Okinawa, an electric 2 wheeler producer had silently started its operation in India and offered few battery operated scooters at attractive prices. They have Ridge and Praise scooters under their product portfolio.
The more stylish Ridge+ does not support detachable Li-ion, light weight quick charging battery yet where has the Ridge+ with removable battery has been launched by the company recently for Ex showroom price of Rs 64,998.
Company claims that the scooter can run for 120 km/charge with a top speed of 55 Km/hr and carry weight of up to 150 Kgs. This modern scooter is equipped with drum breaks, anti theaft, center lockiing, keyless entry and an EABS (Electronic Anti-lock Breaking System) with regenerative energy which charges the battery while breaking.
Ridge+ will be available in two colours viz; Midnight Black and a combination of Lucent Orange and Grey. Initially company plans to roll out around 500 units in October in few states followed by 1500 units by November and increase their capacity subsequently.