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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Electric

India ‘s No. 1 car manufacturing company Maruti Suzuki in great success in petrol & diesel now going to launch electric car wagon r electric. It may change the behavior think about electric vehicles.

Wagon r electric specification

Maruti is testing a fleet of 50 proto-type electric car based on the Japanese wagon r  on the Heartect platform for field test. Car maker says that wagon r electric will be tested in various weather & terrains and according to result/testing help to successfully launching.

Battery type Lithium-ion
Charging7-8 Hour for domestic charging point.
80% charging in 50 min due to fast charging.
Type of charging AC/DC
Battery life7-8 Years
Transmission Type Automatic
Body Type Hatchback

Center of gravity down due to this stability increase.

Handling easy.

Low running & maintenance cost.

Wagon r electric seem to be attractive option for fleet owners or for daily average running.

Wagon r electric launch date

Maruti going to launch wagon r electric in 2021

Wagon r electric price

The cost of wagon r electric could be 8-10 lakh.

Wagon r electric range

Wagon r electric range may vary from 200-250 KM.

Wagon r electric Battery

Maruti is setting up a factory for lithium-ion batteries with collaboration with Denso & Toshiba for upcoming electrification  revolution in Indian automotive industry. Total investment for this plant approx. 1150 crore & Maruti, Toshiba & Denso  has stake of 50,40 & 10 respectively.

Wagon r electric competitor

Wagon r electric compete with TATA & Mahindra electric cars.

Last year Maruti also signed MoU with  Toyota to develop affordable electric cars. Maruti will responsible for  manufacturing of Electric Vehicle & Toyota will provide technology.

Challenge for EV

Charging infrastructure.

High Cost in compare to petrol & diesel vehicle.

Low range.

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