MG Motor India, ACMA team up for skills development in EV parts

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Jan 2022

MG Motor India has joined hands with the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) to educate and foster skill development in the EV component industry.

Under the partnership, ACMA will conduct a study on the ZS EV to promote skill development in the component segment, syncing with the alliance’s objective of supporting the development of the EV ecosystem. It will work in tandem with IIT Delhi campus of Sonipat to further its research on the deployment of electric vehicles in urban India.

Rajeev Chaba, president and MD, MG Motor India said, “MG Motor and ACMA will collaboratively add value to the EV component industry by imparting education and skill development to create a future-ready workforce. The alliance is also aligned with MG’s vision of CASE mobility, learning & skill development, and overall commitment to strengthening the EV ecosystem.”

Sunjay J Kapur, president, ACMA said “A future-ready workforce for manufacturing electric vehicles is the need of the hour and this collaboration will help the auto component makers in upskilling themselves and remaining relevant.”

The OEM says the association is in line with its vision to support and develop the ecosystem for the electric vehicle. Previously, MG had formed an alliance with IIT Delhi – Centre for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) for similar research.

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