By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, July 20: Cimex Inc. has launched new BYD e6, a second generation electric car, in Nepali market. Equipped with 71.7kwh blade battery pack, e6 gives a range of 522km in a single charge making it the longest range electric vehicle in Nepal, said the company. BYD had set a new industry benchmark with blade battery, one of the unique innovations of automotive industry. According to the company, it is a new generation lithium iron phosphate battery that sets new benchmarks in safety, reliability, performance and power density. Likewise, 70 kW electric motor offers a torque of 180 Nm with smooth linear throttle response. "New e6 is designed for a smooth and comfortable ride and has plenty of space in each compartment which is capped off with a 580 liters boot space," the company said. According to Cimex, the vehicle supports both AC and DC fast charging, with charging time in AC Fast Charger of 2 hours and 1 hour 10 minutes in DC Boost Charger. With the 6.6 kW home charger the All-New e6 can be fully powered up in 10 hours.
The company claimed that it is the world’s first EV to be equipped with Bosch's latest IPB Intelligent Integrated Brake Control System with extremely fast response time and smooth linear braking feel. Customers get the warranty of eight years or 500,000 km, which comes first, in battery, eight years or 150,000 km in motor, five years or 150,000 km each in in Electronic Control System, and transmission assembly. It is available in four colour options: black/blue, green/white, doctor black and crystal white. It comes at the price of Rs. 5.75 million.