Mr. Rajan Wadhera has been elected as the new Vice-President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) with effect from 27th June 2017. Wadhera, President – Automotive Sector and member of Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited will take over as the Vice-President, SIAM from Mr. Ravi Pisharody who recently announced his resignation from Tata Motors Limited. For those asking, SIAM is a not-for-profit apex national body representing all major vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers in India.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajan Wadhera, Vice-President, SIAM, said, “At SIAM, we are confident that the Indian Auto Industry will continue to be a strong pillar of the Indian economy and will partner the society at large, for delivery of sustainable mobility solutions. Personally, I am honoured to be given this opportunity, and look forward to working with the industry, Government and all other stakeholders for the growth of the industry.” The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) works towards supporting the sustainable development of the Indian Automobile Industry with the vision that India emerges as the destination of choice in the world for design and manufacture of automobiles.
SIAM also interacts with worldwide experts to assess the global trends and developments shaping the Automotive Industry. It has been actively pursuing issues like Frontier Technologies viz. Telematics: Promotion of Alternative Fuels including Hydrogen Energy for automotive use through cell vehicles and Harmonisation of Safety and Emission Standards etc. Dissemination of information is an integral part of SIAM'S activities, which it does through various publications, reports, seminars and conferences. SIAM provides a window to the Indian Automobile industry and aims to enhance exchanges and communication expand economics, trade and technical cooperation between the Automotive Industry and its international counterparts.