Horiba Mira, a world-leader in
advanced engineering, research and product development has further bolstered
its worldwide automotive engineering and testing capabilities with the opening
of a facility within the new Horiba India Private Limited, Technical Centre in
Pune, Western India.
The new site increases Horiba
Mira’s presence in India and will provide an in-territory base from which to
deliver comprehensive vehicle attribute engineering and testing programmes.
Utilising automotive test systems within the Horiba India Technical Centre, Horiba
Mira will ultimately provide a suite of emissions testing for vehicle
manufacturers, delivering against its global-growth strategy on a regional
Since the growth of India’s
automotive industry, air pollution and safety have become key concerns for
leading manufacturers in the region – particularly following the introduction
of the country’s heightened Bharat Stages (BS) emissions standards. Together
with Horiba’s Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS) and Horiba Mira’s engineering
capabilities, the new facility will provide vehicle manufacturers with test
services to support them to meet BS VI compliance.
The 10,000m2 HORIBA India
Technical Centre opened on November 30 2016.
It is situated near a key export base for several European and Indian
manufacturers, in an area which is a hub for many auto parts developers and
Declan Allen, Chief Operating
Officer at Horiba Mira, said: “Growing our global operation is a key part of
our long-term strategy, and we’re incredibly pleased to open our new facility
in Pune. The site presents an exceptional platform for us to deliver a broader
portfolio of test and development capabilities in support of our key customers
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