Monday, 26 August 2019

Hero Electric launches new Dash electric scooter

Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric India 
26/8/2019

PUNE: Electric vehicle brand in India, Hero Electric, today officially launched its new electric scooter – The Dash, at a starting price of INR 62,000 further expanding its attractive portfolio of easy to use and maintain, high-quality e-scooters.

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 across all Hero Electric dealerships for INR 68,721 (ex. PAN India) and INR 69,754 (ex. PAN India) respectively.

Commenting on the occasion 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 all-new and striking looking Dashis powered by a 48v 28 Ah Li-Ion battery with fast-charging of 4 hours and a range of 60 km per charge. Keeping in mind the Indian driving conditions, the Dash is made for India with a high ground clearance of 145mm to tackle any road conditions. The feature-loaded Dash comes with LED DRL’s, LED headlights, digital instrument cluster, USB mobile charging port, tubeless tyres, dual tone body colour and graphics, remote boot opening keeping the practicality quotient high. The Dash also gets a very striking design with a commanding front fascia that gives the Dash a string road presence, with the dual tone colour options sprucing up the looks of the Dash even more.

In sync with the government’s vision to promote and foster the adoption of electric mobility in India, Hero Electric aims to invest in R&D to introduce technologically advanced products that India needs in order to make the switch from ICE vehicles. 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 scooters are the perfect match for people who want to switch to clean mobility, with options ranging from lightweight to high-speed performance scooters, so both the first-time buyers and enthusiasts have a variety of scooters to choose from. Hero Electric plans to take the 615 touch points 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.

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