Uniti, Sweden’s newest electric carmaker, and Bird Group, India’s fastest growing business conglomerate, announced today the start of their joint market analysis in India. The two companies will bring a stylish yet affordable, 100% electric city car to the Indian market in 2020 with a price tag starting from ₹7,14,000. Both companies will be on hand at Auto Expo 2018 in New Delhi to discuss their plans during a press event scheduled for February 8th. The general public will then be among the first in Asia to see the Uniti One up close from February 9th through the 14th.
Uniti plans to bring a 5-seat configuration of its EV to the Indian market with a single-charge range of approximately 200 km. First deliveries in India are intended for 2020 with a retail price starting from ₹7,14,000, ex-showroom. Eager customers can join a rapidly growing list of Uniti enthusiasts by securing their booking for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,000.
“Owing to our experience in the electric vehicles space of manufacturing and distributing Segway in India for the last 8 years, other personal transport vehicles and our engineering footprint in all the major cities, we hope that our initiative will bring the best of affordable, yet very high-tech electric cars into every household and change the way people travel. We are also glad that this will contribute to the drive against pollution, which is now affecting almost every major metro in our country,” said Dr. Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director at Bird Group.
“This initiative will not only create huge opportunities and numerous jobs but would also enable entrepreneurs to set dealership networks in their prevalent geographies. It also follows the vision of the Prime Minister, Mr. Modi to Make in India and ensure vehicles are electric by the year 2030.” added Bhatia.
“Reserve your Uniti One today with a 100 percent refundable deposit of only Rs 1,000. Your pre-order secures your place to be among the first to own a Uniti and offers membership in our global community of Uniti enthusiasts. Membership benefits include admission to limited test drive events, access to exclusive online content and other members-only perks,” the company mentions on its website.