Launches Valve Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Range of batteries

PUNE, India May 18, 2015: TATA AutoComp Systems GY Batteries Pvt. Ltd. (TGY), a joint venture between TATA AutoComp System, India’s leading auto component manufacturer and GS YUASA International, Japan inaugurated the manufacturing facility for VRLA batteries. The VRLA range of batteries from Tata Green Batteries are precision engineered from premium grade raw materials and made in its state-of-the art manufacturing plant at Ranjangaon near Pune. These batteries will be marketed under the brand name “Tata Green Batteries – Velocity Plus” and will be available in 3AH, 3.5AH and 5AH, which are suitable for most 2 wheeler brands of motorcycles and scooters/ scooterettes. The Velocity Plus batteries by Tata Green Batteries are designed to give higher ignition power to ensure instant start in all weather conditions. The Lead – Calcium alloy ensures longer life of the batteries. These batteries are high performance, compact, lightweight and long lasting. The batteries are also customized for today’s high performance bikes and scooters. Speaking on the occasion

Mr Ajay Tandon, MD & CEO of Tata AutoComp Systems said, “As the Indian automotive market is evolving, automotive manufacturers have to keep pace with consumer demands by upgrading their technology while matching global standards and local conditions. Tata AutoComp Systems, along with its partners, has always tried to be at the forefront in offering cutting edge technologies to our esteemed customers.”

Mr. Toru Bomoto-san, Director of GS Yuasa who flagged off the first consignment of the Velocity Plus VRLA batteries from Tata Green Batteries said “Our Joint Venture with Tata AutoComp Systems has grown over the years and I am very happy with the progress Tata Green Batteries has made. We at GS Yuasa are committed to support this JV with latest technology to ensure that customers in India have a choice of long lasting and superior automotive batteries.”

Mr. Arijit Dutta CEO, TATA AutoComp Systems GY Batteries added: “Recently the industry has seen a shift from conventional to VRLA range of batteries in the two wheeler segment. The Velocity Plus VRLA batteries from Tata Green Batteries are technologically superior, longer lasting, safe and designed keeping the Indian consumer’s demands in mind.”

About Tata AutoComp Systems:
Tata AutoComp Systems (Tata AutoComp Systems), promoted by the Tata Group, provides products and services to the Indian and Global automotive OEMs as well as Tier 1 suppliers. Tata AutoComp Systems has own capabilities in Automotive Interior & Exterior Plastics, Composites, Sheet Metal Stampings as well as Engineering and Supply Chain. Tata AutoComp Systems has 4 joint ventures in partnership with leading companies from the Global Auto Component Industry through which it manufactures and markets automotive components and systems like engine cooling solutions, automotive batteries, rear view mirrors, command systems, HVAC and suspensions for heavy commercial vehicles. Tata AutoComp Systems has 33 manufacturing facilities spread across India including two in China.

About Tata Green Batteries:
Tata AutoComp Systems GY Batteries Pvt Ltd (TGY Batteries); is a 50:50 joint venture between Tata AutoComp Systems and GS Yuasa International, Japan. Established in 2006, TGY offers comprehensive battery solutions to the Indian market with a focus on latest-technology in automotive and inverter batteries. Tata Green Batteries are available in the following ranges: Automotive Batteries: 25 AH to 200 AH; Two Wheeler Batteries: 2.5 AH to 9 AH (Conventional + VRLA); Inverter Batteries: 100 AH to 200 AH. Tata Green Batteries are available all over India through its wide distribution network of over 6500 retail outlets.

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