Piaggio launches Ape’ water-cooled range of products

PIAGGIO Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group (European leader of the 2wh sector) and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles, has launched a water-cooled range of products in the three-wheeler category for its Gujarat customers. The range includes Ape’ Xtra LDX (+ CNG Water Cooled PU), priced at Rs 217,865, Ape’ Xtra LDX CNG Water Cooled PU, priced at Rs 213,054 and Apé Auto DX (CNG Water Cooled), priced at Rs 218,287 (ex-Showroom Ahmedabad).

The introduction of the new range of CNG vehicles is a strategic initiative from Piaggio to reinforce its commitment of providing path-breaking solutions in the last mile transportation segments for its customers in Gujarat. The Ape’ Xtra LDX and Apé Auto DX are part of the new water-cooled engine technology range. These variants of Apé are the first of its kind in the industry with water-cooled engines and offers best in class performance in terms of power, pick-up, mileage & maintenance. The new range of vehicles will meet the growing demand for commercial vehicle mobility solutions particularly suited to intra-city travel in Gujarat, where the CNG fuel availability is amongst the best in the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Saju Nair, head of commercial vehicle business, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd said, “At Piaggio, our core philosophy is to provide path-breaking solutions in the last mile transportation segment and we are committed to providing best in class offerings to our customers. The alternate fuel technology is gaining prominence and growing day by day in our country and hence to cater to the market’s changing needs we have introduced this improved range of alternative fuel vehicles. This new range of alternative fuel vehicles will further strengthen Piaggio’s presence in Gujarat market and I see many new opportunities for us in the coming future as Gujarat market plays a pivotal role in Piaggio‘s India business.”

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