Motovolt Mobility recently launched the Urbn electric bike at a price point of Rs 50,000 (ex-showroom) in the Indian market. Customers can book the Motovolt Urbn e-bike at just Rs 999 on the company’s website and over 100 dealerships.
The Urbn e-bike doesn’t need any license or registration to own and ride. Powering the Motovolt Urbn is a removable BIS-approved battery, offering a claimed range of 120 km on a single full charge. Some key features of the e-bike include a pedal assist sensor with multiple riding modes, an ignition key switch, handle lock and more. Moreover, it gets an integrated smartphone app for the convenience of riders.
“With URBN e-bicycle’s launch, we have created the perfect solution for our users. It is priced at INR 49,999/- onwards and can be purchased at easy EMIs. It is a perfect ride for local commuters and offers a 120 km range on a full charge,” says Tushar Choudhary, Founder, and CEO, Motovolt.
Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, Member of Parliament from West Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency said, “The Government of India has been dedicatedly working towards promoting the EV sector in India. We have launched various schemes and initiatives such as Production Linked Incentives and subsidies on the purchase of EVs. It is heartening to see a young enterprise like Motovolt come up with e-bikes, and I hope URBN will prove to be a great personal commute option for the younger commuters in cities all over India.”
The Government of India and various state governments are also working to promote electric vehicles in India. For EV manufacturers, there are Production-Linked-Incentives (PLI) schemes and subsidies are offered to the EV buyers. Moreover, the government is building the EV ecosystem in India by deploying public EV charging stations, battery swapping stations and EV-exclusive zones that are being planned in a few cities.