LPU unveils next-gen automobiles
Posted on Feb 04 2014 | IBNS
Kolkata, Feb 4 : In one of the platform showcasing break - through futuristic automobiles for tomorrow, the students of Lovely Professional University (LPU) are set to present their inventions and innovations to the auto industry, at the Auto Expo-2014 to be held on Wednesday (Feb 5).
The students and faculty members are going to showcase 15 vehicles and five other novel automobile productions at the Auto Expo-2014.
Developed as a part of the world- class application based curriculum at LPU, each project highlights the talent and the thrust given to creativity at the University.
These revolutionary designs, ahead of time, would include world's first family solar car, world's smallest car, mobile operated driverless car, multi-energy Smart Hybrid Car, Unique bikes, Hybrid Cryogen Engine, Hexa Copter, all terrain vehicles amongst others.
The students have also designed pioneer structure 'Metal Boy-from original Cars' to display at International Auto Expo- 2014.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University said, "We aim to be a truly global university where innovation, technological advancement and R and D are core to every initiative we undertake. This project is a sneak peek into the talent and innovation at LPU."
Mittal added, "Conceptualized on both inventive and practical factors, these vehicles would be commercialized later. Many of these are going to challenge big corporate houses. I am overwhelmed with the originality and creativity displayed by the students and wish them all the best in their future endeavours."
The family solar car does not need any prevalent costly fuel and is highest mileage vehicle on solar energy.
Another such evidence is the 'driverless car' which can be operated with mobile phone from anywhere in the world.
While 'Retro Voiture', world's smallest car designed on vintage model has royal looks with modern technology.
The Smart Hybrid Car is world's most fuel efficient car and can only be driven by an authorized person, the company claimed.
Unique bikes can work on duel energy sources to power itself.
The students and faculty have also produced innovative accessories like Hybrid Cryogen Engine which utilizes nitrogen to make it maximum fuel efficient; whereas, the Hexa Copter is the future messenger which will easily air carry the needed things to customers home, be used for air surveillance or high altitude photo shoots.
The Robotics Intelligent Systems Community-a students' organization of Lovely Professional University will exhibit ' Metal Boy' (made up of 12 Maruti-800 cars) at the Auto Expo 2014.
The auto industry would witness high signature project of original cars in human form.
First time created by an Indian university, this structure is supposed to be a world record, with such a high and balancing metallic structure of cars.