Greaves Electric to accelerate EV development with Siemens Xcelerator

In order to design and develop electric two and three-wheeler vehicles for the Indian market, Greaves Electric Mobility Private Limited (GEMPL), the e-mobility division of Greaves Cotton Limited, has chosen the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software and services.

The project reinforces Greaves’ goal of popularising EV adoption and bringing cost-effective, environmentally friendly last-mile mobility to India’s fast-developing EV ecosystem.

Commenting on the initiative, Sanjay Behl, CEO, and Executive Director, GEMPL said, “We are proud to collaborate with Siemens and use its highly advanced digital capabilities, cutting-edge technologies, and expertise to accelerate our product development and thereby, market expansion of our electric vehicle product portfolio. India’s EV ecosystem is on the cusp of tremendous growth, with increasing demand from consumers for sustainable and affordable personal mobility Siemens’ toolset will enable us to reduce the time-to-market introduction of electric two-wheelers under Ampere, as well as help to contribute to the country’s goal of achieving 80% EVs in two and three-wheelers by 2030 and net zero carbon emissions by 2070”. (Source: NITI Aayog)

“We are delighted to contribute to GEMPL’s vision for revolutionizing the mobility space in India with eco-friendly EV product offerings. The Siemens Xcelerator portfolio will enable GEMPL to achieve a faster time-to-market for their electric two (E2W) and three-wheelers (E3W) by supporting an agile product development process,” said Mathew Thomas, Vice President, and Managing Director – India, Siemens Digital Industries Software.

The EV industry in India is fast-growing, spurred on by demand to reduce the adverse effects of vehicular emissions in the region, and supported by targeted government purchase incentives such as the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) II scheme. With a passion to revolutionize everyday mobility, GEMPL dreams of a sustainable future with eco-friendly mobility within everyone’s grasp. The launch of Ampere EVs, enabled by investments in research and innovation, is a step towards realizing that vision. With a highly accessible and democratized product portfolio of electric two & three-wheelers, Greaves Electric Mobility Private Limited has emerged as one of the fastest-growing EV brands in the country, registering primary sales of 63k + units as of YTD September FY23. (Source: billing data)

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