Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), has launched their FX range (fixed battery) of electric vehicles in both the cargo and passenger segments.
The new Ape’ E-Xtra FX is gets a 9.5-Kw power output and comes with full metal body architecture fitted with a 6 ft cargo deck length. It is also customizable for applications like the delivery van, garbage collector etc.
Offerings in both the ranges come equipped with features like blue vision headlamps, automatic transmission, hill hold assist, regenerative braking, dual tone seats, striking body colours and graphics, multi- information instrument cluster, boost mode etc. The FX fixed battery range offers convenient home and office charging features.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Diego Graffi, Chairman & MD Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. said, “Ape’, a brand with a trust of more than 30 lac happy customers is paving the way for the Indian electric revolution with the FX range of electric vehicles. The Piaggio Group has a rich heritage of developing electric technology over the last four decades which we have leveraged to develop these class leading products for India. Post the launch of Ape’ E-City with Swappable technology in 2019, we are now introducing the Fixed Battery technology solutions to serve the varied needs of customers. This new FX range is a step in realizing Piaggio’s vision which aligns with the government’s initiatives for mass adaption of EVs in India.”
Mr. Saju Nair, EVP and Head of Commercial Vehicle Business, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd. said, “We are launching the FX range after a detailed study covering the industry trends, customer aspirations and segment requirements. The FX range will cater to the needs of our customers, protect the environment and truly revolutionize the industry with the concept of “Ape goes Electric, India goes Electric”.
Piaggio is offering a 3 Year Free Maintenance package as an introductory offer to all customers. The Piaggio I-Connect telematics solution offers real time vehicle data tracking for our customers and for PVPL service initiatives.
The vehicles are eligible for the FAME II subsidy and various other benefits related to the registration process. Ape’ E-Xtra FX comes with an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs. 3,12,137 and Ape’ E-City FX comes with an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs. 2,83,878* post-fame II subsidy benefit.