Brightskies Signs Protocols with Egyptian Carmakers to Develop First Egyptian Electric Bus
4 Feb 2021
With an aim to localize the manufacturing of future technological automotive parts in Egypt, Brightskies - an Egyptian company specialized in the development of embedded control systems for electric vehicles - signed 2 cooperation protocols with Egyptian carmakers ‘The Engineering Automotive Manufacturing Company’ (EAMCO) and ‘El Nasr Automotive Manufacturing Company’ (NASCO), to set the stage towards a more eco-friendly & technologically advanced transportation means for Egypt’s transportation industry future.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Hisham Tawfik, Minister of Public Business Sector, who welcomed the start of the cooperation and stated that it reflects Egypt’s keenness to maximize engagements with the private sector in light of the technological revolution happening within the electric car industry.
The first protocol between EAMCO and Brightskies sets the start of a cooperation to develop an electric bus prototype, where EAMCO will produce the bus and Brightskies will contribute to the development of the power battery pack and powertrain electronic control unit.
The second protocol, signed between NASCO and Brightskies, is a cooperation to kick-start a feasibility study between both parties in order to establish an R&D center for power battery packs, electric powertrain systems and other automotive subsystems based on Brightskies global expertise in this field. The protocol is expected to pave the way for the establishment of the first Egyptian R&D center for the electric car industry after the completion of the six-month feasibility study, with the location of the center to be agreed upon based on what the study will recommend, taking into account the potential of utilization of El-Nasr Automotive Company capabilities.
The signing of the two protocols is an ambitious step to deepen and emphasize the localization and manufacturing of technological components to the future of the Egyptian automotive industry and future.
The automotive industry is witnessing a technological revolution in Egypt within the coming period, with the introduction of autonomous driving cars, electric vehicles as well as connected cars, which will ultimately increase Egypt’s capability to further grow in the area of technological components in cars, mainly represented in electric circuits and software development, which has been a competitive edge for Egyptian engineering calibers.
Brightskies is a technology company and a digital transformation enabler that develops innovative, and cutting-edge software technologies and tools to revolutionize different industries and verticals including Automotive, Oil & Gas, Retail, Education, Banking, & Telecoms. For more information, please visit: https://brightskiesinc.com/