The newly launched range offers a competent range of tech straight from the factory, along with the provision for a smartphone app
Earth Energy EV, a Mumbai-based automotive startup has launched its three electric two-wheelers: Glyde+, Evolve R and Evolve X. Earth Energy claims the new range comprises 96 per cent made in India EVs, made possible by tying up with only Indian OEMs and domestic auto part manufacturers. Additionally, Earth Energy says the batteries for its EVs are made in-house, at their 7000 square foot R&D setup in Vasai, Mumbai. Prices start at Rs 92,000 for the Glyde+ and go up to Rs 1.42 lakh for the Evolve R. All the vehicles will be available in three colours - Marshal grey, Jet Black, and White, and customers can purchase the product from select dealers and distributors and trade partners for bulk orders appointed by the company across India.
With a design inspired by an eagle and powered by a 2.4W electric motor, the Glyde+ offers a claimed top speed of 60kmph, and is built primarily for riding within the city.
Price - Rs 92,000
Evolve Z :
Hinting more towards a city bike, the Evolve Z supports a 96 AH Li-ion battery, with a claimed range of 100km and 15 degrees of gradeability.
Price - Rs 1.3 lakh
Evolve R :
Conceptualised as a cruiser, the Evolve R boasts fast charging with a claimed full recharge time of 40 minutes, with up to 110 km at full charge.
Price - Rs 1.42 lakh
Additional features of Earth Energy EVs
All Earth Energy’s vehicles can be coupled with the Earth Energy smartphone app that helps the rider to keep live location status, incoming calls/messages alert, trip history, and current destination on-screen for uninterrupted riding. The app also allows the third party usage model for food delivery agents. The entire order mapping can be easily done on the display screen itself. Besides, the app can digitally clone the user’s vehicle information and provides up to 270 parameters to diagnose, and also book the maintenance. Besides, the all three EVs also utilise what the brand calls Smartin True Sense technology, which includes automatic headlight along with day/night modes on the LCD display, and smartphone-based turn-by-turn navigation.
Commenting on the launch, Rushi Shenghani, CEO and founder, Earth Energy EV said,“ We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first range of electric two-wheelers. The EV industry in India is emerging on account of various factors such as the growing awareness toward the environment, increasing petrol prices, and stringent emission norms, and we feel that the consumption of electric vehicles will go up now than ever. Earth Energy is confident to drive the vision of a greener and cleaner future as the company further moves ahead into a new era of providing sustainable mobility solutions to align with governments’ vision to electrify all vehicles in the country by 2030.”