India based full-stack mobility startup, Automovill has announced the launch of a dedicated LMP (Learning Management Platform) in partnership with Scaffold Technologies to upskill auto mechanics and technicians.
“The objective of the platform is to upskill semi-skilled and skilled mechanics across the country by providing access to information on the different vehicles’ Maintenance & Servicing techniques, and challenges associated with the particular vehicle,” Automovill in its statement said.
Currently, the training material will be available in 2 formats. Photo with Text and Video for every make & model of the cars and will be available in English, Hindi, and Kannada languages for free of cost in its initial phase.
The AI and ML-enabled platform will allow a technician to view videos/Text Visuals of even the latest make and models services right from the engine, suspension, clutch to breaks works all mechanical and electrical works can be viewed by the technicians, and they can even make money by uploading similar videos that might guide others from the peer.
Speaking at the LMP Launch, Mridu Mahendra Das, Co-Founder & CEO, Automovill said “In a country like India we have about 20+ OEM’s in the current scenario. Every 3 to 6 months these OEMs are launching new vehicles that would have different functioning. However, against the pace of launch, there are about 5 million technicians who are yet not trained for the new models.”
“The gap in terms of training and servicing knowledge is evident. The LMP has been launched to fill in this gap only. We will keep inviting it with the latest AI, ML, and AR technology to add more and more tools to upskill Automotive mechanics and Technicians community. By end of 2023 Automovill wanted to UpSkill about 5MN+ Semi-Skilled and Skilled Technicians across the country with Presence over 100+Cities and will be available in all major Indian languages,” he added.
Speaking on the partnership with Automovill, VimalKanth Tummala, Co-Founder, Scaffold Technologies said “We are excited that the Auto technician across the country will be benefited through this platform and our partnership with Automovill. We look forward to bringing much more disruption in the future.”