Toyota Kirloskar Motor on September 6 announced the launch of the xEV SHIKSHA web application.
SHIKSHA, said a press release, stands for ‘Smart Hub of Information and Knowledge about Self-Charging Hybrid for All’ and it is an initiative to educate and create awareness about electrified vehicle technologies, their benefits and the environment.
Through SHIKSHA, TKM aims to spread knowledge on various xEV technologies like self-charging hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles, added the release.
To promote and popularise xEV technologies, TKM has joined hands with the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) under the Skill India Mission initiative of the Government.
Mr. Arindam Lahiri, Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Skills Development Council, said, “We are very happy to collaborate with TKM. This is a great move to spread awareness on varied electrified vehicle technologies (EVs) among students and Industry”
Mr. Tadao Kidokoro, Vice-President, Customer Service, TKM, said, “It is our responsibility and aim to contribute to the betterment of the society and help protect our environment. We are happy to launch the xEV SHIKSHA web app with the motto of ‘Learn together and leap together with Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology’.”