Indo-French team develops eco-friendly low cost e-bi cycle 

Indo-French team develops eco-friendly low cost e-bi cycle 
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Veltech Dr RR and Dr SR University, Chennai in association with French industry partner, France Col Technology has developed next Gen low-cost e eco friendly e bi-cycle.

Veltech Dr RR and Dr SR University, Chennai in association with French industry partner, France Col Technology has developed next Gen low-cost e eco friendly e bi-cycle.

The e-Bi cycle can be peddled like all other bi cycles and can be used like e- bi cycles which can run with the support of power. The engineers have designed the new method where any ordinary bi cycle can be transformed into an e-bi cycle by fixing some devices like power drive and motor. The procedure takes three hours.

A small kit can be fitted to the bi-cycle in three hours and it can be converted into an e-bi cycle. Another important feature is, the peddling generates power and can be stored in the power drive device fitted to the vehicle.

French designer Bernot, Veltech Dr R R and Dr SR University vice-president Kishore Kumar, Managing Director Bhattacharya, Pro Vice-chancellor Dr U Chandrasekhar and the students showcased the innovative e-bi cyle in a hotel on Tuesday.

Speaking on the occasion, Veltech Dr R R and Dr SR University vice-president Kishore Kumar said that the Central Government had sanctioned Rs.76.29 lakh for the project as part of Start up India programme.

He said that Indo-French Centre for the promotion of Advanced Research is doing many experiments to produce different types of products in India and is supported by the Department of Technology, Government of India. The new vehicle will come into market in two years.

He said the cost of e-bi cycle will be about Rs10,000 and can run 60 km with the support of 500 wats power. He said the e-bi cycle power drive can be recharged in five hours. He added that the innovative feature of the bi-cycle was that it can be re charged either by traditional system using cables and also by peddling the bi-cycle.

French designer professor Bernot said he was delighted to work with Indians and praised the management, staff and students of Veltech Dr RR and Dr SR University, Chennai. He said any ordinary bi cycle can be transformed into e-bi cycle in three hours by fixing a kit consists of some parts like power drive and motor.

He said bluetooth facility also arranged to the e-bi cycle to trace it when it goes missing. He said that the Government of India is encouraging the project to promote eco friendly e-bi cycles.

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