Automotive Research Association of India has announced plans for setting up the E-mobility Centre of Excellence in Pune. According to reports, the center will have state-of-the-art facilities for development, evaluation, benchmarking, validation and certification testing of electric and hybrid electric vehicles, and related sub-systems and components.
The E-mobility Centre of Excellence will also have facilities like battery emulator, motor test beds, battery test systems and hardware-in-loop (HIL) systems that will enable testing a range of vehicles from two-wheelers to buses.
ARAI aims to develop the centre able to offer and cater to all services and meet the requirements of the automotive and ancillary industry in India, under a single roof. The centre will be unveiled by Anant Geete, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India, during the valedictory function of ITEC India 2017 on December 15, 2017.