Kochi, Jul 23 (FN Bureau) TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers globally, on Friday announced the launch of their TVS iQube Electric scooter in Kochi. The TVS iQube Electric was launched by Antony Raju, Minister for Road Transport, Government of Kerala and Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company. TVS iQube Electric is a green and connected, fun to ride urban scooter powered by an advanced electric drivetrain and next-gen TVS SmartXonnect platform. Commenting on the launch, Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company, said “TVS Motor Company is transforming into a digital age company offering world class Green and Connected products.”
“As India moves ahead, its mobility solutions would increasingly be experience-led, and nowhere is this felt sharper than among the youth of India.” “Our focus on India’s youth is embodied in the first of the TVS electric portfolio. TVS iQube Electric is a blend of an advanced electric drivetrain and the next-gen TVS SmartXonnect platform.” “After a successful response in Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai, and Pune, we are thrilled to bring our electric scooter to Kochi and are confident to scale great heights. The TVS iQube Electric ecosystem is built around digital platforms that enable complete digital retail experience to customers.” TVS iQube Electric is equipped with a 4.4 kW electric motor to deliver high power and efficiency with no transmission loss. The scooter has a max speed of 78 kmph and traverses 75 kms with a full charge. The scooter comes with an impressive acceleration of 0 to 40 kmph in 4.2 seconds. TVS Motor has been already ahead of others in terms of connected mobility and has become a benchmark for the industry. Taking it further, TVS iQube Electric is equipped with proprietory next-gen TVS SmartXonnect platform, advanced TFT cluster and TVS iQube app. This app offers multiple features such as Geo-fencing, remote battery charge status, navigation assist, last park location, and incoming call alerts/SMS alerts.
TVS iQube Electric comes with innovative features for delivering unmatched conveniences such as Q-park assist, multi-select economy and power mode, day and night display, regenerative braking, and provides a noiseless and comfortable ride. Available in a striking white colour, TVS iQube Electric is designed to reflect the contemporary lifestyle, and the design is stylish, subtle and functional. It is equipped with crystal-clear LED headlamps, all-LED tail lamps and sports an illuminating logo. TVS iQube Electric can be booked through the website with a booking amount of INR 5,000. This will be followed by an end-to-end transparent digital purchase experience and dedicated customer relationship assistance for purchase and support. The customer can also avail of attractive finance schemes offered by TVS Credit. TVS has also initiated completely contactless delivery of vehicles to customers keeping their safety and convenience in view. TVS Motor Company is committed to providing customers with comprehensive charging support, ranging across multiple charging options. Customers can avail of the recommended choice of SmartXHome, which offers a dedicated home charging solution with BlueTooth connectivity, live charging status and RFID enabled security. At present, charging units for the scooter will be installed at Cochin TVS in Kochi. Further, the company is developing an expansive public charging ecosystem by expanding network strength across the city. TVS iQube Electric will be available in select dealerships across Kochi from today, at an on-road price of Rs 1,23,917 (post FAME II subsidy).