Economics of the Automobile Industry

The Automobile Industry is divided into two different sub-industry:
• Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
• Auto Ancillary
The Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) manufacture and sell Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Two Wheelers, Three Wheelers and Tractors.
The Auto Ancillary industry supplies the raw material and spare parts to the OEMs like crankshafts, suspension systems, shock absorbers, tyres and dashboards to name a few.
The Auto Ancillary industry consists of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers that supply spare parts and raw materials to OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers respectively.


Erstwhile Ambassador

Erstwhile Ambassador

The Ambassador manufactured by HM – Hindustan Motors remains one of the most revered automobile cars in India . Almost every indian family would have fond memories of atleast one holiday or drive in this car. Though now virtually replaced by swanky new hyundai’s,suzuki’s, ford’s,toyota’s, the HM Ambassador remains the oldest workhorse on Indian roads.

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Choosing the Right Tractor Tire Chains

Tractor tire chains come in many of the same models, styles, and designs as other tire chains. Depending on the size and brand of the tractor and tractor wheel, a variety of tire chains can be found.

Like most other types of tire chains, there are many different options available in tractor tire chains. The most popular choice, and the most widely recommended, is two-link spacing with an optional V-Bar. Two link spacing means that there is a cross chain every second side chain link. Basically, it has twice as many cross chains as the four-link spacing, which only has a cross chain every fourth side chain link. The extra chains provide for a more solid, smooth ride and more steering control. The optional V-Bar chains are extremely helpful on ice, hills, and other hard-packed conditions. While V-Bar chains are available in both two and four-link spacing, they should not be used on pavement since they can damage the surface of the road.

Kubota Tractor tire chains are available in the basic two- and four-link chains. Kubota recommends using tire chains and wheel weights in icy conditions. Even when using tire chains, drivers should still drive at a speed slow enough to maintain complete control of the tractor at all times.

For farm tractors, dealers recommend duo-group cross tire chains. These chains are not connected in the middle, so the pattern does not fall between the tread bars. Duo-group cross chains are recommended for field work, deep tread, off road use, and hilly conditions, making them the perfect choice for farm tractor tire chains. …