Volkswagen Group Kicks off i.mobilothon a Hackathon to Explore Innovation in Mobility Solutions



Pune, Maharashtra, India:
 Volkswagen Group Technology Solutions India, the worldwide know-how Hub of the Volkswagen Group together with Skoda Auto Volkswagen India and Skoda Auto Digilab India are internet hosting the twond version of i.mobilothon, a Virtual Hackathon that focuses on prototyping numerous options in the world of Mobility.

The hackathon, launched on thirteenth Sep 2022, seeks to carry collectively the sharpest minds from the business. With wider horizon, the occasion invitations participation in three broad classes, particularly Start-Ups, Employees of Volkswagen Group and their companions, in addition to University Students from throughout the nation. Over a interval of a number of weeks, the contributors would dwell upon a collection of challenges targeted on real-world business issues and take a look at to discover revolutionary options to these issues utilizing numerous applied sciences.

The scope of i.mobilothon encompasses 4 themes that are: Holistic Sustainability, Transforming Mobility with AI, Internet of Things and Mobility Solutions in the Metaverse.

Stephan Fingerling, Managing Director, Volkswagen IT Solutions, Wolfsburg, Germany, inaugurated the i.mobilothon. In his opening speech, Stephan mentioned, “Hackathons are wonderful platforms to give innovation a way to come to the surface and to create new ideas in a way that is useful for all. I am curious about the good ideas and prototypes that will be created within this hackathon, specifically in reducing our carbon footprint by IT and Digitalization to benefit our children and future generations.”

“Great start for the Tech community to join the hackathon focused on disruptive ideas/solutions/products based on the automotive and mobility sector. VW Group Tech communities, Startups and fresh talent from universities are invited to join this mega hackathon. Thanks, Stephan Fingerling for flagging off the event.” added Sidharth Yadav, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Technology Solutions India.

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The high two contributors in every class will probably be awarded prizes starting from co-create alternatives for start-ups, money and employment alternatives for college kids, and devices and goodies for workers respectively. The analysis standards for a similar can be primarily based on parameters reminiscent of impression, diploma of innovation, scalability, time to market and threat of failure.

i.mobilothon can be held over a interval of 10 weeks with registrations ranging from 13th September. The final day for concept submission is 14th Oct. Final shows with prototypes and the closing ceremony with awards distribution are seemingly to be held in the direction of the tip of November 2022.

Detailed details about the hackathon might be discovered right here:


The Volkswagen Group, with its headquarters in Wolfsburg, is likely one of the world’s main automobile producers and the biggest carmaker in Europe. The Group includes twelve manufacturers from seven European international locations: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.

Volkswagen Group Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly Volkswagen IT Services India Pvt. Ltd) is a international know-how Hub of the Volkswagen Group. Our 1600+ robust younger, energetic, and enthusiastic staff of tech junkies and know-how specialists co-creates and co-innovates, whereas always exploring newer potentialities in the world of know-how.

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About Skoda Auto Volkswagen India

ŠKODA AUTO VOLKSWAGEN INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED represents the passenger automotive subsidiaries of the Volkswagen Group in India. ŠKODA AUTO VOLKSWAGEN INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED has been shaped following the merger of ŠKODA AUTO India Private Limited (SAIPL), Volkswagen India Private Limited (VWIPL), and Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited (NSC). Headquartered in Pune, ŠKODA AUTO VOLKSWAGEN INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED will probably be accountable for the business operations of 5 automotive manufacturers in India: ŠKODA AUTO, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Lamborghini.

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About Skoda Auto Digilab India

The ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab in Pune is an integral a part of the India 2.0 challenge led by ŠKODA AUTO, whereas the Volkswagen Group confirmed investments of round one billion euros.

ŠKODA has constantly established its innovation hubs in vital markets and high-tech areas. ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab in Prague was the primary of the now 4 centres, which opened at the start of 2017. The first spin-off adopted in January 2018, commencing operations in the Israeli IT hotspot of Tel Aviv as a three way partnership between the Prague-based ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab and the native importer Champion Motors. The third hub in China joined the staff in April 2019 and has since been testing digital prototypes and mobility providers for Chinese market. These agile business organisations, which operate as start-ups in the IT business, enable ŠKODA to sustainably strengthen its experience in each innovation and digital growth.

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Parag Mahajani, Volkswagen Group Technology Solutions India, [email protected], +91-9765490185

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