Hyderabad-based TronX Motors has joined hands with Freego Global to launch an electric scooter, the FTS.02. Exclusively designed for B2B customers such as tech parks, college campuses, etc., the electric scooter will be available for orders from late-September 2019.
Speaking about the new product, Anoop Nishanth, Founder and CEO, TronX Motors, said:
We are launching this product to fastrack adaptability in sharing businesses. We are very focused to launch new products in India for the micro-mobility sector. We are investing locally in everything from design, development, prototype, testing to the end production - which will provide opportunities for local talent and Indian vendors.
The FTS.02 has a swappable, IP67-rated battery pack that offers a range of up to 40 km. It has a 250-watt electric motor that allows it to achieve a top speed of 25 km/h. The rider can select from three riding modes. The FTS.02 also comes with smart IoT lock that can be used to monitor and track it. Other key features of the electric scooter comprise geo monitoring, remote motor locking, live battery status during charge and discharge.
The scooter features a LED light at the front and reflectors on either side of the wheels. The FTS.02 uses a disc brake at the rear and a stop indicator at the back. A QR code on the handlebar can be used to unlock and use the scooter. The QR code feature will come handy for rental businesses.
Elaborating the company’s plans of launching software IoT solutions for FTS.02, Nishanth added:
We are also launching software IoT solutions for FTS.02 that can be used to operate FTS.02 and upcoming products for Rental businesses. By launching software along with the product for operations, we are innovating the go-to market strategy for companies looking into venturing into shared mobility. This is going to accelerate adoption of sharing business models that is first of its kind in the Indian market.
Apart from the FTS.02, TronX Motors offers smart crossover e-bikes, the TronX One and the TRX.02. The company plans to introduce more products in the coming months, added Nishanth. The upcoming vehicles will include both – electric scooters and bikes. The launch details about the new products are scarce right now.