Atumobile Atum 1.0 Electrical Bike detailed forward of India launch
The Atum 1.0 electrical bike makes use of mechanical entrance disc brake, LED headlight and digital instrument console
India is rapidly turning out to be a hotbed for electrical car startups, particularly those coping with two wheelers. The large market potential along with subsidies and incentives from state and central governments make the setting conducive for entrepreneurs to plunge into the e-mobility sector.
Hyderabad-based Atumobile is without doubt one of the latest startups to showcase its near-production prepared prototype of an electrical bike. Whereas most younger EV startups are pursuing premium and mid-premium phase of electrical bikes, Atumobile desires to start out issues with a easy and inexpensive low-speed bike.
Referred to as the Atum 1.0, the modest trying runabout has been categorized as a low-speed car by ICAT (Worldwide Heart for Automotive Know-how). It’s going to have a top-speed of 25 kmph and riders won’t require license or registration to function one. This phase is normally populated by scooters and mopeds however Atumobile desires to face out with its bike. Watch the founder speak concerning the new e-bike within the video under.
The Atum 1.0 is engineered in-house and employs parts which can be largely sourced inside the nation. The electrical two wheeler has extra in frequent with a premium bicycle slightly than a low-cost bike. The 1.0 employs a tubular body, an oblong block of a saddle, fats tyres and spoke wheels.
To maintain the prices in verify, the Atum 1.0 adopts mechanically operated entrance disc brake. The rear wheel seems to depend on regenerative braking for retardation. Whereas the entrance finish makes use of telescopic forks, the rear of the bike eschews suspension. Atumobile should actually be focusing on a really aggressive value level with this stage of apparatus. That mentioned, the electrical car options LED headlamps, digital instrument show and lithium-ion battery pack (replaceable) with a claimed vary of 100 km. The naked bones design clearly favours operate over kind.
Launch and retail operations
We hope that the Atum 1.0 undergoes some aesthetic enhancements earlier than the manufacturing commences. The electrical bike is predicted to be launched within the coming months with on-line gross sales. Extra particulars on the retail plans are anticipated to be introduced nearer to the launch.
Atum shall be focusing on younger city commuters who’re searching for a value efficient mode of transportation. With folks now averse to utilizing public transportation as a result of menace of pandemic, inexpensive options with low working prices shall be receiving good consideration out there. We might be seeing extra such motorized bicycles being launched within the quick time period.