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ZF CV Control systems, IIT-Madras signs MoU

Chennai, May 25 (UNI) ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems India
Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian
Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM), focusing on the ‘Mobility and Intelligent
Transportation’ (MInT), which has an ambitious goal of building the Bharat
Multi-Modal Mobility Stack (BM 3 S).
The BM 3 S is a game-changing digital mobility infrastructure empowering
development of holistic system solutions for sustainable and intelligent
transportation globally.
“At ZF, we are committed to shaping the future of mobility with innovative
solutions that are technologically advanced and create connected, safe,
smart, and sustainable mobility,” says Mr. P. Kaniappan, Managing Director,
ZF Commercial Vehicles Solutions India Limited."
“This collaboration with IITM is a definitive step towards addressing challenges
of modern mobility. BM 3 S has the potential to revolutionise how we approach
transportation, in India and the world, and we are excited to be a part of this
groundbreaking initiative and in the overall greater digital mobility”, he said,
according to a press release here.
Prof. Manu Santhanam, Dean Industrial Consulting and Sponsored
Research, IIT Madras said “IIT Madras is committed to bringing about
technological innovations through translational research."
"We have multiple centres working in the area of mobility and digital
technologies. The MInT collaborative and this partnership with ZF, a
global leader in mobility products and solutions, will help accelerate
mobility research to practice", he said.
With a focus on safety, sustainability, and equity, BM 3 S will pave the
way for significant advancements in electric vehicles, autonomous driving
and intelligent transportation systems. It aims to seamlessly integrate data
streams, payment systems, vehicle technologies, and digital twin models,
he added.
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