MBRDI, Mercedes-Benz India Launch EV Module In ADAM Course

Mobility Outlook Bureau
23 Dec 2022
02:21 PM
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The EV module will be a part of a 12-month Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course, offered at RV College of Engineering in Bengaluru

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Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has partnered with Mercedes-Benz India to introduce the all-new EV module in its Advanced Diploma Automotive Diploma (ADAM) course offered at RV College of Engineering in Bengaluru. 

MBRDI has also contributed to a high-tech EV lab to upskill the talent pool in the country and support the industry as it transitions towards electric mobility.

Automotive Mechatronics is a life-cycle activity involving the multidisciplinary integration of mechanical and electronic systems. This unique course provides vocational competence that enables students to learn modern automotive technology and makes them skilled personnel in the global market.

Manu Saale, MD and CEO, MBRDI, Shekhar Bhide, Vice-President, Customer Services and Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India, Dr M P Shyam, President, RSST, and Dr K N Subramanya, Principal, RVCE Bengaluru, launched the one-year upgraded comprehensive EV module and inaugurated the first-of-its-kind EV Lab on campus.

Saale said, “Through this enhanced programme and with access to an EV Lab, we are looking forward to providing an immersive and experiential learning opportunity with the hope to empower and inspire students to learn and innovate for the future of smart and sustainable mobility.”

The EV module will be a part of a 12-month Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course, which is a one-of-its-kind public-private collaborative effort to impart a holistic understanding of the latest cutting-edge EV technologies at par with global industry standards. The all-new EV Lab is equipped with All cutting-edge technology and simulation dynamics of EV to provide live demonstrations and training to build the talent pool and support the ecosystem.

Bhide said, “There is a need for the present academic curriculum to be in sync with the rapid transition and evolving requirements of the Indian EV Industry. With the introduction of the enhanced EV module, we are addressing this specific requirement to support the transition to e-mobility.'

Dr Shyam said, “Since its inception in 2018, the ADAM course at RVCE has met with unparalleled success among the students in our institute who are keen on making a career in the automobile industry. The hands-on, practical training experience has proved to be a boon for their learning as well as job prospects.”

Dr Subramanya said, 'We are pleased that a high-end Electric Vehicle Engineering laboratory is established with the joint efforts of MBRDI and MBIL. Addition of EV to ADAM is sure to enrich the curriculum and benefits our ADAM graduates for enhancing their career prospects. We ensure that we will deliver the industry expected skills to the students with the new EV module.”

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