Piaggio Ape' Electrik a big draw at Smart Cities India 2021 Expo

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 24 Mar 2021


Piaggio Vehicles is showcasing its electric three-wheeler Ape’ Electrik at the sixth Smart Cities India 2021 Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. This Electrik range includes Ape’ E-City, the first three-wheeler to have smart swappable batteries, the FX range of fixed battery electric three-wheelers which includes the passenger-carrying Ape’ E-City FX and the Ape’ E-Xtra FX cargo carrier.

Smart Cities India 2021 Expo, organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) & Exhibitions India Group, was inaugurated by Satyendra Jain, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Industries, Homes, Public Works Department, Power, Urban Development and Transport, Government of NCT of Delhi.

Saju Nair, EVP and Head of Commercial Vehicle Business, Piaggio India, said, “With greater government focus and state EV policies being formulated, mass adoption of EVs will happen very soon. Following a detailed study of industry trends, consumer aspirations and requirements, we recently added the FX range of vehicles in Piaggio’s EV portfolio. The FX range will cater to the needs of our customers, protect the environment and truly revolutionize the industry.”

Malind Kapur, Senior Vice-President, Marketing, Product Marketing, Channel & Business Development, Piaggio Vehicles said, “We would like to thank the government of India for focusing on cleaner and greener fuels and promoting EVs is a step in that direction. The concept of Smart cities has sustainable last-mile transport as an important element. With zero emissions, low NVH and superior drive and ride convenience, EVs are a reasonable alternative for the transport in modern Indian Smart cities especially cities with increasing vehicle pollution. With the recent launch of Ape’ Electrik FX range we have truly positioned ourselves as a fuel agnostic player in India offering vehicles in diesel, CNG, LPG, petrol and electric.”