Hinduja Tech acquires engineering consultancy firm Drive System Design

The acquisition enables Hinduja Tech to provide end-to-end electrified propulsion systems design and development capabilities, enhancing its full-vehicle design and development position.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 07 Dec 2022 Views icon3284 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Hinduja Tech (HT), part of Hinduja Group and a global engineering services company, has acquired UK-based Drive System Design (DSD), an engineering consultancy known for developing innovative solutions for electrified propulsion systems. DSD currently provides advanced engineering to automotive, commercial vehicle, off-highway, defense and aviation industries from locations in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Asia.

The acquisition enables Hinduja Tech to provide end-to-end electrified propulsion systems design and development capabilities, enhancing its full-vehicle design and development position.

“The acquisition of Drive System Design is an important milestone in Hinduja Tech’s growth journey in the eMobility Industry. DSD has been focused on futuristic powertrain technology (ePT) since its inception over 15 years ago and has a state-of-the-art infrastructure in the UK and the United States,” said Kumar Prabhas, CEO, Hinduja Tech in a statement.

Both of these markets have high-end engineering talent and are leading the charge in the transition to electric mobility. As this demand increases, the combination of HT and DSD strengths will enable offering the best-in-class eMobility solutions for global markets, he said.

Expansion Mode
HT has been rapidly expanding its position in the outsourced engineering services industry with over 70 clients globally and is aiming to accelerate its growth to meet the surging demand for electric mobility. With the acquisition of DSD, HT will add cutting-edge design and testing labs, along with advanced engineering capabilities, in the UK and United States.

“We believe that HT is the right partner at the right time and see this as a tremendous opportunity for the long-term future and expanded capabilities of DSD,” said Mark Findlay, CEO of Drive System Design. “As part of the HT family, DSD will be able to increase its reach through HT’s global business model and full vehicle development and integration expertise. It is an ideal complement to DSD’s advanced engineering capabilities in transmission, driveline, motor design, power electronics and simulation.”

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