Patil Automation To Enter EV Market, Invest Around Rs 100 Crores In A Phased Manner

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  • The EV brand will set up a manufacturing facility in Chakan with production capacity of 150,000 units per year
  • PAPL supplies the automotive industry with line automation equipment, conveyors, robots, mechanical/control design and simulation

Pune-based Patil Automation (PAPL) has announced its foray into the electric vehicle market. It plans to manufacture electric two- and three-wheelers in Chakan, Pune, under the ‘EVTRIC Motors’ brand. EVTRIC Motors will invest around Rs 100 crore in a phased manner. PAPL supplies the automotive industry with line automation equipment, conveyors, robots, mechanical/control design and simulation.

Manufacturing facility in Chakan

The EV brand will set up a manufacturing facility in Chakan with production capacity of 150,000 units per year. It said that it has already started onboarding dealers and aims to establish its presence in Maharashtra, Gujrat, Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka, Delhi- NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal by the end of fiscal 2021-22 as a part of its initial expansion plan

Manoj Patil, MD and founder, EVTRIC said that the government has been working towards promoting EV in India in terms of adoption and localisation both. But there is a dire need for experience and infrastructure to accelerate the adoption. At EVTRIC it aims to provide finer products at competitive prices to Indian customers and also promote localisation for contributing to the e-mobility vision.

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