Kinetic Safar Jumbo is made for e-commerce and home delivery applications; with load 1 ton carrying capacity
Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Limited, has launched a high performance electric cargo three wheeler, Kinetic Safar Jumbo, designed at Kinetic’s DSIR recognized EV R&D lab, and packs in advanced tech features and wholly indigenous parts.
Designed as a cost efficient and convenient solution for last mile delivery needs, Kinetic Safar Jumbo sits in the under L5 category. With GVW of over 1 ton, it features a specially developed cargo box with close to 150 sq ft cubit capacity, and a payload of 500 kg.
With relevance across many segment uses, Safar Jumbo can be used in the e-commerce segment for home delivery. The same is true for distribution of gas cylinders and water, waste collection and management, delivery of FMCG goods from whole-sellers to retailers, home delivery of white goods, and special applications like ‘sabzi or meals on wheels’ etc.
Electric Kinetic Safar Jumbo
Being a 100 percent electric vehicle means it’s emission and noise free, and running/operating cost is as low as 50 paise per km as against. This is about Rs 3 per km for diesel engine based cargo three wheelers. Kinetic Safar Jumbo touches top speed of 55 kmph, and gradeability of 10 degrees, and has been designed keeping in mind Indian road conditions in mind.
Designed as a full steel body for durability and safety, the EV cargo 3W features a CED coated steel chassis, digital cluster, dynamic SOC, CAN based controller with interactive Kinetic Konnect APP and GPS, independent rear suspension, hydraulic brakes, and a unique gear box designed by Kinetic Engineering.
The advanced Lithium ion battery pack is capable of 120 kms on a single charge. The vehicle will be available on Swappable Battery Platform, and qualifies for FAME II subsidy. It’s available with warranty of 3 years.
Sulajja Firodia Motwani, Founder and CEO, Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Ltd. said, “We are extremely proud to bring this game changer E3W to Indian market. Its high performance and large load carrying capacity makes it a strong contender to lead the home delivery revolution in India!”
E-Commerce cargo requirements
With massive growth in e-commerce segment in India in recent years, and an increase in home delivery tickets, Safar Jumbo is specially designed to meet needs of e-commerce companies and their logistics partners as an effective last mile delivery solution that’s cost friendly.
Kinetic Green Energy is already running pilots with several companies. Commercial supplies start in November, and the company expects to deliver over 5,000 vehicles in the next 6-7 months. Variants for different applications like gas cylinder distribution, waste collection, etc, will be rolled out in phases.
Kinetic Mobility will also offer its e-cargo fleet to select customers on lease. Vehicles will reach its dealership network of around 175 dealers across India over the next few weeks. Kinetic Green manufacturing facility at Ahmednagar, Maharashtra has an assembly capacity of 6,000 electric 3-wheelers per month. A high-speed passenger variant on same tech platform is planned for launch over the next few months.