Bengaluru, Sep 1 (PTI) Auto parts maker Bosch Ltd today said the company is putting electromobility on Indian streets and is ready to offer portfolio of electrified solutions for local market. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights
“With mobility requirements at its greatest in urban sprawls, Bosch foresees electrification as a future growth area in India. The company is ready to offer its portfolio of electrified solutions for the local market,” Member of the Board of Management of Bosch Group responsible for Asia Pacific Peter Tyroller told reporters here. Also Read - 'Jammu And Kashmir to Reopen For Tourism Soon', Says J&K Administration
Currently, the company is in advanced stages of development and plans to move into series production after 2018, he said. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre Announces Guidelines For Unlock 2, Lockdown Till July 31 in Containment Zones
The small-vehicle segments will drive the transition to mass electrification, as urban dwellers seek a simple and affordable alternative to conventional standards, he said.
The company s range of electrified solutions aims to address India’s individual mobility requirements, Tyroller said.
Electromobility offers competitive edge for Bosch in India, he added.
The Centre’s initiative with the target to have an all-electric fleet in India by 2030 as well as the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) programme offer Bosch a competitive edge.
In a pilot project, the powertrain system was integrated to define adaptations required to create a powertrain platform specifically tailored to the India market, Tyroller said.
The team at Bosch India has been working on this solution since 2016, and worked on areas such as prototype development and system integration, he said.
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