New Delhi: Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler maker, has taken a big decision and seeing the increasing craze of electric vehicles in the competition, now the company is going to launch its first battery-powered electric scooter in March 2022. This news was confirmed by the company only a few months back. This company, which makes a strong bike like Splendor, said that the work on the electric vehicle project has started and this work has now reached its final stage. Electric two-wheelers can be produced at the Chittoor plant in Andhra Pradesh, South India.
glimpse of electric scooter
Last year, the company showed its electric scooter for the first time, apart from this, in April 2021, Hero has joined hands with Taiwan’s tech company Gogoro to provide battery swap technology and many other features with its e-scooter. The first Hero e-scooter will be offered with single-sided swingarm, full-LED lighting, fast charging, longer range and battery separation.
There will be a very tough competition
After the launch, although it will see a very strong competition in India, but the most important competition will be from scooters of Bajaj Chetak Electric, Ola S1 and S1 Pro, Ather 450X, TVS iQube and many such companies and startups. According to the competition, the price of this e-scooter can be around Rs 1 lakh.
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Last year total export of 2.89 lakh two-wheelers
Hero MotoCorp has started doing a lot not only in India but also abroad, which includes the Caribbean region along with Asia, Africa, South and Central America. The company has broken all the records of exporting two-wheelers last year and in the year 2021, the company’s exports have increased by 71 percent. Hero MotoCorp has exported a total of 2.89 lakh two-wheelers last year, which is a very big figure, in 2020 this number of exports was reduced to 1.69 lakh. While Hero MotoCorp is celebrating this export milestone, this figure is not surprising for the company.