Hero Electric has launched its new electric scooter – the Dash at a starting price of Rs 62,000. The brand also showcased the extended range variants of the Optima and Nyx widening its range of heavy duty and high-speed e-scooters in India. The Optima ER and Nyx ER are now available at Rs 68,721 (ex. PAN India) and Rs 69,754 (ex. PAN India) respectively.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric India said, “Hero Electric is determined to deliver the best of electric two-wheeler mobility options to eco-conscious customers who prefer smarter mobility solutions. The all-new Dash is our latest and most lucrative offering that offers style, practicality, performance with a powerful Li-Ion battery that is portable and reliable, and I am certain this will appeal to people of all age groups. As always, we will continue to bring in new and better products and are always listening to customer feedback.”
The new Hero Dash electric scooter is powered by a 48v 28 Ah Li-Ion battery with fast-charging of 4 hours and a range of 60km per charge. The scooter has a high ground clearance of 145mm, which is good enough to tackle Indian road conditions. In terms of features, the all-new Hero Dash Electric gets LED daytime running lights, LED headlights, digital instrument console, USB mobile charging port, tubeless tyres, dual-tone body colour, remote boot opening, etc.
The upgraded Hero Optima ER and Nyx ER come equipped with dual Li-Ion battery with a total range of 110kms and 100kms per charge respectively. Hero also has plans to introduce heavy duty products catering to myriad requirements of the B2B sector. Going forward, all high-speed products from Hero Electric will also be eligible for FAME II benefits and coupled with the lowered GST rates on batteries and chargers, products from Hero Electric will only get more attractive and affordable.
Hero Electric also plans to take the 615 touchpoints presently to 1000 by end of 2020 and make the brand accessible even in the most interior parts of the country. The company has aggressive investment plans in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually.