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Saietta partners with Tier 1 supplier Padmini VNA for Indian electric motor sales


Saietta Group, a specialist in Axial Flux Technology (AFT) electric motors, has today announced a landmark partnership agreement with Padmini VNA, one of India’s premier Tier 1 automotive suppliers.

The commercial agreement will see Padmini partner with Saietta to develop new and exciting opportunities in India’s fast-growing electric two-wheel market. Padmini’s customer base includes many of India’s revered two-wheeler OEMs including Hero MotorCorp, TVS, Bajaj Auto and Royal Enfield.

Commenting on the new partnership, Wicher Kist, Chief Executive Officer at Saietta Group, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Padmini as we introduce our axial-flux motor technology to the strategically important Indian market. The Indian two, three and four wheel mobility market is at an important crossroads. It’s time for the democratisation of zero-emissions mobility in India, starting with their most popular form of mobility – motorbikes and scooters.

“Our axial-flux technology offers a winning combination of class leading performance at the price required for the Indian market and is exceptionally durable and robust. This makes the AFT electric motors the go-to zero-emissions powertrain for 100cc+ motorbikes which is the next sector that will go electric in India.

“We were introduced to Padmini VNA by the UK Government’s Department of International Trade and, from that moment onward, we knew we had found the right partner.”

Established in 1991, Padmini has grown into a leading Indian Tier 1 automotive supplier for OEMs worldwide, specializing in the further advancement and innovation of emissions-reduction technologies.

With its high-tech, low-cost, low-voltage performance and exceptionally durable and robust characteristics, the Saietta AFT electric motors are the ideal powertrain for India’s rapidly expanding zero emissions motorbike and scooter market.