NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Achieving a historic landmark in its illustrious journey, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, today formally inaugurated its world-class ‘Global Centre of Innovation and Technology’(CIT) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Built with an investment of Rs. 850 crores, the CIT is a reinforcement of Hero’s commitment to innovate sustainable mobility solutions, for the world, in India. The sprawling facility houses the best global technologies in product design & development, testing and validation. The CIT also boasts of world-class test-tracks; within the campus.
The 16 kilometre-long trackshave 45 different surfaces to simulate real world road conditions, both Indian and global. PawanMunjal, Chairman, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. “The CIT is the result of our bold vision to position Hero MotoCorp as the leading source of innovation and green technology. This facility is a giant stride in our relentless endeavour towards strenthening our in-house technology capabilities. The CIT is a defining step, not just for Hero, but also for the India Story to truly blossom on the global stage as a technology powerhouse. Rich in diversity, the CIT brings together a multi-national group of automotive experts, creating an environment of engineering excellence and innovation. With the CIT now becoming operational we have the ideal combination of world class infrastructure and talent pool to ‘Innovate in India’, not just for the country but for the world.