TVS Motor Company appoints Prof. Venkat Viswanathan as Technical Advisor for Electric Mobility

TVS Motor Company appoints Prof. Venkat Viswanathan as Technical Advisor for Electric Mobility

Hosur Tamil Nadu India January 5, ANI NewsVoir TVS Motor Company, a reputed two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer worldwide, today announced the appointment of Professor Venkat Viswanathan as Technical Advisor for Electric Mobility at TVS Motor Company.

Prof. Viswanathan is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and is a global leader in advanced batteries for electric mobility.

Prof. Viswanathan is a recipient of numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation CAREER award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, ONR Young Investigator Award and MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Finalist.

Prof. Viswanathan brings a wealth of expertise in energy storage and Li-ion batteries, specifically to electric vehicles and planes. This association will enhance TVS Motor Company's battery technology capabilities and strengthen its commitment to offer best-in-class green mobility globally.

Speaking on the association, Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company, said: We are delighted to associate with Prof. Venkat Viswanathan, who will play an important role in guiding us in the electric mobility journey. He is a thought leader in the field of advanced battery technology. I am confident that this association with Prof. Viswanathan will reinforce our commitment to electrification. His major advances in battery technology will give us a competitive edge in the delivery of value for money, superior technology, and aspirational electric vehicles to meet the fast-evolving customer needs. Professor Venkat Viswanathan, Technical Advisor for Electric Mobility, TVS Motor Company, said I am excited to partner with TVS Motor Company to build a strong EV ecosystem. I look forward to working in great synergy with the company known for its pioneering technologies in future mobility. We will go miles to create a more sustainable EV ecosystem. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, he received his PhD at Stanford University and did postdoctoral studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a technical advisor and scientific advisory board member at QuantumScape, a company developing next-generation solid-state lithium-metal batteries for electric vehicles, and Chief Scientist at Aionics, a company that brings cutting-edge machine-learning methods for battery materials innovation.

TVS Motor Company is transforming itself into a digital age company with a connected, sustainable and electric brand. TVS Motor Company has made a lot of strides towards developing new products and technologies. The company has committed Rs. A good portion of the 1,000 crore has already been invested in that direction. The company is going to have a complete portfolio of two three-wheelers in the range of 5 -- 25 kW, all of which will be in the market within the next 24 months, with the aim of leading the way to electrification. The company has announced strategic partnerships with government bodies like CESL and public charging partners like Tata Power as a way of enabling a greener future and building a world-class public charging infrastructure.

The company acquired majority stakes in the EGO Movement, the European e-bike company, reaffirming its commitment to global sustainability and electrification. The company has recently announced the extension and expansion of a long-term partnership with BMW Motorrad for the development of new platforms and future technologies, including Electric Vehicles, which are specific to the two companies only.

TVS Motor Company is a reputed two and three-wheeler manufacturer and is the flagship company of the USD 8.5 billion TVS Group. We believe in championing progress through mobility. We take pride in making internationally aspirational products of the highest quality through innovative and sustainable processes, because of our 100-year legacy of Trust, Value, and Passion for Customers and Exactness.

At all our touch points across 70 countries, we strive to deliver the most superior customer experience. We are the only two-wheeler company to have received the prestigious Deming Prize. For five years, Power IQS and APEAL surveys were conducted. We have been ranked No. The Power Customer Service Satisfaction Survey has been in place for the last four years.


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