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Ather to enter Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune in July 2020

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Ather has already announced its plan to enter 10 cities by the end of this financial year and be present in a total of 24 cities in the year that follows. For this year, the cities at the top of Ather's priority list are Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune, and we now have word that the company will simultaneously enter these cities in July 2020.

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Ampere Electric Vehicles accelerates its presence in India
Opens two new EV dealerships in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: February 19, 2020:
Ampere Electric Vehicles, a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, is accelerating its presence in India with the announcement of opening two new EV dealerships in Delhi-NCR. These new showrooms will strengthen Ampere Electric’s presence in the city.

Speaking on this occasion, P Sanjeev, Chief Operating Officer, Ampere Electric Vehicles said, “We are excited to launch two new dealerships in Delhi-NCR. Ampere Electric scooters with a comprehensive nationwide network of Service and 200+ dealerships, are designed to create an exhilarating driving experience for last-mile commuters while consciously cutting down on pollution. The opening of these two new dealerships in the national capital, reinforces Ampere’s mission of reaching out to millions at the bottom-of-the-pyramid with smart sustainable & affordable solutions”
Commuters can now buy stylish range of electric scooters from Ampere Electric’s existing and upcoming range from their new showrooms located at Karol Bagh and Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi. Ampere Electric’s e-scooters include the fast-selling hi-speed EV ‘Zeal’ - along with medium to optimum city speed models like Reo Elite, V-48 LA, Magnus 60, Reo LA and REO Li.
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Piaggio Launches Ape E-City In Vijayawada; Opens Its first Ape Electric Experience Centre



Piaggio India has announced the launch of its Ape E-City electric rickshaw in the city of Vijayawada, priced at ₹ 1.96 lakh (ex-showroom, Vijayawada). The electric three-wheeler was launched during the inauguration of the company's first Ape Electric Experience Centre showroom, to give customers a first-hand experience of the new product. Piaggio launched the Ape Electrik range (goods) and Ape E-City (passenger) electric three-wheelers in December 2019, but as of now, only the former has been launched in Vijayawada. The e-Auto is powered by a 4.7 kWh lithium-ion battery and it can offer around 70-80 km range on a full charge.



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Hero Electric opens new dealership in Pune, sells 24 vehicles on the first day
  • Hero Electric now has 630+ touchpoints across India
  • The dealership will sell the entire range of scooters in both low-speed and high-speed category
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Shri. Ravee Dhotre, Hon’ble District Governor, Rotary International at the inauguration of Hero Electric e-Galaxy Motors in Pune City​

Pune, March 6, 2020:
Biggest electric vehicle brand in India, Hero Electric today announced the opening of its new 3S (sales, service and spare) dealership – e-Galaxy Motors - in Pune. It was inaugurated by Shri Ravee Dhotre, Hon’ble District Governor, Rotary International. The dealership would have highly trained and qualified professionals ensuring the highest levels of after-sales service and solutions to customers.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric said, “We are committed to delivering the best EV products in the two-wheeler category across India. Our dealer network is highly important to us as they create awareness around electric mobility and its benefits. We are glad to have e-Galaxy Motors as our partner in Pune area and look forward to having a long-term relationship with them. We are an ambitious brand and will continue to strengthen our dealer network year by year and be present in the most interior parts of the country.”

On its opening day, e-Galaxy Motors saw the presence of over 200 people and sold 24 electric vehicles to. The dealership would be equipped with the latest offerings from Hero Electric across low-speed and high-speed category in and around the Pune area.

Hero Electric will continue to innovate in this space and lead electric mobility in the country and has robust plans to take its current 620 touchpoints to 1000 by end of 2020 and make the brand accessible even in the most interior parts of the country. The company has aggressive investment plans in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually, with a focus on low-speed scooters for last mile connectivity. Furthermore, the brand has also tied up with leading financial institutions to offer customers attractive financing options and flexible payment period and to give empowering its to better manage their cash flows and in turn sell more electric vehicles.

Please find below the details on e-Galaxy Motors:

e-Galaxy Motors:
Thube Park, Next to Sancheti Hospital
Shivajinagar, Pune
Phone: 8669699953/54

About Hero Electric India:


HERO ELECTRIC is a pioneer of electric mobility and the largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer in India. The company has set up a manufacturing unit at Ludhiana, Punjab, with a total installed capacity of 100,000 units per annum. Hero Electric currently has over 610 sales and service outlets spread across the country, including top metros, min-metros, and even smaller towns.

