Ampere Autos launches new e-scooters, lithium-ion charger


Ampere Autos launched two e-scooters – the Ampere V48 and Reo Li-Ion, priced at Rs 38,00Zero and Rs 46,000 (ex-showroom, India), respectively – together with a lithium-ion battery pack charger on Could 11 in New Delhi. There isn’t any further registration price relevant on the electrical two-wheelers as they provide the most pace restricted to 25kph.

Because the launch of its low-cost charger for lead-acid battery scooters in last 12 months, the corporate has been engaged on indigenously growing electrical motors, battery controllers, in addition to chargers for lithium-ion battery powered scooters.

The e-scooters get a 250W brushless DC motor, powered by a 48V lithium-ion battery pack. Whereas the Ampere V48 is able to carry 100kg of most load, the Reo has a hauling capability of 120kg. The e-scooters provide a range of 65-70km per cost, with the full-charge time various from 4-5 hours.

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Ampere Autos has additionally launched its newly developed Li-ion charger, which was unveiled by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremony organized by the Expertise Improvement Board on the event of Nationwide Expertise Day (Could 11).

The superior lithium-ion charger, priced at Rs 3,000, is designed with a two-stage charging profile. Its charging voltage and present degree could be modified based mostly on the battery producer’s specs. The microcontroller-based management and monitoring methods supply energetic battery reverse-polarity safety, over-temperature cut-off and output short-circuit safety.

Its battery capability score is 48V, 20Ah or 24Ah with a charging time of 4-5 hours. Weighing 1.65kg, the Li-ion charger’s enter voltage ranges between 185Vac to 265Vac, and it operates between temperatures of Zero to 50 deg. The charger can be enabled with entering and output overvoltage safety.

The scooters are set to go on sale from the corporate’s 150 sellers current in 14 states throughout the nation, with a significant focus being on Tier-2, -Three and -Four cities.

The corporate has bought near 35,000 scooters because it rolled out its first product in 2008. The 2 new models may be credited as being the primary homegrown lithium-ion scooters having their key elements – the electrical motor, battery controller in addition to the charger – all being indigenously developed on the start-up’s R&D labs in Coimbatore. Ampere Autos, nonetheless, is sourcing the battery packs on these choices from Taiwan and China.


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