Pinnacle Industries joins Make In India EV initiative with components for electric vehicles

A manufacturer of automotive interiors, seating systems & speciality vehicles, Pinnacle Industries has announced the introduction of its range of electric vehicle components for two – and three-wheelers. The design, development, assembly, and manufacturing will take place at the company’s facilities in Pithampur and Pune. Pinnacle Industries aims to become a destination for end-to-end electric vehicle component requirements and solutions.

The company will produce and market electric vehicle components including, sheet metal and tubular pipe components, body parts, seat, and battery packs for 2W/3W, certified by ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001. Having expertise in producing automotive interiors & seating systems for commercial vehicles, Pinnacle Industries now also aims to design, develop, and supply EV components globally. The company states that its expertise in both design and manufacturing allows it to optimise modular solutions from a technical, commercial and production aspect, reducing the risk of multi-iteration design and enabling shortened development times.

“India is the largest 2W and 3W market globally and we foresee significant growth of EV penetration in this sector. We are also completely in line with India’s goal to achieve 80% of EV adoption in two and three-wheelers by the year 2030, and we believe given our design, manufacturing, engineering & supply chain capabilities, we are positioned well to make it a success,” Bharat Pritmani, Head of Sales & Business Development, Pinnacle Industries Limited, said. Pinnacle Industries has five manufacturing plants and a battery pack assembly set-up. The company’s capabilities range from design, reverse engineering, tool design and development, production and ramp-up. The manufacturer recently launched EKA, an automotive & technology company for electric commercial vehicles & solutions. EKA is a subsidiary of Pinnacle Industries and is also one of the approved applicants of the Government of India’s Auto PLI scheme.

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