Electric Vehicles

Darwin D-5, D-7, & D-14 electric scooters launched in India

Written by Akhil Dalvi

One of India’s leading business conglomerates Darwin Platform Group of Companies (DPGC), unveiled its electric two-wheelers. DPGC launched three new electric models- D-5, D-7, and D-14 via their green venture platform Darwin EVAT. For the launch event, World Amateur Boxing Champion Mary Kom conducted the honour of unveiling the three e-scooters for India. For this EV venture, the company has invested a massive INR 450 crore for R&D along with production and development.

Darwin electric scooters: Price and Manufacturing 

According to Darwin EVAT, the scooters sport the longest battery life and highest mileage figure compared to other e-scooters. Considering the vast scope for e-scooters in India, Darwin has ensured to implement superior quality with affordable pricing. To catch up with the competition, Darwin has decided to use an aggressive pricing strategy for its new e-scooters. The D-5, D-7, and D-14 cost INR 68,000, 73,000, and INR 77,000 respectively.

Along with an under INR 1 lakh price tag, the scooters sport a 70-120 km driving range per charge. This range figure has been confirmed thanks to the Leading Global Certification & Inspection body, Quality Austria Central Asia. Darwin has set up its manufacturing plant in Delhi-NCR, adopting eco-friendly and sustainable manufacturing practices. The company has also ensured to implement an integrated ecosystem for Manufacturing and Testing, Vehicle Assembly, and Vehicle End of Line Testing.

Darwin electric scooters: Features 

Darwin has implemented Japanese Tech Standards along with the ‘Charge and Go’ maxim technology for its new e-scooter range. Aimed towards the younger generation, the company has ensured to implement several exciting features along with a muscular design. These include keyless entry, regenerative braking, speed control gear, swappable battery, large LED display, and high-quality suspension for comfort. Other additional features include a USB charging port and a hazard switch, among others.

DPGC Company Details

Established by innovative entrepreneur Ajay Harinath Singh in 1996, DPGC has emerged as one of India’s fastest-growing global business conglomerates. The company has made rapid progress in the Finance, Banking, Healthcare & Pharma, Aviontrics, Realty, Energy, Mass Media, IT, and Infrastructure sectors. Additionally, the DPGC recently involved itself in the Shipping, Logistics, Retail, and Defence sectors. With a USD 6.4 billion net worth and 25 associate companies, DPGC’s main aim is to boost the economy. It plans to achieve this utilizing the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Vocal for Local’ campaigns.

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