The new range of electric scooters boasts cutting-edge Japanese motor technology for a smoother ride and German ECU technology for unparalleled precision performance, built to withstand varied Indian weather conditions, even in the most remote areas. Our top-of-the-line models come with innovative features like an ‘hibernating battery technology’ and ‘dynamically synchronized powertrain’. It will also lead to improved vehicular diagnostics through the built-in software, including remote maintenance, ultimate battery life protection, and increased charging efficiency.
Commenting on the launch, Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Electric, said,“ After 15 years of unwavering commitment towards building India's electric vehicle ecosystem, we are fully dedicated to realizing the country's electric mobility mission. Our continuous efforts are focused on bringing this vision to life sooner rather than later. Each of our products has undergone an exhaustive R&D process with a primary focus on ensuring customer safety. In tandem with this, we have also worked closely with our partners to cater to the surging demand for EVs in the country. As a result, we are proud to announce that we are all set to roll out over 1 million vehicles annually from our manufacturing units."
Hero Electric is leading the charge in the e2W segment and is committed to expanding its manufacturing capacity, and distribution network, to strengthen the EV ecosystem. With a brand new modern factory under construction at Ludhiana and the strategic partnership with the Mahindra Group, the company now has a manufacturing capacity of half a million bikes and plans to set up a greenfield plant at Rajasthan with an annual production capacity of 2 million units.
Additionally, it has partnered with the India’s leading EV component makers like Battrixx, NIDEC, Exicom, Seksui and many others to develop ‘grounds up’ products for faster EV adoption and easy accessibility. It has helped create category awareness through initiatives like the Green Helmet and Let India Breathe, supported the infrastructure development via the PGOs (Preferred Garage Owners) program, and set up charging stations to meet its mission of No Emission.
In 2023, the company revamped its product portfolio, introducing a focused range of 5 platforms (Photon, Optima, NYX, Eddy and Atria) with multiple variants catering to the diverse requirements of riders.