Ford India Innovative Mobility Challenge Series Winners Announced

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American automobile giant Ford is growing in popularity among Indian buyers. They organise several events and customer related activities. All this is being to help build a stronger connection between buyer and manufacturer.

Ford India recently organised its Innovative Mobility Challenge series. It is an open invitation, which helps in discovering mobility solutions. This year participants focussed on delivery of healthcare, reducing traffic congestion and improving transportation of goods.

The American manufacture has announced its winners for Innovative Mobility Challenge series. The winners for India specific challenges are Khyati Majmudar from India, who developed the Mumbai Monsoon Helper. Utsav Shah from India developed for Delhi the Flare.

Tristram Norman from United Kingdom won the challenge for improving delivery of health services to remote region. This app is called SimPrints Solutions for Community Health Workers developed for Tamil Nadu, India.

Mark Fields Ford President and CEO, commented, "Ford has been enabling personal mobility since day one, now, more than ever before, Ford's open-innovation approach, new technologies and a globally connected network of developers are enabling mobility solutions at an unprecedented rate."

Ken Washington, Vice President, Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, expressed, "One of the most thrilling aspects of the mobility challenges has been watching people come together from all over the world. To see people in the United States getting involved with finding solutions in India or China, and vice versa, is a remarkable demonstration of what an environment of open innovation can accomplish."

Story first published: Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:06 [IST]
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