The two partners announced the extension of their cooperation agreement to future technologies and electric vehicles.
TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad announced that the two partners are expanding and expanding their longstanding partnership by jointly developing new platforms and future technologies, including electric vehicles. According to the announcement, the scope of TVS Motor Company will include the design and development of future BMW Motorrad products, and under enhanced cooperation, both companies have identified a wide range of products and technologies. technology, a statement from TVS said. BMW Motorrad and TVS Motor Company will develop common platforms by jointly harnessing emerging technologies in the future mobility space, the announcement said.
The statement added that products exclusive to both companies will be developed on these common platforms and the companies will retail their products globally. TVS Motor Company will provide its own inputs, with engineering capabilities in design, manufacturing and supply chain capabilities, the statement said. The first product, which is expected to be a common platform for electric two-wheelers, will be introduced in the next 24 months.
Sudarshan Venu, Joint CEO, TVS Motor Company, said, “During the nine years of our long strategic partnership, we have always cherished the common core values we share with BMW Motorrad: a focus on quality. Quality, Technical Strength, Innovation and Customer Satisfaction These factors and our commitment to providing outstanding quality products with a strong value proposition have been key to our success. the success of all three products launched from the platform The new future of mobile includes a strong play through alternatives, including electric mobility. This successful partnership to EVs and other newer platforms will provide an opportunity to deliver cutting-edge technology and ambitious products to the global market, while providing valuable synergies for both companies. ty.”
Dr Markus Schramm, Director, BMW Motorrad, said, “Based on our fruitful relationship with TVS Motor Company, we are delighted to renew and expand our partnership agreement to include the Long-term partnerships and joint development of new platforms and technologies, including electric vehicles, our strong synergies have resulted in the development of impressive products in the sub-500cc segment. Since their launch, the single-cylinder BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS models continue to enjoy unparalleled popularity with over 100,000 customers worldwide.We look forward to the future of this partnership. “
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TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad signed a long-term strategic cooperation in April 2013 for the production of motorcycles under 500 cc. Under this partnership, TVS manufactured the BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS at its production facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. The common foundation also gave birth to TVS Motor Company’s flagship product, the TVS Apache RR 310. These three products have more than 1,000,000 customers in all of the world’s leading markets such as the EU, US, and Japan. Japan, China and India. The success of this partnership has led to the expansion of the partnership to include future technologies and the development of an entirely new electric vehicle platform. TVS Motor Company is India’s third largest two-wheeler manufacturer, after Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto, and the highest exporter of two-wheelers from India after Bajaj Auto.
https://www.carandbike.com/news/tvs-bmw-motorrad-announce-joint-development-of-evs-2652600 TVS, BMW Motorrad announce cooperation on electric vehicle development