Indus Elec-Trans is a division of Electrotherm (India) Ltd which produces a range of electric and hybrid two-wheelers under the brand name YO-Bykes. They have their headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and their production facility for electric vehicles in Samahyali in Kutch with a capacity of 2, 88,000 unit annually. Indus Elec-Trans was incorporated in 2005 and their first YO-byke was released in 2006 after research and development for over two years.
Being one of the early entrants in this niche segment and having power electronics as their forte, Indus Elec-Trans have built a good reputation and a large customer base. Currently, there are five different models available which have different range and speed- Yo EXL, Yo Spark, YO Xplor ER, YO Style and YO Electron ER. Three models have been discontinued- YO Smart, YO Speed and YO Spin. The company is also developing an electric 3 wheeler and a hybrid Electric Bus. YO-bykes have been appreciated for their exterior designs, reliable motors and high tech features.
Their low capacity models include YO Xplor, YO Style and YO Electron. They run on a 24Ah VRLA Deep Discharge battery with 250 Watt motor. The maximum speed of these models is 25 kmph. Electron comes with advanced features like mobile charging point, telescopic front suspension and multi-reflector headlamp. The high capacity models YO Spark and YO EXL run on 900 watts and 1000 watt batteries respectively. They come with dual riding options- Power and Economy and give a maximum speed of 60 kmph in Economy mode. They are lightweight, low maintenance, low cost and environment-friendly.
Yo-bykes were awarded Automotive Product of the Year in 2007 by OverDrive- a leading automobile magazine. Indus Elec-Trans competes with Hero Motors, TVS Motors and BSA Motors in the electric scooter segment. They have a wide network of dealers and exclusive sales and service stations called YOWorld & YOPoint which makes their products a favourable choice.
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Market Segment For Indus Bikes
Indus is a pioneer in the bike manufacturing segment. Bikes from Indus are sold through the length and breadth of India through various dealerships. Some of its bikes have gained a lot of attention in the Indian market and this brand is bound to grow more in the coming years.
Performance & Mileage
Indus bikes are very reliable in nature. These bikes are considered to give good fuel efficiency when they hit the road. They might not outperform everything in terms of performance in other bikes, but it gives an overall satisfaction of ownership. Indus makes one of the best bikes in the world. A lot of focus is being laid upon efficient fuel burning and addition of technical features. Some of the best bikes in India, have fuel-saving technologies, which are the need of the hour as they pave an efficient way of developing performance bikes for emerging markets across the globe.
In terms of safety features, it gives one of the best in class features in its segment. The new bikes and scooters in this segment are giving particular consideration to rider safety hence it comes loaded with various safety features. With increasing number of accidents, safety features in a bike has become an integral part of a bike manufacturer.
The new generation of motorcycles and scooters has started gaining improved features and much nicer designs. New headlamp designs and sculpted fairing parts not only look better but also try to reduce wind blast and aid in cooling of motorcycles. World-class features, like automatic headlamps, LED head lamps, full digital meters, and ABS braking are gaining huge interest. This has improved safety and increased style quotient of new bikes across the entire portfolio.
The modern day bikes from Indus are coming up with new design to attract the young customers. Taking inspiration from the International brands, Indian companies are also adapting a futuristic design and styling elements. With a lot of innovation around looks and design, manufacturers have made it an important factor to consider before developing any new facelift or a new product.
With growing number of accidents, Indus spends quality time in choosing the right build quality to avoid damage to the vehicle. A strong build quality ensures a sturdy drive experience and more reliability and assurance to the rider in terms of safety.
Indus gives special attention to the comfort and experience. Seat quality, Handling experience, Ride quality have become an internal pre requisite when building a bike/scooter. A bike should be able to give a good ride experience to the rider for all kinds of terrains and long drives. Indus makes sure of that. Riders, need to feel that comfort factor while riding their bike may it be for daily city commute or long rides.
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