The 14th Symposium on International Automotive Technology will be held in the Indian city of Pune from the 21st to the 24th of January this year. The symposium has been organized by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), together with the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) and SAE India and will be held at ARAI campus on Vetal Hill in Pune. The Automotive Research Association of India provides technical know-how in the research and development, testing, homologation, certification, and framing of vehicle regulations.
A press conference was held in New Delhi on Monday in the presence of ARAI director Rashmi Urdhwareshe, additional secretary of the ministry of heavy industries Ambuj Sharma, director general of SIAM Vishnu Mathur, and executive director (engineering) of Maruti Suzuki India. The agenda of the Symposium on International Automotive Technology was announced at the press release. The ‘Design in India’ agenda is in tandem with the ‘Make in India’ campaign started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The overall theme of Symposium on International Automotive Technology 2015 is ‘Safer, cleaner, and quieter world’.
Rashmi Urdhwareshe said that ARAI has been working in close proximity with the government as well as the auto industry to make vehicles safer and more efficient. ARAI has been playing a vital role in ensuring that vehicles are less polluting and better for the environment. SIAT 2015, as a platform, provides an opportunity to exchange ideas and suggestions with respect to the auto sector. Some of the best talents assemble at SIAT to share their views on how to improve vehicular safety and enhance emission performance.