a leading manufacturer of electric two and three wheelers in Japan announced
the launch of its Y4Alfa e-rickshaw in India.
Y4Alfa has been priced close to Rs. 1,30,000 lakh and is powered by
Terra battery unit which gives a range of 100 km on full charge. The average
weight of the e-rickshaw is 380 kg and can accommodate 5 people, including the
expertise in R&D for electric vehicles, Terra Motors also launched its
‘Terra Battery for the Indian market, which is on the line of Make in India
initiative by the Government of India. Terra Batttery has been priced close to
Rs.27000 with one year warranty and is manufactured in Bangalore. Terra Battery
has a life span of at least eighteen months as compared to ordinary batteries,
thus, reducing the operational cost of drivers significantly.
its commitment to the Indian market, Teppei Seki, Country Director, Terra
Motors said, “India is the second largest producer of three-wheelers in the
world. Hence, India is an important market for us. We plan to sell 30000 units
of e-rickshaws and 20000 sets of Terra Batteries by the end of the fiscal
is committed to bring in its high quality Japanese offering and services to the
Indian market. Along with the product superiority, we also aim to enhance our
sales and service support though the seasoned dealers in order to enrich
customers experience,” he further said.
weight e-rickshaw is water-resistance and is suitable for sustainable urban
transport as it has low fuel costs compared to a gas-powered vehicle. Adding to
its suitability for the Delhi’s narrow roads, its steering wheel gives a driver
easy maneuver and small turning radius. It also features rain covers that can
be pulled down during inclement weather.
Source: Terra Motors