May 18 2015, marked the entry of TGY into VRLA battery segment for two-wheelers. The new facility will manufacture 3 AH, 3.5 AH and 5 AH batteries which will be marketed under the brand name ‘Tata Green Batteries – Velocity Plus’.
Toru Bomoto-san, Director of GS Yuasa flagged the first consignment of Velocity Plus VRLA Batteries and expressed his complete support with latest technology to deliver long-lasting, durable batteries in India. Ajay Tandon, MD & CEO, Tata AutoComp Systems Ltd., acknowledged the launch as a major step to address the evolving automotive market while matching global standards and local conditions.
Arijit Dutta, CEO, Tata AutoComp GY Batteries said that the batteries are technologically superior, safe and suitable for most two-wheeler brands. They have been developed keeping in mind the recent shift the industry has seen from conventional to VRLA batteries in the two-wheeler segment.
Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKML) in their Annual Supplier Conference held in Bangalore on 21st April 2015, honoured TATA AutoComp GY Batteries with “Zero Defect Supplies” award for 2014.
Tata Green Batteries got this milestone award (since 2011) for its constant endeavor for improvement in Quality and performance. TGY has emerged as one of the few suppliers of TKML who has passed all the stringent performance and aesthetics related parameters.