Lohia Auto has launched its e-rickshaw Comfort E-Auto HS along with a number of other launches at the Auto Expo in Delhi. There were a number of product showcases too, like the solar and battery operated e-ricksaw Hamrahi Plus, OMA Star LI, a Li-ion battery operated scooter and the OMA Star SPL, an e-scooter for the specially-abled.
The Comfort E-Auto HS comes with a seating capacity of 4 people excluding the driver. Maximum speed of the e-auto is 30kmph and has a claimed range of 80km. The e-rickshaw comes with a 78Ah battery. It comes with 48V-40A multi stage SMPS charger and a 2.2kW motor. The battery takes two and half hours to charge. The e-rickshaw comes with telescopic forks and leaf springs to take care of suspension duties.
The manufacturer also launched its three wheelers, the Humsafar DLX which is a 5-seater rickshaw and Humsafar 2000 Loader at a price of Rs 1.90 lakh and Rs 1.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Uttar Pradesh) respectively. Both the vehicles get the same 435.6cc single cylinder diesel engine that makes 8bhp and 21Nm of torque, mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
The company also showcased its OMA Star Li e-scooter that is powered by a 250W, Brushless DC motor and gets a 48V, 6AMP charger. Maximum speed of the e-scooter is 25kmph with a claimed range of 60km.
At the Auto Expo, the CEO of Lohia Auto, Ayush Lohia said, “Innovation and affordability, these two thoughts are always on the fore-front while we design any new product. After having significant success in keeping the electric vehicle moment alive, we are now geared up to take the brand to the next pedestal by adding more value to the products in terms of speed, power, technology and reach.”