Sona BLW Precision Forgings has partnered up with DRIVE (an Israel-based innovation hub focusing on smart mobility solutions).
Drive works with select partners in the mobility sector. DRIVE is trusted by its partners to deliver the latest technologies and customize solutions for their needs. DRIVE has the experience and network to match promising start-ups with its partners based on real market needs. Since 2017, Drive TLV has assisted more than 50 start-ups in the mobility sector to raise over $2 billion to commercialize and develop new technologies.
Sona Comstar, an innovation hub partner, can participate in DRIVE’s FASTLANE program for start-up commercialization. It will also have access to DRIVE’s new testing, evaluation, and development centre, POWER.
Kiran M Deshmukh, Group CTO of Sona Comstar, “Israel is one of the global hubs for smart mobility innovation. Drive TLV’s accelerator, prototyping lab, and shared workspace encourage innovation, networking, and collaboration with mobility-focused technology start-ups. Our partnership with Drive will help us speed up our innovation processes as we look to expand our collaboration with the Israeli hi-tech ecosystem in the mobility space.”
Itay Erel, CEO of DRIVE TLV said, “We are thrilled to partner with Sona Comstar, Drive’s first India- based partner. Sona Comstar is a forward-thinking and innovative organization that is focused on expanding its offering into new domains. There is no doubt that our new partnership will create exciting opportunities for Sona Comstar as well as for start-ups and fellow partners in Drive’s ecosystem.”
Sona BLW Precision Forgings is a world-leading automotive technology company. It is principally involved in the design, manufacture, and supply of highly engineered, mission-critical automotive systems with components to OEMs. Sona Comstar is a leader in the rapidly growing global Electric Vehicle market.