Ampere Vehicles, the e-mobility arm of Greaves Cotton, on Monday launched its electric scooter Reo Elite, priced at Rs 45,099 (ex-showroom Bengaluru). It has been launched with advanced features such as LED digital dashboard, dual shock absorbers and USB charging point, among others.
The bookings for the 48V-20Ah battery scooter have began from Monday at an initial amount of Rs 1,999 through the Ampere Vehicles’ website and dealerships in Bengaluru, the Coimbatore-based auto firm said in a release. “Through Ampere, we are focused on building a portfolio of made-in-India and clean mobility solutions.
With extensive Greaves retail network and exclusive Ampere showrooms, we are well on-course to making our electric vehicles available across the country,” said Nagesh Basavanhalli, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Greaves Cotton Ltd. With successes in electric two-wheeler segment, Greaves has metamorphosed into complete auto ecosystem player with comprehensive offering of products, services and aftermarket support that straddle both ICE and EV segments, he said.
All customers booking the new vehicle will get original helmets for free as part of the safety promotion drive, it said. “We are constantly transforming our products with technological innovations. Reo Elite electric scooter will be a smart solution to affordable commute for the customers.
We are committed to designing and developing further range of trendy electric scooters,” said P Sanjeev, Chief Operating officer, Ampere Vehicles.
The Indian market has witnessed a range of Electric Scooters, with Hero Motocorp, TVS, and Bajaj Auto investing heavily in the electric two-wheeler segment. Now, the China-based Dao EVTech is all set to enter the Indian market with an investment of $100 million.
Lana Zou, Chief Operating Officer (COO), DAO EVTech said, "I'm sure that our product's designs will change the view of the audience at the very first look. We are making Internet Empowered Vehicles by developing and taking the new technologies into India for the first time.”
It is worth mentioning here that the Dao EVTech would be starting operations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with just 25 dealerships in the initial phase. However, it is planning to open about 300 dealerships across the country in a year.
(With inputs from PTI)