Force Motors gains; to form JV with Rolls-Royal Power to produce engines


Prasan Firodia, Managing Director, Force Motors

  Force Motors has moved higher by 5% to Rs 4,300 on BSE in noon deals after the company said it has entered into a non-binding term sheet with Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG (R-RPS) to form an Indian Joint Venture company for producing engines (for power generation and rail application), and complete power generation systems, including associated spare parts for Indian and global markets.

The company plans to build a dedicated facility under this joint venture at its existing premises at Chakan Pune, it added.

At 12:32 PM; the stock was up 4.4% at Rs 4,267 on BSE, as compared to 0.58% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. The trading volumes on the counter more than doubled with 152,000 shares changed hands on BSE so far against an average 47,000 shares traded daily in past two weeks.