Bosch, IRP Systems strategic deal to produce e-mobility powertrain, Auto News, ET Auto
The partnership would bring together Bosch’s renowned automotive parts manufacturing capabilities and IRP’s innovative e-powertrain technology to deliver top quality, robust and affordable controllers for a variety of personal mobility OEMs in Europe and worldwide, the company said in media release.
Claude Alemany, head of Bosch EMS, GM, Mondeville plant, said, “This collaboration, spearheaded by the Bosch Israel team, enables Bosch to take part in complementary e-mobility markets and strengthen its position as a key player in the electronic manufacturing sector. This kind of collaborative effort is a good example of how Bosch’s expertise can be decisively beneficial to innovative companies that are looking to scale up their offering.”
According to the company statement, Bosch integrates all the industrial constraints of manufacturing and testing right from the design stages by offering a DfX (Design for eXcellence) service.
The industrialization and manufacturing of IRP’s products will be led by Bosch Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) business unit headquarters in Mondeville, France. EMS supports customers from small to large series in the automotive, industrial, health, energy, networks and aerospace markets, it added.
Moran Price, co-founder and CEO, IRP Systems, said, “This collaboration will help IRP to serve our European customers much better, with local manufacturing and superior supply safety. It will also enable us to significantly enhance our delivery capacity in order to accommodate the growing demand in our products worldwide.”
IRP’s TrueDrive Dynamic controllers will offer an outstanding ‘in-control’ driving experience, superior performance, reliability and efficiency, advanced functionality, and extensive customization options. Providing high-quality powertrain solutions that are key to the accelerated adoption of personal mobility, the release added.