BAJA SAEINDIA to exhibit All-Terrain Vehicles made by engineering students at Delhi Auto Expo 2012

Friday 30 December 2011, 18:43 PM by

The upcoming 2012 Delhi Auto Expo will see the presence of All-Terrain Vehicles developed by engineering students. The vehicles have been assembled by the students under the umbrella of SAEINDIA, a professional federation of automotive engineers having the vision for continually expanding the knowledge base of engineers and students working in the mobility sector.

The students designed the 4-wheel single-seater racing vehicles at BAJA SAEINDIA, a national level event. The fifth edition of the event in India is an educational initiative for engineering students that will be held between 17th and 19th February 2012 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The all-terrain racing models developed under the initiative will boast of acceleration, manoeuvrability, hill climbing ability and endurance due to the presence of new technologies and high-tech electronics and drive train systems.

BAJA SAEINDIA to exhibit All-Terrain Vehicles made by engineering students at Delhi Auto Expo 2012 |
BAJA SAEINDIA to exhibit All-Terrain Vehicles

Mahindra & Mahindra is leading the initiative at the 5th BAJA SAEINDIA, which is supported by many other corporate firms. Talking about the all-terrain vehicles being put on display by BAJA at the expo, Dr. Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra, commented, “Innovation and ideas are the benchmark of young India, as is evident in the display of the All Terrain Vehicles at the Auto Expo. These eco-friendly aerodynamic automobiles which are created by college student teams, give the budding engineers the opportunity to showcase their talent to large number of professionals within the Automotive Industry. I am sure that in times to come Indian students will compete with the very best globally through the BAJA forum.”

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SAEINDIA is affiliated to the SAE International, USA, which has a rich history of 105 years. The Indian arm of the organisation is supported by 3000 regular members and 30000 student members.

Mahindra Group is one of the most prominent names in India and works in areas that are critical for overall economic growth of the country. It operates in automotive, agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting, defence, energy, finance, real estate, steel, retail and logistics industries. The company enjoys a prominent position in industrial equipment, tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, vacation ownership and two wheelers. The US$ 14.4 billion Mahindra Group accounts for the employment of over 1,44,000 people based in more than 100 countries. The company successfully bought a majority stake in South Korea's Ssangyong Motor Company in 2011.

Mahindra Group has been in the news as one of the leading corporate houses of India. It was ranked among the most powerful listed companies in the world on the Forbes Global 2000 list. The company was also judged the best in the automobile sector in Dun & Bradsteet's list of India's Top 500 companies. Credit Suisse also listed it among the Great Brands of Tomorrow in 2010.

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