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Schrader International Inc. has been awarded a significant contract for its tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) from Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Ltd., a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., one of India’s largest vehicle manufacturers.

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited manufactures and markets electric vehicles worldwide. As part of the agreement, Schrader will provide TPMS technology and the company’s advanced “snap-in” valve sensor to Mahindra Reva’s electric vehicle e2o. The TPMS-enabled e2o may be exported to the European market in 2014.

“We are very proud of our continued growth in the Indian market, and the positive relationship we’ve developed with Mahindra Reva,” says Schrader’s Managing Director (Electronics), Stephen McClelland.

“We source a majority of the leading car companies globally and to provide our TPMS technology for next generation electric cars of India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer is great news for our company. This order is a clear validation of our strategy to provide the best in TPMS technology to our customers in all global regions.”

Schrader says its mission is to provide customers with world-class technology, advanced manufacturing, and dedicated engineering support and customer service worldwide. Schrader continues to deliver innovation within its TPMS sensor technology by delivering additional features and fitment options.

For Mahindra Reva, Schrader has integrated pressure-sensing electronics alongside its special rubber “snap-in” tire valve. The patented technology provides significant benefits to vehicles manufacturers due to its ease and speed of assembly to wheel rims.

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