Saietta, the UK-based electric drive (eDrive) specialist, has signed a master supply agreement with AVTEC, one of the largest independent manufacturers of powertrain and precision-engineered products in India and part of the CK Birla Group.
The partnership brings together AVTEC’s expertise in the design and manufacture of transmissions with Saietta’s motor and inverter capability. The resulting eDrives have been designed for three- and four-wheel lightweight electric vehicles (EVs) for its first set of commercial agreements which have been secured with one of the largest OEMs in the Indian light-duty mobility market. Production is on track to commence in Q3 2023.
Saietta Group plc (LON:SED) is a multi-national business which designs, engineers and manufactures complete Light Duty and Heavy Duty electric drive (eDrive) systems for electric vehicles on land from scooters to buses (vehicle categories L, M, N and T) as well as marine applications. Propel is part of the Saietta Group, and develops electric marine propulsion solutions from its Amsterdam office based on Saietta technology such as its Axial Flux Technology motors.