Kinetic Green launches 1t electric three-wheeler Safar Jumbo
Published by : Industrial Automation
Made in India Safar Jumbo aims to ride the e commerce and home delivery boom in India, with its high performance, load carrying capacity and very low running cost.
Pune, October 27, 2020: Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Limited, India's leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, has launched India's first high performance electric cargo three wheeler, Kinetic Safar Jumbo. Safar Jumbo is a ground breaking electric vehicle, which is designed ground up at Kinetic's DSIR recognised EV R&D lab, packed with advanced technology features and boasts of 100% indigenous parts.
This vehicle has been specially designed as the most cost efficient and convenient solution for last mile delivery needs in urban India. The new Kinetic Safar Jumbo, which falls under L5 category, has a GVW of over 1 ton, with a specially developed cargo box with close to 150 sq ft cubit capacity and a payload of 500 k g. This makes is greatly suitable for requirements of many segments, starting with the needs of the growing e-commerce segment for home delivery of various kinds of orders including groceries. Further, the vehicle is suitable for distribution of gas cylinders and water, for waste collection and management, delivery of FMCG goods from whole sellers to retailers home delivery of white goods, and special applications like "sabzi or meals on wheels" etc.
As the vehicle is 100% electric, it is totally emission and noise free, thus the delivery operations can be designed to be silent and green. Further, since the vehicle requires no fuel, its running cost is as low as 50 paise per km as against over Rs 3 per km for the diesel engine based cargo three wheelers.
Safar Jumbo is well equipped with advanced Lithium ion battery pack designed to give a range of 120 km on a single charge. The vehicle will also be available on Swappable Battery Platform. The electric loader that is a ground up new EV innovation developed in India with a strong local supply chain will qualify for the FAME II subsidy offered by the government to customers and will come with best in class warranty of 3 years.