With a great amount of push coming from the government of India in the form of schemes such as the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME), more and more electric mobility providing manufacturers are stepping into the arena. One such EV manufacturer is the Houston Innovations LLP star brand GT Force. The company is based out of Manesar, Haryana and recently it showcased some of its newest offerings at the 2021 EV India Expo held at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida.
GT Force unveiled two of its latest offerings in the EV scooter segment which are the GT Drive and GT Drive Pro, in addition to these the company also showcased an electric motorcycle prototype. However, the company also revealed that the name for the prototype electric bike has not been decided yet.
The GT Drive will be a high end, high-speed EV scooter that will come equipped with an exclusive lithium-ion battery and will be able to hit a top speed of 60 kmph. The company has also claimed that the GT Drive will deliver a range of 150 km in just a single full charge. The EV scooter will also offer an advanced cruise control feature allowing the riders to maintain a constant speed. Additionally, the scooter will also come with three driving modes which will be economy, standard and turbo.
GT Force’s other offering is the GT Drive Pro electric scooter, this vehicle is slotted in the slow-speed electric scooter category and is aimed at serving the short-distance travel needs of commuters. This scooter will be able able to travel up to a distance of 75 km on a single charge and will offer a top speed of 25 kmph. The GT Drive Pro scooter will be available with both types of batteries, the lead-acid battery as well as the lithium-ion battery.
Along with these two EV scooters, GT Force also presented their prototype motorcycle on which they are currently working. This motorcycle is expected to be launched in the second half of the calendar year 2022. Currently, GT Force is operating its network of 100+ dealerships across 80 cities of India and the company has revealed its plans to expand this network with the addition of more than 150 dealerships by the end of the current financial year. Mukesh Taneja, Co-founder and CEO, GT-Force while commenting on the expansion said, “We are working hard towards making the product available in every nook and corner of the country,”
GT Force aims to provide the masses with a sustainable and comfortable mode of better private transportation in the form of environment-friendly models of Electric Vehicles. Rajesh Saitya, Co-founder and COO, GT-Force said, “We are expanding our product line in a way that it addresses the travel challenges of people one by one. Once EVs become accessible, people will start opting for them,”
Apart from GT Force, many other EV manufacturers presented their latest products, technology and equipment, smart and NextGen transport, electric passengers cars, scooter, motorcycle, cycles, buses etc in the EV India 2021 Expo