Simple One e-scooter deliveries start in Bengaluru, more cities to follow


Electric two-wheeler startup Simple Energy has started deliveries of its One electric scooter, days after it was launched in the country last month.Pricing from ¥Starting from 145,000 (ex-showroom), the Simple One e-scooters have been delivered to the first customers in Bengaluru, while the company said it will start deliveries in other cities in phases. The One debuted in August 2021, and it took the company less than two years to roll out the production version.

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June 6, 2023 at 19:19 pm

Simple One electric scooter starts at Rs 1.45 lakh (ex-showrooms), rivals Ather 450X

The Simple One has garnered more than 100,000 pre-orders since its launch and the model is produced at the manufacturer’s factory in Tamil Nadu, which has an annual production capacity of one million pieces. With a 5 kWh battery pack, the electric scooter can travel 212 kilometers on a single charge. Its PMS motor produces 11.3 bhp of power and 72 Nm of peak torque. The One is the fastest electric scooter with a 0-40 km/h acceleration time of 2.77 seconds and a top speed of 105 km/h.

Also read: Simple One Prototype vs Production Specs: What’s Changed?

The Simple One is available in six colors for the same price as the Ather 450X and Ola S1 Pro

The Simple One is available in six colors for the same price as the Ather 450X and Ola S1 Pro

Commenting on the commencement of deliveries, Suhas Rajkumar, Founder and CEO of Simple Energy, said, “We are delighted to begin deliveries of Simple ONE, first to our customers in Bengaluru. We are all very proud of the hard work and dedication of our team who have of customers have created a holistic product that is both a sustainable and efficient shipping option. We believe that we will succeed in creating an enjoyable ownership experience for our customers and that Simple ONE will revolutionize the segment by creating a greener future market.”

Simple One is developed entirely in-house, using only batteries imported from overseas. This is the first electric scooter to be equipped with a thermal management system, developed in collaboration with IIT-Indore, which helps mitigate any thermal runaway. In terms of functionality, the electric scooter comes with a digital console with Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle telematics via app, and more. This model comes with a 750W charger and can charge from 0-80% in 5 hours and 54 minutes using a standard charger.

Simple Energy will expand its retail presence across India in a staggered manner. The company said it is working closely with authorized resellers to ensure timely delivery and after-sales support. The startup plans to expand its retail business to 40-50 cities in the future with 160-180 dealers.

First published date: June 6, 2023 at 19:19 PM CST

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