Hero Electric launched the first Lithium-ion based electric scooter in India and introduced the unique concept of charging stations for anywhere and everywhere usage. With close to 300,000 electric two-wheelers in India, the company has been delivering sustainable mobility solutions for the past 12 years. It continues to play a significant role in developing the EV market in the country.

Hero Electric has been at the forefront of the electric two-wheeler revolution in India and encourages all to switch to electric mobility. It is committed to its philosophy of the #SmartMove by actively working towards generating awareness to curb air pollution through the umbrella campaign #CodeGreen.


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Hero Electric opens 3 new dealerships in Bengaluru
  • Hero Electric now has 630+ touchpoints across India
  • The dealership will sell the entire range of scooters in both low-speed and high-speed category
New Delhi, March 17, 2020:
Biggest electric vehicle brand in India, Hero Electric today announced the opening of three new dealerships in the Bengaluru Area to further strengthen its presence in the city. The three new dealers – Jaideep Motors, Pulse Electrochem and VRS Motors – are 3S (sales, service and spare) equipped dealerships and has a team of well-trained and qualified professionals ensuring the highest levels of after-sales service and solutions to customers.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric said, “In-line with our commitment to providing the best EV products in the two-wheeler category across India, we have added two new state-of-the-art dealerships – Jaideep Motors, Pulse Electrochem and VRS Motors – in Bengaluru. Bengaluru is a very important market for us, from both a geographical and business point of view and we are confident that our partnership with the new dealerships will enable us to strengthen awareness around electric mobility and its benefits in the region. We take pride in our dealer network and will continue to strengthen it year by year and be present in the most interior parts of the country.”

This expansion is part of the company’s plans to take its total number of customer touchpoints across India to 1,000 by the ends of 2020. To better help the existing and potential customers understand the benefits of electric two-wheelers, Hero Electric has fostered the teams at both the dealerships to a holistic training program. The purpose of this training was to help the sales team to understand and then educate customers on the benefits of lithium-ion offerings from Hero Electric. Some of the benefits include:

  • High energy density - Electric vehicles need a battery technology that has a high energy density, providing 10 times longer life than other technologies and last longer.
  • Self-discharge – Lithium-ion cells self-discharge rate is typically around 5% in the first 4 hours after being charged, which is much lower than that of other rechargeable making it quick and smooth.
  • Low maintenance - One major lithium-ion battery advantage is that they do not require any maintenance to ensure their performance, making the scooters efficient.
  • No requirement for priming- Some rechargeable cells need to be primed when they receive their first charge. There is no requirement for this with lithium-ion batteries.
  • Light Weighted – Providing almost 10 times more energy than other technologies, lithium-ion batteries are half the mass, reducing concerns about the kerb weight of scooters
  • Pollution – As the need of the hour is green mobility alternatives, Li-ion battery is a great replacement.
Hero Electric offers attractive and value for money lithium-ion models across low-speed and high-speed category. As the leading electric vehicle brand, Hero Electric realizes that for EVs play a substantial role in protecting the environment lithium-ion batteries need to be more popularized and be offered in vehicles that are affordable. Hero Electric does that through assembling and quality-checking their lithium-ion batteries at their Ludhiana facility to make it India adaptable and as a result they last up to 5 years. Furthermore, lithium-ion batteries used by Hero Electric in their products are ultra-portable and have a maximum weight of 8kgs. Enabling users to combat the range anxiety associated with electric vehicles, these batteries can be conveniently charged at any 3-pin socket plug adding a dose of practicality for everyday users.

The company has aggressive investment plans in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually, with a focus on low-speed scooters for last mile connectivity. Furthermore, the brand has also tied up with leading financial institutions to offer customers attractive financing options and flexible payment period for a seamless experience of owning a Hero Electric vehicle.

Please find below details on the 3 new dealerships:

Jaideep Motors:
No. 162/1, Konappana Agraharam, Hosur Road,
Electronic City, Bengaluru (Bangalore) Urban Bangalore, Karnataka – 560100

VRS Motors:
77, Bethel Nagar, Ayyappanagar, K R Puram,
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560049

Pulse Electrochem:
No.60/2, 2Nd Main Road, Industrial Town, Rajajinagar
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560044

About Hero Electric India:

HERO ELECTRIC is a pioneer of electric mobility and the largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer in India. The company has set up a manufacturing unit at Ludhiana, Punjab, with a total installed capacity of 100,000 units per annum. Hero Electric currently has over 610 sales and service outlets spread across the country, including top metros, min-metros, and even smaller towns.

