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SME Times News Bureau | 04 Feb, 2014
A China-based solar-powered scooter and car maker is eyeing the Indian market by showcasing its products at an auto exhibition in New Delhi this week, a company official said Tuesday.

"We are going to participate in the India auto fair for the first time," Guangzhou Jcar Industrial Company Ltd's marketing head Monica Leung told agency.

She said the solar powered vehicles like scooters, three-wheelers and cars would be exhibited.

The four-day Auto Expo-2014 will begin Feb 6 at the Pragati Maidan here and in Greater Noida.

The company has a wide network of distributors in China.

"Of course, India has a big potential for solar vehicles as most parts of India like China receives more than 300 days of sunlight. The market of solar vehicles is yet to be tapped in India," Leung said.

She said a three-wheeler that can be used both for carrying goods and passengers. It could carry loads of up to 400 kg.

A battery charge of five to 12 hours gives it a range up to 70 km and its maximum speed is 35 km per hour.

The three-wheeler has four models and their motor power ranges from 500 W to 1,200 W and the life of the solar panel is 25 years.

They can be even used in farms to carry produce and implements, Leung added.

The 150 kg three-wheeler costs USD 1,323 (Rs.83,000).

The solar powered four-seater car, with motor power of 1,200 W, can travel up to 70 km and its maximum speed is 30 km per hour.

In the two-wheeler segment, the company has scooters that can carry loads of up to 150 kg with a speed between 40 and 60 km per hour. The motor power ranges from 500 W to 800 W.
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