Scooters, a 100% Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturing company has become
the first manufacturer to be eligible for FAME-II approval and the incentivisation
on their electric two-wheelers. The company has received certificate of
eligibility from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), the prime
Testing and Certification Agency notified by Government of India for its
Lithium-ion products – Okinawa I-Praise and Okinawa Ridge+.
eligibility under Fame-II, our customers will be able to enjoy standard subsidy
depending upon the model battery kwh. For Okinawa Ridge+ & i-Praise the
subsidy would be between Rs 17000 – Rs 26000 based on kwh. We are confident
that this will motivate more environment conscious customers to become a part
of the Okinawa family to enjoy not only the benefits of e-scooters but also the
advanced features offered in the Okinawa range,” said Jeetender Sharma, Founder
& Managing Director, Okinawa Autotech Pvt. Ltd.
requires that the electric vehicle makers need to have 50% local content in their
e-vehicles if they want to avail the incentive. The OEMs to gain eligibility
certificate for facilitating registration of their vehicles under FAME-II, the
testing agencies have to ensure compliance of Phased Manufacturing Programme
(PMP) as per guidelines of Department of Heavy Industry/ Government of India.
this testing, Okinawa products have met all the government parameters of having
a speed of around 40km/h, range of about 80 km/charge, 50% localization &
incentivising on the Li-ion battery capacity.
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