Hero Electric launched the first Lithium-ion based electric scooter in India and introduced the unique concept of charging stations for anywhere and everywhere usage. With close to 300,000 electric two-wheelers in India, the company has been delivering sustainable mobility solutions for the past 12 years. It continues to play a significant role in developing the EV market in the country.

Hero Electric has been at the forefront of the electric two-wheeler revolution in India and encourages all to switch to electric mobility. It is committed to its philosophy of the #SmartMove by actively working towards generating awareness to curb air pollution through the umbrella campaign #CodeGreen.


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OKINAWA SHUTS DOWN ITS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS AMIDST COVID 19 BREAKOUT
Gurugram, March 24, 2020:
Okinawa, a leading an electric 2-wheeler manufacturing company with a focus on Make in India today announced precautionary measure as it diligently monitors current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Okinawa has put all its manufacturing operations on Hold until further notice amidst the Covid 19 breakout. The duration of this shut down will depend upon the government policy.

Okinawa had already initiated Work from Home for their office-based workforce to maintain business continuity and also for their safety.

All workers in the manufacturing unit will be on paid leave. As a practice, Okinawa always gives priority to the health of its workforce and encourages everyone to keep their spirits high in these tough times.

Okinawa also wants to put its solidarity behind those who got affected by this deadly virus. Also, we are sure that as a company and society we will bounce back with greater spirit and energy.
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Zypp marks its foray in battery swapping for EVs; installs 20 battery swapping stations

With battery swapping stations, Zypp’sriders can swap within 3 minutes

New Delhi, March 30, 2020
: One amongst India’s fastest-growing green tech start-ups, Zypp, announced its foray in battery swapping to facilitate electric mobility. As part of the latest development, Zypp has installed 15 swapping stations across Gurgaon. As a consequence, more users will now be able to confidently opt for EVs, without worrying about the range of battery coverage.

Despite its environment-friendly attribute, limited charging infrastructure for EVs has been a key impediment to its mainstream adoption. With the battery swapping alternative, users will no longer have to wait to charge batteries or stress about discovering the charging stations that are few and far between. With the latest development, users can simply opt for a battery swap option via the Zyppapp and get a swap within 3 minutes and continue to ride e-bikes for another 75kms without breaking.

Commenting on the latest development, Rashi Agarwal, Co-Founder of Zypp said, “At Zypp, we are driven with a vision of enabling greener and futuristic means of everyday commute through Zypp e-scooters serving the delivery segment who have a 100-120km running requirement daily. For long, users have refrained from taking to EVs due to limited charging infrastructure. Driven to change that, we have installed 20 battery swapping stations across key hot-spots in Gurgaon. Through battery swapping, users can hit the roads in just three minutes for another 75kms. We are affirmative that the same would help more users take on electric mobility, especially with the growing emphasis on solo commuting options,delivery segment and look forward to an affirmative response.”

With the launch of Zypp Battery Swapping stations, the green tech start-up has resolved the challenge of charging infrastructure that also could have limited a user’s trip. Fitted with IoT locks, Lithium Ion batteries, Zypp e-bikes can be hired remotely via the app. Upon completion of the trip, users need to park these e-scooters in the Zypp parking points only which ensures complete safety of these scooters at all times.

In the present times of social isolation, Zypp e-scooters make it easier for users to travel solo in a greener way while avoiding means of public transportation and also is giving essential good services companies like Zomato, Swiggy an electric way to deliver when fuel is becoming scarce due to supply chain issues. Now with battery swapping stations available in the vicinity, more number of delivery riders, homeowners, guards, college students, young professionals and others would be willing to take on electric mobility solutions presented by Zypp.

About Zypp (earlier Mobycy)

Incepted in the year 2017, Gurgaon-based Zypp (earlier Mobycy) is India’s first electric scooter sharing app present across 3 Indian cities, live with over 1000+ e-scooters, e-bikes. As a Green Tech Company, Mobycy is bringing the unique e-scooter sharing concept in India. Propelled with the vision of making India a greener and sustainable nation, Mobycy presents daily commuters with smart electric scooters, e-bikes for short-mile connect, reducing the carbon footprint and reducing traffic congestion in cities.
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About 15% EV dealers to shut shop post lockdown

CHENNAI: More than 200 dealers or 15% of the 1,400 odd electric vehicle dealerships across the country will likely shut down once the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted, said the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), the apex body for the EV industry.

