Imagine this, you are in a mall and you decide to buy an electronic gadget for yourself and you see two options, one product is Made in India while the other is manufactured and developed in another country. Any Indian would proudly choose the Made in India product due to its high durability, quality and safety standards. The same is the case with two-wheelers.
In India, two-wheelers play an important role in day-to-day commutes as they are much easier to operate. Although keeping the fluctuating petrol price hikes in mind, electric scooters are the best option.
What does it mean to be a Made in India scooter, you ask? Let’s explore.
1 Eligible for Fame 2 Subsidy
The FAME 2 subsidy, which is a short form of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and EV scheme, has been in action since April 2019 in India to promote the ‘Made in India’ initiative for electric vehicles. For any electric two-wheeler to qualify for the scheme, certain criteria have to be met. The two-wheeler should go 80km on a single charge, should manage to go at least 40kmph and the scooter needs to be certain % localised to qualify for Fame 2 subsidy.
The BG D15 is eligible for a Fame 2 subsidy of up to INR 48,000*, as it comes with a range of 115 km on a single charge and can go over 60 kmph in sports mode with a battery size of 3.25kwh.
2 Supports local technology
Vocal for local is an opportunity for homegrown brands to showcase the best products which are made in India. The BG D15 is 100% Made in India from its engineering to parts, so you get the quality and warranty reassurance you need for your electric scooter.
By choosing an 100% Indian made electric scooter, you not only support the local technology but also increase the local employment rate.
3 Suitable for Indian roads
We all know that India has all kinds of roads and it takes a sturdy scooter to travel through rough terrains easily. The BG D15 electric scooter can handle every road condition with these 3 features;
4 Robust exterior: The BG electric D15 comes with a full metal body suitable to take on hard impacts, including the frame, which is robust and suitable for every ups and downs of Indian roads. .
5 Tyres: The tyres of the BG electric D15 are made to handle rough terrains and also places which have “kaccha rasta”, which tend to get slippery during the rainy season. The Industry-leading 16 inch big alloy wheels provide better grip and performance which avoid the electric scooter from skidding on slippery roads and potholes.
6 Ground clearance: The vehicle should have a good ground clearance to maneuver through bumpy and uneven roads easily. The BG D15 comes with a ground clearance of 175mm highest in the segment.
7 Highest safety standards: The BG D15 being made in India has the highest safety standards with 20 battery safety features and a 3.1KW high-efficiency PMSM motor. Other benefits include;
8 Higher technology and safety standards-
a)Safety specific – Backed by the latest technology, the BG D15 offers features like a roll-over sensor, side stand sensor, anti-theft alert and CBS for ultimate safety.
b)Convenience specific – Have convenience at your fingertips with features like an easy lock-unlock, real-time battery diagnostics, ride statistics and the exact distance you can ride in kilometres (Distance to Empty) on your BGauss App.
Others- The BG D15 is the most comfortable scooter in its segment with big alloy wheels, 77cm big seat, and an extraordinary life span of 6-7 years.
India, having a major market for the two-wheeler Industry, needed a change, and the BG D15 electric scooter is the answer. Using a Made in India electric vehicle is a symbol of prosperity of the country that you can preserve for the next generation. Indian made electric vehicles like the BG D15 are the future towards the nation’s unstoppable growth.
Take a test ride with your strong and reliable big upgrade, the BG D15!