Euler Motors, a key player in the electric commercial vehicle (EV) sector, has announced the appointment of Anal Vijay Singh as VP Manufacturing & Plant Head. Singh, a veteran in the auto industry with a career spanning 35 years, previously served as the Plant Head at Pantnagar Works, Tata Motors Limited, overseeing large-scale production and supply chain operations for Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV).
Euler Motors has emerged as a significant player in the commercial EV sector, ranking third in 3-wheeler commercial EV sales during the last quarter of CY2023. The appointment of Anal Vijay Singh reflects the company’s commitment to establishing an advanced EV manufacturing hub to meet the rising demands in the sector.
In his role, Singh will lead the cutting-edge facility in Palwal, Haryana, and focus on seamless tech integration, manufacturing, and supply chain processes. He will be instrumental in achieving the plant’s annual capacity of 35,000 units and will oversee tasks related to facility planning, cost optimization, quality planning, and manufacturing excellence. Singh’s leadership will incorporate principles of Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management (TQM), and Safety, Quality, Productivity, Delivery, Cost, Morale, and Environment (SQPDCME) to ensure the facility’s state-of-the-art status.
Speaking about the appointment, Saurav Kumar, Founder & CEO, Euler Motors, said, “His expertise will add immense value to our manufacturing operations and will prove to be a game-changer in expediting our time to market. We’re on the brink of a transformative phase, set to revolutionize EV manufacturing and with Anal’s wealth of experience, we look forward to integrating processes that will help us redefine EV manufacturing benchmarks. We are committed in our journey towards realising our vision of electrifying the future of commercial mobility.”
Gaurav Kumar, Head of Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Euler Motors shared, “The appointment of Anal Vijay Singh as VP Manufacturing & Plant head at Euler Motors marks a pivotal moment for us. His knowledge and experience will play a crucial role as we set a new yardstick in green manufacturing and implement the industry’s best practices, boosting our output and ensuring top-quality vehicles tailored for the Indian market. With his leadership, coupled with our strategic investments in capacity expansion, we’re geared to meet the increasing demand, expanding our market presence nationwide.”
Commenting on his appointment, Anal Vijay Singh, Plant Head, Euler Motors, said, “Stepping into this new role at Euler Motors marks an exciting chapter in my professional journey. In a remarkably brief period, Euler Motors has made substantial leaps forward in the EV sector in the country, and I’m thrilled to be part of this growth story. Together with Euler Motors I look forward to leading the charge in the commercial EV space. Our focus on innovative manufacturing practices sets the stage for a significant transformation through innovation, and I’m excited to be at the forefront of this exhilarating shift.”
In his previous role, Singh achieved milestones such as establishing the manufacturing facility for Tata’s flagship SCV platform and successfully launching various BS6 small commercial vehicles, including India’s first SCV Electric vehicle, Ace EV. He holds certifications under the 1000 Visionary SME Programme (2015-16) and has served in various responsible positions, including being a Board Member of the National Board for Quality Promotion (NBQP), QCI, and a Special Invitee to the CII Uttarakhand State Council.