Amid coronavirus outbreak, a personal vehicle is the only rescue if someone wants to
travel. Although the governments are working on maintaining social distancing in
public transport, it is better to have a personal vehicle until the fear of coronavirus is hovering upon us.
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad-incubated startup PURE EV has launched its
latest electric scooter model ‘ETrance+’. The company has an in-house battery
manufacturing facility and a research setup based out of IIT Hyderabad campus where
the company’s dedicated R&D team works on core areas of battery thermal management
system for development of long-range and high-performance Lithium batteries.
Highlighting the unique aspects of this model, Rohit Vadera, Chief Executive Officer of
PuREnergy, said, “On the eve of Independence Day, we are proud to announce the launch
of this entry-level scooter giving the Indian People freedom from monthly fuel expenses.
We are constantly innovating keeping in mind the requirements of middle-class Indian
IIT Hyderabad incubated start-up launches affordable personal vehicle
Rohit Vadera added, “In this Covid-19 pandemic scenario, thrust on personal mobility has
increased significantly and people are looking for electric scooters at affordable prices.
‘ETrance+’ comes with a robust chassis design, body parts built for Indian road conditions
and advanced features like regenerative braking, eABS and a SOC indicator shows the
percentage of battery capacity remaining. We are confident that this model will meet the
requirements of the majority of customers looking to buy EVs for their daily short
Features of the vehicle launched by IIT Hyderabad incubated start-up
Price: INR 56,999/-
1.25 KWH portable battery
Mileage: 65 kilometers on-road range
Highlighting the technological advancements of PURE EV manufacturing unit, Dr.
Nishanth Dongari, Founder, PURE EV, and Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical
and Aerospace Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, said, “The launch of ETrance+ is another
important milestone for the company and demonstrates our ability on cost innovation
even while meeting all the key expectations of the customers. Such innovations are
becoming feasible even under the pandemic due to our in-house battery technology and
the R&D in improving the efficiency of the power train.”
Publish Article Source: India Today