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GM Boosts Fuel Economy Across its Brands for 2009, Beats Toyota, Honda in Midsize Sedan Segment 17 Nov 2008 19:18, Press Media Wire

... an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 21 highway using GMs two-mode hybrid system and Active Fuel Management technology. Thats a 50-percent improvement in city fuel economy over the non-hybrid Escalade. : ...

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Manufacturing is on the upswing in India due to competitive labour and material costs, availability of technically qualified manpower and familiarity with English language. For example presently India manufactures almost 1 laks cars per month, 5 lakh two wheelers per month, which is 10 times more than what was manufactured 15 years ago. Leading automobile manufactures like Toyoto, Daimler Chrysler, General Motors

General Motors started operation in India focusing on making India as a nodal export point. Software development activity, used very commonly in automobiles for design and analysis purposes, is being shifted to India taking advantage of our strengths in software development. For example Delphi Automotives, General Motors, Delmiya that are large MNCs are presently operating from Bangalore. Civil Aviation in India is poised for rapid expansion in the next few years, with several new private operations entering the field. Maintenance of civil aircraft would open up considerable challenges and opportunities to Automobile Engineers.

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  • Admissions for the first year of the course shall be open to students who have passed the two-year Pre-University Examination (Science) conducted by the Karnataka State Pre-University Board.
  • Or 10+2 of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) with Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Computer Science/Information Science/Electronics/Biology as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study and obtained at least 45% marks in the optional subjects is eligible for Engineering & Technology courses. Chemistry & Mathematics as optional subjects and English as a subject of study.
  • Or those who have passed any other examinations recognised by the University as equivalent thereon.
  • Candidates should have secured a minimum of 35% of marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics of second year Pre-University Examination or at the end of 12 years of education.
  • B.Sc. graduates are also considered eligible for admission to First Year B.E. course if they have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of subjects
  » Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or
  » Physics, Mathematics & Electronics or
  » Physics, Mathematics & Computer Science

Lateral Entry

The three year Diploma Holders in appropriate branch of Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka or any other Diploma qualification considered equivalent thereto by the University, who have secured not less than 50% of the total maximum marks in the final year are eligible for admission to the First year of B.E. course in appropriate branch. However, there shall not be any exemption of any subject at the B.E. degree course.

Eligibility Certificate

Candidates other than those, who have passed the examination of Pre-University Examination Board, Engineering Diploma Examinations of the Board of Technical Education, Karnataka & B.Sc. degree examination from any University of Karnataka State, have to obtain Eligibility Certificate for seeking admission to B.E. degree course from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) of Karnataka State. The University will notify dates for the issue of eligibility certificates from time to time.