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Reducing Vehicular Carbon Emission

Enhancing Environmental Conservation

Reducing Vehicular Carbon Emission

Ito Yoichi

Ito Yoichi
President & Managing Director
Hitachi Automotive Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Hitachi Automotive Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (HIAMS-IN) aims to introduce latest technologies in the automotive industry that are working towards enhancing enhancing Social, Environmental and Economic Values of Customers in India.

HIAMS offered unique solutions by introducing plug top ignition coil and VTC first time in India in 2015, which is helping in enhancing efficiency of Internal Combustion Engines. While contributing to the environment and providing enhanced driving experience to the end users, these products are also aligned to government's 'Make in India' initiative. Manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities, these products are high in demand domestically and globally.

Our subsequent innovation Central Gateway ECU is also manufactured locally. As a new technology it has been providing safety and security for the cars operating in a connected environment.

We follow a sustainable business model by focusing Safety, Security and Environmental values that are augmenting nation's SDG goals.

India, the fourth largest auto maker in the world is projected to be in the top three by 2021 and a leader in shared mobility by 2030. With stricter emission norms the trend is a promising step towards low-carbon-footprint electric and autonomous vehicles. (1)

The government accelerates the pace of transformation (1)
  • Robust initiatives to develop India as a global manufacturing sector.
  • Under the new GST regime, GST on electric vehicles is reduced from 12% to 5%.
The fiscal and cost push (1)
  • FDI inflow in the automobile sector amounted to US$ 24.21 billion between April 2000-March 2020.
  • India offers significant cost advantage with 10-25% lower operational costs as compared to Europe and Latin America.
The government accelerates the pace of transformation (1)
  • Robust initiatives to develop India as a global manufacturing sector.
  • Under the new GST regime, GST on electric vehicles is reduced from 12% to 5%.
The fiscal and cost push (1)
  • FDI inflow in the automobile sector amounted to US$ 24.21 billion between April 2000-March 2020.
  • India offers significant cost advantage with 10-25% lower operational costs as compared to Europe and Latin America.

By propelling the automotive industry towards BS 6 emission norms, the government is on a mission to achieve the nation's vision of a low-carbonfootprint society. The advanced products and technologies developed by Hitachi Automotive Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd., a Hitachi Group Company is helping OEMS to produce safe and fuel-efficient cars. Hitachi Automotive System's technologies like Plug Top Ignition Coil , Valve Timing Control (VTC) have established themselves as catalytic innovations in providing enhanced experience to the car users while reducing impact on the environment by enhancing fuel efficiency and inversing carbon emission of vehicles. Thereby, 'Powering Good' by improving Quality of Life of millions of citizens.

Source-
(1) https://www.ibef.org/industry/india-automobiles.aspx

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