May 12, 2021

Omega Seiki plans to launch electrical tractor, cargo pick-up truck as a part of enlargement plan



Omega Seiki Mobility goals to herald a number of electrical merchandise together with two-wheelers, a four-wheeler cargo car and a tractor over the following two years, as per a prime firm official.

The corporate, which is part of the Delhi-based Anglian Omega Group, additionally goals to arrange manufacturing services throughout numerous components of the nation.

Omega Seiki already has a number of manufacturing websites in Delhi/NCR.

The corporate additionally plans to have round 200 dealerships throughout the nation by the tip of subsequent 12 months.

It has earmarked an preliminary funding of Rs 200 crore for the tasks and going forward goals to boost one other Rs 1,000 crore to be able to fund the enlargement plans.

“We’re going to have factories and we’re going to line up the merchandise, we’re going to be continuous from right here until subsequent few years,” Anglian Omega Group Chairman Uday Narang informed PTI in an interview.

The corporate would think about taking numerous routes to boost required capital to fund numerous tasks, he added.

“We’ll strive a mixture of assorted issues which can embrace going public, non-public fairness, inexperienced bonds and so forth,” Narang famous.

Elaborating on the product pipeline, Omega Seiki Mobility Managing Director Deb Mukherji stated the electrical two-wheelers for each passenger and cargo segments can be launched round April subsequent 12 months, whereas the four-wheeler for cargo and tractor would make manner round subsequent 2021-end or early 2022.

Commenting on electrical two-wheeler vary, he stated the autos can be powered by lithium ion batteries and would cater to final mile deliveries.

“These scooters are already in superior phases of testing and trial phases,” Mukherji stated.

The electrical pick-up truck would include two tonne payload and would cater to final mile cargo supply, he added.

“The market is shifting in direction of larger payload. With the event of highways just like the Delhi-Mumbai hall and different related sorts of  tasks, we see that is going to be a giant driver of electrification in India notably in logistics area as all alongside the freeway there might be logistics hubs and warehouses,” Mukherji stated.

The car can be an excellent choice to ship cargo from such warehouses to metropolis centres with its vary of 200 kms in a single cost, he added.

Commenting on the electrical tractor he stated, the mannequin would include 30-40 HP energy vary and could possibly be priced round Rs 10-12 lakh.

“We need to be the primary mover within the electrical tractor area  and resolve the issues of farmers with smaller land holdings. Knowledge exhibits 80 per cent of the farmers within the nation maintain lower than an acre, so this can be a big market. The price of making ready the land with diesel powered tractors prices Rs 150 to Rs 200 for an hour whereas our product would value Rs 20-Rs 30 an hour,” Mukherji stated.

He stated the corporate is at present witnessing a big demand arising for electrical three-wheelers in South India, primarily from e-commerce companies.

“We see round 40 per cent of the demand is being generated from there. So we’re in a complicated stage of dialogue with a potential accomplice for a facility there,” Mukherji stated.

The corporate, which has lately arrange dealerships in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, now plans to open 20 extra retailers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala by this 12 months finish.

“We goal to have round 200 dealerships throughout the nation by the tip of subsequent 12 months,” Narang stated.

The corporate, which at present sells electrical three-wheeler Rage, has additionally lately unveiled  three new merchandise Solar Ri (three-wheeler cargo), Journey (E-rickshaw), and Stream (passenger auto-rickshaw) which it plans to commercially launch in March subsequent 12 months.