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Automotive Product Finder Magazine | Amara Raja installs EV battery charging stations in Tirupati
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Tirupati, August 23, 2019
Amara Raja, makers of Amaron automotive batteries, has installed EV battery charging and swapping stations along with a fleet of e-autos in Tirupati in a bid to promote India’s move towards adoption of electric vehicle. The initiative is undertaken in collaboration with Tirupati Municipal Corporation, as a part of its smart city program.
The launch of the fleet of e-autos and EV charging/swapping station is a technological demonstration of Amara Raja Group’s capabilities and commitment in the e-mobility segment. The lithium ion battery packs and EV battery charging/swapping stations are designed and developed in the state-of-the-art R&D facilities of Amara Raja. The company has recently added a lithium ion battery pack manufacturing facility of 500 MWH capacity at its Tirupati manufacturing unit. EV charging infrastructure plays a key role in enabling proliferation of electric vehicles in the country and, therefore, Amara Raja is offering lithium ion battery packs, charging stations and fleet operation solutions as an end-to-end package to its customers.
Dr Ramachandra Galla, Chairman, Amara Raja Group, commented, “Amara Raja is committed to take part in the Government’s initiatives to drive green mobility in the country. Amara Raja is closely watching trends and emerging business opportunities in the arena of electric mobility and has taken concrete steps towards enhancing its R&D capabilities, so as to develop battery packs for electric mobility and EV charging stations.”
Girisha P S, Commissioner, Tirupati Municipal Corporation, said, “Tirupati is one of the most visited pilgrim city in the country and, therefore, it is apt for it to undertake such an initiative towards e-mobility. It is definitely a crucial step towards transforming Tirupati into a green city.” He also added that more such EV charging stations will come up soon in the city and he is talking to the relevant authorities to take this enterprise forward with renewed momentum.
Amara Raja is amongst India's leading business conglomerates with interests spanning verticals from the production of lead acid batteries (Amaron brand), power conversion products, sheet metal products, precision components, electronic products, Infrastructure Development, industrial services to food processing. Amara Raja Group of companies with their flagship company Amara Raja Batteries Ltd, are one of the largest manufacturers of automotive and industrial batteries in India.
Dr Ramachandra Galla
Tirupati Municipal Corporation
Tirupati Smart City Initiative
Makers Of Amaron Automotive Batteries
EV Battery Charging And Swapping Stations
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