|Mr. Douglas Patton, President, SAE International delivering the presentation on ‘Is IC Engine Dead or Not Yet’.|
|Mr. Vikram Gulati, Country Head & VP (External Affairs), Toyota Kirloskar Motors discussed the various scenarios by agencies, for e-mobility penetration in market by 2030.|
|Mr Ashok Taneja, Managing Director & CEO, Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd sharing his views on e-mobility|
|Mr. Harjeet Singh, Executive AdvisorTech, Hero Moto Corp sharing the background of e-mobility plan in India.|
|Dr. S. S. V. Ramakumar, Director (R&D), IOCL shared his perspective on ‘BS-VI fuels for IC engines’.|
|Dr. T. Christian, VP, Bosch delivering the presentation on Future of IC Engine in India’.|
|(L-R) Mr. Harjeet Singh, Executive AdvisorTech, Hero Moto Corp; Mr Ashok Taneja, Managing Director & CEO, Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd; Mr. Vikram Gulati, Country Head & VP (External Affairs), Toyota Kirloskar Motors; Dr. S. S. V. Ramakumar, Director (R&D), IOCL; Dr. Teich Christian, VP, Bosch.|
Panel discussion moderated by Mr. Deepangshu Dev Sarmah, Editor-in-Chief, Autotech Review.
|Dr. R.K. Malhotra, DG, FIPI & SAE India President delivering the inaugural address.|
Program on ‘Future of IC Engines and liquid fuels for transportation’
Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) and SAE India in association with Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) organized a program on 04 December, 2017, at New Delhi, on “Future of IC Engines and liquid fuels for transportation”. The program was organized with the objective of understanding the landscape of fuel consumption in transport sector, opportunities and challenges associated with e-mobility and its impact on IC Engines and liquid fuels in future. The program was attended by dignitaries from the Oil & Gas and Automotive industry
Inaugural address for the event was delivered by Dr. R.K. Malhotra, Director General, FIPI and President, SAE India. Presentations were made by Mr. Douglas Patton, President SAE International, Dr. T Christian, Vice President – Bosch and by Dr. SSV Ramakumar, Director (R&D) – IOCL, which were followed by an insightful panel discussion and a round of question and answers. The panel discussion was moderated by Mr. Deepangshu Dev Sarmah who is the Editor-in-Chief of Auto Tech Review and Head of Professional Publishing at Springer Nature India. The program concluded with closing remarks by Mr. C V Raman, Senior Executive Director (Engineering) - Maruti Suzuki India Limited & Chairman SAE NIS.
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