Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
Auto
News18 » Auto
1-min read

Michelin Collaborates with ARAI for Developing Automobile, Tyre Technology

Michelin and Pune-based ARAI will team up to test tyres for regulatory requirements like wet grip and rolling resistance.

PTI

Updated:December 19, 2019, 9:13 AM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Michelin Collaborates with ARAI for Developing Automobile, Tyre Technology
Image for Representation (Source: Carid.com)

The Indian subsidiary of the French tyre major Michelin said it has inked an initial pact with the Pune-based Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for collaboration in automobile technology. The areas under the proposed partnership include training on vehicle dynamics, tyre technologies and exploring future stakes in standardisation and regulation, among others, a release said. This strategic partnership will also see Michelin India and ARAI join forces to facilitate testing of tyres for regulatory requirements like wet grip and rolling resistance, it said.

"At Michelin, we continue to expand our external partnerships to tap into new perspectives on innovation. Our strategic partnership with ARAI will allow us to share our expertise and multi-country know-how on tyre technology for the Indian market," said Eric Philippe Vinesse, EVP for research and development and a member of the Executive Committee, Michelin Group. ARAI is the automotive testing body, affiliated to the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

The two partners will also improve representation and reproducibility of tyre certification testing, leading to increased confidence in the industry and to benefit the consumers in India, Vinesse added. Besides, the partnership will also explore possibilities for Michelin India Research and Development to entrust and explore cooperation with ARAI on tyre technology R&D, and exchange new technological know-how for UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) regulatory requirements, the company said.

"We are happy to collaborate with Michelin on supporting the development of the auto and tyre industries in India. This partnership will help us strengthen learnings that drive innovation and standardisation to harness mobility opportunities for India," said Rashmi Urdhwareshe, director, ARAI. According to Arun Jaura, managing director Michelin R&D India, this partnership, in addition to joint innovative missions will work on collaborative technical projects that will benefit consumers, help the mobility industry in the preparation of upcoming norms and regulations.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

| Edited by: Chhavianshika Singh
Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results