Forsee Power begins light EV battery production in India
Forsee Power a European multinational producer of smart lithium-ion electric vehicle battery systems that had entered the Indian market in 2020 has started its production work for a series of EV batteries for electric two and three-wheelers at its Pune plant. The Forsee as a manufacturer and supplier of energy management systems has its presence in Europe, Asia, and North America. Forsee partners with OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to enable their transition to electrification.
For India, its main focus is the two/ three-wheelers segment and bus segment. The company’s new battery production is located in Pune’s Chakan Industrial Area, which is 35 km away from the Pune Airport. Bajaj Auto’s factory is also located there. The battery production plant is furnished with state-of-the-art assembly lines, laboratories and testing capabilities.
It includes automatic spot-welding capabilities on cylindrical cells, production and control equipment, BMS testers and high-voltage and end-of-line testing equipment.
To increase the production line up of light electric vehicles especially for three-wheelers, the main area of focus is India’s FAME II national plan for electromobility. It has committed to extend its range to high voltage systems for bus, marine, rail, industrial and commercial vehicles by 2023. The Forsee claims that its India-based production capacity will progressively reach 1 GWh by 2025.
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