Source: Brakes India announcement

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Brakes India will display its global product line-up this week at IZB’22.

Part of the TSF Group, that derives its legacy from the erstwhile TVS group, Brakes India has been a leading Tier-1 braking systems supplier to renowned global OEMs for more than six decades. The company lays a deep focus on stellar engineering & design development, world-class quality, cost competitiveness, and superior customer centricity.

“Brakes India currently has significant export contracts to the European market across braking systems, ferrous castings as well as aftermarket friction and non-friction products. We are actively working with customers on new product development, including on EVs, where we are able to provide best in class efficiency, light weighting and noise free braking. Our customers choose to work with us due to our long-term commitment and predictable way of working, with co-located warehouses, world-class quality systems & quality performance and sustainable practices in business & for the environment,” said Mr. Sriram Viji, Managing Director, Brakes India.

Alongside the braking, friction and foundry products, the company will also display its composites portfolio under the brand Leggaro Composites. The composites business has a rich Italian Motor Valley heritage and combines the strength of Mind Composites and strong manufacturing support from the TSF Group. The company is a certified tier-1 supplier of composite parts to many car manufacturers and caters to the luxury mobility, motorsports, medical and industrial domains.

“Through Leggaro, we are looking at scaling up manufacturing of high quality, light weight, aesthetic components to serve the increasing demand for composites. Within this year, Leggaro’s new plant in Chennai will begin serial production and supply of carbon fibre components to the European market, providing a low-cost base and making composite components more accessible in the market,” Sriram added.

About the TSF Group:

The TSF Group houses the companies managed by the T S Santhanam family, whose lineage stems from the erstwhile TVS Group. The group has diverse investments across financial services, automotive components, vehicle dealerships and parts distribution. The group portfolio includes Sundaram Finance, Sundaram Finance Holdings, Sundaram Home Finance, Royal Sundaram, Brakes India, Wheels India, Turbo Energy, Sundaram Motors, Axles India, Madras Auto Service and IMPAL, few of which are publicly listed entities. The group has revenues of ∼€2.5 billion, employs more than 37,000 people across 1100 locations and is renowned for its long-term business outlook, corporate governance, sustainability and social responsibility.