In India, Electric trucks are gaining popularity and the government is also doing its part to increase sales. They are also more effective and mainly focused on reducing air pollution.
Additionally, demand is expected to rise because electric vehicles are more environmentally friendly than petrol and diesel vehicles.
Because of this, all major manufacturers are making an effort to compete by releasing a variety of electric trucks, such as pickup trucks, micro trucks, etc. Most of these trucks are currently not available for sale commercially.
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Top Electric Truck Manufacturers in India
following are the list of top electric truck manufacturers in India.
- Tata Motors
- Ashok Leyland
- Omega Seiki Mobility
- Olectra Greentech Ltd
Tata Motors Limited is a multinational automobile manufacturer based in India. It is known for its exceptionally high quality commercial vehicles and is India’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. With the introduction of the Tata car in 1988, Tata Motors became the first Indian company to recognize the possibilities of building a competitive indigenous automobile.
Tata Ultra T.7
The Tata Ultra T.7 is a market leader as well as India’s first intermediate commercial electric truck. It is powered by a 62.5 kWh battery and a 245 kW motor. The truck generates 2800 Nm of torque, giving it adequate strength for several applications. Additionally, it is equipped with features like silent drive-off and fast charging. Its top speed is 80 km per hour and has a claimed range of 154 km. The electric truck also has a payload capacity of 3692 kg.
Ashok Leyland has a long standing reputation when it comes to building and producing high quality e-commercial vehicles that are tough, resilient, and reliable. The company’s focus on last mile delivery and inner city transportation aligns with the current trends and demands of the market.
Ashok Leyland Boss
The Ashok Leyland BOSS 1218 HB EV is the newest addition to Ashok Leyland’s EV truck segment. The Boss electric truck is best-in-class as it provides buyers with advanced safety and exceptional comfort features and superior engine performance to handle a wide variety of logistical tasks.
The BOSS EV is one of India’s most robust electric trucks, powered by a lithium-ion battery. It has a range of 300 to 350 km per charge. It has a top speed of 80 km per hour as well as a high torque, allowing it to move easily with a large payload capacity of up to 5000 kgs.
Infraprime Logistics Technologies Pvt Ltd
Infraprime Logistics Technologies Pvt Ltd is a logistics technology and truck building company that offers real-time analytics and route optimisation services to businesses in the infrastructure and construction sector. Based in Gurgaon, they are redefining construction logistics with ground breaking transmission-equipped electric trucks.
IPLT Rhino 5536 Electric Truck
IPLT’s Rhino 5536 Electric Truck is the nation’s first electric heavy-duty truck. IPLT has developed and produced trucks entirely in India. The truck is controlled by four key computer systems: control, transmission, battery management, and battery charging system.
It is India’s first electric vehicle with automatic transmission for two-speed operation. It has a top speed of 90 km per hour and a claimed range of 400 kms. Its 160 kWh charger can charge the truck’s battery pack from zero to 100 percent in 90 minutes. The electric truck has a battery capacity of 276 kWh and a motor capacity of 483 bhp. The IPLT electric truck is currently not available for sale commercially and can only be used in transportation fleets.
The German auto giant, Daimler makes medium and heavy duty trucks and buses under the BharatBenz and Fuso brand. Daimler had launched India’s first electric truck. The light duty Fuso eCanter is one of Daimler’s first all-electric truck series.
The FUSO eCanter is equipped with everything required for efficient and sustainable operation in urban areas. The eCanter has a driving range of 100 km and a payload capacity of up to 3,200 kg. It has a top speed of 80 km per hour and an output of 129 kW.
Fuso has also begun the production of the second generation version of the model with an enhanced range of up to 200 kms.
Olectra Greentech Ltd
In India, Olectra Greentech Ltd. is a pioneer in the production of insulators and electric buses. As part of its objective to support the environment, Olectra has created an electric truck, embracing its growth path into new age green technology.
The Olectra Tipper was created with exceptional performance in mind for India. The current Olectra electric tipper model has a range of 150 km on a single charge and can be fully charged in two hours using a DC charger. Additionally, it produces 362 HP and 2400 NM of torque. The electric truck has a large payload capacity of 28000 kg. The primary benefits are its minimal operating and maintenance expenses. Once released, it will be available in 16 and 19 cubic meter load body options.
Omega Seiki Mobility
Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) is an Indian electric vehicle company established in 2018 that is concentrated on creating its own line of commercial EVs primarily used with e-commerce for last-mile delivery. Omega Seiki is a distinct business vertical of the Anglian Omega Group with its headquarters in New Delhi, India. OSM entered the world of electric vehicles with their pure electric three-wheeler Rage+. They have their manufacturing facility in Faridabad, Haryana where they design and develop the products. OSM is committed to building India’s first global electric cargo company.
OSM M1KA LCEV
The OSM M1KA 3.0 is the company’s top truck in its category. This OSM truck is a great option for clean transportation of goods. the OSM M1KA 3.0 truck’s price is cost-effective based on its features. It has a battery capacity of 96.77 kWh. The truck also produces 415 NM of torque and 174 horsepower. It has a range of 180 km per hour and a maximum speed of 90 km. Additionally, the OSM M1KA 3.0 has a load bearing capacity of 5500 KG. Large cargoes can be easily transported using this truck.
E-trio: LCEV Manufacturers in India
Etrio was established in 2017 and now offers a wide selection of electric vehicles, including two-wheelers, three-wheelers, and four-wheelers. Today, its offering includes new electric three-wheelers, new electric two-wheelers, and a converted e-LCV with payloads ranging from 75 kg to 750 kg.
According to the firm, retrofitting more than 20 lakh Tata Ace LCVs can give them a new lease on life with a 5-year life extension. The procedure begins with a 150-point checklist to pick a car, followed by the removal of internal combustion engine components.
The mechanical and electrical retrofitting techniques follow. Before being made available to clients, the vehicle is put through its paces.
Retrofitting a diesel-powered LCV into a green vehicle restores the earning potential of the driver owner by saving about 60% of operational costs.
According to Deepak MV, Co-founder, and CEO of Etrio, this will not only transform the e-commerce logistics industry but will also have a deeper impact on the EV ecosystem. Etrio has already received interest for over 1200 eLCVs.
The Etrio eLCV will be powered by a 20 kWh lithium-ion battery and run on a 96 V system, with a certified range of 120 kilometers. The vehicle, which has a rated motor power of 15 kW, has a torque of 120 Nm and can conquer a 7-degree grade.
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