Simple One Electric Scooter To Be Launched Very Soon – Manufacturing Facility Inaugurated

Simple Energy inaugurated its first manufacturing facility yesterday (January 19, 2023) and the EV maker is now looking forward to commencing production of its flagship product, the Simple One.

Diving into details, this new state-of-the-art EV manufacturing facility is spread over an area of 2,00,000 sq.ft and it is located at Shoolagiri, Tamilnadu. It is also worth mentioning that this new facility has been named 'Simple Vision 1.0'.

Apart from that, the EV maker claims that Simple Vision 1.0 is equipped with the best-in-class GA Line (General Assembly Line), India's first patented in-house motor manufacturing line, a battery manufacturing line along with other facilities like cell storage, CAL (Customer Acceptance Line), and a few more supporting facilities.

Moreover, Simple Energy further claims that the Simple Vision 1.0 plant is among the safest manufacturing plants in India. Furthermore, this manufacturing facility also sports an in-house vehicle testing centre and this facility is very essential to assess and further developing its current and future products.

According to Simple Energy, the Simple Vision 1.0 facility is built with an initial investment of Rs 100 Crore and the plant also aims to provide employment to more than 700 people locally, and is aiming to have a female-dominated workforce. Moreover, the EV maker also claimed that it is having more products in the pipeline and aims to be at the forefront of the global transition to green mobility.

Speaking about Simple One, Simple Energy claims its latest iteration can do more than 200 kilometres on a fully charged battery pack charge. Additionally, the latest version of the electric scooter also comes with a more powerful 8.5kW electric motor with 72Nm of peak torque and a larger 4.8kWh battery pack.

In terms of performance, the upcoming Simple One electric scooter is said to have a top speed of around 105km/h and can accelerate from a standstill to 40km/h in just 2.77 seconds. Other than that, the pre-bookings for the Simple One electric scooter is already open and the electric scooter is expected to come with a starting price of Rs 1.05 lakh (ex-showroom).


Thoughts About Simple Energy's Manufacturing Plant

With the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Tamilnadu, Simple Energy is expected to soon launch and commence the production of the Simple One electric scooters in India. That being said, we have high expectations for the upcoming Simple One electric scooter in terms of its performance and handling characteristics.

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Article Published On: Friday, January 20, 2023, 16:53 [IST]
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