e-2W manufacturer WardWizard Innovations plans global R&D center in Singapore
Electric two-wheeler manufacturer WardWizard Innovations and Mobility has announced its plans to set up its first Global R&D headquarters in Singapore.
The company that makes Joy e-bike will establish the Centre and Global sales office under its wholly owned subsidiary Ward wizard Global Pte Ltd, in Singapore.
The state-of-art facility will holistically focus on research and development of two, three, and four-wheelers and technologically advanced EV products. The company will further expand its scope of research on cell chemistry, Pack Assembly, Battery Management Systems, Motors, and other EV components. It will also emphasize enhancing safety measures and developing new battery standards together with leading certification agencies for enhanced safety.
Yatin Gupte, Chairman & Managing Director, Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility, said, "Our Singapore-based new R&D centre will play a vital role in the evolution of the sector with its unparalleled research and innovation ability."
Singapore-based Sunkonnect will be the technical knowledge partner at the centre. The Centre of Excellence will be headed by Lakshman Gurazada as the Director of Operations. Moreover, under his guidance, the company will employ a talent pool of more than 30 scientists and engineers across the globe to design and develop global standards products in the EV sector. It will further expand its scope for research and development of new models.
The R&D headquarter will also work towards understanding the requirements of the local market in Southeast Asia and developing the products according to the last mile delivery operators. The company will also collaborate with leading global research institutions and companies in battery technology across Southeast Asia.