But for all the in-house research & development, Sehgal senior is clear he doesn’t want Motherson to run ahead of itself. As the car industry transforms, he insists it is foolhardy to predict what carmakers may want tomorrow, or the day after. Instead, Motherson’s mantra is simple. “Our job is to respond to the customer’s needs,” he said.
It’s what Sehgal has been doing since walking into Maruti’s office some 35 years ago.