With the TVS iQube Electric scooter, TVS Motor Company is reaching out for the new “Green & Connected” Youth in India. TVS iQube Electric is a fun to ride urban scooter powered by an advanced electric drivetrain and the next gen TVS SmartXonnect platform.
This electric scooter is equipped with a 4.4 kW electric motor to deliver both high power and efficiency with no transmission loss. The scooter has a max speed of 78 km/h and traverses 75 kms in full charge. The iQube Electric comes with an acceleration of 0 to 40 km/h in 4.2 seconds for a noiseless and comfortable ride.
Available in a striking white colour, TVS iQube Electric is designed to reflect contemporary lifestyle and the design is stylish, subtle and functional. It is equipped with crystal-clear LED headlamps, all LED tail lamps and sports an illuminating logo.
- TVS SmartXonnect platform
- TFT cluster
- TVS iQube app
- Remote Battery Charge Status
- Navigation Assist
- Last park location
- Incoming call alerts/SMS alerts among others
- Q-park assist
- Multi-select economy and power mode
- Day and Night display
- Regenerative braking and provides a noiseless and comfortable ride.
New electric possibilities with Norton Motorcycles?
Source: press release | TVS Motor Company has also announced the acquisition of Britain’s most iconic sporting motorcycle, “Norton”, in an all-cash deal for a consideration of GBP16 million by acquiring certain assets of Norton Motorcycles (U.K.) Limited (in administration) through one of TVS Motor’s overseas subsidiaries. This will be one of the most interesting acquisitions of a storied motorcycle maker in recent times and will reflect TVS Motor Company’s and India’s rapidly rising prominence in the international two-wheeler market.
EMN: Maybe in the electric motorcycle market? Who knows …
Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company said, “This is a momentous time for us at TVS Motor Company. Norton is an iconic British brand celebrated across the world, and presents us with an immense opportunity to scale globally. This transaction is in line with our effort to cater to the aspirations of discerning motorcycle customers. We will extend our full support for Norton to regain its full glory in the international motorcycle landscape.”
Mr. Sudarshan Venu further added, “Norton will continue to retain its distinctive identity with dedicated and specific business plans. TVS Motor will work closely with customers and employees in building the success and pre-eminence of the Norton Motorcycles brand and we look forward to growing together globally in the years to come.”