Pune-based Patil Automation (PAPL), an automation solutions company, which forayed into the electric two-wheeler space in July under the ‘Evtric Motors’ brand has launched two electric scooters in the slow speed category - Evtric Axis And Evtric Ride – at Rs 64,994 and Rs 67,996 (ex-showroom) respectively.
The e-scooters come with a detachable lithium-ion battery option, a loading capacity of 150kg and is powered by 250W motor. The e2W have a top speed of 25km, offers a range of 75km and take around 3.5 hours to fully charge. The product feature include LED headlamps, robotic welding chassis, side-stand sensor, 12-inch tubeless tyre with 190mm ground clearance and reverse park assist function. Evtric says it will offer 2+ years battery warranty with a range of unique features. In terms of aesthetics the Evtric Axis can be had in four colours – Mercury white, Persian red, Lemon yellow, and Emperor grey. The Evtric Ride designed is available in – Deep Cerulean Blue, Persian Red, Sliver, Nobel Grey, Mercury White – colour options.
In the first phase, Evtric says it will deliver e-scooters across 7 cities including – Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Tirupati, and Hyderabad. It aims to expand across all the capital cities in the 28 states (plus UTs) in the country, in a brief period of 6 months.
Manoj Patil, MD and founder, Evtric Motors said: “We have been in the automation space for over a decade. And now we are executing the same in the most ambitious automobile revolution in the history of India. We have begun with the slow-speed e-scooters category, as we understand, given the current technology this would be a justified buy for the day-to-day commute of users. These products will fall in line with the customer expectations leaving them with economic travel and smooth experience.”
The company says it has already started onboarding dealers and is determined to have its presence in Maharashtra, Gujrat, Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka, Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal by the end of fiscal 2021-22 as a part of its initial expansion plan.