an electric bike brand has announced plans to strengthen its R&D and
manufacturing in Mysuru, Karnataka. By expanding its resources and with its
team working on its Connected Experience (CX) Platform and engineering and
design functions, Toutche has set the direction on future product development
The company is focused on building differentiated Intellectual
Property and Indigenous designs, charting the course for India's electric
has been developing its connected experience platform since late 2019, which
underpins the Heileo connected ebikes slated to go into Beta later this year.
company has also laid out a roadmap to unveil its new products – the first
fully connected ebike, designed and manufactured in India by Q2 2022. The
Heileo connected e-bikes will be powered by Toutche's CX Platform, the clean
fuel to the entire proposition.
company aims to accelerate its factory of future, with Industry 4.0
foundational technologies applied across the supply chain.
Kerakatty, CEO & Founder, Toutche said, "The one thing pandemic has
taught us all is to be self-reliant. The current EV ecosystem in India is
challenged and heavily reliant on imports. So, when we say 'Make in India', it
is not just about manufacturing in India, but most importantly engineering and
designing, which are the foundational blocks before we set out to manufacture
manufacturing & technology units are spread across Mysuru and Bengaluru,
with a current capacity to make 12,000 ebikes a year. Its new facility will
have a capacity of 25,000 ebikes / year with a scope to expand to over 100,000+
has recently hired people across its core functions – Industrial Designers,
eBike Engineers, Firmware Developers, Application (on Cloud) Developers,
Production managers, to support its plans.