A Chinese EV maker Partners with Stellantis to Enter Indian EV Market

Leapmotor, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, is poised to enter the Indian market, following the footsteps of predecessors like MG and BYD. Teaming up with Stellantis, which recently acquired a stake in its global operations.

Partnering with Stellantis, a prominent player in the global automotive industry known for brands like Citroen and Jeep, Leapmotor gains substantial support for its Indian venture.

Strategic Partnership  with Stellantis

Navigating regulatory hurdles, especially concerning investments from bordering countries, is a common challenge for foreign companies eyeing India’s automotive sector.

Overcoming Regulatory Challenges

Stellantis’ significant investment of $1.6 billion in Leapmotor last year, securing around a 20 percent stake, has paved the way for a robust partnership.

Leveraging Stellantis Investment

While Stellantis has not officially commented on Leapmotor’s India plans, industry sources anticipate the introduction of budget-friendly electric cars, intensifying competition in the burgeoning green car segment.

Anticipated Impact on the Indian EV Market

The teamwork between Leapmotor and Stellantis marks a big step forward for electric cars in India. With their powers combined, they might bring new, affordable electric cars to Indian roads.