Hero Electric showcased its new range of products at the Auto Expo 2020 including an electric motorcycle, an electric trike and an advanced-tech-enabled high-speed electric scooter. The company states that its robust portfolio resonates its aim to provide multiple electric mobility solutions that are technologically advanced and address the evolving needs and preferences of Indian customers.





The electric motorcycle, Hero Electric AE-47, is powered by a 4,000W motor that promises a top speed of 85 km/h. The electric motorcycle is equipped with a lightweight, portable Li-ion 48V/3.5 kWh battery. With a charging time of 4 hours, it produces a range of 85 km/ch in Eco mode and accelerates from 0-60 km/h in 9 seconds. The electric bike features an advanced braking system with Combi Disc (290 mm front and 215 mm rear) and rear monoshock suspension along with a cruise control feature. It also features a digital instrument cluster, keyless access, mobile charger, walk-assist and reverse feature. The motorcycle is supported by a mobile app featuring GPS, GPRS, real-time tracking and Geofencing.

In the high-speed segment, HeroElectric unveiled a new electric scooter AE-29 with a top speed of 55 km/h. With a charging time of 4 hours, the new scooter produces a range of 80 km/ch. It is equipped with a 1,000W motor of 48V/3.5 kWh Li battery. The first IOT enabled electric scooter features Bluetooth connectivity, anti-theft smart lock, mobile charger, mobile app, digital instrument cluster, walk-assist, and reverse facility.

With its primary application in the B2B segment, Hero Electric trike, AE-3, is an attractive innovation debuting at the Auto Expo 2020. A first-of-its-kind vehicle, the trike is equipped with a self-standing Gyroscopic stability feature with Auto Balance park switch. It can produce a range of 100 km/ch and delivers a speed of 80 km/h in a full charge of 5 hours. Powered by a 250 W motor, it is equipped with a Li 48V/3 kWh battery. The vehicle also features a digital instrument cluster, mobile charger, walk-assist, reverse assist at 26 km/ph, mobile app, GPS, GPRS, real-time tracking and geofencing.

Speaking on the occasion, Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Electric said, "Being the pioneer in electric vehicles, Hero Electric aims to be at the forefront of the electric mobility revolution by providing technologically advanced products to meet the growing aspirations of our customers. We are confident to drive the vision of greener and cleaner future as we further move ahead into a new era of providing sustainable mobility solutions to align with governments vision to electrify all the vehicles in the country by 2030. Auto Expo 2020 marks a significant occasion in the journey of Hero Electric towards a greener and sustainable future, providing smart mobility solutions to the new age tech-savvy customer."

In the high sped segment, the company also showcased an electric scooter, AE-75, in a partnership with Sahara Evols with a top speed of 45 km/h and a range of 80 km/ch. In the low-speed segment, the company showcased scooter AE-8 with 25 km/h top speed and a range o 80 km/ch.

Hero Electric's current lineup ranges from the Flash Lead Acid low-speed segment and goes all the way to the Photon Li-ion in the high-speed segment including the newly launched products. The company also states that they have robust plans in place to take its current 620 touchpoints to 1,000 by the end of 2020 and make their brand accessible even in the most interior parts of the country. The investment plans for the next 3 years are also in place to ramp up the production capacity of its electric scooters to 5 lakh units annually, with a focus on low-speed scooters for last-mile connectivity.