Hero Electric showcased a range of production-ready two wheelers including the electric motorcycle AE-47 at Auto Expo 2020. It also showcased an electric trike and a high-speed electric scooter.
AE-47 Electric Motorcycle
Powered by a 48 volt, 3.5kWh battery, the AE-47 can go as far as 160 km in Eco Mode or a more modest 85 km in Power mode. It has a top speed of 85 kmph and can do 0-60 kmph in 9 seconds. The charging time is 4 hours. AE-47 also boasts cruise control, walk assist and reversing capabilities. The motorcycle is supported by a mobile app featuring GPS, GPRS, Realtime tracking and Geofencing.
AE-29 and other Electric Scooters
AE-29 has a top speed of 55 km/hr. With a charging time of 4 hours the new scooter produces a range of 80 km/ch. It is equipped with a 1000W motor of 48V/3.5 kWh Li battery. The electric scooter features Bluetooth connectivity, anti-theft smart lock, mobile charger, mobile app, digital instrument cluster, walk assist and reverse facility.
In the high-speed segment, the company also showcased an electric scooter AE-75 in a partnership with Sahara Evols with a top speed of 45 km/hr and range of 80 km. In the low speed segment, the company showcased a scooter AE-8 with 25 km/hr speed and range of 80 km/h.
AE-3 Electric Trike
Aimed at the ‘delivery’ market, Hero Electric Trike AE – 3 is equipped with a self-standing Gyroscopic stability feature with Auto balance park switch. It comes with a range of 100 km and has a top speed of 80 kmph. It takes about 5 hours to charge fully. The AE-3 trike is powered by a 5500W motor running on a Li 48V/4kWh battery. The vehicle also features digital instrument cluster, mobile charger, walk assist, reverse assist at 26 km/ph, mobile app, GPS, GPRS, real-time tracking and geofencing
Speaking on the occasion, Naveen Munjal, Managing Director of Hero Electric said,
We are confident to drive the vision of greener and cleaner future as we further move ahead into a new era of providing sustainable mobility solutions to align with governments vision to electrify all vehicles in the country by 2030. Auto Expo 2020 marks a significant occasion in the journey of Hero Electric towards a greener and sustainable future, providing smart mobility solutions to new age tech savvy customer.
A slew of Chinese electric vehicle makers are making big investments and launching new electric two wheelers in India. Hero Electric is a home-grown electric two wheeler maker, and needs to quickly start offering cutting edge two wheelers to take the fight to the Chinese.