Piaggio races ahead in India’s all-electric cargo 3-wheeler market
Published On Dec 13, 2021
With the increasing popularity of its Ape E-Xtra, the makers of Ape branded three-wheeler claims over 55% market share in the overall EV cargo 3-wheeler market.
Piaggio Vehicles, India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles takes a leadership in the fast-growing electric three-wheeler cargo segment. The Ape E-Xtra has emerged as the prefered electric cargo 3-wheeler in the fast-growing cargo 3-wheeler category that helps customers deliver cargo to the consumer door-steps efficiently and at affordable price.
Piaggio introduced its fixed range electric vehicles in both the cargo and passenger segments which command nearly 55% of the cargo electric three-wheeler market. Piaggio says, the L5N electric three-wheeler cargo segment it has emerged as a clear leader in the period H1 FY 2021-22.
Piaggio’s, Apé E-City & Apé E-Xtra comes in both fixed & swappable battery solutions. The passenger vehicle, Apé E-City FX the most profitable 3 wheeler for its customers that is packed with segment-best features and comfortable ride ensures a higher number of trips and best in class earnings. The Piaggio I-Connect telematics solution offers real-time vehicle data tracking for customers and PVPL service initiatives.
The new Apé E-Xtra FX is a powerful electric cargo 3-wheeler in the segment with 9.5 kW power output. It comes with a proven full metal body architecture fitted with a useful 6 ft. cargo deck length. It is also customizable for applications like the delivery van for the e-commerce segment & garbage collector for municipal applications etc. Piaggio has developed various institutional & government applications with EV garbage tipper as 1st of its kind vehicle for Swachh Bharat application.
Piaggio has been the most desirable brand amongst the top fleet operators in the country like, MoEVing, Amplus, City Link, which is a step forward towards providing easy, cost-effective, and eco-friendly last-mile transportation. Further, to provide end-to-end green mobility solutions, Piaggio has also forged strategic collaborations with partners such as SUN Mobility and Reliance BP Mobility (JioBP) for providing complete electric mobility solutions and infrastructure in the country.
According to Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio Vehicles, “We at Piaggio firmly believe that India is seamlessly moving towards green mobility spearheaded by electric vehicles. This is attributed to policies like FAME-II and the PLI scheme along with subsidies provided by the government that adds benefit to the end customers.
Piaggio in India is proud to showcase its leadership in the electric three-wheeler cargo segment with a market share of 55%. We further remain committed to delivering best-in-class products for our customers that enable the aim of achieving green mobility for a greener future”.
The Piaggio Group has been a pioneer in electric mobility since the mid-1970s, continuously searching for the most technologically advanced solutions, developed in its R&D centers around the world. It sees the ability to combine robotics and software as key to enhancing future mobility systems in every city and, with its e-vehicle production operations and infrastructure management capabilities, the Group intends to continue to be a leader of the ongoing revolution.”
Apé Electrik FX range of vehicles can be booked online on www.buyape.in or by calling the toll-free no. 1800-120-7520. Bulk orders requests can be placed on ape.Electric@piaggio.co.in. You can also check all the features, on-road prices and find out the nearest dealerships by visiting TrucksDekho.com.