Altair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with International Centre for Automotive Technology of India (ICAT), Manesar in the areas of automotive testing, certification and R&D services. The MoU will ensure cooperation between the two entities for addressing the simulation and testing needs of the existing and emerging mobility industry.
The MoU aims to jointly promote, develop and offer training, competency building solutions, technologies and practices to the industry, which allows each of the entities to utilise their capabilities and strengths in a synergetic way to address the combined needs of simulation & testing for the industry. Altair envisions application of its simulation technologies for traction motors of electric vehicles (motor drives or controls), automated driver assistance system (ADAS) enabling technology, optimisation-driven design technology and processes for both e-mobility and conventional vehicles industry.
Dinesh Tyagi, Director, ICAT, said Altair has agreed to leverage ICAT as its testing and development agency and it will also provide assistance to ICAT on projects related to structural design simulation and performance optimisation.
Brett Chouinard, President & COO, Altair Inc, said the industry can leverage the best of simulation and testing services expertise for faster time to market and higher quality for their products.