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Are you absolutely fascinated by the bikes and cars on the road?  Have you ever filled your notebooks with drawings of cars? Would you like to have a career that integrates art with engineering? If yes, you should consider a career in Automobile engineering.

Automobile engineer applies engineering principles in overall design, maintenance, safety and functionalities of automobiles. They often concentrate on the areas of design engineering, development engineering, and manufacturing engineering. As an automobile engineer one should be creative, innovative, and should have a good understanding of the technicality of operation of a vehicle. They design both interiors and exteriors of cars, trucks, buses, two and three wheeler's keeping in mind the visual appeal as well as functionality.

Example: Dilip Chabria is India’s most well-known automobile designer. He designed and manufactured DC Avanti & DC TCA

What are the roles and responsibilities for Automotive Engineer?

  • Automobile engineers are involved in designing vehicles for mass production using both their design and engineering skills. 
  • Research for new ideas in automobile design to develop a new vehicle design or bring about modifications in the existing design
  • Use their creativity, art and engineering skills, to make designs which meet safety regulations, are functional, attractive, and comfortable.
  • Prepare 3D designs with details of shape and color using computer-aided design software
  • Construct a mock-up or scale model of their designed vehicle, using clay
  • Make a presentation to the production team and the management giving all details of interior and exterior design of the automobile, colors and materials
  • Follow the production process and marketing to track the success of their design.

What are the key skills required for Automotive Design?

  • AutoCAD
  • Engineering Design
  • Product development
  • Spatial Ability
  • Autodesk Alias Surface

What are the career opportunities in Automotive Design?

  • Chief Engineer
  • Development System Efficiency Manager
  • Dimensional Integration Engineer
  • Director of Engineering, Quality & Program Management.
  • Director, Product Safety
  • Product Engineer
  • Senior Engineering Team Leader
  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Technical Services Manager
  • Technical Specialist
  • Automotive Engineer

What is the salary and demand for Automotive Engineer?

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3 Salary
4 Level Of Preparation

What education is required to become a Automotive Engineer?

  • Student can do 12 th Maths. Then complete B.E in Automotive Engineering. Further you can Proceed with M.E in Automotive Engineering.
  • Student can do 12 (Science Stream). Then complete B.Des in Transportation Design. Further you can Proceed with M.Des in Transportation Design.

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