Okinawa Autotech Signs Agreement With Tacita For Making Electric Scooters And Electric Motorcycles For Indian Market

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Okinawa Autotech Signs Agreement With Tacita For Making Electric Scooters And Electric Motorcycles For Indian Market

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Okinawa Autotech, Gurugram based startup signs an agreement with Tacita, an electric motorcycle manufacturer in Italy for making electric scooters and electric motorcycles for the Indian market. Both companies plan to launch the vehicle by 2023.

This joint venture will use the manufacturing facility of Okinawa in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan for manufacturing electric two-wheeler in the country and for global markets as well.

Tacita will provide a controller, battery packs, powertrain, Battery Management System, and motor for the new electric two-wheeler to be manufactured.

Jeetender Sharma, MD & Founder, Okinawa Autotech, commented, “Tacita’s mission is aligned with ours towards creating a sustainable future. We envisage the collaboration to create a synergy effect that will accelerate our commitment to electric mobility. There is a steady and conscious shift in consumer preferences and we have witnessed a growing demand for premium and performance electric motorcycles in India. Tacita will help us in creating a marketplace that matches the demand for futuristic technology and products. Their advanced & futuristic technology will also further broaden and strengthen our existing product range.”

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Pierpaolo Rigo, Managing Director, Tacita, mentioned, “We are delighted to partner with a leading e-scooter manufacturer in India. The leadership team of Okinawa Autotech has a rich on-ground experience and knowledge about the market, competition, and customer behaviour. We are happy to provide our expertise in the premium EV bike segment to launch a top-end line of bikes. Our team along with Okinawa engineers is dedicated to R&D to introduce unique product propositions that define the future.”

The design for the new electric vehicles will be developed at Tacita’s headquarters in Italy with professional technicians of Okinawa and the powertrain and BMS development team of Tacita.

The road tests will be taken for Italy as well as India’s weather conditions. Also, one test will include riding the electric vehicle from Okinawa’s facility in India to Tacita’s facility in Italy.

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