International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Intelligent Automotive Parts & Promotion Institute (KIAPI), Korea in Daegu City, South Korea.AS per the MoU, IACT will support Korean automotive industry for India certification of safety critical components along with the vehicles.
KIAPI is a vehicle Testing institute, located in Daegu, South Korea, which supports parts suppliers, vehicle manufacturers & research institutes for developing next generation automotive technology. ICAT will also collaborate with KIAPI in the field of future technologies e.g. autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connected transportation, fuel cell vehicles, ADAS etc.
Dinesh Tyagi, Director, ICAT, said we also envisage more collaboration with KIAPI beyond Indian certification and would like to collaborate with KIAPI for research oriented projects in the field of emerging & future technologies.
MyungHo Sung, President, KIAPI, said both the organisations will be able to provide services of certification as well as research & development. The MoU will also help Korean automotive industry to collaborate with Indian automotive industry through the services of ICAT, he added.
Enhancing awareness about future technologies in India & supporting government of India for the formulation of regulations and creating testing Infrastructure within the country will also be two major focus areas of this MoU.