Pokhara: Reowned electric scooter brand ‘NIU’ has once again hit the market of Pokhara.
NIU is the very first scooter in Nepal to get number plate after completing the government standards in 2015. Since then it has opened branches in various cities of Nepal including Pokhara. Earlier the company had showroom in Newroad and was shifted to Nayabazar.
After closing the showroom for few months during lockdown, the company re-launched the showroom today in Uttam chowk; opposite of Global Bank.
Currently the company is selling the very popular brand NSport along with the newly launched Gova. Depending upon the models the scooters have motorcapacity between 400 and 3000 Watts. They charges completely between 3.5 hrs to 7 hrs.
The popular NSport model has 2400 Watts Bosch motor with top speed of 48 km/hr and gives mileage between 65-85 km. The price is slapped for Rs 3,37,000 for glossy colours and Rs 3,42,000 for the matte one.
Another model is NQiGT and it is the big brother of NSport. It has double batteries with motor capacity of 3000 Watts. It has top speed of 80km/hr, gives mileage upto 130 km and costs Rs 4,85,000. The batteries from the both the model can be charged both in the room or direct in scooter itself.
The newly launched GOVA G3 model is also available in the showroom. This model has attached lithium battery and gives mileage upto 90 km. It has 2700 Watts motor, takes 6-7 hrs to full charge from 0% and costs Rs 2,77,000.
Along with them, MQi+Sport, MQiGT, UQiGT and UQiM models are also available
The company claims that the rider can save upto Rs 50,000 by switching from petrol to electric scooter. NIU has been in the Nepalese market for 5 years now with over 1,500 units scooting around the Nepali streets.
NIU has maintained a fast pace of growth and has sold an accumulation of over 1 million smart electric two-wheeler vehicles worldwide. NIU has expanded into 38 countries with retail stores across cities in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.