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Calliper Brings Top Selling Quantum Electric Two Wheelers to Tamil Nadu 

Calliper Brings Top Selling Quantum Electric Two Wheelers to Tamil Nadu 

  • Plans to invest Rs. 100 crores for setting up 150 showroom-cum-service centres across the state in the next 6 months 

Chennai, January 30, 2023

Calliper Green Vehicles Limited, a leading electric vehicle (EV) technology company in Tamil Nadu, has introduc ed three high-speed EV scooters of Quantum Energy – Elektron, Milan and Bziness, in the state. Calliper will be investing Rs. 100 crore towards setting up 150 showroom-cum-service centres in the major cities and towns in Tamil Nadu in the next six months. 

Dr Parasuraman PhD, Chief Scientist, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and  Er N Elangovan, Regional Joi nt Director, Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Tamil Nadu, have launched the Quant um electric two wheelers today, in the presence of Mr. Chukkapalli Ramakrishna Prasad, Managing Director, Kusala va Group of Companies & Director of Quantum Energy, and Mr. Manickam, Chairman, Calliper.  

Quantum Energy is a Hyderabad-based EV manufacturing company with growing market share in many Indian st ates. The company aims to sell 6000 Quantum EVs this year in Tamil Nadu. Its EV scooters, designed and manufa ctured with Korean technology, are powerful, efficient, and cost-effective. While Elektron and Milan, with a 100 0W motor power, clocking a maximum speed of 60 km/h are ideally suited for the general public, Bziness, with a 1200W motor power, is designed as a delivery vehicle. Bziness clocks a maximum speed of 50 km/h, and is sold in different riding modes. The ex-showroom price in Tamil Nadu of Elektron & Milan is Rs. 92,888 and Jinka Bzne ss is Rs. 96,056 respectively. 

All the EVs feature advanced Lithium-ion batteries that get fully charged in 4 hours. Depending on the model, on e full charge can last anywhere from 80-120 kms. The batteries are powered by a smart BMS with multilevel saf ety protections to make sure they are extremely safe and the scooters have good grade ability for dual riders an d riding uphill. These EVs have been rigorously tested and validated for Indian road conditions. 

Quantum Energy is backed by Kusalava Group which has been in the automotive industry for the past 50 years. The company has its R&D centre at Bengaluru and manufacturing facility in Hyderabad, Telangana. Quantum is making inroads into the electric scooters market in several Indian states. Quantum EVs are already among the top selling EVs in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra. Quantum has registered multiple design and utility patents. The company is all set to launch Plasma, powered by a 1500W motor, in March, 2024. Plasma features indigenous technology. 

In his comments, Mr. Chukkapalli Ramakrishna Prasad, Quantum Energy Limited, said “We are delighted to par tner with Calliper, a reputed EV tech company, and introduce all our EV models in Tamil Nadu. Our focus has be en on building high quality products at affordable prices. Encouraged by the overwhelming response for our veh icles, we have recently expanded our production capacity to 5000 vehicles per month. We are sure that Quantu m EVs will meet the expectations of the customers of Tamil Nadu and inspire their confidence to make the shift to electric mobility swiftly. We also look forward to a long-standing association with Calliper.”

Talking about the new product launch, Mr. Manickam, Calliper Green Vehicles, said, “We are excited to become the authorised sales and service partner of Quantum Energy, which is revolutionising the EV market in the two wh eelers segment in India with its unique design and product quality. While its existing products stand for adv anced Korean technology in high-speed scooters, its soon to be launched Plasma is a great Indian innovation. W hat is common with both the companies, Calliper and Quantum, is our commitment to redefining green mobili ty in India and help the country reap rich benefits from its speedy transition to sustainable transportation.” 

Currently, Calliper Green Vehicles sells its own electric two wheelers: Varsha, Inventor, Innovator, Creator, Bull, Calliper EzeeGo – an e-bicycle.