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Piaggio launches Ape’ Electrik



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A range of E-Autos powered by advanced Lithium Ion Smart- batteries is set to revolutionize last mile mobility in India


  • The new Ape’ Electrik is Piaggio’s range of electric vehicles across various product categories.
  • Showcased was the Ape’ E-City, the first E-auto in India with swappable battery technology and also the Ape’ E-City FX with Fixed battery technology.


Delhi, 18th December, 2019: Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, European leader of the 2Wh sector and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles today launched their new electric range, Ape’ Electrik, and marked its entry into the electric vehicle segment. Ape’ Electrik will have full range of electric vehicles across various categories with Ape’ E-City being the first product launched under the Ape’ Electrik range.

The new Ape’ E-City offers a revolutionary driving experience with zero emission with nearly no noise and vibration making it a next generation last mile mobility solution for urban India. It comes with various class leading features making it a unique proposition with advanced Li-ion batteries, automatic gear box, superior power and torque, no gear and clutch, doors for safety, full digital cluster. Ape’ E-City is the first 3-wheeler to have smart swappable batteries. The swappable battery concept is being brought in association with Sun mobility, a leader in electric mobility battery technology. Sun-Mobility will provide a Quick Interchange Station network which will enable Piaggio Customers to just Swap and Go in a few minutes. Customers can also experience an app enabled eco-system to check battery charge, recharge, locate swap stations etc.

Showcased also was the Ape’ E-city FX prototype with a Fixed battery concept. This will make the Ape’ Electrik range giving options to customers to choose between swappable & fixed battery concepts in the future.

Ape’ E-City is equipped with a first in category digital instrument cluster with information like state of charge, drive modes, service alerts, economy mode etc provided for advance assistance to drivers. Ape’ E-City customers will be given a super warranty of 36 month/ 1 lac kms. (Whichever is earlier) along with free scheduled maintenance for 3 years which is the best offering in this space. The company is also offering an introductory 3 year AMC package at a nominal cost of Rs.3000/-.

Ape’ E-City is easy to own and promises greater earnings. It aims to provide a noiseless, comfortable ride to its passengers with zero emission making it a vehicle for new & transforming India.

Ape’ E-City comes with an introductory ex showroom price of Rs. 197000/- (Ex-New Delhi).