Hero Electric Launches Electric Motorcycle ‘AE-47’ at Auto Expo 2020

Hero Electric Launches Electric Motorcycle ‘AE-47’ at Auto Expo 2020

Hero Electric entered into two new segments with an electric motorcycle and e-scooters in the high-speed and low-speed segments at the Auto Expo 2020

 Hero Electric has showcased a range of electric motorcycle and scooters at the Auto Expo 2020. The electric two-wheeler manufacturer has also entered into two new segments with an electric motorcycle, a first-of-its-kind electric bike, and e-scooters in the high-speed and low-speed segments.

The electric motorcycle, AE-47 was unveiled by the brand and it is powered by a 4 kW electric motor that offers a top speed of 85 km/h, claims the company. It gets a lightweight portable lithium-ion battery.

As per the company’s fact sheet, the motorcycle comes with a charging time of 4 hours and it produces a range of 85 km/ch in the Power mode, which extends to nearly160 km/ch in the more reduced output – Eco mode. Also, the motorcycle is claimed to be capable of accelerating from 0-60 km/h in just 9 seconds.

Furthermore, the AE-47 electric bike features an advanced braking system with combi discs. It gets rear mono-shock suspension along with the cruise control feature. Apart from that, the motorcycle gets features like the digital instrument cluster, keyless access, mobile charger, walk assist and reverse feature. Hero Electric claims the motorcycle is supported by a mobile app featuring GPS, GPRS, Realtime tracking and Geofencing.

Apart from that, the company also unveiled AE-29 e-scooter in the high-speed segment.

Naveen Munjal, Managing Director Hero Electric, told reporters that “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 vehicles in the country by 2030.”

In August 2019, the firm had launched its Electric scooter ‘Dash’. The news came within a week of its launch of Electric Optima ER and Nyx ER. Hero Dash Electric like Optima and Nyx is priced below Rs 70,000 and starts at Rs 62,000. Dash is powered by a 28Ah Lithium-ion battery and the company claims that it needs 4 hours to recharge completely.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.