By Shubhangi Bhatia
New Delhi: Auto part maker Omega Seiki thinks it is less complicated to concentrate on the B2B fleet segment in cargo three-wheelers with e-commerce and previous-mile shipping and delivery simply because entry obstacles are comparatively lesser.
At the Auto Expo 2020, the enterprise created a foray in the auto manufacturing space with the start of its Singha and Singha Max products priced at Rs 3.5 lakh and Rs 3.six lakh (ex-showroom), owning a loading capacity of 500 kg each individual.
“Our enterprise is giving a three-yr guarantee of the auto and the mileage,” opined Deb Mukherji, Running Director, Omega Seiki, while proclaiming that the vehicles have a vary of 100 km with two to three several hours of entire charge on a fifteen Amp charger.
Singha & Singha Max present 45 Kmph and sixty Kmph of top pace respectively. It also has an application to seize details by way of telematics and cloud computing on auto positioning, managing and mileage details, best route tracking.
“We are cautiously optimistic,” explained Mukherji while mentioning that they do not have any designs to enter passenger vehicles and two-wheeler segments, going ahead. “These segments are presently incredibly crowded with bigger players in the sector,” explained the Delhi-based mostly enterprise who will put their vehicles to fleet revenue in May possibly this yr.
Concentrating on durability of solution, the enterprise is somewhat aiming to enter the electrical 4-wheeler cargo segment with one tonne capacity. “Something identical to Tata Ace,” Mukherji outlined.
“Manufacturing an EV is not as sophisticated as IC motor vehicles simply because of much less pieces concerned. But we do not want to enterprise into EV pieces manufacturing as understanding battery engineering is a tough sport,” he included.
Stating the vehicles to be ergonomically built, he included that the enterprise has used simulation software program in retaining up with Indian driving problems. The total driving and auto handling expertise can be felt utilizing immersion fact resources.
Even while it would be much too early to chat about the company’s good results, Omega is aiming for 100 for every cent regional manufacturing after the government’s FAME-II policy is implemented in India. “A greater part of Singha and Singha Max factors are manufactured & sourced in India other than for Li-ion battery cells,” stated Mukherji.
The enterprise is also conversing to battery companions with possibilities of swappable options, while key problems connected to auto architectural design and style stays.
“Only the swappable batteries can be thriving for this segment simply because transportation and shipping and delivery involves a daily working shift of all over twenty several hours for an practical return on expenditure,” Mukherji included.