You might have listened about hybrid car, but now it’s time for hybrid scooter. The IQube, an innovative scooter from TVS. It’s not just has innovative technology but also it looks damn good!
IQube will be powered by 100cc petrol engine along with an electric motor mated with four speed transmission.
IQube can impress Indian customers because of it’s new innovative technology as well as pretty look. Well peoples are loving to move on electric vehicles, this could be a huge success. Where hybrid/electric cars are being success in India.
TVS Motors is all set to launch their very first hybrid scooter for the Indian market. According to recent reports the scooter is most likely to be launched in India by 2016-end.
Reports also suggest that the company has also applied for a trademark to protect IQube along with other hybrid nomenclatures. Also it will start a segment that will have plenty of potential, especially with the Indian customers’ who are recent attracted towards buying scooters. The Iqube scooter is expected to come out as the first model.
The new TVS IQube will be based on the Qube concept that was announced at the 2012 edition of the Indian Auto Expo.
Also media reports say that the hybrid scooter will come under the government’s FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India) scheme that will avail excise duty benefits.
TVS IQube hybrid scooter will be powered by a 100cc, 4-stroke petrol engine coupled to an electric motor with a lithium ion batteries pack. This hybrid power system will produce electrical energy routed towards the lithium batteries to recharge them and run the motor.
The scooter will only run on the electric motor, with zero fuel consumption and can be used for short city rides.
The scooter will also come with multiple driving modes – Hybrid Economy and Hybrid Power – that will let a rider select the right mode to control the vehicle. The second Economy mode saves energy and improves engine’s efficiency that will reduce carbon emission.
If talk about the design it will come with an analogue speedometer and fuel gauge, pillion footrest, LED light, LED display, electric start system, pass light and a single seat.
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