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C4V and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract worth $163 million

C4V and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract worth $163 million

Sep 16, 2021

American technology provider, C4V, and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract to supply next-gen lithium-ion batteries in India. The deal aims to enable high performing, cost-effective energy storage solutions for India.

Puncture-resistant tyres to energy regeneration — A look at the future of JK Tyre

Puncture-resistant tyres to energy regeneration — A look at the future of JK Tyre

Sep 16, 2021

The amount of R&D that goes into manufacturing tyres is phenomenal. In a recent visit to JK Tyre’s R&D centre in Mysore, the Raghupati Singhania Center of Excellence, we speak to Dr Mukhopadhyay, the Director, R&D, JK Tyre, to understand what goes into making tyres and the future of JK Tyre.

Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreate

Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreate

Sep 14, 2021

With EVs taking centre stage in India, companies are gearing up to take initiatives, innovate and make EVs more efficient and nurture startups that are venturing into this space.

Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive India

Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive India

Sep 06, 2021

Anil Kumar, the MD and President of SEG Automotive India, speaks about how the pandemic helped the company learn and adapt, while also outlining how the situation affected volumes globally.

Power Global introduces eZee, the first swappable battery for light vehicles

Power Global introduces eZee, the first swappable battery for light vehicles

Sep 01, 2021

Power Global introduces eZee, the company’s first swappable battery for light vehicles. The company initially plans to target auto-rickshaws, that can choose to recharge the batteries or swap them at Power Global’s kiosks.

Semiconductor shortage could carry on till 2023 — Prashanth Doreswamy, Continental

Semiconductor shortage could carry on till 2023 — Prashanth Doreswamy, Continental

Aug 30, 2021

The semiconductor shortage is something that has been discussed since November last year. The shortage of semiconductors has affected carmakers, and the shortage could continue till 2023, as per industry experts.

Long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity: Schaeffler India

Long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity: Schaeffler India

Aug 26, 2021

At a policy level, the long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity. This will in turn help OEMs to firm up their strategy of either choosing a straight jump to EVs or using alternate technology such as hybrid to enter the market.

Battery, fuel cell startup Log9 Materials raises $8.5 million in series A funding

Battery, fuel cell startup Log9 Materials raises $8.5 million in series A funding

Aug 23, 2021

ARBL’s investment in Log 9 Materials is a part of its ‘Energy & Mobility’ strategy announced by the company in June this year, which focuses on entering into new green technologies and solutions.

Vitesco Technologies to develop control unit for fuel cell applications

Vitesco Technologies to develop control unit for fuel cell applications

Aug 23, 2021

Vitesco Technologies is developing an FCCU for a German fuel cell manufacturer. Series production of the FCCU will commence in the second half of this decade.

Owing to high demand, we are looking to expand to new locations – Mandhira Kapur, SMPL

Owing to high demand, we are looking to expand to new locations – Mandhira Kapur, SMPL

Aug 23, 2021

The aftermarket automotive space is a huge segment and the scope of expansion grows with more cars being manufactured. Also, the shift to electric vehicles is opening up the market for more manufacturers. One such company is Sona Mandhira Private Limited, and Express Mobility got in touch with the MD, Mandhira Kapur, to discuss expansion plans, investments, and more.