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Tata Autocomp India EV Strategy | Tata Autocomp’s Plans for E-Mobility – EV Next


by Narasimhan Santhanam

Tata Autocomp’s Plans for E-Mobility – EV Next

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Introduction

With Tata Motors developing their own Electric vehicles & Tata Chemicals planning to setup Li-ion battery manufacturing unit in the country, the automobile components manufacturing arm of the Tata Group sees a huge demand and necessity in working on components for electric vehicles. With a plethora of partnerships with foreign companies Tata Autocomp aims to be part of the entire EV value chain.

Company Profile

Tata AutoComp Systems, promoted by the Tata Group, provides products and services to the Indian and Global automotive OEMs as well as Tier 1 suppliers. Tata AutoComp Systems’ portfolio includes Automotive Interior & Exterior Plastics, Composites, Sheet Metal Stampings, Engine cooling solutions, Automotive Batteries, Rear View Mirrors, Command systems like Park Brake Lever, Gear Shifters, Washer Systems, HVAC solutions, Exhaust and Emission control systems, Seating systems and Electronic solutions including ADAS, BMS, Telematics, etc. for passenger and commercial vehicles as well as Powertrain Cooling Solutions and Suspensions for heavy commercial vehicles. It also offers Engineering and Supply Chain Management services to its customers.  Tata AutoComp Systems sells components in the Aftermarket under the brand name “AUTOCOMP” as well as exports components to Europe, US, Middle East and neighboring countries.

Product Profile

Safety and Comfort

  • Plastic Components and Aggregates
  • Mirrors, Washers, ADAS, Telematics
  • Kinematic Plastic Parts
  • HVAC
  • High Performance Composite Systems Parts
  • Seating Systems

Powertrain, Cooling & Emission

  • Powertrain Cooling Solutions for M&HD Trucks
  • Gear Shifters
  • Engine Cooling Solutions, EGR and Oil Coolers
  • Parking Brake Levers
  • Exhaust & Emission Aftertreatment Solutions
  • Electric Motor Cooling Solutions

Axles & Suspension, BIW, Electrical

  • Automotive and Inverter Batteries
  • Suspension Systems for Heavy Commercial Vehicles
  • Battery Cooling Systems
  • Sheet Metal Parts and Aggregates
  • Battery Pack
  • Electric Motors

Aftermarket & Services

  • After Market
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Engineering Services

Future Plans

  • Tata Ficosa (JV between Tata Autocomp and Ficosa International) is into battery packs, BMS, on-board chargers, DC/DC convertors for two- and three-wheelers
  • Tata Toyo Radiator has developed capabilities for thermal management (solutions) for electric vehicles, and Tata Green Batteries is developing solutions for batteries.
  • Tata Ficosa has solutions ready for ADAS and telematics. Meanwhile, light-weighting is a major focus for our Interiors and Plastics Division, Composites Division and Tata AutoComp Hendrickson Suspensions
  • With the recent JV with Prestolite Electric , Tata AutoComp’s products in the EV segment now include motors, controllers, integrated drivetrain, battery pack, battery management systems, among others, as well as EV chargers, the company said in a statement in jan 2020.

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Tata Autocomp will manufacture home charger units for all EVs of Tata Motors

Partnerships

  • Tata AutoComp Systems has 9 joint ventures in partnership with leading Global Auto Component players like TRAD and GS Yuasa of Japan, Ficosa of Spain, Air International of China, Katcon of Mexico, Hendrickson and Magna of US, Gotion of China and SECO of South Korea.
  • Tata AutoComp Systems, the auto-component arm of the Tata Group entered a joint venture with Beijing-based Prestolite Electric to enter the electric vehicle (EV) components market. The joint venture company will develop powertrain solutions for the Indian EV market in January 2020.
  • Tata AutoComp Systems entered into a joint venture with Chinese company Guoxuan High-Tech to manufacture battery packs for electric cars. The joint-venture company has started a prototype manufacturing operation in Pune in April 2019.
  • Tata AutoComp Systems partnered with Australia’s Tritium Pty Ltd to supply direct current (DC) fast chargers for electric vehicles in India in March 2019.

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Author - Narasimhan Santhanam


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