Okinawa ramps up manufacturing capacity with its second facility in Bhiwadi
One of India's leading E2W manufacturer Okinawa Autotech has commenced operations at its second manufacturing unit located in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. With this facility as a hub of modernization and technology with top-notch infrastructure and machinery, the company claims to have geared up for the next level of innovation in E2W manufacturing.
"This development, amongst our other initiatives, is a testament to our unrelenting commitment towards our vision of 'Made in India, Made for India. The market is evolving at a fast pace, and the ramped-up capacity will undoubtedly aid us in bolstering the mass transition to e-mobility with a diverse and innovative product portfolio", said Mr. Jeetender Sharma, MD, and Founder of Okinawa Autotech.
"Furthermore, it will tremendously help in achieving our ambitious plans to remain market leaders in the Indian EV industry while also assisting in the much-needed transition to clean energy", he added.
The brand is significantly expanding its local manufacturing portfolio in India and is all set to cater to the double-digit growth out of increasing demand for E2Ws in the country. The expanded production capacity will enable the company to not only meet local demand but also exports.
Okinawa will be manufacturing close to 3 lakh EVs per year at the new plant, which will eventually be increased to a capacity of 1 million in the next 2-3 years, according to the company. It will be investing close to ₹ 250 crore in the development of its new facilities and will be making further gradual strategic investments to scale up the production.
The company's previous plant, located in Alwar, Rajasthan has an annual capacity of 1,80,000 units. In order to meet the growing demand for its e-scooters, Okinawa has a well-knit dealership network with over 400 centers catering to the metro as well as tier 2, tier 3, and rural markets in the country. Recently, the company has also introduced two 'Okinawa Galaxy stores, the state-of-the-art experience centers in Dehradun and Jaipur.