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Volton Introduces E-Rickshaw & E-Loader Variants

The Volton RICK is a three-seater rickshaw with a 250 kg load capacity.

by Aishwarya Saxena

Volton has released an electric Rickshaw Rick and three variants of the electric Loader Bajrangi.

VoltonThe Volton RICK is a three-seater rickshaw with a 250 kg load capacity.

Powered by a 750-watt/48-volt BLDC motor, it features a double-stroke front suspension and drum brakes.

The RICK can be operated using the pedal, motor, or both simultaneously, reaching a maximum speed of 25 km/hr with a full load. With a low step-through design and a LiFePo4 battery pack, it offers a range of 50-60 km on throttle mode alone, starting at INR 79,999.

The Volton BAJRANGI is a loader with a 300 kg load capacity. Similar to the RICK, it is powered by a 750-watt/48-volt BLDC motor, with a double-stroke front suspension and drum brakes. It can also be operated using the pedal, motor, or both, achieving a maximum speed of 25 km/hr with a full load.

The BAJRANGI comes in three variants: Bajrangi Goo, BajrangiHAUL, and Bajrangi MOVER, with varying seating capacity and loading dock dimensions. All BAJRANGI variants are equipped with a LiFePo4 battery pack, offering a range of 40-50 km on throttle mode alone, starting at INR 79,999.

To enhance affordability, Volton has partnered with HDFC Bank and HIACHI, allowing customers to purchase the vehicles through monthly installments as low as INR 6,999 for 12 months.

Prashanta, the CEO of Volton emphasized the company’s commitment to developing utility-oriented, technologically advanced, energy-efficient, affordable, and green products under the Volton brand. He highlighted the Gearless Differential Mechanism, making Volton’s three-wheeled vehicles stable and reducing the power required for pedalling by over 50%. The vehicles also retain LiFePo4 batteries and offer GPS integration as an optional feature.

To ensure financial viability for customers and a wider social impact, Volton sources approximately 85% of the components locally, reducing production costs and enabling servicing by regular cycle mechanics, eliminating the need for specialized service centres.

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