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Academy Series: EV Components that can be made in India & the Future of EV technology

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On Wednesday April 7 at 7 PM IST, Suhas Rajkumar, Founder of Simple Energy shall be presenting on the topic “EV Components that can be made in India & the Future of EV technology”. This session shall be held live on the Formula Bharat YouTube Channel.


The session will begin with the need to be self-sustainable amidst a lot of global competition with the available knowledge and human capital that we have. According to Suhas, “When such components are made in India, the price of these components decrease hence making it possible for mass adoption.”

  • Why do we need to develop components in the country and not import? Suhas shall talk about the existing market scenario.
  • The heart of an EV: An in-depth analysis on Battery, Motor, Controller, Battery Management System, Charger etc.

Suhas will also cover the following points as well with regards to the future of EV technology

  • Industry forecasts, what can be expected in the near future
  • Technological advancements
  • Manufacturing of affordable lithium-ion batteries,
  • Disruptive innovation to solve range anxiety
  • AI integration, and more…

About the Speaker:

The belief – “if you want to do it, do it now” – strongly motivates and drives Suhas Rajkumar, Founder and CEO of Simple Energy. His motivation, his will to make things happen, and the spirit to keep going, sets him apart from the crowd. He strongly believes that if you have an idea, small or big, that you should start working on it because you can never know if your imagination is on the cusp of becoming real.

His startup, Simple Energy, aims at building smart long-range affordable urban electric vehicles which are affordable and have a fast charging time. At Simple Energy, Suhas drives the company towards growth with his innovative ideas, strategy, design and passion for innovation. His goal is to make the firm a globally recognized Indian brand.

Suhas comes from a background in Architecture. He aspires to be an inspirational leader. He motivates his team to have a vision with clarity, because he believes that clarity is power. Suhas strongly believes in building a core team with people who are filled with passion and who can follow the vision path laid out.


About Simple Energy:

Going Electric is the preferred choice today because of the inherent efficiency that will shape urban commute and the cities of tomorrow. Addressing the same, Simple Energy is redefining electric mobility in India by providing long-range, smart, and affordable electric vehicles.

Simple Energy builds smart and economical electric vehicles which can travel to the moon and back without burning one’s pocket and has a fast-charging time, charging EV faster than phone charging. Headquartered in Bengaluru., Simple Energy envisions to upscale its electric mobility game by ensuring a clean, green, and responsible India.