- Discontinued lead-acid battery based e-scooters
- Target selling around 90,000 units by the fiscal end
- Current line-up includes five products
Okinawa has announced that it has discontinued the lead-acid battery based e-scooters. The company has stopped the manufacturing of the lead-acid variants of e-scooters and it will be focusing on the lithium-ion versions only. Okinawa has sold over 34,000 units of the lead acid-based products in the Indian market. The company targets to sell 90,000 units by the end of the fiscal year.
Speaking about the development, Jeetender Sharma- MD and Founder, Okinawa, said that the products will come equipped with lithium-ion battery packs that would offer better efficiency. Moreover, they will also be detachable to ensure convenience to the users.
The current scooter line-up from Okinawa comes equipped with a detachable lithium-ion battery pack, microprocessor controller, and a permanent magnet BLDC motor. The portfolio comprises of five models – Praise, i-Praise, Ridge Plus, Lite, and R30.
In other updates, Okinawa has now joined hands with the automotive leasing company, OTO Capital to offer online purchasing and leasing options to its customers.