The Center for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) at IIT Delhi will carry out various research and development projects in the broad field of electromobility with Hyundai.New Delhi: The Hyundai Motor India Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the South Korean automaker, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) – IIT Delhi and a Kona Electric for NVH and battery technology donated research for students of IIT Delhi.
The students want to investigate alternative energy-powered vehicles and new technologies in order to develop new mobility solutions.
The Center for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) will create battery profiles in Kona Electric with external sensors or other devices via the OBD connector to understand the performance of electric vehicles under different driving conditions for research and training purposes.
The letter of intent was signed between Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Director IIT Delhi, Dr. Anil Wali, FITT – IIT Delhi, and SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd at the IIT Campus, New Delhi.
Commenting on the collaboration with FITT-IIT Delhi, SS Kim said, “We are delighted to be working with FITT-IIT Delhi to support the research work of students at the Center for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART). Our collaboration with IIT Delhi and the donation from Kona Electric offer students the opportunity to study and gain insight into a better and greener future for generations to come. “
The Center for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) at IIT Delhi is to carry out various research and development projects in the broad field of electromobility with Hyundai, commented V Ramgopal Rao.
IIT Delhi attaches great importance to working with industry in emerging technology areas. In accordance with its mandate, FITT will play a key role at IIT Delhi in deepening the collaboration with Hyundai.