Amara Raja commissions largest two-wheeler battery unit at Rs 700 cr investment

Amara Raja Batteries has announced commissioning the first phase of its Rs 700-crore two-wheeler battery manufacturing facility in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh.

The company claimed that it is the largest such facility in the country with 17 million units annual output.

In a statement, the company said the first phase of the plant will have a capacity of 5 million units and which will touch 17 million on completion of the entire project, taking the total capacity for two-wheeler batteries to 29 million units per annum.

“This plant is a step forward to boost capabilities to match global competitiveness. The advanced, high-speed assembly lines will help increase efficiency to drive higher productivity and shorter delivery times,” according to Amara Raja group chairman Ramachandra N Galla.

Hyderabad-based Amara Raja is a joint venture between the Galla Family and Johnson Controls of the US.

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