EV manufacturers say most dealerships of two wheelers and e-rickshaws, particularly in tier -3 or 4 towns, are owned by first time entrepreneurs who don’t have the financial bandwidth to survive this crisis.
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Hero Electric announces special online offer on entire range of Electric Scooters
  • Flat discount of INR 5,000 applicable across the entire range, INR 3,000 on Glyde Push Scooter and Velocity E-Cycle
  • Offer valid from 17th April till 15th May, available PAN India
New Delhi, April 18, 2020:
Biggest electric vehicle brand in India, Hero Electric today announced its exciting online sales scheme on its entire range (excluding Flash lead-acid low speed model). The scheme is limited to all online bookings made starting from 17 April till 15 May 2020. The booking amount is fixed at INR 2,999, irrespective of the model, which is non-refundable except if the national lockdown extends beyond June. Customers can take delivery of vehicles any time after the lockdown opens and up to June end.

All customers who book any Hero Electric scooter would avail an instant cash discount of INR 5,000 while customers of Glyde and e-Cycle would get a cash discount of INR 3,000. In addition to this, cash benefit of INR 1,000 will be offered to existing customers for reference purchase. This scheme in only available for bookings made online. The current portfolio of Electric scooters from Hero Electric includes Flash, Nyx, Optima, Photon, Flash, Dash and also the ER (Extended Range) variants along with Glyde and E-Cycle, which are also powered by high quality lithium-ion batteries.

In the current scenario, while people maintain social distancing, the environment is slowly healing itself. The most significant change that India has seen in the environment is the improvement in air quality due to less dust and air pollution. In its endeavor of making the country greener with ‘Zero Pollution’ transportation, Hero Electric saw this opportunity to further urge people to switch to electric mobility to maintain a healthy and sustainable environment. Hero Electric as a brand that promotes eco-mobility and environment conservation wants to keep this trend alive. This special scheme comes from the brand is introduced to encourage people to adopt eco-friendly mobility options to keep the nature healthy.

Talking about the offer, Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric said, “Covid's unfortunate crisis has revealed how quickly a microscopic virus can play havoc with the life and health of citizens whose lungs are already compromised due to air pollution. The few days of absence of polluting vehicles have also had a pleasing effect of clearer sky and nature bouncing back with rare birds chirping. I strongly believe that customers are now tending to switch to cleaner transportation, and we are adding a little sweetener through the "Online" offer to gently nudge them to do so. As pioneers of electric mobility in India, our mission is “No Emission” transportation and this exclusive scheme echoes our decision to keep our mother nature clean and green.”

Hero Electric has a customer base of 2.5 lacs and will continue to innovate in this space and lead electric mobility in the country. The company is doubling its capacity and is planning to take its current 600 touchpoints to 800 by end of 2020 and make the brand accessible even in the most interior parts of the country. The company has aggressive investment plans in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually, with a focus on low-speed scooters for last mile connectivity. Furthermore, the brand has also tied up with leading financial institutions to offer customers attractive financing options and flexible payment period and to give empowering its to better manage their cash flows and in turn sell more electric vehicles.

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About Hero Electric India:
HERO ELECTRIC is a pioneer of electric mobility and the largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer in India. The company has set up a manufacturing unit at Ludhiana, Punjab, with a total installed capacity of 100,000 units per annum. Hero Electric currently has over 610 sales and service outlets spread across the country, including top metros, min-metros, and even smaller towns.

Hero Electric launched the first Lithium-ion based electric scooter in India and introduced the unique concept of charging stations for anywhere and everywhere usage. With close to 300,000 electric two-wheelers in India, the company has been delivering sustainable mobility solutions for the past 12 years. It continues to play a significant role in developing the EV market in the country.

Hero Electric has been at the forefront of the electric two-wheeler revolution in India and encourages all to switch to electric mobility. It is committed to its philosophy of the #SmartMove by actively working towards generating awareness to curb air pollution through the umbrella campaign #CodeGreen.


