5th Sep 2019 5:38 pm
The bike maker has said the electric scooters will be manufactured at a facility in Bilaspur, Haryana.
The Gurgaon-based bike maker, Rissala Electric Motors, today made its debut in India’s electric mobility industry with the launch of its Evolet electric vehicles – Polo, Derby, Pony and Warrior.
The vehicles, priced from Rs 39,000 to Rs 59,999, were launched by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways. Gadkari said, “The government is aggressively promoting renewable resources and electric vehicles to curb pollution. We will do everything that is necessary to make the transition from fuel-based to electric vehicles as smooth as possible. The demand is very high as people are now aware of its benefits and the harmful effects of fossil fuels on the environment and human beings. We are working on a multi-pronged approach and hope that soon India will have cleaner air to breathe.”
The Polo e-scooter has two variants – the EZ (48V/24Ah lead-acid battery) and Classic (48V/24Ah lithium-ion battery), priced at Rs 44,499 and Rs 54,499, respectively
The Derby e-motorcycle has a max speed of 25kph and a range of 60km. The Derby has a waterproof brushless DC electric motor and comes in two variants – EZ (60V/30Ah lead-acid battery) and Classic (60V/30Ah lithium-ion battery), priced at Rs 46,499 and Rs 59,999, respectively.
The third e-scooter is the Polo Pony, which has a maximum speed of 25kph and does 60km per charge. It too has two variants – EZ (48V/24Ah lead-acid battery) and Classic (48V/24Ah lithium-ion battery), priced at Rs 39,499 and Rs 49,499, respectively.
In the initial phase, the company is targeting Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana markets. Countrywide availability will happen over the next two months, according to the company. The electric scooters will be manufactured at a facility in Bilaspur, Haryana, which is spread over 1,00,000 square feet.
The company also showcased Warrior electric quad bike that delivers 3kW power, a maximum speed of 60kph, a reverse speed of 20kph, and a range of 50km per charge. The Warrior is available with 72V/40Ah lithium-ion battery and costs Rs 1.4 lakh.
According to the company, the top-end version of these e-scooters are IOT-enabled and powered by the Evolet app, which provides information such as battery health, battery status, GPS and security tracking, and service due notification. The company is also offering a fast charger that can charge the battery within 3 hours.
All prices, ex-showroom, India