TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TÜV Rheinland Invited to Attend 2018 China-ASEAN (Liuzhou) Forum on Automotive Industry Cooperation

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Sep 14, 2018 4:37:54 PM


On September 11, 2018, the "2018 China-ASEAN Forum on Automotive Industry Cooperation" (CAFAIC) was held at the emerging automotive city of Liuzhou in Guangxi Province. This year's CAFAIC was sponsored by the China Association of Automotive Manufacturers (CAAM), Guangxi Department of Commerce, Guangxi International Expositions Bureau, and Liuzhou People's Government, and organized by the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC). As an international provider of testing, inspection and certification services, the TÜV Rheinland Group (TÜV Rheinland) was invited to take part in the forum as a guest speaker to provide participating businesses with an in-depth market analysis and comprehensive overview of the regulatory policies.

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Topics: automotive

TÜV Rheinland looks to future of ASEAN market at the China-ASEAN Forum on Automotive Industry Cooperation

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Sep 7, 2018 6:15:44 PM

The global automotive sector continues to evolve from traditional vehicles manufacturing to value-adding production, such as the development and innovation of new autonomous and electric vehicle models. Meanwhile, China solidifies its position as a global automotive manufacturing hub, and is expected to be the world's largest market for electric and hybrid car by 2035.

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Topics: e-mobility, automotive, Mobility

Indonesia Appoints TÜV Rheinland as Accredited Testing Laboratory for Category L Automotive Wheel Products

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 2, 2018 6:20:24 PM
TÜV Rheinland has been appointed as an accredited testing laboratory by the Ministry of Industry, Republic of Indonesia. The laboratory, located at Infinia Park Blok 92-93 Jl Dr Sahardjo No 45 Jakarta, is now accredited to apply and supervise the mandatory National Standard of Indonesian (SNI) testing for wheel products for Category L automotives (motorcycles and vehicles with less than four wheels). This appointment has been effective since September 12th, 2017.

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Topics: SNI, automotive, Tire Testing

OSE Industries L.L.C. receives top auto industry IATF16949:2016 certification from TÜV Rheinland Middle East

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM

OSE Industries L.L.C, a highly specialized aluminium extrusion producer based in Dubai, has taken its business to a new level after receiving one of auto industry’s latest certifications – IATF16949 – from TÜV Rheinland Middle East. The firm’s range of high-quality alloy tubes and profiles are now being used by one of the world’s most sophisticated electric car brands.

The new IATF 16949:2016 standard, which replaces the previous ISO/TS 16949 technical specification, defines the requirements of a quality management system for organizations operating in the automotive industry. Achieving the IATF certification positions OSE for success in this competitive industry sector.

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Topics: automotive

Automotive Cyber Security: A Complex & Evolving Landscape

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 2, 2017 2:51:32 PM

With rapid economic development across Asia Pacific the automotive industry will continue to witness an upward trend in production of vehicles. Asia Pacific is home to some of the largest vehicle manufacturers for passenger cars, with China, Japan, and Korea contributing over 37 million units of production, or 42 percent of the global production market. With that, the automobile industry will continue to place a record number of cars on the roads.


Rising expectations around levels of comfort, navigation assistance, car intelligence, and safety are no longer limited to the realms of luxury cars, but well entrenched in all car segments. To achieve this onboard systems in all cars are now increasing complex, interconnected and all online (IoT of cars) – surfacing the issue of security which has already drawn attention of car manufactures paving the way for the Automotive Cyber Security Industry as a distinct category already estimated to be at around USD 759 million by 2023^ and would probably continue to grow.


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Topics: e-mobility, Mobility, automotive, cybersecurity, IoT

TUV Rheinland cooperates with VisualThreat

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Sep 21, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Global testing and inspection service provider employs new technology for cyber security testing of vehicles

TUV Rheinland and VisualThreat announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping the automotive industry test, detect and remediate the increasing cyber security threats targeting next generation vehicles. VisualThreat’s cyber security technology and TÜV Rheinland’s testing facilities and experience will provide automotive industry and component manufacturers with complete testing services to ensure their automotive products are secure from cyberattacks and meet industry standards for secure performance.

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Topics: cybersecurity, automotive

Indonesia will implement SNI on lubricants (SNI 7609.1:2012) mandatorily in 2017

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 27, 2017 10:34:15 AM

Data from the Ministry of Industry shows no less than 22 manufacturers of lubricants operating in Indonesia. However, when viewed from various variants of lubricant products and brands available in the market, there are 200 companies on the list.

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Topics: indonesia, automotive

TÜV Rheinland Japan starts an INMETRO testing service for automotive Lead-acid batteries in response to Brazil’s expanding automotive market

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 29, 2017 6:07:19 PM

TÜV Rheinland Japan has started offering an INMETRO(the National Institute of Metrology Standardization and Industrial Quality of Brazil) testing service for automotive Lead-acid  batteries destined for the Brazilian market. Until now, Japanese battery manufacturers who want to export their products to Brazil have been required to forward test samples, in order to acquire INMETRO certification. The costs and procedures for exporting and importing the test samples and the time required for transportation placed big burdens on Japanese battery manufacturers. Our new service will make it possible for them to test their products in Japan, allowing them to test their samples much more efficiently.

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Topics: Products, automotive

TÜV Rheinland becomes one of the first organization to test against automobile information security standards

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 8, 2017 12:16:12 PM

TÜV Rheinland, a global leader and independent testing services provider, today announced that it now offers information security testing for the automotive industry. Based on the Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX), the company can now verify that manufacturers and service providers within the automotive supply chain meet the VDA ISA information security standard.

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Topics: automotive, Mobility

Eco-friendly vehicle transforms the world’s automotive industry

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Feb 24, 2017 7:00:00 PM

The greening of the world's car fleet is happening rapidly.  JD Power Consultancy estimates that a third of emission cuts by 2020 will come from improving petrol and diesel engines, and 14% from miles driven in electric vehicles. Consumers are increasingly demanding energy-efficient vehicles, both for environmental and economic reasons. This is changing how the whole automotive industry works.

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Topics: automotive