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Euler Motors, an Indian EV company focused on electric commercial vehicles launched its first cargo three-wheeler, HiLoad EV, India’s most powerful 3W Cargo vehicle. Boasting the highest payload capacity across the 3W cargo segment in India (including ICE), it also has a powerful combination of highest battery power (12.4 kWh) and certified range (151 KM) in a single charge. In fact, designed uniquely for India, from India, HiLoad has six segment first innovations in 3W cargo that are suited to deliver higher performance and longer life in the unpredictable Indian road and weather conditions.
The HiLoad battery pack comes with an inbuilt thermal management system and liquid cooling technology that allows vehicles to run efficiently on any gradient and withstand ambient temperatures thus offering a long-lasting battery life. The IP67 certified battery of the vehicle ensures high end performance and efficient operations in waterlogging scenarios as well. The vehicle is equipped with advanced telematics and software assistance for fleet tracking, battery monitoring and real time charging.
In its segment, HiLoad is the first EV to have 200 mm front disc brakes for better stopping distance and manoeuvrability. Boasting a torque range at 88.55 Nm and 10.96 kW peak power, it provides superior ground clearance, better gradeability, more speed and higher acceleration for improved on-road operations. It is designed to deliver best -in -class space, payload, power and pick up with lowest maintenance coupled with smart ergonomics for driver comfort.
‘I am very proud today, not just because we are launching the first product from the Euler Motors stable, but also because this product is set to redefine intra-city logistics in India. HiLoad, is a world class innovation from India, designed for India, boasting several category-first features. It is ready for the world.’, said Saurav Kumar, Founder and CEO, Euler Motors. ‘A transition to EVs in the direction that India is already taking, but swift adoption depends on OEMs’ ability to deliver performance and TCO parity, or improvements on these parameters – compared to ICE vehicles. A 360 approach is necessary. Euler Motors is committed to a full stack ecosystem of e-mobility as a service with our new offerings in charging, and maintenance support, in addition to the product itself.’, he added.
The company’s new ‘Charge on Wheels’ mobile service station will provide charge and service to the vehicle at any given location or breakdown point. The vehicle has been launched with three new advanced charging variants – home or on-board chargers provided with the vehicles; lightning chargers that can give 50 Km charge in 15 minutes and Charge on Wheels for an enhanced customer experience.
Euler Motors already manages a network of 200+ charging infrastructure in Delhi NCR to support electric vehicles on ground.
Several mainstream ecommerce players have already executed successful pilots with Euler Motors for their last mile delivery requirements, deploying 250+ vehicles to date.In fact, BigBasket, Flipkart and Udaan, along with other ecommerce, hyperlocal and B2B delivery players, have already placed an order for 2,500 EVs for intra-city deliveries. The companies will deploy Euler Motors’ EVs across Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai to transform and strengthen their first, mid & last mile operations. Deliveries of these vehicles are scheduled to take place in the next 6-8 months.
Euler Motors aims to put 5,000 units on road by FY23 and plans to expand to new markets such as Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune.The current model launched is available across all markets at a price of Rs. 3,49,999/-, via retail with easy EMI support. The pre-booking of HiLoad is open across India.
Since inception the company has raised USD 11.3 Million from ADB Ventures, Blume Ventures, Inventus Capital India, Jetty Ventures, including repeat investments from several investors.
A summary of HiLoad’s exclusive features, and how it will impact performance/ usage
|Feature||EM HiLoad||All EV in 3W segment in India||All 3W operating in India||Impact|
|Load capacity||688 kg||Industry standard 550||Industry standard 520 kg||More load capacity equals more earning in single trip|
|Liquid cooled battery||YES||NO||NA||Maintains optimal temperature of battery and increases life of battery|
|Battery capacity||12.4KWh||Industry standard is 8KWH||NA||Bigger battery ensures better range & battery life|
|DC fast charging||YES||NO||NA||Customer can get 50km charge in 15 minutes to carry on work|
|Torque||88.55 Nm||Industry standard is 42-45||23||Makes transporting heavy loads far easier and more efficient|
|Battery performance warranty||YES||NO||NA||Reduces customers risk in case of any issues with it|
|Gradeability||21%||15%||15%||Better hill climb with higher load|