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Earth Day 2020 - A Video Message from Hero Electric

Mr. Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Electric and Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric have an important video message for you on the occasion of Earth Day 2020. As we all know we are living in unprecedented times and are being faced with numerous challenges because of the lockdown. However, the nature has benefitted from the millions of polluting vehicles on the road. This is why, India’s biggest electric vehicle brand urges people to ‘Switch to Electric’ to maintain the positive momentum generated in the environment amidst the global crisis.

Hero Electric foresees a significant increase in number of vehicles on road after the lockdown lifts, linking to the fear of public transportation. The company anticipates a steep increase of around 20 million two-wheelers and 3 million four-wheelers after the lockdown, not just adding tonnes of greenhouse gases to the pollution level, but another expanded future crisis. India topped the charts of the worst polluted country as home to 5 of the 10 cities with the most hazardous air in 2019, however as per a report by Greenpeace India, the pollution level came down by over 50 percent during the first 10 days of the lockdown imposed recently to combat COVID-19 outbreak. Hero Electric is encouraging a ‘switch to electric mobility’ to maintain sustainable environment conditions to protect public health.
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Ampere Electric announces ‘Kal Ko Bachao’ campaign with Special Customer Schemes

~ Bolsters clean last mile mobility, supporting Corona warriors and regular scooter riders with easy EMIs & online pre-book offers.

Mumbai, April 27, 2020:
Ampere Electric Vehicle, a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, has announced an eco-friendly campaign ‘Kal Ko Bachao’ riding on 3 critical pillars todaybetter health, higher saving & better environment, all to create a stronger future. This social wellness driven campaign is backed by special customer packages to help customers & corona warriors consider Ampere electric scooter to fulfill their core mobility requirement. The company has enabled pre-book offers through online with low down payment of Rs.999/-. Easy EMIs are available at the dealership stores. The customers can take the delivery of vehicle post lockdown ends.

As a responsible brand, pioneering the cause of clean last mile mobility in the country, Ampere through this new campaign addresses health savvy citizens looking forward to buy smart products that are affordable & sustainable in the long run. With Covid pandemic, protection of health & wealth has assumed significant importance & Ampere electric scooters are ready to support all eco-conscious B2C & B2B customer groups with unique value proposition.

High speed variant such as Zeal is a good alternative to traditional petrol scooters, as it offers great torque, speed, comfort and overall performance. It has been preferred by both heavy and light weight riders. Zeal’s build quality & reliability has been the reason for being amongst popular choices for heavy duty applications such as ride share and e-commerce home delivery applications such as Big Basket and others. The lower speed variants are suitable for school & college going students, housewives, senior citizens who can drive these scooters without license and these variants offer great torque, comfort and overall performance.

The customers can now avail the offers to buy an electric scooter without much worrying about their budget. The additional benefit of zero emissions in an electric scooter helps in significantly improving the air quality, reduces respiratory diseases & cuts down on heavy healthcare cost for our nation already fighting with COVID pandemic, as a whole. Higher usage of personal electric scooters encourages social distancing without the need of queuing up at petrol stations. Also, electric scooters with drastically low Noise-Vibration-Harshness (NVH) levels promote quiet & comfortable drives thus improving overall ride quality vs conventional petrol scooters.

In challenging times like this post Covid, eco-conscious people will cut down extra expenses and Ampere electric scooters with around 90% savings as against conventional scooters will deliver lower running & maintenance cost. Typically, over 3 years of life cycle period, Ampere EV user eventually can save significantly and create a free asset recovering the cost invested with this electric scooter. Consumers can check out the schemes & book online through website-www.amperevehicles.com(Pre Book | Ampere Vehicles)

Every Ampere escooter sold is almost equivalent to planting 12 trees. Cumulatively, over a period of time, these Ampere e-scooters save tons of petrol & empower the environment for a better tomorrow.
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Hero Electric foresees a significant rise in EV adoption post lockdown

  • Contactless transportation, economical mobility, and safe & sustainable commute options are few factors leading to the adoption of electric vehicles in the near future
  • Adopting the digital-first approach, Hero Electric offers multiple online schemes to foster adoption of electric vehicles
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New Delhi, 4th May:
With more and more Indians adopting the social distancing norms, the private vehicle sector is poised to witness a significant momentum in the country making way to a substantial increase in the adoption of electric vehicles as the idea of clean-energy alternatives are becoming more mainstream. Post COVID-19, the global electric vehicle and electric vehicle infrastructure market is projected to reach 4.18 million units by 2021 from an estimated 3.42 million units in 2020, at a CAGR of 22.1% and India is expected to be a significant contributor to this growth.

