PMV Electric, a Mumbai-based startup, has launched its first compact EV, Eas-E, in the Indian today with an introductory price of Rs 4.79 lakh (ex-showroom). The Eas-E will be part of a new segment called PMV (Personal Mobility Vehicle). This now makes it the most affordable EV in India. The introductory price is limited to the first 10,000 bookings. The company says that they have already received over 6,000 pre-orders for the EV so far. The Electric car can be booked with a booking fee of Rs 2,000. The startup intends to establish a manufacturing plant in Pune with its partners and hopes to begin the deliveries sometime next year.
Eas-E is powered with a 48V battery pack and an electric motor that makes 50Nm of torque. You have three range options to choose from: 120, 160, and 200km on a full charge. The top speed is limited to 70kmph, with 0 to 40 kmph acceleration in less than 5 seconds. Using a 15A charger you can charge the EV in under four hours.
Speaking on the occasion, Kalpit Patel, Founder and CEO, said, “The team and I have been very fortunate to have had this opportunity and work on a product that not only pushed our creative and innovative limits to raise the bar but also paved the way to create a new category in the Indian Automotive industry called the Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV), alongside the SUV, Sedan, and hatchback categories. We look forward to hitting the production ASAP.”
In terms of dimensions the EV measures 2,915 mm in length and weighs around 550kg, Eas-E can seat two passengers with the driver.
In terms of looks the Eas-E comes with a LED light strip running across the width and circular housing for LED headlamps upfront and also a LED light at the rear. In terms of features 4G connectivity, multiple driving modes, LCD instrument cluster, infotainment screen, remote parking assist, cruise control, air conditioner, power windows, keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, onboard navigation, rear camera, front disc brakes, airbag for the driver, seatbelts for both occupants etc.