Lohia Auto showcases India’s 1st Solar Powered Electric Rickshaw in 3rd Smart City Expo
New Delhi: Country’s largest indigenous electric vehicle player Lohia Auto Industries showcased smart electric vehicle designed for smart cities during Smart city expo 2017 being held in Pragati Maidan. The company, which is a pioneer in the electric vehicles segment, showcased India’s first Humrahi Solar Powered E- Rickshaw, Narain Hydraulic Tipper, Narain LC Loader & OMA Star Li Electric Scooter.
The new modified versions of “Humrahi” and “Narain” are improved and customized vehicles designed especially for saving Electricity and for overall transport safety, efficiency and reliability. The first innovative product is Humrahi’s Solar Powered E- Rickshaw. A normal battery rickshaw has to use conventional form of electricity to charge the batteries. With this Solar E-Rickshaw one can charge batteries on the run in sunny day. Solar powered E-rickshaw increases the efficiency of the vehicle and solar panel increases its mileage by 10-15% with a life cycle of 10 years.
The second product showcased at the Smart City Expo is Narain’s Hydraulic Tipper E- Rickshaw. The electric dumper comes with a payload capacity of 350kg. It comes with a hydraulic system to unload the materials. This utility electric vehicle is designed for delivery van & garbage collection etc.
According to Mr. Ayush Lohia, CEO Lohia Auto Industries, “Smart Cities doesn’t mere bricks and concrete buildings but it is the smartly integrated facilities. We at Lohia Auto industries are keen to be a stake holder in this smart city movement as smart mobility provider. Our entire electric vehicles range existing and futuristic will be designed to best fit in last mile connectivity for Smart cities. We aim to do our bit to safeguard the environment and bring down emission of harmful fumes in the country”.
“We think transportation system of Smart Cities should also be smart, hence we have showcased the innovative model of Narain as Hydraulic Tipper & Humrahi with Solar Panel. These are the unique products designed by Indians for India with many additional features. We are committed to our vision to provide green mobility to the country and look forward to consistent innovation towards developing products for the Indian electric vehicles market”. added by Mr. Lohia.
Apart from these two, the Lohia Auto also showcased Narain LC an undisputed solution for last mile delivery with low maintenance and high loading capacity. And first lithium ion battery electric two wheeler “OMA STAR LI”. Charging time of this model will be less than three hours compare to other eclectic Scotty charging time which is 6 to 7 hours, also battery life cycle will more than 1000 cycles.