three-wheeler electric vehicle space in the cargo and passenger segment has now
got new products with Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL) launching their FX range
(fixed battery) of electric vehicles. Ape’ Electrik FX range is eligible for
the FAME II subsidy and various other benefits related to the registration
process. Ape’ E-Xtra FX comes with an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs.
3,12,137 and Ape’ E-City FX comes with an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs.
2,83,878 post fame II subsidy benefit.
is a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, European leader of the 2 wheeler
sector and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles. The new
Ape’ E-Xtra FX is the most powerful electric cargo in the segment with 9.5 Kw
power output. It comes with a proven full metal body architecture fitted with a
useful 6 ft cargo deck length. It is also customisable for applications like
the delivery van, garbage collector etc.
passenger vehicle, Ape’ E-City FX is the most profitable 3 wheeler. Its
superior features and comfortable ride ensures higher number of trips and best
in class earnings.
the products come equipped with top of the range features like blue vision
headlamps, automatic transmission, hill hold assist, regenerative braking, dual
tone seats, striking body colours and graphics, multi- information instrument
cluster, boost mode etc. The FX fixed battery range offers convenient home and
office charging features.
Graffi, Chairman & MD Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. said, “Ape’, a brand with
a trust of more than 30 lakh happy customers is paving the way for the Indian
electric revolution with the FX range of electric vehicles. The Piaggio Group
has a rich heritage of developing electric technology over the last four
decades which we have leveraged to develop these class leading products for
India. Post the launch of Ape’ E-City with Swappable technology in 2019, we are
now introducing the Fixed Battery technology solutions to serve the varied
needs of customers. This new FX range is a step in realizing Piaggio’s vision
which aligns with the government’s initiatives
for mass adaption of EVs in India.”
Nair, EVP and Head of Commercial Vehicle Business, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd. said,
“We are launching the FX range after a detailed study covering the industry
trends, customer aspirations and segment requirements. The FX range will cater
to the needs of our customers, protect the environment and truly revolutionize
the industry with the concept of “Ape goes Electric, India goes Electric”.
to the company, the Ape E-Xtra FX is the most powerful and versatile cargo
vehicle available in India today. It will cater well to a multitude of segments
like e-commerce, gas cylinders, mineral water bottles, FMCG, Vegetables,
Garbage collection and a host of others. With a running cost of less than 50
paise, it is the most economical mode of last mile goods movement.
Ape E- City passenger carrier is the epitome of comfort for last mile people
transportation with extremely low NVH levels. It will revolutionise
transportation in all major cities with its extremely low cost of operations,
the company press release stated.
vehicles are covered with a 3 year/1 lakh kilometer “Super warranty”. In
addition to this the company is offering a 3 year free maintenance package as
an introductory offer to all our customers. The Piaggio I-Connect telematics
solution offers real time vehicle data tracking for the customers and for PVPL
Kapur, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Product Marketing, Channel &
Business Development, Piaggio Vehicles said, “The Piaggio Ape’ Electrik FX
range launch is a part of our strategic initiative to provide customers with
unique solutions & a wider range to choose from based on specific applications.
are offering the Ape’ E-Xtra with a 6
feet cargo deck and a Delivery van option for customized applications. The zero
emission, low NVH, superior drive & ride comfort makes it the logical
choice for last mile transport of modern Indian cities & towns grappling
with rising levels of vehicular pollution. With the launch of Ape’ Electrik FX
range we have truly positioned ourselves a fuel agnostic player in India
offering vehicles in Diesel, CNG, LPG, Petrol & Electric. We are committed
to offer a differentiated buying experience by launching new Ape’ Electrik
Experience centres across India.”
Electrik FX vehicles can be booked online on www.buyape.in or by calling the
toll-free no. 1800-120-7520 . Bulk
orders request can be placed on ape.Electric@piaggio.co.in,
said the company press statement.
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