Valeo, an automotive electrification technology group, and India’s Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM), part of Anglian Omega Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), through which Valeo will provide the electric powertrains for OSM Vehicle Range.
Valeo will provide its 48V electric powertrain system (reducer, integrated Motor and Inverter) along with the Powertrain Control Unit for OSM’s cargo three-wheelers ‘Rage+ and Rage+ Frost’.
In addition, Valeo’s engineers will provide the technology integration support to help OSM to go to the market quickly.
Valeo and OSM will further collaborate for the upcoming vehicle models to be manufactured by the company in India.
Omega Seiki Mobility, which has its EV manufacturing plant in the city of Faridabad, launched its first electric three-wheeler in the country in early 2020 and the company aims to become a complete mobility solutions provider in the three-wheeler and two-wheeler market.
Mr. Jayakumar G, Group President, Valeo India, says: “As a technology company, Valeo develops innovative solutions to reduce CO2 emissions. Omega Seiki will benefit from our deep understanding of not only the electrification technologies, but also the unique needs of integrating electric powertrain in the small mobility format of vehicles. I am positive that Valeo’s advanced technologies, our strong engineering combined with manufacturing expertise in India will help us to strengthen our partnership and succeed together in this rapidly growing segment. I thank Omega Seiki leadership for having decided to pursue this journey along with Valeo for greener mobility solutions”.
Mr. Uday Narang, Chairman, Omega Seiki Mobility adds: “Anglian Omega Group believes in providing solutions. When we began our journey in the Automotive domain our main goal was to reduce emissions and carbon footprint to provide a sustainable future, greener air and responsible mobility solutions for the generations to come. The alliance with Valeo, one of the world leaders in the automotive industry is a perfect match for us. This association will allow us to address the core issue of reducing carbon load in the atmosphere, along with providing a sustainable solution for our product line-up.”
Dr. Deb Mukherji MD of Omega Seiki Mobility, states: “Powertrain is the most important part of an EV. With a global technology leader like Valeo on board, we would be providing our customers with new generation powertrains which are efficient, use latest technologies in motors, electronics & IOT, at the same time are cost effective too. That is the essence of a disruptive technology. We are very excited to be working with Valeo to introduce new range of powertrains in Indian market.”
Present since 1997 in India, Valeo has has eight production Sites, one global R&D centre, five Distribution Platforms and a Front Office to serve clients. Valeo employs 6,000 + people in India, of which nearly 50% are engineers.