Greaves Cotton showcased its Made in India product offerings across two-wheelers and three-wheelers including the game changing e2w – Ampere Primus at Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida, India. The company announced following offerings:
? Electric Ampere Two Wheelers – Ampere Primus, the high-speed B2C e-scooter along with Ampere NXG and Ampere NXU
? Futuristic Greaves Electric Three Wheelers – Greaves ELP, the passenger e3w; Greaves ELC, the cargo e3w; and Greaves Aero Vision, a futuristic cargo concept embodying performance and efficiency
? Powertrain to Power the EV Industry – motor-controllers, & integration software to meet the emerging needs of the EV ecosystem
? Growth of Greaves Finance and Greaves Retail – initiatives undertaken with multi-brand retail stores offering 15+ EVs, 50+ models, EV service and spares, in addition to EV financing for EV adoption across India
Ampere Primus e-scooter is for higher speed, enhanced styling and better technology. The key highlights of the vehicle include:
? Performance – Top speed of 77 kmph, 0-40kmph < 5 sec, efficient high torque 4 kW mid-mount motor & a true range of 100+ km on a full charge. Primus can be driven in 4 modes – Eco, City, Power, and Reverse modes for optimum rideability.
? Safety – 3 Kwh LFP battery technology with smart BMS that is phase 1, AIS 156 compliant
? Durability – Longer battery life with LFP chemistry
? Smart – Bluetooth connectivity & navigation with phone app for convenience
? Comfort – Longer legroom, wider seats, better driveability
? Style – Elegant styling with 4 metallic matt colours including Himalayan White, Royal Orange, Havelock Blue & Buck Black. Dual tone body panels
In addition to the Primus, the company unveiled 5 additional new product concepts to meet consumer needs across segments and price points. These include:
? Ampere NXG, a sophisticated and stylish electric scooter with IoT connectivity for the discerning customers in the passenger mobility space
? Ampere NXU, a robust, & connected B2B electric scooter for multiple commercial applications, for the gig economy. It can also be a personal use vehicle for the family
Greaves unveiled 3 wheelers for passenger and cargo mobility which include:
Greaves ELP – an electric passenger 3 wheeler that will empower auto drivers with disruptive cost savings
Greaves ELC – an electric cargo 3 wheeler that will meet the ever-growing demand in moving cargo, at a much lower cost to serve
Greaves Aero Vision – a futuristic cargo concept that will ensure the needs of efficiency and performance are met in the evolving cargo mobility segment.
Made in India Powertrains to power India’s EV surge
With technology as a key differentiator, the e-powertrain suite will be characterized by cutting-edge design, engineering, materials chemistry, weight and aesthetics that will be customized to the needs of OEM customers. Each product will continue to represent the Company’s “Make in India” commitment, with a high level of localization and components obtained domestically as stated by the company.
Speaking on the new product roadmap, Sanjay Behl, CEO and Executive Director of Greaves Electric Mobility Private Limited (GEMPL) said, “We are delighted to unveil the full-spectrum of the GEMPL portfolio with 6 new electric two and three-wheelers that offer an enhanced design language, state-of-the-art technology, and superior performance. With Ampere Primus, we will set a new benchmark in performance, comfort and elegantly styled products for the modern millennial commuters. New concepts such as Ampere NXG, Ampere NXU, Greaves ELP, Greaves, ELC & Greaves Aero Vision will truly make Har Gully Electric. In FY24 we are prepared to further strengthen our dominant position in last mile passenger and cargo mobility”.