Electric has rolled out the all-new Optima with new features for a smooth
riding experience. The city speed scooter will be equipped with a cruise
control feature that will reflect in the upgraded speedometer once activated.
cruise control feature on Optima allows the rider to maintain a constant speed
for comfortable riding and eliminating inconvenience. The rider can press the
cruise control button to activate the scooter’s cruise function to maintain a
desired speed. Once activated, speedometer will reflect the cruise symbol and,
the same can be deactivated by braking or twisting the throttle.
Electric Optima HX retails at Rs 55,580 onwards (ex-showroom price after the
revised FAME 2 subsidy) across all our dealerships.
Gill, CEO, Hero Electric, said, “Our R&D has been constantly working on
practical and uncomplicated innovations to offer value-added features on the
Hero bikes to make the ride easy and enjoyable. Some of these features like
Cruise Control become an integral part of the bike while some others like
Bluetooth, GPS connectivity are left to the choice of the customer. These are
small steps in our journey to create connected bikes that are safe, convenient
and also pleasure to ride.”
Electric is now expanding its existing R&D facilities to manufacture the
next generation of Low-speed, City Speed & High-speed vehicles for
discerning consumers. Hero is further working to enable a robust EV
infrastructure in India by expansive investment in innovative technological
inventions. Additionally, it will launch a new tech center with
state-of-the-art equipment, expand the R&D team, and recruit new talent for
powertrain development and vehicle design.
EV two-wheeler manufacturer will continue to associate with multiple EV
startups and Tier 1 partners for developing the core technical concepts
in-house for hassle-free ownership and riding of the electric scooters.
Internet of Things (IoT), energy efficiency, connectivity, and user-interface
product verticals are the focus of Hero Electric’s connected vehicle strategy
in the coming years.
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