WardWizard Innovations and Mobility Ltd (BSE Code: 538970) – one of the leading manufacturers of electric two-wheelers brand ‘Joy e-bike’, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gujarat government to invest Rs. 500 crore. The agreement aims to foster the growth of the electric vehicle industry and meet the government’s vision of strengthening green mobility in the state.
The signing ceremony of MoU with the Gujarat Government took place as part of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022 in Gandhinagar in presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel and Mr. Yatin Gupte, Chairman and Managing Director, Wardwizard Innovations and Mobility Limited. Several senior government dignitaries and officials from the company were also present.
As part of the agreement, WardWizard would invest Rs.500 crores on research and development of electric 2 & 3 wheelers, setting up the motor assembly at Vadodara’s facility, and developing EV ancillaries to manufacture raw materials. The company will also generate more than 6000 jobs in the state.
Elaborating on the MoU, Mr Yatin Gupte, Chairman & Managing Director, Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd., said, “The investment would help in strengthening the development and boost the ‘Make-in-India’ vision while promoting local vendors during this electric mobility revolution. The supply chain is under immense pressure with the growing demand for electric vehicles, especially two-wheelers. EV Ancillary will work as a solution and ease the supply chain while decreasing the dependency on imports. As we are at the cusp launching our new high-speed two-wheelers and electric three-wheelers, the investment will help in reinforcing our R&D and marketing activities.”
About EV Ancillary
EV Ancillary is a unique concept and a solution by WardWizard Innovations and Mobility Ltd., to eliminate the ongoing problems of raw materials supply for electric vehicle manufacturing.
Under the concept, manufacturing partners will be invited to set up their production unit for developing ancillaries under one roof to manufacture essential components like Motor, Battery, Chassis, Steal parts, Chargers, Controllers, etc. WardWizard will be supporting them by providing ultra-modern facilities including land, human resource and other essential resources.
EV Ancillary will facilitate the growth of the EV industry by reducing the issues of supply chain dependency on imports. It will further benefit from the constant availability of raw materials at competitive pricing. It will also allow our partners to supply the raw material to other OEMs of the industry.
WardWizard Innovations and Mobility has recently doubled its annual production capacity from one lakh units to two lakh units in a single shift with the new automatic assembly line at the Vadodara manufacturing plant. Company will soon introduce its new range of high-speed electric scooters by the end of the current fiscal.
WardWizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd is a leading auto manufacturing company in the Electric Vehicle (EV) segment under the brand name Joy E-Bike. Being the first listed entity on BSE in Electric Vehicle manufacturing, it is mainly focused on the growth potential in the Indian EV segment to provide clean and greener alternatives to the existing usage of mobility, aligned with its philosophy of driving a positive change. Through Joy E-Bikes, the Company has been providing a greener alternative to traditional fuel-driven bikes. It has footprints in more than 25 major cities across India and aspires to boost this number throughout the country.