PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up

The Pi Beam, which is an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, recently launched the electric two-wheeler called ‘PiMO’.

Highlights

  • Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22.
  • The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alum Visakh Sasikumar.
  • 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike.

About PiMO

  • The electric two-wheeler can charge faster than a smartphone.
  • The sustainable and affordable bike has a range of 50 km.
  • The e-bike was launched for the personal and commercial needs.
  • It has been priced at Rs. 30,000.
  • It does not require licence or registration.
  • The e-bike will offer the green and easy mobility on Indian roads.
  • 90 per cent of the components of bike such as crucial batteries and controllers were manufactured in India.
  • Thus, it is among few EVs in the local market that follows the spirit of ‘Make in India’ spirit.

Features of the e-bike

The e-bike stands between an electric bicycle and the entry-level electric scooter. It has a top speed of 25 kmph. The e-bike provided a higher travel range when compared to the electric bicycle category. The bike also offers a Battery Swapping’ Technology.

Battery Swapping Technology

Using this technology, a drained battery can be exchanged with a fully charged battery at the designated locations.

Pi Beam Electric

It is an an IIT Madras-incubated start-up. The company provides for a range of green, stylish, affordable and easy-to-use EV solutions for personal and commercial uses. IT also offers an end-to-end micro-mobility sustainable EVs. The EVs are data-driven that augment the productivity for the last-mile logistics and transportation.

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