Hero Electric has unveiled three global products in India, ahead of Auto Expo 2018. The company will launch these products in 2018 in a phased manner. The new electric two-wheelers are AXLHE-20, A2B Speed and A2B Kuo Boost. The AXLHE-20 is powered by a 4,000 Watt motor that produces peak power of 6,000 Watts. The e-bike can reach a top speed of 85 km/hr and has a range of up to 110 km on a single charge.
The A2B is the UK-based electric bicycle-making subsidiary of Hero Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd. Its A2B Speed e-bicycle is powered by a 500-watt motor. The Speed’s 36-volt battery lasts for 700 full charge cycles and gives the electric bicycle a range of 70 km along with a top speed of 45km/hr.
The Kuo Boost electric bicycle is powered by a 350-watt motor and has a top speed of 32 km/hr. Its lithium-ion battery gives the Kuo Boost 60 kilometres of range per charge. The battery lasts up to 700 full charge cycles.
“We are proud to showcase our new range of electric two-wheelers, which have been specially designed for the aspirational Indian. The AXLHE-20 is a high-speed e-bike that promises the perfect blend of performance and efficiency. On the other hand, A2B Speed and Kuo Boost are premium electric bicycles that cater to upwardly mobile youth who value adventure and fitness,” said Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Electric.
The company also launched ‘10 Years Ahead’ campaign to mark 10 years of manufacturing electric two-wheelers. Over the past decade, Hero Electric has launched 15 electric two-wheelers in India. It has 65% share in the country’s electric two-wheeler market.
“Today, buyers are looking for products that are exciting, innovative and convenient. The AXLHE-20, A2B Speed and Kuo Boost are developed keeping in mind the needs and aspirations of such customers. These products are part of Hero Electric’s plan to double sales every year over the next five years. The company will add to its current manufacturing capacity by setting up multiple manufacturing plants in that time period,” said Sohinder Gill, Chief Executive Officer, Hero Electric.