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Vijay leads and develops CO2 compliance business initiatives and forecast product offerings on CAFE compliance, CO2 forecasting and Cost / Investment forecasting. This also includes the regulatory impact assessment of car manufacturers investment and powertrain portfolio trends to meet competitiveness and compliance.
Vijay earned a Master of Engineering degree in 2004 and served in numerous roles with major manufacturers like Caterpillar, Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover and Changan before joining IHS Markit. Joining Caterpillar in 2004 as an ACERT Engine performance development engineer, he has since served in several level positions involved on key global and local programs like articulated dump truck powertrain validation, Jeep India localization, Jaguar XE vehicle fuel economy certification, Ingenium 4cylinder engine performance/emission development and Changan S401 vehicle certification support. He also served as a technology leader to manage cross-functional initiatives on vehicle portfolio optimization, cost-benefit technology selection and product planning to set fuel economy and energy management targets to meet regulation targets. Vijay is also well known within the auto industry for his contribution to news articles, press, conferences, panels and speaking engagements around regulation and powertrain related topics.