Commercial Vehicle (DICV) has reportedly opened a new Virtual Reality Centre at
its Chennai plant setting a benchmark for the Indian commercial vehicle
can perform accessibility and serviceability checks in this virtual reality
centre by using a digital model used with the help of navigational joysticks
and 3D goggles. The customer service operations and research and development
have been revolutionised by this move by DICV.
will reduce the demand for prototype vehicles, service bays, and custom-built
tools so the method of vehicle servicing will change now. It will also help to
reduce the time and cost required for commercial vehicle development and
testing. Distant collaboration is also an option because of this virtual
reality centre. According to the company, as there are travel restrictions and
social distance guidelines that need to be followed, this is a great model to
exchange ideas and opinions.
DICV has also
introduced the ‘Bsafe’ feature for its BharatBenz bus fleet so that safe public
transportation can be ensured. The buses will have temperature sensors and
hands-free doors, sanitizers to control the spread of the virus.
Karl-Alexander Seidel, Chief executive officer and head of Daimler Bus India at
DICV, with the ‘Bsafe’ feature, the company aims to revive the demand for
passenger buses in India.
Source – Hindustan Times