The impact of COVID-19 witnessed air pollution plummet to unforeseen levels at 60% in New Delhi, presenting an opportunity towards the adoption of smarter and sustainable mobility solutions as consumers have taken note of the dramatic improvement in the air quality since lockdown. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is likely to change the way Indians commute.

While the majority of Indians would prefer private vehicles to reduce the odds of catching the contagious virus, they would also look for safer and economical commuting options leading to a further increase in the adoption of Low and City speed electric scooters, due to low purchase price and extremely low running costs besides ease of use, and low maintenance. Switching from ICE to Electric vehicles would also reduce any travel pitstops at the fuel stations given the fact that electric vehicles are supported by portable batteries further increasing the concept of contactless transportation thereby enhancing consumer confidence in these troubled times.

Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO of Hero Electric said, “The latest Harvard report of the adverse effect of air pollution particularly the PM 2.5 emitted from IC vehicles on COVID-19 patients is an eye opener. Given the upcoming ‘new normal’ era, consumer focus on sustainable mobility options, preference of sensibly priced electric two-wheelers, and reluctance in going back to the overcrowded public transport system; Hero Electric foresees an exponential increase in the number of electric vehicles on road post lockdown. We have with us a wide range of electric scooters that have zero tail pipe emissions, priced between Rs.40000 to 70000 and have extremely low running costs.”

Considering the current scenario, it is almost certain that the Indian automotive sector will not be going back to the old normal market anytime soon. The new normal will bring in many challenges but multiple opportunities with it as well and Hero Electric is aptly prepared for it.

To make the adoption of electric vehicles effortless, Hero Electric has recently announced an online sales scheme on its entire range. Taking the online-first approach, Hero Electric has been able to act very quickly and take advantage of the time on hands by introducing a lucrative online scheme - INR 5,000 cash discount (all models) and INR 3,000 cash discount on Glyde and e-Velocity, along with referral discount of INR 1,000 - for potential Hero Electric customers and the response has been rather encouraging. Limited to all online bookings made starting from 17 April till 15 May 2020, customers can take delivery of vehicles any time after the lockdown opens.

About Hero Electric India:
HERO ELECTRIC is a pioneer of electric mobility and the largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer in India. The company has set up a manufacturing unit at Ludhiana, Punjab, with a total installed capacity of 100,000 units per annum. Hero Electric currently has over 610 sales and service outlets spread across the country, including top metros, min-metros, and even smaller towns.

Hero Electric launched the first Lithium-ion based electric scooter in India and introduced the unique concept of charging stations for anywhere and everywhere usage. With close to 300,000 electric two-wheelers in India, the company has been delivering sustainable mobility solutions for the past 12 years. It continues to play a significant role in developing the EV market in the country.

Hero Electric has been at the forefront of the electric two-wheeler revolution in India and encourages all to switch to electric mobility. It is committed to its philosophy of the #SmartMove by actively working towards generating awareness to curb air pollution through the umbrella campaign #CodeGreen.


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Ampere Magnus Pro Electric Scooter Launched In India; Priced At ₹ 73,990

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Ampere Greaves has launched its all-new electric scooter in the country called the Magnus Pro and it is priced at ₹ 73,990 (ex-showroom India). The new Ampere Magnus Pro is the company's new flagship offering and takes on the commuter petrol-powered 110 cc scooters. The Magnus Pro gets conventional styling that aims to make it more family-friendly but is loaded on features in a bid to make it an attractive proposition. The electric scooter goes on sale today in Bengaluru, while the company will expand the availability of the model in other cities within 30 to 60 days. Bookings for the Magnus Pro begin today!

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Kerala MVD buys 65 Tata Nexon Electric SUVs for enforcement duties

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Kerala will become the first State in the country to deploy electric vehicles (EVs) for enforcement activities.

The Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) has placed orders for ‘plug-in electric vehicles’ for 65 Enforcement Squads of the Safe Kerala project for enforcing motor vehicles rules and to ensure road discipline.

The 65 EVs are being dry-leased from the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a Central government institution under the Ministry of Power, through the Agency for Non -Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT).

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