Mercedes-Benz introduces one-of-its kind EV module
Mercedes-Benz largest luxury car maker today reiterated its commitment of continuing to develop the future talent pool in the country and make them industry ready, through its academic upskilling initiatives. The company today introduced an industry focused unique EV module in its highly popular Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course.
To also promote diversity and equal opportunity for women in the auto industry which is at the cusp of an EV revolution, Mercedes-Benz’s EV module is first introduced at the Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS Women’s College)in Pune.
Martin Schwenk, CEO, Mercedes-Benz India says, Electric is thefuture and it is imperative that we drive ahead with upskilling and re-skilling initiatives for our talent pool, making them industry ready and create a robust e-mobility ecosystem.
The EV module will be a part of a 12-month Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course, a unique public-private partnership initiative aimed to upskill students with the latest technological advancements. The course will be split into subtopics, designed to impart a holistic understanding of the latest cutting-edge EV technology at par with global industry standards. The module will impart knowledge about the advanced level of systems in the vehicle, awareness about the HV System & its measurements, along with personal & vehicle safety. It willalso provide an opportunity for the students to get hands-on practical expertise in EV technologies as well.
Introduced in 2006, ADAM course is an initiative by Mercedes-Benz focused on building competencies and skills and has been successfully operational in nine technical institutions in various cities across the country. Over 1200 students have benefited from the ADAM course sinceits inception, wherein they have achieved successful placements in the Industry.