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Kerala based eMobility Start-up VAAN Electric gets Rs 6 crore investment

Kochi: The environment-friendly start-up based at Kerala, VAAN Electric Moto Private Limited, gets an investment of Rs 6 crore from Asian Energy Services Limited, an oil and gas service company.

Asian Energy Services was attracted to VAAN Electric Private Limited considering the vast opportunities in the e-mobility sector. Asian Energy Services has also expressed interest in more investment to VAAN Electric.

Jithu Sukumaran Nair, who heads the startup said that there are plans to develop the electric charging facility, its services, maintaining e-waste and reproduction. Asian Energy Services is a company listed in BSE, NSE and Oilmax is the main shareholder.

VAAN which started its operation in 2019 is recognised world-wide as an Indian Life Style E-mobility startup. The company was launched globally at the EICIM Motorcycle Show held at Italy in November 2021. The e-cycles of VAAN will be launched in India this month.

The products of VAAN include e-bike, e-moped, e-scooter and e-bot. The branding of the company is being done by KISKA an Austria based firm under KTM. Vaan is recognised by Startup India and Kerala Startup Mission.

Jithu Sukumaran Nair said that the new investment will help the company to grow as an international brand, this investment will be used for developing new products and expanding the company to various sectors, he said.

VAAN already has a technical collaboration with the world-renowned bike manufacturer Benelli. Apart from the launch of e-cycle this month, e-bikes, super bikes for children and dress will also be introduced.

The company focus on producing environmentally products along with implementing scientifically developed products. The company also ensures sustainable energy and recycling of products.