Hero Dash electric scooter launched, prices begin from Rs 62,000

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 August 2019, 07:04 PM

Hero Electric on Monday launched its new electric scooter Dash with price starting at Rs 62,000. The all-new Dash is powered by a 48v 28Ah Li-ion battery with fast-charging of 4 hours and a range of 60 km per charge, Hero Electric said in a statement.

Commenting on the launch, Hero Electric India CEO Sohinder Gill said the new e-scooter offers style, practicality, performance with a powerful Li-Ion battery that is portable and reliable. Last week, the company had launched the extended range versions of its two electric scooters - Optima and Nyx - which are priced at Rs 68,721 and Rs 69,754, respectively.

The company is seeking to cash in on the wave of electric mobility in India. It plans to increase its touch-points to 1,000 by end of 2020, up from 615 at present. It also plans to ramp up annual production to 5 lakh units annually in the next three years from nearly 1 lakh estimated this year.

Recently, the Indian two-wheeler manufacturer launched two new e-scooters—Optima ER and Nyx ER (extended range) priced at Rs 68,721 and Rs 69,754 (ex-showroom India), respectively. The new heavy duty and high-speed e-scooters are now available across all Hero Electric dealerships, the company said in a statement.

Apart from this, Hero MotoCorp began home-delivery of its two-wheeler models when bought from its online website, HGPmart.com. Yes, you read it right. You can get your brand-new Hero scooter or motorcycle delivered to your doorstep. However, you will have to pay the nominal charge of Rs 349 for the service, reported NDTV's carandbike.

In a statement, Hero MotoCorp said that it will be starting its two-wheeler home-delivery service in the three cities of Mumbai, Bengaluru and Noida. Later it will start this service in 25 other cities over the next few months in a phased manner. The automaker further added that it has received 4,000 bookings for various two-wheelers from its online website.

First Published: Monday, August 26, 2019 07:03 PM
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