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Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

Electric scooter maker Okinawa has announced that it will be launching its new electric scooter Okhi 90 in the Indian market very soon. The company has said that this electric scooter will be launched on Indian roads from 24 March 2022. The Okhi 90 will be the company’s high-speed scooter, which will compete with electric scooters like Hero NYX HX, Bajaj Chetak, and TVS iQube.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

The test model of the Okhi 90 has been spied several times during testing on Indian roads. The electric scooter gets a large front cowl, LED headlight, integrated LED DRLs, chrome rear view mirrors, LED turn indicator and digital instrument cluster. Apart from this, the scooter will also get step-up seat, bigger grab rail, alloy wheels and LED tail light.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

The company claims that the design of the scooter is inspired by a motorcycle, so the driving experience will be similar to that of a motorcycle. This scooter will be equipped with LED instrument cluster, Bluetooth and e-SIM connectivity feature. Through the smartphone application, information about the scooter’s range, riding habit, navigation and charging station will be available.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

Okinawa has not yet shared information about the Okhi 90’s battery, range and electric motor. However, the company is expected to offer it with a lithium-ion battery pack, which will enable the scooter to deliver a range of 150 km on a single charge. The speed of the scooter can be limited to 80 kilometers per hour. The price of the Okhi 90 has not been announced yet. Hopefully the company will share its complete information soon.

Let us inform that Okinawa has inaugurated its second manufacturing plant in India on 14 February. The plant has been made fully operational and will help the company meet the growing demand for electric scooters. The new plant, located in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan, will help Okinawa expand its objective of local production.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

Okinawa has informed that the plant in Bhiwadi will employ over 250 people in various functional areas and will help the company increase its production capacity which is currently 1,80,000 units per year from the first facility located in Alwar. The company is focusing on expanding customer touchpoints in metro cities as well as in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

In India, Okinawa electric scooters compete with some of the biggest manufacturers in the two-wheeler electric scooter segment like Ather, Hero Electric, Ola Electric. Okinawa has already announced to ramp up production of electric scooters. The company had said that it would manufacture one million electric scooters per year. At present, the company is manufacturing 5 to 6 lakh electric scooters every year.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

At present, 92 percent of the components used in Okinawa’s electric vehicles are manufactured in India. The company imports scooter batteries from outside countries. According to the company, 100 percent localization in equipment manufacturing will be achieved in the coming few years. For this, the benefit of the PLI scheme of the Central Government is being given.

Okinawa is coming soon another great high-speed scooter, will run 150 km on full charge

Okinawa is preparing to launch four new electric scooters in the market this year. The company can launch some such vehicles this year, whose launch has been awaited for a long time. The company had introduced some new models at the Auto Expo in Delhi last year, which included the Okinawa cruiser maxi scooter and the Oki 100 electric bike.

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