The purpose of the visit was to see and learn how the vehicles are manufactured, which manufacturing processes are carried out and how the vehicles are tested by the company. The students have seen the production of various vehicles like Mahindra XUV 500, TUV 300, KUV 100. Total 35 students (7th & 5th Sem AE, whole SAE Baja Team members and some select students of 5th and 3rd ME) along with Prof. Kamlesh Samadhiya visited the plant. The students could practically see the various manufacturing processes of making a vehicle. They visited Press line, Bodyshop plant and Assembly line of XUV and KUV 100.
Mahindra vehicle manufacturers Ltd was established in the year 2007 and has its headquarters in Mumbai. The company operates as a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. The company manufactures utility vehicles (UVs), light transport vehicles (LTVs), and commercial vehicles. The company has global research and development centres in Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Detroit, Korea and Italy. The company has manufactured a variety of products. From building the iconic jeep and as one of the world's most recognized tractor brands, they have created several industry-leading and category-defining brands. The company is the only Indian company with mobility products that cover the land, water and air. The company is the world’s largest tractor brand by volume. They are India’s largest utility vehicle manufacturer. Several of their businesses enjoy leadership positions in the industries in which they operate. They also remain committed to investing in technology, growing their global presence and maintaining their leadership position. From Mobility to Rural Prosperity and IT, from Financial Services to Clean Energy and Business Productivity, they are empowering enterprise everywhere. They also have an operational presence in more than 100 countries and employ around 200,000 people. And though they operate across the globe, their governing spirit of "Rise" binds them as one Mahindra, dictating that they empower people everywhere to not only chart new frontiers but to conquer them too.It was a wonderful and enriching experience for the students.