The sales of electric vehicles are touching a new high every month. And according to a new report overall, there are around 10 lakh electric vehicles in India. And there is a huge demand for electric vehicles, especially the electric two-wheeler segment.
So it is clear that the electric vehicle market is growing steadily. And in view of this increasing demand, many companies in India are emphasizing on making electric two-wheelers. In such a situation, companies which are already big players in the two-wheeler market are also now entering the electric vehicle market.
Amidst all this, a big-name Honda 2 Wheeler India is coming out.
Honda Motorcycles:– Honda Motorcycles is a very large two-wheeler manufacturing company in India and now it is preparing to launch its electric scooter in the market by rediscovering its existing Honda Active in an electric version. Honda is soon going to launch its very famous and best-selling two-wheeler Activa into a new electric version.
Honda Activa Electric:– Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is one of the top two-wheeler manufacturing companies in India. The company is now going to enter the electric segment soon. The company is going to give an electric look to its popular product Activa.
It is believed that not many changes will be made to its looks. It will look similar to its petrol version, but you will see a lot of changes in its features and range.
Expectations from Honda Activa Electric?
May come with a swappable battery system:- It is highly likely that the company will use a swappable battery system in its electric scooters.
Looking at this deal with Honda Motors, it is being said that their electric vehicles will come on the market with a swappable battery system. For this reason, it is also believed that the Honda Activa Electric will also come with a swappable battery.
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Looks and Features: – For now, almost we believe that the electric version of the Activa will not see much change in terms of its looks. It will look similar to its petrol version in appearance. Some basic changes can be made to the structure.
The entire focus of the company will be on its features. The company will make every effort to prepare this electric scooter with a view to competing with the electric scooter currently running in the market.
Large Battery Pack: – It is believed that a larger battery pack will be used in it, due to which there will be a difference in its weight as well. It is expected that its weight may be slightly more than its petrol version.
Honda Activa Electric Range?
Now let’s talk about the Honda Electric Activa specification. Because till now no news has come out from the side of the company, so let’s talk about what we know so far-
Range: Talking about the petrol version of the Honda Activa, it is the most popular scooter in India. You will find its use in almost every household having a scooter in India. Now that its electric version is coming, even more, hope is being placed on it.
In this, now most of the eyes are on its riding range. The biggest thing worth knowing will be the range that the company will make available.
If reports are to be believed, the company is targeting a range of 120-180 km/s on a single charge. In such a situation, it is believed that Activa will give a range of up to 180 km in full charge.
Honda Activa EV price in India and launch
Honda Activa Electric Price in India?
The company is still selling its petrol version scooter for a price of up to 80,000. In such a situation, it is believed that its electric version will also be available at the same price as the petrol version, but slightly higher. There will not be much difference in their price tag.
So far, it is being said that this electric scooter will be available at a price between 1 lakh to 1.20 lakh. And the company should focus on its pricing, as the competitors are very strong at that price like Ola Electric (ola S1 pro), Ather Energy (rather 450x), and simple Energy (simple one).
Honda Activa Electric Launch Date in India?
This electric scooter is going to go into production soon. The company was earlier planning to launch it by the middle of 2022, but as of now, this product will not be able to launch due to the outbreak of covid. Due to the delay in launch, it is believed that the Honda Activa EV will be launched in the Indian market in late 2022 or early 2023.