Mercedes-Benz India has donated a brand new C-Class for the Government Engineering College Barton Hill. The car is donated for the Advanced Mechatronics course and it will be a vital addition to the learning and training process of the students.
Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, "With the advent of technological advancement in our cars, the technical process of servicing these cars has also becoming proportionately more complex and diverse.
"This calls for the advancement of our training and learning processes to enable Mercedes-Benz to remain ahead of the curve.
"The Advanced Mechatronics course was designed to create a well-trained workforce with proven expertise in mechanical, electronic and informatics skills as well in other advanced automation technologies."
He also said, "Donating the latest C-Class along with the supply of technical equipment will enable the students to enhance their learning, hone their technical skills and get acquainted with the latest generation automobile technology used in a modern sophisticated automobile like the new C-Class."
Mercedes-Benz designed this Advanced Mechatronics course and it is a first of its kind in India. Currently, this course is being run by three Government Polytechnic Colleges.
In Pune, the course was added in 2006 and in Aurangabad since 2009 and was later introduced at Government Engineering College Trivandrum (GECBH) since 2013.
The facility in Trivandrum Government Engineering College has an electronic lab, car bay and aggregate training rooms. These training rooms are equipped with Mercedes-Benz training cars, latest engines, gearboxes and e-lab equipment.