Okinawa unveils prototype of new e-scooter Cruiser at Auto Expo 2020

by Ujal Nair 07 Feb 2020

Electric two-wheeler maker, Okinawa showcased its two wheeler portfolio at the Auto Expo 2020. Anil Shrivastava, director- Mission on Transformative Mobility & Battery Storage, Niti Aayog, unveiled Okinawa’s prototype maxi-scooter- Cruiser. The Lite, PraisePro and Ridge+ also found their place in limelight.

Okinawa’s prototype maxi-scooter, Cruiser features a 4kwh lithium-ion detachable battery which ensures charging convenience to the users. The scooter is equipped with a high-speed charger that offers 2-3 hours charging time. The company claims a top speed of 100kmph and a range for over 120km on a single charge.

Commenting on Okinawa’s participation, Jeetender Sharma, managing director and founder, Okinawa said, “Okinawa team has been putting all the effort to fuel the electric vehicle revolution in India. This Auto Expo 2020 provided us the perfect stage to unveil the stunning creations that are result of Okinawa’s tech genetics. Okinawa has always believed that key to innovation is in identifying the requirements of our users. Electric vehicle industry is still very nascent in India and there are many speculations and myths associated with the performance of EVs when compared with petrol run vehicles. Each product by Okinawa is determined to breaking these myths and proving the equal efficiency of EVs to users.”

Niti Ayog’s Anil Shrivastava  who unveiled their exhibits added that, “As India move towards the larger aim of shift to e-mobility, I feel confident with the participation of the Indian company like Okinawa and the rigorous efforts they are putting in manufacturing EVs in India and creating awareness. This is the industry's promotion from both the sides - consumers and b2b manufacturers. We look forward to the holistic growth of the industry and a greener tomorrow.”