New Delhi: Union Minister of Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the NuGen Mobility Summit 2019 today at the International Centre of Automotive Technology (ICAT) in Manesar, Haryana.
Gadkari congratulated ICAT for organizing the event with relevant topics of alternate fuel systems and E-Mobility. He also reiterated the importance of combining agricultural sector with the automobile sector and said that biodiesel can change the fate of both the agriculture and auto industry by decreasing its dependence on fossil fuels, and increasing the agricultural base of the country by supporting the production of non-edible oil for bio diesel.
Gadkari assured the automotive industry about the importance that the Government gives to them and said he is keen to support the industry through effective policies.
A Press release from the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises said the three-day conference is the largest automotive technology event in the country so far. Automotive technology experts from 15 countries including India will present more than 120 technical research papers at the event. The conference will be held from 27 to 29 November at the ICAT Centre.
On this occasion, Director of ICAT Dinesh Tyagi said the NuGen Mobility Summit is the first in a series of conferences organized by ICAT. Tyagi remarked that its benefits will be found in finding suitable alternative to Internal Combustion (IC) engines running for about 125 years in the country and the world. He said that the focus is on developing new technological solutions according to global requirements.
Keeping in mind that New Generation Mobility shall be green, safe and affordable, the theme of this event has been setup around new generation topics like e-mobility, Hydrogen Mobility, Connected Vehicles and ITS, said the release.
More than 200 companies producing vehicles and components will display their products at the exhibition. The Conference will also host live test demonstrations, training sessions, panel discussion and test track demonstrations.
During the Summit, future vehicle technologies such as connected mobility, autonomous vehicles, electric mobility, alternative fuels, intelligent transportation systems, hydrogen fuel cells, hydrogen IC engines, vehicle dynamics, advanced materials and laboratories associated with light weighting and re-cycling trials will also be shown.
The International Center of Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar is a division of National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) Implementation Society (NATIS) under the Department of Heavy Industries, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India.
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