Qargos electric scooter designed for last-mile delivery spied

The Qargos electric scooter has been designed in collaboration with Dassault Systemes.

Qargos, a Pune-based start-up, has developed what is claimed to be the world’s first electric cargo scooter. The company has now commenced road trials ahead of its market launch expected during the first half of this year.

The Qargos electric scooter has been designed specifically for last-mile delivery applications. It has been developed in collaboration with Dassault Systemes.

The USP of the Qargos e-scooter is its massive 225-litre cargo compartment, that sits between the front and rear wheels. It can carry around 120 kg of cargo. The company claims that the Qargos can carry around 70 parcels, whereas an average e-scooter can carry just 35. Its grocery carrying capacity is also said to be three times that of a standard 2-wheeler.

The Qargos e-scooter is powered by a 6.1 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, designed by Dassault Systemes and a 3.4 kW electric motor that generates a peak output of 6 kW. It can reach a top speed of 80 km/h.

The electric scooter can cover 150 km on a single charge. The battery can be charged in 5 hours and 15 minutes. The company also plans to develop a DC fast charging capability that is expected to reduce the charging time to around 3 hours.

Source: ET Auto

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