SAE India is a society of professional automotive engineers, which functions with the vision of continuously enriching the knowledge levels of both students and Engineers. The group has recently made the announcement that it is going to showcase its All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), designed for Racing, at the 2012 Auto Expo being held in New Delhi from the 5th of January.
The society has designed this all-terrain vehicle specifically for racing and it is going to be a single-seater 4-wheeled vehicle. Designing and development of this vehicle has been done by students of engineering colleges across the country through the forum provided by a national event called BAJA SAEINDIA. The BAJA initiative has been started for helping students in their educational pursuit and the event has already been organized for 5 years in India. By making use of latest technologies combined with high-end electronics along with drive train features, the ATVs are capable of excellent acceleration, endurance and maneuverability. It can also negotiate hill climbs very efficiently.
A lot of top corporate houses have lent support to the initiative of BAJA and the event’s fifth edition is going to be organized at Indore in between the 17th and 19th of February 2012. Indian auto giant, Mahindra is taking the lead in this initiative.
Mahindra and Mahindra, Automotive and Farm Equipment Sector President, Dr. Pawan Goenka has shared his feeling about this upcoming Delhi Auto Expo with the media. He has said that the youth of India are setting new benchmarks with their ideas and innovation, which is clearly being displayed through the all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) being showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo. These aerodynamic and eco-friendly automobiles have been created by teams of college students. Hence, this is the perfect opportunity for these young engineers to highlight their talents in front of the best professionals of the Auto Industry. Dr. Goenka also expressed confidence that in the future these Indian students would be able to compete adequately with the best of minds across the global Automobile industry using the platform provided to them by BAJA.