Oct 03
GARC Test Tracks Inaugurated
GARC Test Tracks Inaugurated
Hon’ble Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Mr. Anant G. Geete, along with Mr. Babul Supriyo, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of HI & PE, Mr. M.C. Sampath, Minister for Industries, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Thiru. K.N. Ramachandran, MP, Sriperumbudur Constituency in the presence of Mr. Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, CEO & PD, NATRiP and M.V. Ramachandran, Site Head, GARC, inaugurated Buildings & Factories’ Global Automotive Research Centre (GARC) Test Tracks at Oragadam near Chennai, on May 18, 2017.
Mr. Sanjay Bandopadhyaya commended team L&T for completing the test tracks in time adhering to stringent quality standards against a tight schedule.
Highlights of the Test Tracks include:
Steering pad of 100 m maximum radius, assessed and certified by M/s. IDIADA, Spain
External noise track of 661 m length, assessed and certified by M/s. TUV Rheinland for compliance to ISO 10844:2014
Test hills track, 4 tracks of 28%, 18%, 12% & 6-8% gradients, assessed and certified by M/s. TUV Rheinland
Braking surfaces track, 3 tracks of Ceramic, Basalt & Asphalt, each of 250 m length, including, Arrester pit, Vehicle preparation shed, Pump & Sump house
High speed/Oval track of 4,468.6 m length


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