In the international markets, the Ora R1 comes at a price of $8,680 to $11,293, which roughly converts to Rs 6.2 lakh to Rs 8 lakh.
The Ora R1 is currently yhe cheapest electric car car in the world. (Image: Arjit Garg/News18.com)
As the global automotive industry makes an imminent shift away from traditional fossil-fuel-powered vehicles towards a cleaner and sustainable options, global automakers and their markets are expected to adapt quickly. Keep the range anxiety aside, and another giant hurdle for electric vehicles to flourish is the cost of the vehicles. Considering that a majority of the biggest auto markets in the world are developing countries, price plays a huge part amidst the price-sensitive consumers.
Keeping an eye on the same, China-based Great Wall Motor has unveiled the cheapest electric vehicle of the world in India. The Ora R1 which operates in the company’s newly created EV subsidiary delivers a maximum cruising range of 351km with the help of a 35kW motor. The car comes at a price of 8,680 to $11,293 in the international market which roughly converts to Rs 6.2 lakh to Rs 8 lakh.