Omega Seiki Mobility has entered the electric vehicle segment in the Indian automotive market. The company has revealed Singha and Singha Max, India’s first smart Electric Cargo 3-wheelers. The new EV’s aims at expanding B2B and e-commerce industry. The bookings will be commenced at Auto Expo 2020. After the official reveals, the EV’s can be booked across its dealerships in India. The two vehicles are the company’s first zero-emission mobility segment.
The electric vehicle manufacturer has announced that they have funded Rs 200 crore for the all-new EV plan. The company said that the vehicles claim 100 km on a full charge. It is offered with a payload capacity of 500 kg. The EV is built with 48V lithium-ion battery which makes 80 Nm of peak torque. The electric vehicles are revealed in two variants that claims a top speed of 30 kmph and 80 kmph, respectively. The company said that the vehicle requires a low cost of running at just Rs 0.5/km.
The vehicle has an overall 960 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) as loading capacity. The customers get to choose from the fixed and swappable battery on options. The all-new Singha is integrated with an instrument cluster which highlights an in-built app that obtains data via telematics and cloud computing on vehicle positioning, running and mileage data, best route tracking and many other. Moreover, it features a regenerative braking system, roller cage support structure for driver’s safety, and aerodynamic design.
In terms of suspension, Singha Max comes with Damper and Helical Spring at the front and Independent Suspension ar the rear. While Singha features Telescopic Front Folk and rear Leaf Spring. The Singha Max is 1490mm width, 3145mm in length and 1750mm in height. On the other hand, Singha measures 1200mm in width, 3000mm in length, and 1750mm in height. The company offers a warranty of 36 Months or 80,000kms on the battery.
Commenting on the new smart EV, Dr Deb Mukherji, Managing Director, Omega Seiki Private Limited, said “The project has been conceived with Make in India and Build in India objectives completely. All the components of the vehicles are manufactured & sourced in India. The manufacturing facility of Omega Seiki Mobility has been set up in Faridabad with an annual capacity of 12000 vehicles in phase 1, Subsequently the company will add capacity or set up multiple facility in other locations, as volume grows. The investment will be around Rs. 200 Crores in multiple phases.”
He further added, “Push towards B2B adoption of electric vehicles is driven by several factors, which includes productivity and economic gain. In India, productivity gain is massive as EVs can help overcome several inefficiencies in last-mile delivery, especially on fuel, overall acquisition cost of asset and most importantly safety. Bringing clean technologies for mass adoption is our main objective on this project and as a Company, we believe in bringing technologies that benefit our customers and the country.“
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