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Updated on: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 08:42 PM IST

Simple Energy to take pre-bookings for its e-scooter on August 15

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EV maker Simple Energy on Thursday said its upcoming maiden scooter 'Simple One' can be pre-booked with an initial amount of Rs 1,947 on August 15 | Photo credit: ZigWheels

EV maker Simple Energy on Thursday said its upcoming maiden scooter 'Simple One' can be pre-booked with an initial amount of Rs 1,947 on August 15 | Photo credit: ZigWheels

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EV maker Simple Energy on Thursday said its upcoming maiden scooter 'Simple One' can be pre-booked with an initial amount of Rs 1,947 on August 15, the scheduled date for its rollout.

The pre-booking would begin from 5 pm onwards across India and the vehicle can be booked through the company's website, Simple Energy said in a release.

The pre-orders would be given priority delivery when the production begins, it stated.

"Through Simple One, we hope to create a benchmark in the EV industry. August 15 is a historic day for us too. We look forward to an electrifying year ahead," Suhas Rajkumar, Founder, and CEO, Simple Energy said.

The e-scooter will be priced between Rs 1.10-1.20 lakh, it said.

The company said it chose the amount of Rs 1,947 for pre-booking to denote the year of independence.

With a custom-built battery pack for Indian usage, the maiden scooter will be launched in 13 states across the country in phase 1, Simple Energy said, adding it is also working on a 2-lakh sq ft factory in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.

Simple One will have a 4.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, a claimed range of 240 km in eco mode, a top speed of 100kmph, and 0-50 kilometers per hour acceleration in 3.6 seconds, the company said.

Other key features include a mid-drive motor along with a removable battery and futuristic design. It also comes with smart features such as touch screen, onboard navigation, Bluetooth, among others.

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Published on: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 08:42 PM IST
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