Joy e-bike starts Li-ion battery assembly in Vadodara, Gujarat.
Joy e-bike has opened a lithium-ion battery assembly line with a capacity of 1 GWh as part of its Phase 1 development of the EV Ancillary Cluster in Vadodara.
Joy e-bike, one of India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturers, has announced the opening of a lithium-ion battery assembly line with a capacity of 1 GWh as part of its Phase 1 development of the EV Ancillary Cluster in Vadodara, Gujarat. This strategic move by the company will allow them to have direct control over the quality and standards of their battery packs, ensuring the highest quality standards.
The EV Ancillary Cluster is a planned development area that aims to establish an ecosystem for electric vehicles, creating opportunities for manufacturers to set up their operations, as well as suppliers and service providers to establish themselves in the region.
Joy e-bike has recently rolled out the first batch of assembled battery packs from this unit and plans to expand its R&D operations and production of electronic components in the EV Ancillary Cluster. The company’s move to establish an assembly line for lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 1 GWh solidifies its commitment to the existing EV ecosystem in India and its goal of contributing to the growth of the industry.
The lithium-ion battery assembly line is expected to create job opportunities and boost the local economy in Vadodara, Gujarat. This move by Joy e-bike is a step in the right direction towards India’s goal of achieving 30% electric mobility by 2030.
Elaborating about the development, Mr. Yatin Gupte, Chairman and Managing Director of Wardwizard Innovations Mobility Ltd., commented, “We are pleased to announce the commencement of our battery assembly line, which was an integral target for FY’ 2022–2023. As we are observing rising demand for EVs, quality, and safety are of utmost priorities, and with our in-house battery assembly line, Wardwizard is a step closer to contributing to the EVolution. This step will further make EVs more affordable than before. We are actively working on scaling the capacity of our battery assembly and starting the manufacturing of other components, including chassis, motors, and steel parts, as well as lithium-ion cells, in the near future.”
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