Ad Here  
April
May
June
July
August
September
 
 
Celebration time at MS Chola ALL to launch electric busses Brand leaders come forward... Blue Star plans a new plant in south Three more leather clusters… European crisis is a global crisis! TII’s single largest investment at Thiruthani Dynamic e-commerce scenario Chennai Port is at last decongested! Realty sector takes a break... On the ‘milky’ way Adding Zest to Scooty TOP 10 CEO Compensation SumInfra- corridor based development... Bridging the skill deficit in pharma industry Investor friendly Japan TCS’ revenues cross Rs 100,000 crore Towards peace of mind Chola MS launches motor app Striking cords for 25 years… Business Breif Strategy war escalates between Hero and Honda Creating Tamil Nadu Banana brand Is Indian telecom industry heading for a monopoly? Holiday Inn opens in OMR Chennai More gensets and diesel engines from TAFE Inclusive and forward moving... Four daughters and a proud father Purdue and IIT-M sign the dotted line Schwing Stetter India joins hands with US-based Gomaco Make way for the new and dynamic railways ECGC expands operations Flexible labour laws… Steel loses its sheen Economic, business and social sustainability When Centre visits the state Indigo stays leader with 40 per cent share Digital retail transactions stabilise at higher level… Business Briefs Durga - India’s largest blast furnace; now operational Tata Steel commence operations at Kalinganagar Scoot offers just Rs.13,500 to ANZ... Chennai to get a roundabout Metro An American alliance in the chemical industry? Auto test tracks launched at GARC Oragadam campus Need to focus on ease of doing business... ALL – truck industry is recovering from degrowth AirAsia India infuses funds to fight out competition Time to fast-pace the logistics sector ALL-two launches in a row BRICS development bank Hyundai excites again Indian Bank – global businesses crosses Rs 3 lakh crore... Apple maps – finding its way OBO Bettermann for better lightning protection TVS Logistics – another acquisition to sharpen the business model Focus on self-certification and third party inspection World labour laws at a glance Connecting the unconnected Well-refined – RIL’s refinery margins zoom Climate change may change the way businesses work... Murugappa- a year of consolidation Techies trip to India Big-ticket investments march towards Punjab Chennai will soon get its World Trade Centre Applauding enterprise... Airlines wage price war Economic issues take a back seat at G20 summit Placing the right shoe forward... Changing dynamics in human resource management TN budget pragmatic and moderate on fiscal deficit Backpack laboratory Industry-well poised to invest on expansion Research needs more funding Celebrating 180 years of relevance Downsizing spree... Illicit markets a concern to growing economy - Gem of social service... WABCO’s second Chennai plant Reality bytes An aerospace-defence cluster in Tamil Nadu… CUB: towards card-less withdrawal IFCI to raise NCDs upto Rs 2000 crore A global plastic event in India TII-challenging year with flat growth Rating of states to be released soon Innovation that helped Chennai port Secured NCDs from Shriram City Ridley marathon to India Chola MS net crosses 100 crores LVB gears to become a financial supermarket Pharma market dozes Sun Edison launches solar pumps Curbing steel imports will hurt small business... Veritas Finance- financing the unfinanced TiE applauds innovative entrepreneurs Carrefour’s quick exit Automotive Vision Plan II... The new look- 4s Verna Hero Motocorp - smooth ride ISRO's 100th mission Nothing to hide... Smart controls for cooling large multi-zone spaces ... Waste, a gold mine Housing Innovation Challenge, 2015 People Flow Day- Safety STFC raises money Realising double digit growth in Tamil Nadu Nigeria comes nearer
 
Auto test tracks launched at GARC Oragadam campus

Union Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Minister Anant G Geete recently inaugurated the test track facility developed by Global Automotive Research Centre (GARC) at Oragadam, Chennai.

GARC-Chennai is a body working under the NATRIP (National Automotive Testing & R&D Infra Project). 

GARC is one of the biggest test centres established by the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises under NATRIP spread over 304 acres of land and having the research & development laboratories and test tracks at one location.

It has five different types of test tracks namely high speed track (HST), gradient or hill track, external noise track (ENT), braking surface track (BST) and steering pad track.

The GARC has full-fledged homologation test facilities including the test tracks to certify all categories of vehicles, systems and components as per national and international standards.

This centre is surrounded by major automobile manufacturers-Hyundai, Daimler, Renault, Nissan, Ford and BMW-and many component manufacturers. Recently, Government of India has notified GARC as one of the authorised test agency for type approval and homologation testing. 

The total cost of test tracks project was about Rs.193.25 crore.

Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com