Ashok Leyland subsidiary Switch Mobility is to receive a strategic investment from Dana which will become a preferred supplier of electric drivetrain components for the company’s e-bus and EV commercial vehicles, providing e-axles, gearboxes, motors, inverters, software and controls, and electronics cooling.
James Kamsickas, Dana chairman and CEO, says: “Light commercial vehicles and buses continue to present significant opportunities as they lead the commercial-vehicle segment’s shift to fully electrified platforms. We are pleased to extend our relationships with our long-standing customers, Ashok Leyland and Switch Mobility, as they continue to grow and implement their next-generation, road-proven technology that will enable a direct, positive impact on delivering sustainable urban e- mobility.”
Dheeraj Hinduja, chairman of Switch Mobility, adds: “In Switch Mobility, we have an ambitious plan to be leading the zero-carbon mobility globally through positioning innovative products and solutions. I believe the co-operation with Dana will accelerate the process, building on our strong relationship of many years and extend our market footprints in many new geographies.”