Hero Electric Bike

Hero Electric Bike (HT Auto photo)

₹ 1 Lakhs* Onwards

Ex showroom price in Delhi

Hero Electric Bike Key Specs

Mileage -
Engine -
Transmission Automatic
Fuel Supply -

Hero Electric Bike Price List, Specifications and Features

Bike

₹ 1 Lakhs

Hero Electric Bike
Expert Review

3 out of 5
Fossil fuels are being exhausted at an alarming rate and harmful emissions are currently reaching dangerous levels, the whole automotive industry is looking forward to an alternative. The most popular option is going electric and many new brands have entered the budding electric two-wheeler segment in India. However, none have been able to make an impact, so far. The lack of infrastructure, restricted range and high charging time are among the major hindrances faced by electric vehicles. Everyone is looking for the solution - or at least a means towards the ultimate solution.One such solution comes from Blaer Motors, who claim that their hybrid system - christened Secondary Power Assist (SPA) - is the way forward. It's a plug-in hybrid technology, similar to the one found on the Toyota Prius, and is unlike the simpler mild hybrid/ISG (integrated starter motor) that was showcased on the TVS Zeppelin cruiser concept at the 2018 Auto Expo. According to Blaer, their SPA system improves the performance of a conventional engine while consecutively improving mileage and reducing emissions. We decided to go to Chennai to see what's what.The company was formed by Adarsh Lakshmanan, Abinesh Ekambaram, Ashwin Badri and Niranjan Kumar. The SPA system was their final year engineering project and the company was founded in 2014. The past four years have been spent on developing and improving their system through various tests and their project has already received many awards from reputed institutions. They have also applied for three patents, out of which one has been granted. Blaer has also received 25 lakh as seed fund from the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation (CEDI) via the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.There are three primary components - an internal combustion engine (with a modified transmission), an electric motor and a BICS controller (Blaer Intelligent Control System) Read More