Simple Energy, the Bangalore-based EV maker announced its development and expansion plans ahead of its launch. The company will be unveiling its flagship e-scooter Simple One on 15th August in Bengaluru. While the brand had announced that it would launch in Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad, followed by other cities in phase 1, Simple Energy has been working on its factory in Hosur, Tamilnadu that will have a capacity to manufacture 10 lakh units annually.
In regard to this development in the company, the flagship product Simple One will be launched in multiple states across India.
The launch cities would include Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhyapradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Gujrat, and Punjab respectively. Simple Energy has also finalized the company-owned experience centers in cities of these states to be able to scale up soon, thus helping in commencing deliveries.
The product specifications revealed that the Simple One will have a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, a claimed range of 240 km in eco mode, a top speed of 100 kph, and 0-50 km per hour acceleration in 3.6 seconds.
Other key features are a mid-drive motor along with a removable battery and futuristic design. It also comes with smart features like a touch screen, onboard navigation, Bluetooth, etc The e-scooter will be priced from Rs1,10,000 to Rs.1,20,000.