Okinawa Autotech enters European market with R&D center in partnership with Tacita
– Okinawa Autotech has announced plans to invest 25 million Euros in the development of new products, including an in-house e-powertrain. The company will soon unveil an electric cruiser motorcycle, designed at the R&D center in Italy in partnership with Tacita.
– The new product development and investment in an e-powertrain will help the company provide world-class technology to customers. The company will launch the electric cruiser motorcycle in the coming months, which will be equipped with the latest EV technology and best-in-class performance in the motorcycle segment globally.
New Delhi, January 25, 2023: Okinawa Autotech, a leading Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturer, announced the opening of its first European R&D center in Italy in partnership with Tacita, with a total investment of 25 million Euros over the next three years. The center will be headed by Tacita Co-Founder Pierpaolo Rigo and will work in collaboration with Okinawa’s local R&D team in India.
The center will bring together some of the best talent in the industry to optimize product performance and design. Both Okinawa and Tacita aim to provide world-class technology to customers. The center will focus on new product development, upgrading existing products and developing a new e-powertrain for future products. The center will employ nearly 50 specialists from India and around the world and the company plans to start an employee exchange program with Tacita to enhance employee skills both domestically and internationally.
The first product to be designed at the global center will be an electric cruiser motorcycle, set to be unveiled in India in the coming months, equipped with the latest EV technology and top-notch performance in the motorcycle segment globally.
Jeetender Sharma, MD & Founder, of Okinawa Autotech said, “As a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles in India, the company is focused on strengthening the EV ecosystem. The company has invested Rupees Five Billion along with our key stakeholders towards the development of new products, manufacturing facilities, network expansion and brand building over the last five years. Setting up the global R&D centre showcases our ambition to bring the best technologies from the entire world to our Indian customers. The centre will be working on developing futuristic technologies for next-gen electric vehicles. We appreciate the support received from our partner Tacita in developing our first high-speed electric cruiser motorcycle for the Indian and global market. We are excited to bring this product to India to help us further strengthen our presence in electric two-wheeler industry.”