Hyderabad-based EV start-up Atumobile has launched the Atum 1.0 electric bike for a starting price of Rs 50,000.
Powering it is a 48 V portable lithium-ion battery pack that offers 100 km range per charge (claimed) and it can be juiced up completely in 4 hours. A 250 W electric motor provides the propulsion to a maximum speed of 25 km/hr.
The Atum 1.0 electric bike does not need a registration certificate and you don’t require a driving license to ride it. Atumobile claims that the electric bike is perfect for kids, adults and elders for city commute. The new Atum 1.0 has been approved as a low-speed bike by the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), making it ready for commercial use.
Some of the bike’s features include a digital display and LED headlight, indicators & taillight.
The entire battery weighs 6 kg and Atumobile says the EV consumes around 1 unit electricity per charge. It also comes with a two-year warranty.
Interested customers can order the EV through Atumobile’s online portal and they also have a range of colour choices to choose from.
Currently, the EV is built at the greenfield manufacturing facility located in Telangana that has an annual production capacity of 15,000 EVs, which can be further expanded by 10,000 EVs should there be overwhelming demand.