Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter which might run on Indian roads. The company’s most interests in passenger and commercial vehicles but it didn’t have two-wheelers in its global portfolio.
Hyundai developed its first prototype electric scooter
There is no official announcement on this but the company sources said that India is an important market and t his vehicle will suit in Indian roads. The e-scooter will be used as the first and last-mile connectivity. The Hyundai Motor Group plans to provide first and last-mile connectivity through the e-scooter in coming future.
Hyundai prototype electric scooter
DongJin Hyun, head of Hyundai Motor Group Robotics Team, said, “This is the vehicle-mounted personal scooter which could be featured in future Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Our personal electric scooter makes first and last-mile commuting joy while helping to reduce congestion and emissions in city centers.”
Hyundai’s first electric scooter
The Hyundai’s first electric scooter will feature a 10.5 Ah lithium battery with a top speed of 20Km per hour on a single charge. The company is looking forward to installing a regenerative braking system to increase the scooter’s range by 7%.
This initiative comes at a time when the government aggressively wants to switch to electric vehicles to reduce the pollution in cities and also to cut down the oil imports bill. India currently is the third-largest oil importer and wants to become a global manufacturing hub for electric vehicles.
Hyundai Motor is not keeping itself behind in any vehicle category its taking opportunity for every vehicle category and type. Recently it unveiled its first electric race car which will be showcased in the upcoming Frankfurt Auto show.
Its Hyundai Kona electric car launched and currently on sale in India and it has reduced the price of its electric car after the GST cut announcement, the reduced price of Kona is Rs.23,72000.
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