Tata AutoComp to supply DC fast chargers for all types of EVs in India

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 06 Mar 2019

Tata AutoComp Systems, the well-diversified conglomerate which straddles the entire automotive value chain, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australian DC charging infrastructure company Tritium Pty Ltd to supply DC fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs) in India.

Tritium’s Veefil-RT DC Fast Chargers are capable of charging the full range of EVs – two- wheelers, passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles. Tata AutoComp says it will soon make available the DC fast chargers in India.

According to Arvind Goel, MD and CEO, Tata AutoComp Systems, “At Tata AutoComp, it is our endeavour to bring the latest technology and solutions to our customers. With the augment of EVs, the need for chargers capable of powering them is significant and we see a huge opportunity in this market. We are pleased to have Tritium as our partner, which has been offering cutting-edge technology in DC chargers to the global automotive industry.”

David Finn, chief executive officer and co-founder of Tritium, said: “The MoU ensures Tata AutoComp remains at the forefront of innovation in India, as the nation adopts the FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles) Scheme. The FAME Policy is among the most progressive initiatives in the world, and Tata AutoComp’s commitment to rolling out DC fast chargers for vehicles of all sizes is helping to put India ahead of the world in its drive towards a cleaner future. We look forward to working with Tata AutoComp Systems Limited to deliver the charging infrastructure to the Indian customers which will maximize the benefits of electric vehicles.”

The Brisbane-based Tritium is a technology company specialising in the design and manufacture of DC fast-charging solutions for EVs. Tritium has developed into a leading global DC fast charging supplier with installations in 26 countries, and it currently holds around 50 percent of the Norwegian market and around 15 percent of the wider European market for 50kW fast chargers. Its Customers include Charge.net.nz, EDF Lumins, Fortum, Gronn Kontakt, IONITY, Proterra and Stromnetz. Tritium’s HQ and main manufacturing plant is in Brisbane, with additional sales and manufacturing facilities in its two key markets of Europe and the US

Also read: Interview with Tata AutoComp System's MD, Arvind Goel: "We have made significant advancements in EVs across segments."

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