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Eye on untapped market, nine e-bikes to turn up the heat in 2023

The new launches will be from the two significant companies already selling e-motorcycles -- Revolt Motor, the largest in this segment, and Tork Motor - as well as from others

Revolt’s bestseller RV 400 (left) is priced at Rs 1.35 lakh. Tork Kratos (right). Tork Motor is gearing up to launch new models
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Revolt’s bestseller RV 400 (left) is priced at Rs 1.35 lakh. Tork Kratos (right). Tork Motor is gearing up to launch new models

Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
It is not only in technology that India’s electric two-wheeler (e2W) market differs from the traditional two-wheelers running on internal combustion engines, or ICE. Still in its infancy, the e2W market is overwhelmingly in favour of scooters, with motorcycles bringing in less than 2 per cent of the 700,000 vehicles sold last year.

This is in sharp contrast to the ICE two-wheeler market, where motorcycles have been in dominance ever since they surpassed scooters in the 1990s and, despite a rise in the share of scooters in recent years, are 60 per cent of all sales. This year, though, a

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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 6:19 PM IST

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