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Ultraviolette Automotive secures series-B funding from TVS

By Tirth Pandya

September 3, 2020


Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd., is an innovator in sustainable mobility. Founded by Narayan Subramaniam and Niraj Rajmohan in 2016. The company was born out of the unique vision of creating top-of-the-line mobility solutions that are driven by progressive design and energy-efficient technology. Ultraviolette Automotive is in process of developing India’s first ecosystem of high-performance electric motorcycles.

founders of Ultraviolette Automotive with f-77 electric motorcycles
Founders of Ultraviolette Automotive

Following the successful nationwide unveiling of its high-performance motorcycle – the F77, Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd., an innovator in sustainable mobility, announced that it had successfully procured an additional investment of INR 30 Crore from TVS Motor Company, India’s very own manufacturer known for its wide range of 2-Wheeler and 3-Wheeler products.

Commenting on the additional investment, Manu Saxena, Vice President (Future Mobility & Dealer Transformation), TVS Motor Company said, “Ultraviolette Automotive continues to demonstrate excellent engineering and technological capabilities and innovativeness in developing high-performance electric motorcycles. TVS Motor is excited to see the progress and developments made by the UV team and we are confident that these actions will go a long way towards establishing a greener future for India.”

Narayan Subramaniam, Founder and CEO, Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd. said, “We have seen significant advancements in the transportation and mobility industry globally, with an increased demand for personal mobility in recent times. We also see rapid growth in the Indian two-wheeler industry with a special focus on electric vehicles, and it is in this context that we set out to create the F77 – India’s first high-performance motorcycle. We unveiled the motorcycle less than a year ago, and since then, we have achieved significant strides in making the F77 production-ready. We have conducted aggressive track and road tests on the motorcycle, adjusting and modifying the specifications to an all-new level of perfection and have built out a robust technology platform to support an enhanced user experience. TVS Motor Company has always shared our passion for building globally competitive and futuristic mobility solutions, and we are excited about our continued partnership with them.”

Ultraviolette Automotive f-77
The Ultraviolette F-77

The F77 is high-end technology, and a high performance-oriented motorcycle built with principles used in the aviation industry – right from the advanced engineering simulations, multi-level safety systems to the design identity of the motorcycle. The F77 is a smart and connected electric motorcycle that comes with remote diagnostics over-the-air (OTA) upgrades, regenerative braking, multiple ride modes, bike tracking, ride diagnostics and a whole lot of other features.

Niraj Rajmohan, Founder and CTO, Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd., stated, The F77 was conceived with a single-minded purpose of creating an identity for electric mobility in India, and TVS Motor Company has been a strategic partner in this journey. Since the unveiling, we have received an overwhelming response from the market for the F77, and we have spent the last few months making critical enhancements both on the design and technology side to make the F77 more efficient, responsive and powerful.”

The F77 is high-end technology, and a high performance-oriented motorcycle built with principles used in the aviation industry – right from the advanced engineering simulations, multi-level safety systems to the design identity of the motorcycle. The F77 is a smart and connected electric motorcycle that comes with remote diagnostics over-the-air (OTA) upgrades, regenerative braking, multiple ride modes, bike tracking, ride diagnostics and a whole lot of other features.

The Ultraviolette F77 will first be rolled out next year with expanding nation-wide availability, which will be rolled out in phases after closely studying and obersving how the market reacts to this kind of niche product.

Considering the rising demand in the performance EV in motorcycles what do you think, will Ultraviolette Automotive be successfull in our Indian EV market?

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