Driver Challenge in Paris, France in January 2016

Sponsored by ALD Automotive

I am Saurabh Singh a student of 4th (final) year pursuing my degree of Bachelor of Technology ( B.Tech ) at Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida, INDIA. I am majoring in Civil Engineering. I got selected among the Top 3 Teams among the world in “The Driver Experience Challenge” sponsored by ALD Automotive.

About ALD Automotive:

ALD Automotive is a global reference in the financing and management of corporate vehicle fleets. The car leasing and fleet management arm of the Societe Generale Group, ALD Automotive is committed to constantly innovate and bring the best level of service quality to its clients and drivers providing them with tailor-made solutions, services and products, from standard car leasing to alternative mobility offers (2-wheelers, train, bikes). With a fleet of over 1.1 million vehicles in 40 countries, ALD Automotive is the second largest player in the fleet management industry, in Europe and worldwide.

Regarding Challenge:

Teams willing to constantly challenge itself to offer matchless quality of service and innovative solutions, ALD Automotive launched the DRIVER EXPERIENCE CHALLENGE. The goal of this challenge was to create the future best solutions (a new digital application) or services for the connected car of tomorrow and thus to boost the relation between ALD Automotive and its customers. Regarding this competition:

Our Team mission:

Centered on the customer’s experience, we had to suggest an innovative service or a new digital application that should enable the drivers to use it wherever they are and whenever they need it as well as make their mobility as smooth and seamless as possible. We formed a team which comprised of 4 members. 1. Mr. Saurabh Singh - Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology 2. Mr. Rajat Jain - IIT Delhi. 3. Mr. Amal Prabhakaran - Christ University. 4. Mr. Saadithya - Visvesvaraya Technological University. We named the Team as " Enhance " and participated in this competition. More than 200 teams’ participated and only 3 teams were invited to pitch their ideas in front of 200 delegates & to attend the award ceremony. We proposed various ideas & prototype & our idea got selected among Top 3 finalist team from all over the world. We were a single team from India who qualified for Finals to be held in Paris, France. We were awarded 3rd position in Final of The Driver Experience Challenge, and won an European Trip (destination of our choice) to each member of the team worth 1000 Euro. Some photograph of the event and visit attached below:-