Hero Electric, the country’s
largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer unveiled three of its global products
in India, ahead of Auto Expo 2018. The company plans to launch these products in
2018, in a phased manner.
Among the new products are the AXLHE-20, A2B Speed and Kuo Boost. These products are part of Hero Electric’s plan to double sales every year over the next five years. The company will add to its current manufacturing capacity by setting up multiple manufacturing plants in that time period.
The company also launched ‘10
Years Ahead’ campaign to mark 10 years of manufacturing electric two wheelers.
Over the past decade, Hero Electric has launched 15 electric two wheelers in
India. With 65% share of the country’s electric two wheeler market, Hero
Electric leads India’s electric mobility revolution.
AXLHE-20: Hero Electric’s
upcoming high-speed e-bike, codenamed AXLHE-20, is powered by a 4,000 Watt
motor that produces peak power of 6,000 Watts. The e-bike can reach a top speed
of 85 kilometres per hour and has a range of up to 110 kilometres on a single
charge. The lithium ion battery on the e-bike can get fully charged from empty
in around four hours. It also features regenerative braking, improving its
A2B Speed: A2B is the UK-based
electric bicycle-making subsidiary of Hero Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd. Its A2B
Speed e-bicycle is powered by a 500 watt motor. The Speed’s 36 volt battery
lasts for 700 full charge cycles and gives the electric bicycle a range of 70
kilometres along with a top speed of 45 kilometres per hour. A2B Speed has an
aluminium frame and eight gear Shimano XT rear derailleur transmission. It
comes with Tektro Dorado hydraulic disc brakes.
A2B Kuo Boost: The Kuo Boost
electric bicycle is powered by a 350 watt motor and has a top speed of 32
kilometres per hour. Its lithium ion battery gives the Kuo Boost 60 kilometres
of range per charge. The battery lasts up to 700 full charge cycles. Kuo Boost
has an aluminium frame and weighs 20 kilograms. It is a foldable electric
bicycle and offers unparalleled portability and convenience. The bicycle has an
eight-speed Shimano Derailleur gearbox to assist riders. The Kuo Boost is
renowned world over, as the most successful premium foldable electric bicycle.
The products were unveiled in
the presence of Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, and Sohinder Gill, Chief
Executive Officer, Hero Electric
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