About TAV

Established in 2018, our team of passionate engineers, programmers, and designers are dedicated to transforming the ebike experience with our state-of-the-art electric powertrains.

As a pioneering Australian startup, we focus our expertise on researching and developing innovative electric powertrains to elevate your daily rides, offering unmatched comfort and performance.

Driven by a commitment to sustainable transportation, we aim to revolutionize urban mobility with eco-friendly solutions. Our vision is to enhance the efficiency, performance, and enjoyment of e-bikes, making every ride a thrilling and sustainable adventure.

Our journey is marked by rigorous testing, creative design, and cutting-edge technology. We are proud to be at the forefront of the e-bike industry, exemplifying the spirit of innovation and ingenuity that defines the startup ecosystem.


Nithesh Pushparaj

A native of Tamil Nadu, Nithesh always had dreams of becoming a pilot. His career began in academia and then moved on to engineering in the aeronautical department. Upon graduating in 2017, he moved to Australia as a result of the Australian government's initiative Supporting Innovation in South Australia.

A new journey of entrepreneurship began in 2019, when the Government of South Australia started the initiative and inviting participants to South Australia as part of the Flinders New Venture Institute's incubation program. Nithesh enrolled into this program and founded TAV systems with Vel.

Driven by an unquenchable thirst for innovation, Nithesh has always been at the forefront of technological advancements at TAV. His approach to powertrain systems has led to the development of ground-breaking solutions that are not only more efficient but also more environmentally friendly.

Nithesh is a visionary leader committed to pushing the boundaries of technology in the E-mobility manufacturing industry. With a passion for engineering and a relentless pursuit of excellence, he has been instrumental in the company's rapid growth and transformation.

Velmurugan Selvaraju

A Passionate Cyclist and an Aeronautical engineer from Anna University, Vel has worked in multiple domains since his high school until he started his first venture H&S Industries, in which he remained for few years to gain experience as an entrepreneur before reuniting with his college friend Nithesh Pusparaj to start TAV systems from South Australia.

As the founder of TAV, Vel plays a pivotal role in steering the company's strategic growth through business development and marketing endeavours. His extensive experience and innovative approach have been instrumental in establishing TAV as a prominent player in the powertrain manufacturing industry.

In his dual roles as a passionate cyclist and a powertrain manufacturer, Vel has brought about a powerful synergy. He understands the importance of integrating sustainability into the broader landscape of mobility. His work has not only made powertrains more efficient but has also significantly contributed to reducing the carbon footprint in the transportation sector.

Vel is a shining example of someone who has turned their passion into a purpose. His unwavering commitment to cycling and innovative contributions to powertrain technology have had a profound impact on operational efficiency and sustainable mobility.

With strong partnerships with the Government of South Australia, Flinders University, Ride For Freedom, the future of the powertrain manufacturing industry and TAV’s dedication to expanding the company's presence in the global market is making them a leader and innovator in the field.

TAV Journey

APR 2020
Company Incorporated in South Australia
NOV 2021
Signed Up with International Brand Partner for Launching DIY Kit in Australian Retail Market.
NOV 2021
Company Incorporated in India
MAY 2022
Inaugurated First Production Facility in India
OCT 2022
Successfully Launched Bottom Bracket Based Mid-Drive (BBMD250) Powertrain in International market
MAR 2023
Delivered 1st Order to Customer
NOV 2023
Launching Frame Integrated Mid-Drive (FIMD250 & FIMD500) Powertrain in International Market
Apr 2024
Mid-Drive Conversion Kit on Amazon India
May 2024
Established TAV Engineering