JK Tyre and EKA Mobility joined for advanced mobility solutions

This collaboration between JK Tyre and EKA Mobility is Creating innovative EV tires to match the specific demands of electric vehicles, advancing sustainable and efficient transportation.

JK Tyre and EKA Mobility joined for advanced mobility solutions

Pune-JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., a tyre manufacture company has formed a strategic alliance with EKA Mobility, an electric vehicle manufacturer backed by equity partners Mitsui Co., Ltd. (Japan) and VDL Groep (Netherlands). This partnership reinforces JK Tyre's leading position in "Connected Mobility Solutions," highlighting an advanced cloud-based monitoring system.

In this partnership, JK Tyre will provide EKA's fleet with advanced EV tires featuring Connected Treel Sensors for live monitoring. They'll also offer 24/7 support via a dedicated team stationed at depots, providing assistance during journeys. Initially, the focus will be on EKA's Mumbai fleet, with future expansion to other cities planned.

Mr.Srinivasu Allaphan, Director-Sales & Marketing at JK Tyre & Industries, said, “At JK Tyre, we are at the forefront of industry transformation by offering cutting-edge technologies and products. We are glad to partner with EKA Mobility to offer comprehensive mobility solutions. This collaboration aligns with our commitment to innovation and excellence in tyre management, ensuring that our customers receive unparalleled service and support across their entire mobility needs. Additionally, it serves as a reminder of our dedication to environmental stewardship and product advancement.”

Mr.Vijaykumar Yelne, President of EKA Mobility, said, "This strategic partnership with JK Tyre is a significant step towards our vision of creating an ecosystem for Environment-Conscious Mobility. Both companies share a commitment to sustainability, and we look forward to collaborating JK Tyre’s expertise in tyre manufacturing with EKA’s innovative EV technology. Our combined expertise will pave the way for innovative solutions that not only enhance the performance of electric vehicles but also contribute to a greener and more sustainable future."

The collaboration is focused on the development and manufacturing of next-generation EV tires tailored to meet the unique requirements of electric vehicles. JK Tyre's mobility solutions effectively manage fleets for prominent brands nationwide, delivering peak performance and efficiency through groundbreaking product innovations.

EKA Mobility, known for its comprehensive approach to designing, manufacturing, and implementing technology in electric commercial vehicles, has unveiled a range of electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles customized specifically for the Indian market. Collaborating with JK Tyre, the partnership aims to advance EKA's commitment to sustainable mobility.

This collaboration boosts JK Tyre's position as a leader in Connected Mobility Solutions, offering a unique cloud-based monitoring system.