Amara Raja Batteries’ EV battery receives safety certificate
Gets AIS-156 Amendment 3, Phase 2 certification that reiterates ARBL’s responsibility to design safe and reliable battery packs.
Amara Raja Batteries, the industrial and automotive battery company has cleared the AIS-156 Amendment 3, Phase 2, and received the ARAI certification for its electric vehicle (EV) batteries and off-board chargers.
In September 2022, the Government amended the EV battery testing standards and implemented the Amendment 3 of AIS-156 in a phased manner with Phase 1 in effect from December 1, 2022, and Phase 2 from March 31, 2023.
Amara Raja’s lithium battery packs for 3-wheeler application (7.5 KWH to 8.5 KWH) along with powerful off-board chargers 2KW and 3KW have been certified under the amended norms. This certificate supports battery safety reliability and advancements. The company has completed 2 crore km of on-road validation of three-wheeler batteries.
“This certification is a major milestone in our efforts to develop a robust EV ecosystem that is safe and reliable. It is also a testament to our commitment to Government initiatives and to lead by example in the EV industry. We will continue to bring more innovation in e-mobility space and are already working on lithium battery packs with advanced thermal management technology to provide a smooth and safe EV riding experience,” said Vijayanand Samudrala, President, New Energy Business, Amara Raja Batteries.
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