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The new planetary gear systems are a revolutionary component for Hybrid vehicles Schaeffler’s Local Boost for Green Shift with Planetary Gear Systems

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2024-06-25 | Pune

Schaeffler India, a leading motion technology company, has announced the launch of its innovative Planetary Gear System (PGS) from Schaeffler’s Hosur Plant. This solution is specifically designed for Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT) vehicles in India. This innovative product marks a significant step forward in the Indian automotive sector, aligning with the Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and the growing demand for hybrid vehicles.

PGS by Schaeffler India will not only enhance vehicle performance but also offer several benefits to OEM partners. By manufacturing these systems locally, we are offering a robust value proposition to our OEM partners. This local production ensures Schaeffler India brings its global innovation and quality to local OEM partners in India.

Harsha Kadam, Managing Director & CEO, Schaeffler India, commented on this milestone: "The launch of PGS represents a remarkable achievement for Schaeffler India. This innovation not only strengthens our commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative but also underscores our dedication to delivering superior motion technology solutions that meet the evolving needs of the automotive industry. Schaeffler’s global innovation, quality and technology enables us to bring this PSG systems made in India closer us to our OEM partners. We are proud to contribute to the growth of hybrid vehicles in India with products that enhance performance and sustainability."

Schaeffler’s advanced Planetary Gear System compliments hybrid automotive technology and ensures reduced emissions, improved mileage and provide versatile functionality, ensuring smooth operations and seamless gear shifts in hybrid vehicles.

Aashish Bhatia, President-Automotive Technologies, Schaeffler India, highlighted the nuances of the world-class technology: "Our Planetary Gear Systems are engineered to deliver optimal efficiency and smooth operation in hybrid vehicles. By supporting both series and parallel hybrid functionalities, as well as eCVT, we provide versatile solutions that cater to various hybrid configurations. This development marks a significant step in our journey towards promoting cleaner and greener automotive technologies."

The Planetary Gear Systems are engineered to support the changing consumer behavior and increasing demand for hybrid vehicles. This technology further strengthens our commitment to innovation and sustainability, as our new and improved gear systems are crucial in reducing the overall carbon footprint of the automotive industry. In addition to their application in hybrid vehicles, Planetary Gear System can be customized for use in E-axle variants, providing flexible solutions to meet the diverse needs of modern vehicle manufacturers.

Publisher: Schaeffler India Ltd
Country: India

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