LML partners with former Harley Davidson manufacturing facility in India

  •  January 21,2022 ByIndianTelevision Team

MUMBAI : Laying the groundwork for a long-term future in the EV business in India, LML Electric on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with Saera Electric Auto, which formerly handled manufacturing for global major – Harley Davidson.

The company will use Saera’s facility located in the auto hub of Bawal in Haryana to produce its disruptive range of upcoming electric vehicles. “The highly advanced and innovative infrastructure of Saera, backed by its historical competence in manufacturing will now be leveraged to develop the much talked about and anticipated EV range of products from the LML electric stable," the company said in a statement.

LML highlighted that it intends to build a future-ready manufacturing facility using Saera's technology and processes. It termed the partnership as one of the first of many steps for LML to transition into a 100 per cent ‘Make in India’ company by end of 2025.

"The manufacturing plant, which spans 2,17,800 square feet and has a capacity of 18,000 units per month, is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure. It’s prior excellence in manufacturing for global behemoths would offer a distinct edge in streamlining, scaling up, and providing world-class quality assurance to LML, making this a very promising collaboration,” it said in the statement

LML CEO Yogesh Bhatia said Saera was the company’s first choice because it holds unparalleled expertise and reputation with some of the world's premier auto brands. “With this alliance as we aspire to create a brand that is 100 per cent localised and has an impeccable quality assurance that is world-class. We foresee an immediate need for automakers to reduce their dependence on imports and build an infrastructure that is designed and capable to address the rapidly growing demand in India and the world over. We are confident that this partnership will be a stepping stone in our vision to redefine and reimagine the future of EV manufacturing in India to bring the country at par with global manufacturing standards.”