Sandhar Technologies Ltd has entered into a technical collaboration with Whetron Electronics (SUZHOU) CO. Ltd. to supply rear parking sensors, cameras, automatic parking, digital video recorders, warning systems, blind spot detection, anti- theft systems, tyre pressure monitoring, control modules, radars, head-up-display, USB chargers, battery management system, auto lighting etc. to the Indian automotive OEMs.
Jayant Davar, Founder, Co-Chairman and Managing Director of Sandhar Technologies Ltd., said that “the increased focus on safety and comfort of drivers and passengers, and the much anticipated regulatory changes make it imperative for us to be prepared to serve our customers with the latest technology products. As the passenger vehicle sales are expected to touch five million by 2020, this product category is an attractive business proposition. By aligning with one of the best players in the field, Whetron, we are ensured of the best technology”.
Founded in 1985, the Sandhar Group is a fast growing auto component major with over 6500 employees, 34 manufacturing plants, and subsidiaries in Spain, Mexico and Poland. Sandhar manufactures lock kits, mirrors, handles, latches, hinges, stamped and tubular components, plastic injected components, zinc and aluminium pressure die castings, relays, fuel level senders, operator cabins, canopies, housings, panels, switchboards, control cabinets, moulds, dies and structural parts for Off Highway vehicles. It also supplies steel wheel rims and assemblies, handle bars, clutch and brake panels to the two-wheeler manufacturers.
Whetron Group established in 1982 in Taiwan, with manufacturing bases in Taiwan, China and Thailand, and R & D Centres in Taiwan, China, Japan and Thailand, is a leading supplier of automotive electronics. The company supplies its products to many of the global vehicle manufacturers like Honda, Renault, Suzuki, Toyota, Hyundai, Mitsubishi Yamaha, Piaggio, PSA etc. for some of its products.