Exicom, a leading player in EV chargers and Lithium Ion batteries, has announced a partnership with Hero Electric to supply Battery Management Systems (BMS) for Hero Electric’s two-wheelers in India. BMS, which is called the brain of the EV, controls the performance and safety standards of the battery pack. Exicom informed that with its BMS, Hero Electric will be able to comply with AIS.156 safety standards, which are implemented from December 2022 and March 2023. Keeping in view the growing demand for EVs in the country, Hero Electric plans to buy 5 lakh units of Exicom BMS every year.
Remote health monitoring and multilevel security checks
Under this partnership, Exicom will provide Hero Electric with its intelligent BMS, which have been built with the latest technologies. Features such as remote health monitoring, multi-layered safety checks ensure that the battery is completely protected during operation. Apart from this, features like cell balancing, proprietary SOX algorithm increase the range of the two-wheeler and the life of the battery pack. Exicom has invested heavily in BMS development, advanced battery packaging technology and cell research. Exicom will support the largest electric two-wheeler manufacturers by in-house development of hardware and software and provide them with products and customization based on their requirements.
What did both the companies say?
Speaking on the partnership, Anant Nahata, MD, EXICOM, said, “We are delighted to associate with Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two wheeler brand, which continues to strive to bring eco-friendly two wheeler solutions to the country. Huh. We ensure superior performance and safety through the use of technology. Whereas, Hero Electric CEO Sohinder Gill said that BMS is the main focus of electric vehicles, we are constantly striving to improve its design and features. Together with our partner Exicom, we will come up with the safest and best performing battery systems.