Australian Innovation Showcase India 2013 – Paul Cook, Director, Premcar


Paul Cook, Premcar We specialized in high performance engines
and performance cars but now we are spreading our wings and that going to the automotive
consultancy market particularly tech supports companies like Mahindra and Tata here in India
in developing their cars into world class automobile.
Well the most interesting now becoming more competitive against the imports cars coming
from Germany like BMW, Mercedes another European and American based products. So they going
to have to look at how they engineer their cars and improve their quality, capability,
technology and raise the standards basically. ……………………create strong relationships
with the companies we work for. We got a long history with 4 motor companies, having a joint
venture with them and pushing the boundaries of their performance cars and that’s what
we want do here with car companies in India. We want to first create strong relationship
and then developing their engines, fuel economy, performance, bringing new technologies, developing
the chassis for their vehicles to get better ride and handling, steering capabilities and
again expand technology searching, hybrid cars, electric vehicles may be……..factoring
systems. So how group of technologies around horizon for India and just need applying.
We had been doing for 3 separate companies here in India. Two projects we completed for
them in Australia whether shipped the vehicle to office facility in Melbourne and we did
real world testing of those vehicle so we had special circuits in and around Victoria
and our engineers and test specialist took vehicles out to test them. We did over a period
of about 9 months and covered 60 thousand kilometer around Victoria and here we got
one of our engineers based in a team of very talent young engine engineers and they are
working on doing turbo engine program here in India.