Monday, 11 April, 2011 8:40 PM
Cars to Unveil Design of G2 Electric Car at SAE World Congress and
will Exhibit with Prime Contractor Tata Technologies at Event
all-new Genovation G2 plug-in electric car
Md. -- Genovation Cars Inc. (www.genovationcars.com),
a Maryland designer and builder of environmentally friendly automobiles,
announced that it will unveil the design of its G2 plug-in electric
car at the SAE 2011 World Congress, April 12-14 at the Cobo Center,
Detroit, Mich. In addition, it will make public a new website design
featuring the G2 at: www.genovationcars.com.
Cars will partner with Tata Technologies as an exhibitor. Tata serves
as the prime contractor on the design and development of the G2.
Genovation will be exhibiting two quarter-scale models of the G2
and a video animation of the auto at the event.
are very pleased to be participating with our partner Tata Technologies
at the SAE World Congress," said Andrew Saul, Genovation Cars
CEO. "We are using this event to unveil the design of our new
G2 plug-in electric car and corresponding website as the SAE World
Congress is the premier platform for the exhibition and sharing
of new technologies relating to the automotive industry."
is using the event to announce its Vehicle Program and Development
(VPD) Division, featuring the G2 as an example of its capabilities.
Tata Technologies has created a special cut-away model of the G2
for the show to feature at its booth; prepared event-related marketing
material; and designed a special section of the firm's website relating
to the G2 project.
Tata Technologies team is excited to be playing a pivotal role in
the design and development of the G2," said Kevin Fisher, Tata
Technologies President - VPD. "We share the Genovation vision
for the future of EV technology."
was founded in 2007 by Mr. Saul. Other top company executives include
Robert Irby, Senior Executive for Manufacturing and Operations,
and Steven Rogers, President and Chief Technology Officer.
G2 is designed to be easily maintained at the dealership level;
as opposed to the many sophisticated hybrid cars available today
from major manufacturers that require highly-trained factory supported
teams to maintain certain parts of the technology," said Mr.
plans to differentiate itself from its competition by better understanding
and anticipating the requirements of its clientele; be it the suburban
family, green-conscious state/ local government agencies, or corporations
desiring a fleet of electric cars or plug-in hybrids.
2011 World Congress features a comprehensive, industry-driven technical
program focused on applied technology; "Chats with the Experts"
discussion groups – facilitated by subject matter experts
and designed to encourage open dialogue on key topics; and the AVL
Technology Leadership Center and FEV Powertrain Innovation Forum.
is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related
technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle
industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long
learning and voluntary consensus standards development.
Genovation Cars Inc.
chassis of the Genovation G2 plug-in electric car
Technologies Forms New Vehicle Development Group
-- Tata Technologies, a global provider of engineering
services, is forming a new vehicle program group to meet the demand
for faster, more complex vehicle development support within the
Vehicle Programs & Development (VPD) Group will include more
than 200 engineers operating from four automotive engineering centers
of excellence worldwide -- Detroit, Coventry (UK), Pune (India)
and Stuttgart (Germany).
a senior Tata Technologies executive with more than 30 years of
experience in vehicle program engineering, has been named president
of the new organization and will be based in the Detroit suburb
group draws on industry-leading technology and global engineering
expertise in the places where today's automotive ideas take shape,"
that the Tata Technologies VDP Group uses a multidimensional approach
to vehicle engineering and development that will leverage the company's
global delivery system and proprietary Knowledge Based Engineering
(KBE) platforms to develop products faster and more cost effectively.
next decade will see an ever increasing demand for accelerated product
development that also will need to incorporate more new technology
than the auto industry has seen in 30 years," Fisher said.
"We are positioning the Tata Technologies VPD Group to set
the pace in automotive product development and technological innovation."
that the new group has already won several full-vehicle programs
in the United States and Europe, including development of the G2
electric car from Maryland-based Genovation Inc. European-based
premium car manufacturers, North American OEMs, major automotive
suppliers and independent automotive start-ups are also part of
the Tata Technologies VDP Group client portfolio.
will be an exhibitor (Booth #1015) at the 2011 SAE (Society of Automotive
Engineers) World Congress taking place April 12-14 in Detroit. Members
of the Tata Technologies VPD team will be on hand at the company's
SAE exhibit along with a scale model of Genovation's G2 electric
vehicle. An urban mobility concept model, under development at the
Tata Technologies North American Styling Studio, also will be on
display, to showcase the styling capabilities within the VPD Group.
of the Tata Group
is part of the prestigious Tata group, India's oldest and most respected
business group, with extensive international operations and fiscal-year
revenues of more than $65 billion, 61 percent of which comes from
business outside of India. Tata group companies employ about 350,000
people worldwide. Tata has been a respected name in India for more
than 140 years because of its adherence to strong business values
and its dedication to ethics and social responsibility.
is available at www.tatatechnologies.com.