eMotion Motors to unveil electric bike prototype today

LN Revathy Coimbatore | Updated on June 04, 2018 Published on June 05, 2018

Coimbatore-based start-up eMotion Motors is set to unveil on Tuesday the prototype of its first product, Surge, a geared electric motorcycle.

The launch has been planned to coincide with the World Environment Day.

Pranav Singanapalli, founder and Chief Executive of eMotion Motors, claimed that this would be the country’s first geared electric motorcycle. Currently, there are companies manufacture electric scooterettes with basic features, low power and low range, and questionable total cost of ownership. Their sole benefit is they are not polluting.

Surge, he said, would be a feature-rich motorcycle, with 40 innovations that would make it stand out from other bikes.

It will have two variants. The top variant would clock a top speed of 120 km/hour and rapid acceleration of 0-60 km/hour in less than four seconds. Surge will be able to run up to 100 km on a single charge, with rapid charging of the battery in just half an hour.

Published on June 05, 2018

A letter from the Editor

Dear Readers,

The coronavirus crisis has changed the world completely in the last few months. All of us have been locked into our homes, economic activity has come to a near standstill. Everyone has been impacted.

Including your favourite business and financial newspaper. Our printing and distribution chains have been severely disrupted across the country, leaving readers without access to newspapers. Newspaper delivery agents have also been unable to service their customers because of multiple restrictions.

In these difficult times, we, at BusinessLine have been working continuously every day so that you are informed about all the developments – whether on the pandemic, on policy responses, or the impact on the world of business and finance. Our team has been working round the clock to keep track of developments so that you – the reader – gets accurate information and actionable insights so that you can protect your jobs, businesses, finances and investments.

We are trying our best to ensure the newspaper reaches your hands every day. We have also ensured that even if your paper is not delivered, you can access BusinessLine in the e-paper format – just as it appears in print. Our website and apps too, are updated every minute, so that you can access the information you want anywhere, anytime.

But all this comes at a heavy cost. As you are aware, the lockdowns have wiped out almost all our entire revenue stream. Sustaining our quality journalism has become extremely challenging. That we have managed so far is thanks to your support. I thank all our subscribers – print and digital – for your support.

I appeal to all or readers to help us navigate these challenging times and help sustain one of the truly independent and credible voices in the world of Indian journalism. Doing so is easy. You can help us enormously simply by subscribing to our digital or e-paper editions. We offer several affordable subscription plans for our website, which includes Portfolio, our investment advisory section that offers rich investment advice from our highly qualified, in-house Research Bureau, the only such team in the Indian newspaper industry.

A little help from you can make a huge difference to the cause of quality journalism!

Support Quality Journalism
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor
You have read 1 out of 3 free articles for this week. For full access, please subscribe and get unlimited access to all sections.