India moves towards adopting complete electric mobility by 2030, the
International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), located in Manesar, in
the northern automotive hub of India, have begun to offer testing and
development services in this domain through its Power Train lab / Centre of
Excellence (COE), EMC lab and Automotive Electrical and Electronics labs.
the Centres of Excellence in Component, Powertrain, NVH and Tyre, ICAT intends
to eventually transform it into an automotive product development centre.
is a leading world class automotive testing, certification and R&D service
provider under the aegis of NATRiP (National Automotive Testing and R&D
Infrastructure Project), Government of India.
Director Dinesh Tyagi, said that ICAT R&D team is comprised of highly
qualified competent, innovative and
self-motivated engineers backed by state-of-the-art testing and development
facilities. He said that the Centre has started undertaking advanced industry
sponsored R&D projects in the areas of frontier technologies like use of
Artificial Intelligence and robotics.
Tyagi further said that ICAT’s vision is to emerge as a leading R&D centre
in Asia, working together with the automotive industry in developing
state-of-the-art technologies. ICAT is also supporting the automotive
industries for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 implementation and NABL accreditation of
Automotive electrical and electronics lab
AEEL is an important lab considering the rapid increase in the use of
electrical and electronics in vehicles. The lab offers services for
certification and validation for wide range of E&E components including
systems, E-motors, ECUs, Batteries and RFIDS. It also provides consultancy
services to the customers for product development and improvements.
Tyre Test Lab (TTL)
has world class tyre test facilities being operated and managed by highly
skilled and experienced team to deliver quality and swift services to
customers. Tyre Test Lab is providing services to the tyre industry, vehicle
manufactures and Bureau of Indian Standards. ICAT has transformed this lab into
centre of excellence by developing new capabilities including the dual station
endurance test rig and tyre rolling resistance test rig.
Passive Safety Lab (PSL)
Safety Lab is dedicated to support automotive industry for their needs of Crash
Testing (Regulatory as well as Developmental), pedestrian protection testing,
sled testing and airbag deployment testing. The PSL has state of the art test
facilities capable of conducting crash testing of vehicles as per Indian and
international regulations. Some of the services offered are frontal impact
crash test, side impact crash test, side pole impact, rear impact test, static
rollover and pedestrian protection testing. The lab has successfully completed
correlation activities with renowned OEMs.
Indian Automotive Industry
Indian automotive industry is the sunshine industry in India contributing to
over 7.5% to country's GDP. Government of India has huge focus to facilitate
and grow this industry. Creation of new automotive test centres in the country
under NATRIP project, is an important step forward by the Government to support
the need of the automotive industry in the backdrop of tightening regulatory
framework and technology shift driven by market forces.
is an important element of the automotive sector, with its world-class
infrastructure and domain expertise providing services in development, testing,
validation and homologation. ICAT continues its endeavour towards knowledge
sharing and dissemination, through seminars and events, on important topics
like Power Train, Emission, HEV and EV technology, NVH, Crash, Lighting, Inspection
&Certification and Fatigue.
to organise NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 from Nov 27-29, 2019
is organising an automotive event which will be very much different from any
auto show held in the country to date. NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 would be
one of the largest automotive events in India.
will be a biennial event that is going to be organised at ICAT Center-2 from
November 27- 29, 2019. The word ‘NuGen’ is derived from the concept of new
generation trends and technologies.
to Dinesh Tyagi, Director, ICAT, this event will be unique in every which way
as it would have track demonstrations, drive-touch-feel activity and lab
demonstrations on upcoming vehicle technologies like connected mobility,
autonomous vehicles, electric mobility, alternate fuels, intelligent
transportation system, hydrogen fuel cell, hydrogen I.C engine, vehicle
dynamics, advance materials and lightweighting, end of life vehicles and
event will also include demonstrations by students from teams of SAE
Efficycle, BAJA, SUPRA events. The event would provide insights into the
upcoming technologies in the area of smart and green mobility, first hand
feel of vehicle technology trends, interaction with industry experts and OEMs
from India and abroad, understanding the associated testing regulations,
future design trends and solutions, etc.
ICAT Centre-II is under brisk renovation to
create a world-class state-of-the-art facility for organising such
significant and sizeable events for the automotive fraternity. Several kinds
of tracks such as Coast down track, Oval Track, ABS track, Hill Track and
flood track would be available for demonstrations and events. The same
infrastructure will be utilised to host NuGen Mobility Summit 2019.
working with leading international scientific and research organisations and
testing laboratories from various parts of the world like USA, Europe, Japan
and other Asian countries will also participate in the event. They would
share their experiences and knowledge on development of smart and green
technologies and the challenges that the industry needs to overcome.
is organising the NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 with the objective to share new
ideas, learnings, global experiences, innovations and future technologies
trends to be shared for the faster adoption, assimilation and development of
advanced Automotive Technologies for a smarter and greener future. This event
will help in building a platform for bringing together all stakeholders in
the automotive industry to understand global advancements in technologies.
event is being organised in association with SAENIS, SAE INDIA, SAE
International, NATRiP, DIMTS, DHI,
MoRTH, SIAM and ACMA. The event would host more than 2500 participants, more
than 250 exhibitors, tech theaters, exposition, awards, panel discussions and
150 keynotes and technical papers. All shortlisted technical papers will be
assigned SAE numbers.
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