Ampere Electric Teams Up With RV College of Engineering For EV Mentorship Model

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  • Select students from the college will be inducted into Greaves Cotton Limited
  • A joint advanced research will take place to develop Next Generation Controller, Battery Thermal Management among others

Ampere Electric, a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Limited (GCL) has entered into an incubation partnership with RV College of Engineering (RVCE). The partnership will be for creating an EV Mentorship Model for future of mobility. In this mentorship model, select students from the college will be inducted into Greaves Cotton Limited.

Centre of Excellence for Electric Mobility

Nagesh Basavanhalli, managing director and CEO, Greaves Cotton Ltd, said, “Electric mobility is an emerging sector and one with the potential to alter how India commutes. We have seen over the years that transformational changes are built over the foundations of innovation and academic linkages. Our partnership with RV College of Engineering and setting up of Centre of Excellence for Electric Mobility aims to provide a robust platform for academia and industry to interact, innovate and co-create newer technologies for the EV industry, all made in India.”

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The partnership is a step forward for the nascent EV industry in India said the official statement. RVCE has a sophisticated “Semi Anechoic” chamber which can be used for initial EMI/EMC testing at subsystem and 2-wheeler levels. RVCE said that its advanced lab has material testing facilities and material research scope for battery life enhancement.

Embedded design for connected vehicles

Through the partnership, a joint advanced research will take place to develop Next Generation Controller, Battery Thermal Management (GCL IP project), embedded design for connected vehicles and application development for electric mobility.

Dr. M.P. Shyam, trustee, RSST, said, “This is a welcome collaboration between a highly rated academic institution and a leading industry player to transform an emerging sector such as EV with scope for constant innovation and product development. We are focused on creating an industry-relevant curriculum in a fast-evolving ecosystem, this partnership with Greaves is a significant step in this direction.”

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