Bounce Infinity started the production of the E1 electric scooter from its manufacturing facility in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. The EV maker has also started the roll-out of the E1s from the plant. The company launched the E1 electric bike in December. The company claims that it is well on its way to fulfill its commitment towards customer delivery.
Commenting on the historic occasion, Vivekananda Halekre, Co-Founder and CEO, Bounce Infinity said, “With the roll-out of Bounce Infinity E1 from our plant, we are thrilled that our first batch of electric scooters will soon be in place. Will make Eagerly waiting for the customers from all over the country. We are all excited about the future of mobility in India and are proud to play a part in it.”
The electric scooter is being manufactured at the Bhiwadi facility which is spread over three acres. The facility uses a mix of automation and human expertise. Bounce claims to have trained and deployed over 200 people at the facility. Looking at the recent fire incidents, Bounce Infinity claims that they have laid special emphasis on the safety and quality of the battery before shipping it along with the scooter.
The plant currently has a capacity of over 200,000 scooters annually. It will act as the national manufacturing hub of the brand. Later this year, the company plans to set up another unit in South India with an annual capacity of over 500,000 scooters.
Bounce Infinity E1 Electric Scooter
The Bounce Infinity E1 scooter comes with dual options in swappable battery – scooter with battery-as-a-service (BaaS) and scooter with battery and charger. The BaaS option reduces the purchase cost of the scooter by up to 40 percent as compared to conventional electric scooters. The Bounce Infinity E1 is also offered with a battery that can be removed from the scooter and charged at home or office.
The Bounce Infinity E1 comes in five colours: Sporty Red, Sparkle Black, Pearl White, Dasset Silver and Comet Grey. The electric scooter uses a brushless DC motor. Features like Power Mode, Reverse Mode, Cruise Control and Drag Mode are available in Bounce Infinity E1. Its 2 kWh battery (48V, IP67) is waterproof.
Bounce is targeting 10 cities to set up a minimum of 300 battery swap stations per city to provide battery swapping as a practical means of using and recharging Infinity batteries.
The E1 electric scooter comes into production after the Bounce Infinity which first appeared on BGR India.