News: The International Centre of Automotive Technology(ICAT) has launched its e-portal named “ASPIRE”( Automobile Solutions Portal for Industry, Research & Education).
- Objective: To facilitate the Indian Automotive Industry to become self reliant by assisting in innovation and adoption of global technological advancements by bringing together the stakeholders from various associated avenues.
- Key Activities Includes: Research and Development, Product Technology Development, Technological Innovations, Manufacturing and Process Technology Development, Hosting Challenges for Technology Development among others.
- ICAT: It is a leading world-class automotive testing,certification and R&D service provider located in Haryana.It works under the aegis of National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project(NATRiP).
- NATRiP: It is a fully Government of India funded project.It aims at creating core global competencies in the automotive sector by facilitating seamless integration of Indian Automotive industry with the world through setting up state-of-the-art automotive testing, R&D infrastructure facilities.