Haima Automobile, one of the leading automakers in China,
announced its foray into Indian market by showcasing its next generation family
electric car - Bird Electric EV1. The hatch-back will be available in the range
of Rs. 10 lakh on Indian roads.
Haima New Energy (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Haima
Automobile Group), has entered into a technical collaboration on EV with Bird
Electric - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bird Group, an Indian business group with
significant presence in aviation, hospitality, skill development and personal
mobility - to manufacture Bird Electric EV1.
The battery-powered vehicle, likely to be manufactured at
soon-to-be-set-up plant in Manesar (Haryana), would be introduced in two
variants with driving range of 200 km and 300 km per charge, respectively. The
first lot of Bird Electric EV1 would take at least 12-15 months for the
In the back of rising demand for clean mobility, thanks
to government’s continuous push through favorable policies and tax sops on
electric vehicles, Bird Electric EV1 has been specifically designed for the
Indian customers looking at value proposition in
The vehicles were unveiled in the presence of Williams
Dong, GM, Haima Automobile International Corporation and Dr. Ankur Bhatia,
Director, Bird Electric
Bird Electric EV1
is stylish, spacious, equipped with modern and practical features and is an ultra-modular
ergonomically designed passenger vehicle. It comes with a class leading
extended warranty package and annual maintenance package at easy cost.
Bird Electric EV1 is fitted with high-energy lithium
battery and electronic control system and has a torque of 95Nm/150Nm. The
electric car will have a top speed of 120 km/h with the power consumption
merely at Rs 60 per 100km. Bird Electric EV1 has the largest boot capacity of
its category in five-seater configuration.
Length x Width x height (mm)
3680 x 1570 x 1530
Electric Motor Type
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors
Ternary Lithium Battery
Charging Time (Fully
Endurance Mileage (Km)
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
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