Amrita University has opened the Amrita Automotive Research & Technology Center (AARTC), a joint venture between Amrita University and Automotive Test Systems at Coimbatore Campus. The Rs 15 crore facility set up in the university headquarters was inaugurated by Dr. K. Tamilmani, Director General, Aeronautical Systems, DRDO and the Guest of Honour Rashmi Urdhwarshe, Director, ARAI Pune, on January 28.