Pure EV partners with PDSL for solid-state battery technology

Date: April 17, 2024. — Pure EV, an Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturer, has announced a partnership with Pragmatic Design Solutions (PDSL), a UK-based engineering firm that provides customized solutions for challenges in digital technology and engineering across various sectors, to develop a solid-state battery technology platform for electric two-wheelers (e2W). This collaboration is set to cater to the evolving needs of consumers in both domestic and international markets.

The joint venture will be established at the Coventry University Technology Park in the UK. The area is known for its automotive industry presence, including in EV technology. The partnership is marked by a significant investment, with plans to invest up to $50 million (approximately Rs 416 crore) into the venture.

The aim of this joint venture is to develop a high-speed premium electric two-wheeler that will utilize solid-state battery technology. The envisioned product is expected to offer a mileage of 250km and a top speed of over 100kmph. It will also feature an AI-based powertrain platform that provides user-friendly troubleshooting and a fast on-board charger.

This strategic alliance combines Pure EV’s expertise in battery and electric vehicle design with PDSL’s distinguished engineering services. The collaboration plans to onboard global supply chain partners and establish a robust distribution network. Moreover, the development of the product has already begun, with the launch planned for early 2025.

PDSL has been known for delivering leading-edge engineering and digital technology solutions since 2010, serving clients like OEMs Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lotus, McLaren, Rivian, VinFast, Polestar, Volta Trucks, Panasonic, and LG. This partnership is expected to bring significant advancements to the electric vehicle industry. Moreover, they aim to develop high-performance electric two-wheelers that integrate advanced technology with sustainable design principles.

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