Built for the future
Our R&D initiatives are driven by two best-in-class facilities, having the right combination of latest equipment, industry talent and expertise.
CENTRE OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (CIT), JAIPUR
Our sprawling CIT campus in Jaipur, India is a one-of-its-kind facility, home to all facets of R&D initiatives including advanced facilities for new product design, prototype manufacturing, testing and validation. The CIT has world-class test-tracks within the campus that are used for testing new products as well as for race training. The 17-kilometre-long tracks have 45 different surfaces to simulate real-world road conditions, both Indian and global, including off-road test tracks.
The CIT brings together a multinational group of automotive experts, world-class infrastructure and talent pool, creating an environment of engineering excellence to ‘Innovate in India’.
True to our organisational vision to ‘Be the Future of Mobility’, CIT is driving efforts in sustainability projects like future product pipeline, new technologies, electric vehicles and alternative mobility solutions.
HERO TECH CENTER GERMANY (HTCG)
We expanded our research footprint to Germany in FY19 to supplement our continuous efforts at CIT, Jaipur. Key priorities of HTCG are:
Our presence in Europe helps attract global talent to our R&D efforts and provides a strong support for the Hero MotoSports Team Rally.
MotoSports at Hero World 2020, Jaipur
` 712 crore
R&D investments made in FY20 (Revenue expenditure ` 478 crore and Capital expenditure ` 234 crore)
R&D TEAM SIZE
Centre of Innovation and Technology, Jaipur
Hero Tech Center Germany