EV Startup of the week-PuREnergy
PuREnergy startup story began in a Hostel 9 of IIT Bombay where the founders met for the first time to pursue their graduation. The futuristic electric vehicle sector brings them together in 2018 with a similar vision, a vision to become one of the leading EV startups in India. With that vision, they started their journey towards pure mobility.
The company is having a dedicated factory in a built-up area of 18,000 sqft for large scale manufacturing of electric vehicles. The company have strong technical support of IIT Hyderabad to carry out R&D and other activities.
EV Startup of the week-PuREnergy
PuR Energy is Founded by Dr.Nishanth Dongari worked in Germany and moved to the UK under the prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship and is currently working as Assistant Professor at IIT Hyderabad.
Dongari said, “We are also in close discussion with a few defence laboratories for our battery applications in tanks, missiles, and communication equipment. They need to work under harsh environmental conditions, reduce the weight by four times compared to lead-acid technology and deliver high discharge currents, which is to be achieved by doping of anodes and cathodes.”
The company’s Co-Founder and CEO is Rohit Vadera worked in Abu Dhabi in the oil and gas sector with leading global engineering firms. Subsequently, he moved back to India and obtained an MBA in Finance and Operations from Indian School of Business in 2016. Later he worked with Ostro Energy, a platform set up by Actis Capital for development of wind and solar plants.
PuREnergy electric vehicles
Coming to the startup’s electric vehicles products, they have four models such as Egnite, Etrance, Epluto, and Etron. The company wants to bring 10,000 electric vehicles on the road in this financial year.
The startup’s electric vehicles are well known for it is designed which meant to work in tougher environment conditions and equipped with light portable batteries that help for high pickups.
The startup also manufacturers lithium-ion batteries and has also collaborated with other EVs players to develop and supply high-voltage Li-ion batteries for three-wheelers and four-wheelers. It focuses on things like active cooling to make the batteries unit compatible with high-speed EVs.
Let us look in detail about the startup’s products
- A multi-functional waterproof LCD display
- Portable and frame integrated IP65 battery
- 42 Nm torque for 20 degrees gradability
- Range-60 km
- Battery with 3X performance-500WH
- 7 speed Shimano Derailleur
costing Rs. 47,499
ETrance is India’s first unisex electric mobike which can be ridden by all age groups, teenagers and last-mile logistics.
This is specially designed for urban mobility and can escape easily from heavy traffic.
- Wide LCD screen with LED indicators
- Comfortable stylish and durable saddle
- Dual suspension and 60Nm motor Peak Torque
Price of this electric vehicle is Rs. 51,999
It gives you the most comfortable riding experience. It is multi-speed smart design, it comes with the high-performance lithium-ion battery. Provides quick pickup and long-range.
- High Torque Motor with Rear Suspension
- Alloy Wheels 90/90 – 10 Tyres
- Wide LCD Screen with Multi-Speed Modes
- Comfortable and Durable Saddle
- Anti-Theft Provision with Smart Lock
- LED Head Light and Stylish Rear View Mirrors
- Range-80 km
- Battery portable-1.8 kWh
- Loading capacity- 180 Kg
price is Rs 71,999
Etron is a Hybrid Ebike
- Shimano Gear and Smart Horn
- IP65 Multifunction LCD Screen
- Front Disk Brake & Double Wall Rim
- Rugged Centre Stand for Cart Load Balance
- Battery with IP65 Hailong Casting-500 Wh
- In 7 seconds-25 Kmph
- Tyre perfect for road grip-2.35
Price is Rs 34,999
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