Customer deliveries of the Simple One electric scooter have begun in a phased manner from Bengaluru.
After its market launch a few days ago, Simple Energy today announced the start of delivery of the Simple One electric scooter in the domestic market. Deliveries began in a phased manner with customers in Bengaluru first handing over their zero-emission scooters.
Simple One is priced at Rs. 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru) and the EV startup has already claimed over one lakh bookings for its first offering. Although the One made its regional debut almost two years ago, the company took a good amount of time to validate the scooter for consumer use.
Compared to the prototype that was showcased in August 2021, several changes have been implemented. Talking about the start of deliveries, Suhas Rajkumar, Founder and CEO of Simple Energy. said, “We are excited to begin delivery of Simple One, starting with customers in Bengaluru. We are all proud of our team’s hard work and dedication in creating a comprehensive product that is a sustainable and efficient transportation option for our customers. We are confident that we will succeed in creating a delightful ownership experience for our customers and believe that Simple One will revolutionize the segment by creating a greener future.
The Simple One has the longest riding range of 212 km among electric two-wheelers on sale in India. Loaded with security features and connectivity options. It is also considered to be the fastest electric two-wheeler in India as it can accelerate from zero to 40 kmph in just 2.77 seconds.
It is also the first scooter to feature a thermal management system developed in collaboration with IIT-Indore to mitigate thermal runaways. The company is said to be based in Bengaluru Working closely with authorized dealers to ensure on-time deliveries and efficient after-sales support.
In early 2023, the company inaugurated a production facility at Shulagiri in Tamil Nadu with an annual capacity of 10 lakh units. Simple Energy plans to expand its retail network in 40 to 50 cities through 160-180 retail outlets.