Greaves Electric is partnering with Mesha to improve the battery technology for its products and expand its presence.
Greaves Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd, the e-mobility arm of Greaves Cotton Ltd and one of the leading players in the electric vehicles (EV) segment, is partnering with Mesha Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd, the Bangalore-based subsidiary of Mesha Inc., to improve the battery technology for its products across the portfolio and expand its presence.
“Battery is an integral part of EV and this association with the company is part of our strategy to create an enabling and robust EV ecosystem. Moreover, to deliver on our promise to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in India, our partnership with Mesha will help in delivering higher performance with advanced battery technology solutions to not only our customers in India but across the globe and strengthen our leadership position in EV,” said Ram Rajappa, Chief Technology Officer, Greaves Electric Mobility.
Mesha Energy Solutions have patented solutions to deliver faster charging and longer cycle life for almost any chemistry. Their methodology enables two times faster charging, enabling a ride with less intrusion and more comfort for the customer. Mesha also delivers an integrated charge balancer, ensuring that the batteries are charged and operate under optimal conditions.
“Our goal is to create technologies to address the issues that are currently faced by batteries such as handling high power requirements, accepting high charging currents and improving the lifecycle for deep discharge applications. The solutions that we offer are battery agnostic and enhance the performance of conventional batteries. We are excited about our partnership with Greaves Electric Mobility as the wide network of the company will help us to take our solutions to millions, hence establishing a stronger integration for Indian and international markets,” said Kannankote Sriram, Founder of Mesha Inc. and board member of Mesha Energy Solution.
In the past few months, Greaves Electric Mobility has taken several initiatives to accelerate EV growth in the country—acquisition of electric 3-wheeler company Bestway (ELE e-rickshaw), MLR Auto (e-auto), multi-brand EV retail store AutoEVmart, launch of its largest EV factory in Ranipet (Tamil Nadu) to in-house financing thru. NBFC Greaves Finance for electric vehicles.
With this association, Greaves Electric Mobility has strengthened its play in EV battery segment and is well positioned to provide better driving experience to its EV customers- Faster charging allows for longer uptime for commercial use cases and more peace of mind for individual customers. Driving time is critical for B2B customers, whose uptime is related to earning potential.