Husqvarna Vektorr and Bltz E-mobility concepts unveiled

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Husqvarna Motorcycles is entering the electric powered-two wheeler (PTW) mobility space with a slew of offerings. Motorad Gears had covered the E-Pilen prototype launch – an electric motorcycle. Now, they have showcased the Vektorr and Bltz concepts, further expanding their zero-emissions product range.

Husqvarna Motorcycles is going forward into the future with a zero-emissions product range to broaden the brand’s appeal to existing riders as well as a whole new audience.

It has always been the aim of Husqvarna Motorcycles to develop new products accessible to the broadest possible spectrum of riders. The E-mobility range will retain and continue the riding pleasure and dynamics refined through the long history and experience of the brand.

The current Husqvarna Motorcycles street range is already known for being progressive, smart, dynamic and purely design oriented. These values will continue to be hallmarks of the E-mobility line.

VEKTORR CONCEPT –

Husqvarna Motorcycles reveals the Vektorr Concept. It offers a tantalising vision of what Husqvarna Motorcycles’ move into electric urban mobility will look like.

The Vektorr Concept is the first electric scooter ever produced by Husqvarna Motorcycles and is aimed squarely at the urban commuter who demands a compact, stylish and effective personal transport solution to fit their busy lifestyle. Styled and ridden like a conventional scooter, the Vektorr Concept will deliver a top speed of 45 km/h and offer a range of up to 95 km.

The Vektorr Concept is an eco-friendly model that brings the future of personal urban transport into the present.

BLTZ CONCEPT –

Furthermore, Husqvarna Motorcycles unveils the Bltz Concept. It makes convenient, clean travel easy with a stand-up scooter. The rider stands on the Bltz Concept, which offers rapid transit from A to B in busy city environments in a noise and emissions-free package.

The Bltz Concept will offer a range of 40 km and with the power output of 0.5 kW it will deliver a top speed of 20 km/h.

Development of the E-Mobility range is well-advanced and reflects the forward-thinking innovation that has seen Husqvarna Motorcycles set benchmarks for quality, aesthetics and performance for more than a century.

The expansion into E-Mobility is also reflected in an expanded dealer network. Husqvarna Motorcycles is actively searching for qualified dealers in large metropolitan areas in Europe, focusing on Spain, France, Italy and Germany.

MOTORAD GEARS TAKE

These models are the first in a series based on a common 48 Volt electric two-wheeler platform in the power range 4 to 11 kW for planned serial production in India. KTM E-Technologies GmbH provides in-house E-mobility expertise at the highest level including the development of proprietary electric drive systems & battery platforms.


Pierer Mobility has its eyes set on the lucrative EUR 10 bn addressable premium market in Europe for the electric two-wheeler segment by 2025.


Are you interested for the Vektorr or Bltz concept? Let us know in the comment section below.

Source: Husqvarna


Revolt to expand to 35 cities and South Asia with 150 crores investment

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Revolt Intellicorp has secured Rs. 150 crore as a fresh round of investment from Rattan India Enterprises. The brand aims to expand to 35 cities in India and other South Asian geographies.

As part of the inked deal, Rattan India Enterprises will hold an equity share in Revolt and Rajiv Rattan will join as non-executive chairman of the board of the company. Revolt Intellicorp says its electric motorcycles have clocked over 18 million kilometres on road and processed 329 million data records till date.

Rahul Sharma, founder, Revolt Intellicorp said, “At Revolt Intellicorp, we are determined at providing better and safer e-mobility solutions to our customers. Despite challenges brought by the pandemic, Revolt Motors has emerged as a global powerhouse expanding its footprint to 6 cities across India. Our partnership with RattanIndia Enterprises complements our vision to offer eco-friendly transportation solutions as well as expand our reach to a larger base of customers across top 35 Indian cities.”

Revolt will harness the capital infusion to expand the existing distributor and service network across India to 35 cities. Further, the EV maker will leverage AI to upscale and provide a 100 per cent in-house developed, contactless experience for all customers.

Commenting on the investment, Rajiv Rattan, founder and chairman, Rattan India Group said, “We are very excited to join hands with Revolt Intellicorp and be a part of the electric mobility shift which is undoubtedly poised to be at the forefront of India’s green revolution. We are upbeat about the future of the sector as well as the product innovations that have come from Revolt Motors till date; with this endeavour, we hope to be a part of the massification of smart, clean and eco-friendly transportation for commuters across the country.”


Gallery: Husqvarna E-Pilen prototype

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Yesterday, we had covered the unveiling of Husqvarna’s first electric mobility concept – the MY2022 E-Pilen; slated to be the first in a long line-up of fully electric-powered two-wheelers (PTW) options.

Developed under the aegis of Pierer Mobility Group, the E-Pilen will sport a power output of 8 kW and a range of 100 km with its modular swappable battery system.

Additional information about the E-mobility range should be divulged close to the launch of the production model. The Husqvarna E-Pilen has certainly piqued our curiosity at motorad gears.

While we eagerly wait for the production model to be shown at EICMA 2021, here are a bunch of high-resolution images for your eyes to feast on till then!

Honda to launch four electric two wheelers by 2024

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Honda recently announced a target to become 100% electric by 2040. Knowing how motorcycles constitute a sizeable component of Honda’s global sales, the timing could not have been appropriate to announce a slew of electric models.

The first three models to be launched by 2024 include two electric scooters and a small-sized electric motorcycle. These are squarely aimed for personal mobility in an urban setting.

We have already seen a patent application by Honda last year in which a CB125R type model can be deciphered. There is no concrete information on the larger electric motorcycle that Honda is yet to unveil, although Honda had filed a patent for an electric motorcycle with a drone built into the rear subframe.

Which model would you like to see in India first? Let us know in the comment section below.


Meet the Husqvarna E-Pilen prototype

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Husqvarna has finally unveiled their first electric mobility concept – the MY2022 E-Pilen! This is slated to be the first in a long line-up of fully electric powered two wheelers (PTW) options.

Developed under the aegis of Pierer Mobility Group, the E-Pilen will sport a power output of 8 kW and a range of 100 km with its modular swappable battery system.

Bajaj Auto and Pierer Mobility are jointly developing a common 48-volt eletric two-wheeler platform in the power range of 3 kW to 10 kW. The first product to be launched out of this partnership is the Bajaj Chetak electric scooter.

Additional information about the E-mobility range should be divulged close to the launch of the production model. The Husqvarna E-Pilen has certainly piqued our curiosity at motorad gears.

Are you excited for the E-Pilen launch? Let us know in the comment section below.