SMEV appoints five vertical heads

ANI | Updated: Jun 19, 2018 17:11 IST

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): SMEV, India's nodal body representing electric vehicle manufacturers, announced the setting up of five new verticals - Heavy Commercial Vehicles segment, Electric 3 Wheelers segment, Electric 2 Wheelers segment, Electric 4 Wheelers segment and Component Drive Train segment.
SMEV has also appointed five new heads for these verticals. Sushant Nayak of Tata Motors will be handling the Heavy Commercial Vehicles segment (E-buses, trucks); Sulajja Firodia Motwani of Kinetic Green will assist the Electric 3 Wheelers segment (E-rickshaw, L-5 auto E-Karts); Manu Sharma of Hero Electric will be spearheading Electric 2 Wheelers segment (E-cycles to high speed scooter, bikes); Pawan Sachdeva of Mahindra Electric will be responsible for the Electric 4 Wheelers segment (Car, LCV on 4 wheels) and Guruprasad Pudlapur of BOSCH will look after the Component Drive Train segment (charging infra, electrical, electronic components except battery).
They will be responsible for:
• Conducting research and meetings on category related affairs while representing SMEV
• Promoting and encouraging industry players to join SMEV
• Focusing on grey areas of any specific category issues
• Building a consensus among the category members on any category specific matter of management committee and present it on any forum/Platform
Sohinder Gill, Director of SMEV, said, "We are extremely happy to complete ten years of leading industry body representing electric mobility in nation. And, on this occasion, we warmly welcome our new Category Heads who will be responsible for their respective segments. World is warming up to the EV revolution and India is no different. Being at the forefront of electric mobility, we at SMEV will continue to take India towards a sustainable tomorrow."
Currently, SMEV has more than 40 members, including vehicle and component manufacturers. (ANI)