Altigreen neEV e-cargo three-wheeler: All You Need To Know
Modified On Jan 28, 2022 03:00 PM
Locally developed technologically advanced e-cargo three-wheeler is comfortable to drive, packed with modern EV technology that aims to accelerate customers' earnings by distinct advantages. We tell you everything that you need to know about this new cargo 3W.
Taking advantage of the booming last-mile door-step delivery segment, Altigreen- the Bangalore-based electric vehicles makers has introduced its unique offering the- neEV- a small battery-operated, full electric three-wheeler to revolutionize the absolute last-mile delivery in India with a promise of affordable, efficient and high earning potential.
The neEV promises highly compelling specs, flexibility, key technologies, high range with a promise of superior overall performance and enabling higher earning potential to the buyer. So what defines the enEV? Can it take on the rivals electric 3W and also offer a strong alternative to the IC engine vehicles? We find out.
Taking into account the extensive use of cargo three-wheelers, the customer wants a vehicle that is flexible and can take on key cargo/logistics, and supply-chain applications. Thus, the Altigreen neEV is available in three variants: the neEV flatbed, high deck and low deck. The neEV comes with the best in the industry 150 km of range in a single charge with a top speed of 53 kmph. To ensure faster and quick delivery, the power is 11hp and 45Nm of torque with an extra power boost mode that kicks in to pull the high load. The neEV’s ability to climb high is ensured by 17% gradeability, so you don’t have to worry about those high flyovers or steep curves.
At the heart of the neEV is the battery and motor while the battery is LiFe04, lithium-ion, 48V, 11kWh and 250 Ah capacity which is approved by the ARAI. And for total peace of mind, you get 3 years, one lakh km of warranty on the battery. This is supported by front disc brake and helical springs suspensions, dual front and independent rear suspensions along with 145 R12 LT, 8PR tubeless radials tyre.
Being a full-electric vehicle, neEV comes with a standard AC 220V / 16A charger and you don’t need to spend on additional charging facilities. With 0 to 80% charge in just 3.5 hours, that makes the neEV a highly efficient vehicle in its category. It also supports 3000W of faster chargers.
Safety & Comfort
To make sure the vehicle, driver, and cargo are safe all the time, safety is a key element in the neEV. The large load-bearing tubeless tires offer superior road grip ensuring vehicle stability. Similarly, the front disc brakes for better control, and better navigation the large, extendable side mirrors give you better visibility during traffic, a wider windscreen, and a heavy-duty DC motor-based wiper.
Driver comfort and convenience are equally important, and here the neEV comes with some unique features like a lockable cabin with doors & windows, easy and ergonomic vehicle controls, the high ground clearance of 220 mm help comfortable driving on the uneven, rough road and the smoother suspension absorb the shocks well for ensuring relax drive.
A Lot Of Savings
This e-rickshaw is greener and helps reduce pollution, according to Altigreen a customer could save as much as ₹ 10 lakhs in the entire lifetime of the enEV and bring down the logistics cost by a massively 54%. What works in favor of this e-rickshaw is the lowest running cost of ₹ 82 paisa per kilometer that includes both fuel and maintenance, is a lot lower than the conventional IC engine vehicles. On top of that, the neEV is eligible for government subsidies that further bring down the cost of purchase.
Complete Ownership Experience
To make the ownership experience hassle-free, Altigreen promised the widest charging network, availability of spare, and a support network of its trained technicians, besides GPS/GPRS for vehicle tracking and remote diagnostic making sure the vehicle gets back on road quickly in case of any failure. Besides the three-variant, you can customize the neEV for different bodies that suit any cargo/logistics/delivery applications such as fruits and vegetables, reefer, container, etc making it highly flexible.
The Altigreen neEV is a long list of products that have been introduced by different to cater to the growing interest of customers in the 3-cargo rickshaw segment, and there are other key products in the category that the neEV takes on including Mahindra e-Alfa Cargo, Piaggio Ape E Xtra, Atul Elite Cargo. Then the 500 kg plus payloads such as Mahindra Treo Zor and Euler Motors HiLoad.