The research and development arm of well renowned German auto maker, Mercedes-Benz, has opened the doors of a new centre at Whitefield, Bangalore. The new facility of the company is believed to be the largest R&D unit of Daimler in the world, outside its home country. The recently inaugurated unit of the auto maker sprawls around a vast area of over 20,000 square meters and has a potential to employ 1,800 individuals.
Reportedly, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) happens to be a renowned name in the Indian auto industry as in 2012, the company filed around 50 patents. Presently, the auto maker has employed its efforts towards developing a Human body modelling system, which will facilitate it in offering an accident free driving environment to individuals. According to sources, the new unit of Daimler is designed with a motive to continue the development process in the potential auto industry, which can comfortably support this new innovation.
The employees at MBRDI work on several aspects in order to make the driving process a safer and comfortable move for individuals. The innovative study by German auto maker involves the development around chassis, engine, suspensions, prototyping, interior and external mechanism, sheet metal forming, fluid dynamics and embedded software design.
The unit is also working round the clock to develop new seats for the recently introduced A-Class and CLA models. Industry experts anticipate that the process of developing new technology will surely help the auto maker in grabbing the attention of several auto aficionados all across the country, who are waiting for some decent introduction from the end of German auto maker in India.