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The New Materials that are shaping the Future of Mobility

Introduction Sustainable mobility is a key growth enabler for fast-growing economies like India. The future of sustainable mobility is being shaped by a combination of technology and business model disruptions. The convergence of electric, connected, autonomous vehicle technologies and the shared mobility business model has the potential to create sustainable mobility options for the future. These new technologies are growing ...
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Reflection on strokes from 8 folks-edited

Intention determines the outcome. Isn’t that a life-changing statement? I deeply believe in it, thereby enjoying the positive benefits of it. Last year, I intended to interview a couple of sustainability leaders, and the SAEINDIA team provided all the resources to make it happen. Beginning of the EnvironStory: To recap- In Feb. 2020, I was introduced to the SAEINDIA branding ...
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Mobility Engineer 2030 – Future Skills for Automotive engineers

Mobility Engineers have an opportunity to custom – design their career by building cross – domain skills 1.1 Introduction Thomas Kuhn, in his seminal book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions [1], says that, “almost always the men who achieve …fundamental inventions of a new paradigm have been either very young or very new to the field whose paradigms they change.” ...
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Trends in Electrical and Electronics Architecture

The automotive has come a long way from the steam driven tricycle of late 18th century to what it is today. Continuously driven by human aspiration for mobility and independence, it isn’t a mere instrument to get from point A to B anymore. Automobiles – and we’ll more specifically talk about cars have become an integral and inseparable part of ...
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Importance of Virtual platforms in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is at the cusp of transformation. Features like connectivity, electrification, advanced driver assistance technologies like affordable cameras, radars, etc., are paving the way for autonomous driving. However, these automotive trends have made Integrated Circuits, System-On-Chips, ECUs significantly more complex and they now include multiple processors, DSPs, ASICs, FPGAs, peripherals, etc. To accompany the complex hardware, a variety of modern software is ...
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UDAN and Urban Air Mobility – Challenges and Opportunities in India

Traffic congestion worldwide is a recurring/ubiquitous phenomenon that reduces productivity, increases pollution from stranded or slow-moving vehicles, and impacts the health of travellers through increased stress levels. Additionally, due to inadequacies in ground transportation infrastructure in many densely populated cities around the world, especially in emerging markets like India, alternate modes of transport for better connectivity are of paramount need ...
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Analyzing Electric Motor Designs with COMSOL Multiphysics®

The automotive industry is shifting its focus toward electric vehicles (EV), with a long-term objective of developing sustainable and environmentally friendly technologies for the future. In the last few decades, electric motors have found increasing use in automobiles due to increasing automation for greater passenger comfort. Motors are used in various systems of an automobile, such as the windshield wiper, ...
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If you had a chance, what would you ask an aspirational leader?

If you had a chance, what would you ask an aspirational leader? The leader whose life is filled with enriching experiences, courageous career moves, and pursuit of excellence in personal and professional life. Through SAEINDIA, I got a chance to catch hold of one such leader from her busy yet productive life. I ensured I asked her some difficult questions ...
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Mobility Engineer 2030 – building Future Skills for automotive Engineers

How can Universities bridge the gap in engineering education and create industry-ready students? Introduction The Automotive Industry is being disrupted by technologies such as electric, autonomous and connected vehicles. The industry is also disrupted by radically new business models like shared mobility. The technologies that enable these disruptions – AI, IoT, Robotics, Renewable Energy, Energy storage, Advanced materials, Additive manufacturing ...
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Technologies shaping the Future of Mobility

Convergence of Electric, Connected, Autonomous and Shared Vehicle Technologies Summary – The western section of SAEINDIA has initiated a new technical talk series by eminent automotive experts. The expert speaker, Dr Shankar Venugopal, described how the future of mobility is being shaped by disruptive technologies like electric, autonomous and connected vehicles and disruptive business models like shared mobility. Dr Shankar ...
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