16th January 2023, New Delhi: Brakes India, a TSF Group company (part of the erstwhile TVS group) unveiled their Motor on Drum brakes for the passenger car segment, completely designed and developed by Brakes India, at the Auto Expo 2023 on January 12. The company, with over 60 years of expertise in the mobility space, also displayed their air braking system, iron castings and the aftermarket portfolio for both light and commercial vehicle segments.
“Aligning with the Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign for making India a self-reliant nation, team of engineers at Brakes India designed the software of motor on drum brakes in the home country. Right from the proto stage, all the activities like testing, development and manufacturing are in-house and a first in India. The product strengthens our footprint in the electric vehicle segment, for both domestic and international and has been validated in line with global braking norms. The design is compact and robust, and we are seeing tremendous interest from the market,” said Mr. K Vasudevan, President & Head, Light Vehicles Business, Brakes India Private Limited.
Brakes India's complete air actuation range from the compact air distribution unit to condensate separator with supreme oil separation efficiency, were also displayed at the expo. Air brakes are easy to service in the field and provide a highly scalable and versatile system.
“Our product range will span all the way from 9T LCVs to 60T tractor trailers across all use cases. With our vast field experience, we have made several patented improvements to the reliability and performance of these products. As the global market has limited choices today, Brakes India has a strong value proposition in this space. The team collected exhaustive field feedback/challenges, worked closely with fleet operators & drivers and benchmarked numerous products in the segment which led to the development of a product range that caters to the global commercial vehicle markets,” D Sridharan, President & Head, Heavy Vehicles Business, Brakes India Private Limited.