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KPIT Launches India's First ARAI Certified On-Bus Intelligent

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Monday, December 02, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) 
-- First On-Bus ITS product in India to be certified by ARAI for JnNURM II
specifications 
-- Designed for 24 x 7 uninterrupted operation, the robust auto-grade On-Bus ITS
by KPIT is tailored for Indian operating conditions, superseding several global
specification 
-- On-Bus ITS to be demonstrated at KPIT's booth #32 at the 6th Urban Mobility
India Conference & Expo 2013 from December 3rd-6th, 2013 at Manekshaw Centre,
New Delhi 
KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a fast growing product engineering and IT
consulting solutions and services provider to automotive & transportation,
manufacturing and energy & utilities corporations, today launched an On-Bus
Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for Bus-Manufacturers and State Transport
Utilities (STU) in India to create better public transport in urban cities.
On-Bus ITS is mandatory for the 10,000 buses and any future buses funded under
JnNURM II programme of urban renewal mission announced by the Ministry of Urban
Development (MoUD) in August this year. KPIT's product is the first in the
country to be certified by Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for
meeting the stringent specifications of JnNURM II.  
Tailored to address the characteristic Indian operating conditions, this robust
solution will enable bus transport authorities in reducing response time to
emergencies and enhance operating efficiency with features such as automatic
vehicle location, vehicle health monitoring & diagnostics. These features will
be managed by the back-end support offered by KPIT at the depot control using
cloud technology and remote diagnostics. Additionally, KPIT On-Bus ITS helps in
enhancing passenger convenience & security with passenger information system and
security camera network system that includes features like facial recognition.
The intuitive HMI (Human Machine Interface) is bus operator friendly and eases
route selection task, gives alarms & warnings and has a reverse camera display.
The product is also equipped with a panic button for emergency and remote
surveillance for enhanced safety and security. On-Bus ITS also reduces downtime
of buses leveraging over the air upgrade & remote diagnostics of the product. 
KPIT On-Bus ITS will facilitate Bus manufacturers in reducing time-to-market of
their buses for JnNURM II and will provide them the benefit of a single point
supplier for their ITS needs. At the core of the product is the indigenous
technology developed from the ground up by KPIT's team of automotive engineering
specialists and subject matter experts, for 24x7 uninterrupted operations. 
“The key highlight is the robust design of the product and its agile
architecture, coupled with sustainable technology that will integrate future
application development” said <>bAnup Sable, Senior Vice President, Automotive
& Engineering, KPIT. He added, “Providing technology products and solutions
for the automotive industry is integral to KPIT's strategy, and this solution
exemplifies our continued commitment to make mobility smarter, greener, safer
and affordable.”  
The JnNURM-II compliant On-Bus ITS will be demonstrated by KPIT at booth #32 at
the 6th Urban Mobility India Conference & Expo 2013 from December 3rd - 6th,
2013 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. 
About KPIT Technologies Ltd.: 
KPIT Technologies is one of the fastest growing global product engineering and
IT consulting partner, focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology
solutions for automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities
corporations.  
KPIT is at the forefront of automotive engineering globally with product
engineering solutions in the areas of AUTOSAR & in-Vehicle Networks, Body
Electronics, Chassis, Safety & Driver Assistance, Functional Safety, Vehicle
Diagnostics, Infotainment and Powertrain. It currently partners with 180+ global
corporations including carmakers and automotive component suppliers, and has
implemented over 1500 automotive engineering projects globally. For more
information, visit www.kpit.com 
Media contact details 
Charuta Patwardhan,
KPIT Technologies Limited,
+91 (20) 66525000,
charuta.patwardhan@kpit.com 
Elita Sequeira,
Gutenberg Communications,
+91 9819478708,
elita@gutenbergpr.com 
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