India is moving towards the generation of electric vehicles as a step towards replacing energy source from depleting renewable resources. Companies like Okinawa and Ather have launched electric two wheelers in the country to mark the beginning of this electric revolution. Now, there is another e-bike manufacturer named Avan Motors based on Pune has launched Xero+, their e-scooter that also claims to be an affordable model from the segment.
Priced at Rs.47000, the Xero+ comes with two battery packs that are detachable. While the first pack that comprises of a single battery unit provides a range of 60kmph, the double battery unit in the second pack has a range of 110kmph. With the help of dual Lithium ion battery powering a 800W electric motor which can go up to a speed of 45kmph top speed. These batteries weighing around 16 kg when combined can be fully charged within 2-4 hrs. Currently there are 20 electric charging stations available while the company promises to make it 100 by the end of this year.
Xero+ electric scooter is available in three colors- red, blue and white. This comes equipped with telescopic forks in the front and twin coil springs in the rear. Braking is done by disc brake at the front and drum brake at the rear. The bike has a payload of 150kg and comes with a 15.2L storage box. The company is also planning to introduce features for the tech savvy, that enables smartphone compatibility.
The company is also developing two off road e-bikes, Big Bore and E-Street that was also previously showcased in the EV expo last year and likely to roll out by 2020.