Simple Energy has announced the option of adding an additional battery pack with the One electric scooter that drives its range to over 300 km on a single full charge. Buyers can opt for the additional battery pack option during the final payment of their electric scooter. Simple Energy has also confirmed that deliveries for the One will commence in June.
The company says that the additional battery pack will address range anxiety amongst customers, as it will help them cover longer distances while travelling. The newly introduced battery pack has a capacity of 1.6 kWh. Even without the optional battery, the Simple One’s standard 4.8 kWh battery setup has a best-in-class claimed range of over 235 km (203 km real world range). The additional battery pack can be stowed in the scooter’s boot, making the process hassle-free.

The optional additional battery pack can be stored in the scooter’s boot.

Commenting on the new battery pack, Suhas Rajkumar, Founder, and CEO, Simple Energy, said, “When we conceived the Simple One, we had the aim of offering an electric scooter that could offer enough range for users to not have to worry about range or charging. Offering an extra battery will allow power users to reach destinations that no other electric two-wheeler in India can. This additional battery can easily fit in the boot of the scooter offering a range of over 300 km. This is a big milestone – not just for Simple Energy, but for the EV industry. This move will also go a long way in bolstering the perception of electric scooters.”
The advanced battery option will set you back Rs 35,999 additionally over the price of the One scooter, which is currently priced at Rs 1,09,000 (ex-showroom). Simple One can be booked on the company’s website for a token amount of Rs 1,947. Simple Energy has also confirmed that there are more upgrades in the pipeline, which will be announced in the coming weeks.


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