The main objective of this partnership between Switch Mobility and Siemens is to offer efficient, cost-effective and sustainable electric mobility solutions to various commercial vehicle customers in India.
The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a technology partnership
Local utility vehicle maker, Ashok Leyland’s global electric mobility arm, Switch Mobility has entered into a partnership with German tech conglomerate Siemens Limited. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for building a cooperative technology partnership in the electric commercial mobility segment and are working on eMobility projects in India. The company says that the main objective of this partnership between the two brands is to offer efficient, cost-effective and sustainable electric mobility solutions to various commercial vehicle customers in India.
Commenting on the partnership, Nitin Seth, Director of Switch Mobility, said: “Our collaboration with Siemens will focus on the identified key areas, which will be essential to propel us as an industry towards clean and sustainable mobility solutions. Our overriding goal is to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and our effort with Siemens will focus on this to make eMobility a compelling solution for business and the environment in India. “
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At the same time, Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and CEO of Siemens Limited, said: “Siemens is a global leader in electric mobility solutions for commercial vehicles. We have implemented projects for electric utility vehicles around the world. Together with Switch Mobility, we intend to implement high quality techno-business solutions to meet the needs of the growing electric mobility market in India.
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To achieve their common goal, Switch Mobility will offer its solid experience in the electric utility vehicle sector. Siemens, meanwhile, will bring its flexible and high-efficiency charging infrastructure technology, which comes with efficient and reliable medium-voltage grid connection solutions. The company says Siemens ‘charging infrastructure management software solution would improve energy-efficient chargers’ operations.
As part of the MoU, Siemens Financial Services (SFS), the financing arm of Siemens AG, will consider a minority investment in OHM Global Mobility Private Ltd., with the eMaas platform company to be formed as a subsidiary of Switch Mobility Automotive Limited.
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