The R&D center warrants obedience to all international quality and safety standards. In sync with Magenta’s Make in India vision, the facility shall address the futuristic technologies in the field of electric vehicles, Charging Supply Equipment’s and Smart Data Analytics
January 15, 2020. By News Bureau
Magenta Power (ChargeGrid) has announced that it has opened its first R&D Centre, the national centre for Magenta’s facilities in India. The new facility will help surge production rates and allow for much faster time-to-market, for the AC and DC charger (also popularly known as Gulabi Charger) for 2W, 3W and 4-Wheeler Vehicles.
The R&D centre, warrants obedience to all international quality and safety standards. In sync with Magenta’s Make in India vision, the facility shall address the futuristic technologies in the field of electric vehicles, Charging Supply Equipment’s and Smart Data Analytics. The new facility will house 3 automation labs to design and develop cell quality, battery pack design, rapid prototyping and conduct reliability and environmental tests with its latest and sophisticated test instrumentation and advanced design tools.
According to Maxson Lewis – Director Magenta Power said, “the investment in this new R&D centre demonstrates Magenta’s commitment to technological leadership and setting the standard when it comes to sustainable mobility. The Centre is uniquely placed in the heart of Mumbai, to ensure we can work with the industry to accelerate the development of new EVs and the next wave of charging infrastructure needed to power India’s future.”
Established in the market since 2017, the brand has undertaken several first-timer Activities in India; India’s first EV Portable ChargingStation for Offices and Homes, ChargeGrid App for the network of charging stations for EV charging, first solar-based EV charging station in Maharashtra, etc.
The firm is currently present at 53 locations across pan India. And aims to mark its foothold in every state and set up 500 EV charging stations by the end of 2020.
Kushal Banerjee, General Manager and Business Development – HPCL adds, “ We are glad to take this step together. Magenta’s R&D centre, testifies its contribution to the EV Infrastructure space and advances its market-leading position. HPCL has always backed Magenta, as we see tremendous potential and growth opportunity to build a stronger EV ecosystem for India”
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