Lohia Auto Industries
Lohia Auto Industries showcased six electric vehicles. Designed for passenger and cargo transport, in rural and urban areas, the vehicles comprised of Comfort E-Auto HS electric, a dual power e-rickshaw Humrahi Plus, Comfort Lxi and Narain LC (passenger and cargo). The Humsafar DLX (passenger) and Humsafar 2000 (cargo) three wheelers the company displayed are powered by a diesel engine. The showstopper at the Lohia Auto stall was the high speed Comfort E-Auto HS powered by a lithium-ion battery. It is designed and developed indigenously, and has a seating capacity of four (plus driver). There is space for load carriage too.
Powered by a 78 Ah battery, the Comfort E-Auto HS can be charged by a 48-volt 40 Ampere SMPS charger in two and a half hours. On a full charge, the vehicle can travel a distance of 80 kms. The top speed of the vehicle is 30 kmph. Mentioned Ayush Lohia, CEO, Lohia Auto Industries, that the company is adding more value to its products in terms of speed, power, technology and reach. “Innovation and affordability are always at the forefront when we design a new product,” he said. Providing a glimpse of this philosophy was a new hydraulic type front shock absorber and a rear shock absorber the company displayed on its vehicles. They comprise of leaf springs in addition to a hydraulic (telescopic) damper with spring.
⇩ The Comfort E-Auto HS electric three-wheeler.