Energy, an EV maker based in Bengaluru launched its flagship e-scooter, the Simple
One on August 15, 2021. The Simple One is priced at Rs.1,09,999/-
in four colors namely Azzure Blue, Brazen Black, Grace White, and Namma Red,
the Simple One comes with a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery offering a maximum
claimed range of 236 km and a claimed range of 203 km in Eco mode.
top speed of the vehicle is 105 kmph, with an acceleration of 0 to 40 kmph
claimed in just 2.9 seconds! The Simple One has 72 Nm of torque and 4.5 kW of
power and has a weight of 110 kg and boot space of 30 litres. The Simple One is
also a connected scooter that is 4G enabled, and will have four riding modes,
namely Eco, Ride, Dash, and Sonic which can be accessed through a 7-inch
long list of features, including Bluetooth connectivity, geo-fencing,
over-the-air updates, onboard navigation, access to music control and call
control to the connected smartphone, as well as remote telemetrics and even a tyre
pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Simple One comes with a removable battery pack weighing 7 kg, which can be
charged at any 15A charging socket. The electric scooter has a tubular steel
chassis with a telescopic front fork, symmetrically mounted progressive
mono-shock rear suspension, and 12-inch wheels with 200 mm front disc and 180
mm rear disc. The braking system and the powertrain are the true USP of the
vehicle have been developed in-house and patented by Simple Energy.
Simple One has been launched across 13 states including Karnataka, Tamil Nadu,
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi,
Rajasthan, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Punjab. The electric scooter is
also eligible for FAME 2 subsidy of up to Rs.60,000/-, thus the actual price of
the vehicle may vary based on the state-wise subsidies. The Simple One is now
open for pre-orders starting at Rs 1,947.
company has also recently launched the Simple Loop charging network for public
charging as well as home charging. The company aims to launch over 300 charging
stations in the next 7 months across 13 states.
from this, the company is also working on a 2 lakh square feet factory in
Hosur, Tamil Nadu. Phase 1 of the factory has an annual production capacity of 1
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