Udaipur Municipal corporation recently adopted E-rickshaws and E-carts as safe and environment friendly mode of transport, launching these vehicles on 16 March 2017.
Udaipur Municipal Corporation is the first government organization to adopt Li-ion technology batteries in E-rickshaws, these vehicles are much more cost efficient. The life of the batteries are almost 3-4 times Lead acid batteries.
GEM is the first E-Rickshaw manufacturer in India to successfully commercialize Li-ion batteries in E-Rickshaws.
Lithium Ion batteries are not as prominent in e-rickshaws due to their high cost, new technology for manufacturing however will make it much more affordable soon.
Li-ion batteries are the most popular choice in high end automobiles, mobile phones, laptop computers and other similar devices.