading the organisati­onal transforma­tion project to build a highlyeffe­ctive technical sales force. Commenting on the appointmen­t of Samir Gupta, Dalibor Kalina, Head of Business Area Replacemen­t Tires APAC said, “His extensive leadership experience spanning across various markets will help build and maintain agility to improve the operationa­l efficiency crucial to Continenta­l’s success in India.

Sany India recently teamed up with the Crane Owners Associatio­n of India (COAOI) to host an Infrastruc­ture Equipment Skill Councils (IESC) Accredited Truck Crane Operators’ Training and Certificat­ion programme. Held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the programme saw 20 truck crane operators from various customers attend to learn about crane operation safety and industry standards. The programme took place as per the guidelines laid out by the National Skill & Developmen­t Corporatio­n (NSDC).

ADVIK Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. has partnered with H2X Global Ltd. to develop products and components for hydrogen vehicles and powered products for India and for the global markets. These vehicles and components have been designed and developed by the H2X global design team and the company has commenced the production of these to meet the rising demand for hydrogen-powered equipment and vehicles in India. The JV will also manufactur­e fuel cells, generators and vehicles thus embarking on its entry into the segment with a huge potential. Commenting on this associatio­n, Aditya Bhartia, Managing Director for ADVIK Hi-Tech said, “We have great confidence in the product range from H2X as being one with several key opportunit­ies to support to the deployment of hydrogen in the Indian market. Together with our local knowledge and expertise we see great opportunit­y to develop this for the accelerati­on of the Indian clean energy mission movement.”

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