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Yamaha Motor India Senior Vice President Ravinder Singh said that Yamaha is trying to understand the needs of the market and the central government's roadmap on electric vehicles.
- Huskvarna's e-scooter will be built at Bajaj's Pune plant, based on Chetak
- Yamaha is preparing to enter the electric vehicle segment in the next two years
The trend of customers is increasingly moving towards zero emission vehicles. In such a situation, automobile manufacturers are also emphasizing on making electric vehicles. There are limited options of electric cars available in the Indian market but there are a lot of options in e-bikes and scooters and now two more companies are preparing to enter this segment. According to the report, both the companies Huskvarna and Yamaha are working fast on their electric scooters and they will be seen racing on Indian roads in the coming years. Let's talk about these upcoming scooters…
Huskvarna E-01 electric scooter: Bajaj Chetak will be based on electric
Concept design of Huskvarna e-scooter
- Like Huskvarna's electric bike E-Pilen, the company will also manufacture its E-01 electric scooter at Bajaj's Pune plant. Its production is expected to begin by 2022. The parent company of KTM and Huskvarna has given some information about its upcoming e-scooter.
- According to reports, this could be introduced by next year. Many things, including Electric Chetak's platform and motor, will be shared with Huskvarna's E-Pilen, which means that it can also see 4kW and 10kW motors.
- Currently, Pierer Mobility, parent company of KTM and Huskvarna, has shared its concept design, it is expected that its production model will be similar. E-01 is also not its final name, it can be launched under any other name.
Yamaha EV: plans to launch electric vehicles in the next two years
Yamaha e-scooter concept design
- According to a report recently surfaced on the internet, Yamaha is preparing to enter the Zero Emission two-wheeler in the next two years. The Japanese manufacturer currently has production plants in Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. At present, the company is studying to enter the electric segment, the decision of the company will also depend on the charging infrastructure and government policy.
- Ravinder Singh, Senior Vice President of Yamaha Motor India has also given a time limit. He said that Yamaha is trying to understand the needs of the market and the central government's roadmap on electric vehicles. His brand could introduce EVs "over the next few years". He further said that there is a lot of potential in zero emission products for a long period.
- There is no doubt that it is time the automakers are thinking about the future and planning strategies accordingly, including electric mobility solutions. As such, many established brands are investing in EV startups to survive in the coming years.
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