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Sona Comstar Set to Make E-Powertrains in India With UK-based Equipmake’s Tech

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  • Sona Comstar will get a licence from Equipmake for certain patented spoke motor and inverter technology in the power range of 100-440 kW
  • The current collaboration will expand Sona’s offerings to include high-voltage motors and inverters for passenger and offroad vehicles

Indian automotive technology firm Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd. recently announced its agreement with UK-based Equipmake to manufacture electric powertrains for cars, buses and commercial vehicles in India and other markets. As per the technology licencing agreement signed by both parties, Sona Comstar will get a licence from Equipmake for certain patented spoke motors and inverter technology in the power range of 100-440 kW. The Indian company plans to manufacture and sell EV powertrains, subsystems, and components for electric cars, buses, commercial vehicles and off-road vehicles by utilizing Equipmake’s patented technology. It is claimed to offer high power density and efficiency with high performance, making it ideal for such applications. The target market of these systems includes India and selected countries like Thailand. After the technology transfer, production is expected to start in 2025.

Delighted to partner with Equipmake to bring their cutting-edge motors and inverters technologies to India, the CEO of Motor Business at Sona Comstar, Mr Sat Mohan Gupta remarked, “With Equipmake’s advanced technology and Sona Comstar’s manufacturing and sales capabilities, we aim to offer our customers high-performance, efficient, cost-effective electrified drivetrain solutions. This is yet another step towards our commitment to offering innovative solutions to drive faster adoption of electric mobility in India and globally.”

“We are excited to partner with Sona Comstar to deliver our technology to these significant markets including India. Our spoke motors and inverters have already been widely recognized for their impressive power and torque density, and we are confident that they will play a significant role in driving the growth of the electric vehicle market in India,” commented the CEO of Equipmake, Mr Ian Foley.

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The Indian company claims that its strategic objective is to develop traction motors and inverters for all mobility segments and offer the right motor, made using the right technology, to each vehicle application. The current collaboration provides it with an opportunity to expand its offerings to include high-voltage motors and inverters for passenger cars, electric buses, commercial vehicles and offroad vehicles.

1995-born Sona Comstar is a Gurugram-headquartered leading automotive technology company with nine manufacturing and assembly facilities across India, the US, Mexico, and China.

Equipmake has over 20 years of experience developing and integrating industry-leading electrification products for the provision of electric vehicle drivetrains to meet the needs of the automotive, aerospace and other sectors in support of the energy transition.


 

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