Okinawa has announced that its first electric bike – Oki100, is going to be a heavily localized product and except for the battery cells, all the components of the upcoming Oki100 will be manufactured in India. The brand has been promoting PM Modi’s vision of ‘Make in India’ in the Indian electric vehicle segment.
The much awaited electric bike- Oki100 will clock a top speed of 100 km per hour and have lithium ion battery base. The bike’s prototype was unveiled at Auto Expo 2018. The electric bike is due to be launched in the third quarter of the financial year 2021-21.
“We welcome PM Modi’s vision of ‘vocal for local’. To accelerate the same Okinawa has announced a 100 per cent ‘Make in India’ electric bike. Currently, Okinawa offers maximum localization of electric vehicles, which is 88%. With our upcoming electric bike, we are taking the localization level up to a 100 %.
All the components of electric motorcycle will be manufactured and sourced from local suppliers. We expect this to boost local suppliers’ domain and inspire all the EV startups to go ‘Vocal for local’,” said Mr. Jeetender Sharma- MD, Okinawa.