Kinetic Engineering ventures into EV kits business

Some key points for easy reference – Kinetic Engineering (KE) founded in 1972 is the same Company that had launched Luna Moped in 1975. It also had partnered (JV) with Honda and launched the famous Kinetic Honda Scooter in 1980s (was subsequently sold to Mahindra in 2008 who later wound it up). A company with … Read more

JioPhone Next expected launch on September 10, 2021. Will it change the game again?

Jio partnered with Google last year to develop an ultra-affordable Android-based smartphone to address the mass Indian market that couldn’t shift to smartphone ecosystem due to unaffordability. (It’s also important to mention here that Google had simultaneously invested $ 4.5 bn into Jio for a deeper commitment to the overall Indian digital story) The phone … Read more

Motherson Sumi visions to become 4.5x of current size by FY25

Motherson shared it’s Vision 2025 with investors whereby it targets to achieve $36 bn of revenues by FY 25. This is almost 4.5x of Rs 60,000 crore ($8 bn) of revenues reported in FY20 i.e., an implied CAGR of about 35%. Company’s revenue CAGR in previous 10, 5 and 3 yrs was 25%, 12% and … Read more

HDFC Bank and Paytm tie up to leverage on each other’s strengths

2017 – “payment wallets like Paytm have no future” – Aditya Puri 2021 – HDFC and Paytm tie-up to leverage on each other’s strengths. Times change and so do the business compulsions ! It’s a very interesting arrangement and has the potential to lay roadmap for similar other tie-ups in future. Why is it so? … Read more