While the new JV company will see a standalone manufacturing facility, it will only get set up over the period of the next 12 months at an acquired land parcel in Gurgaon. In the meanwhile, however, the supplies will commence by leveraging the existing operations of both the partners.
According to Prakash Bhalekar, president and CEO, Padmini VNA Mechatronics, and director, PV Clean Mobility Technologies, “Vitesco has been our customer for a long time and we had an existing business relationship with them. We thought we could do a lot more by doing a strategic partnership.”
partnership.” “To start off, we are using our existing operations. A part of Padmini’s as well as Vitesco’s operations are carved out and we have put that to be the initial PV Clean Mobility Technologies business. We will use that base to grow further,” he added.
The supplies of fuel delivery modules and sensors would initially be taken care by Vitesco Technologies, while Padmini VNA Mechatronics will provide throttle bodies, intake and exhaust actuators