PiMo-e Bike launched by IIT Madras Incubated start-up.

17 February 2021


A start-up of IIT Madras Pi Beam has recently launched an electric two-wheeler (e- bike)  named PiMo.


  • PiMo, has 90% of components manufactured in India,it  is a stylishly designed two-wheeler offering a range of 50 km on a single charge with a top speed of 25 kmph.
  • PiMo should be the catalyst to kickstart a revolution in converting all intra-city mobility in India, while fulfilling our PM’s vision of being Atmanirbhar.
  • Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22.
  • The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alumini Visakh Sasikumar.
  • 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike.

About PiMO

  • The electric two-wheeler can charge faster than a smartphone.
  • The sustainable and affordable bike has a range of 50 km.
  • The e-bike was launched for the personal and commercial needs.
  • It’s price has been tagged at Rs. 30,000.
  • It does not require licence or registration.
  • The e-bike will offer the green and easy mobility on Indian roads.
  • 90 per cent of the components of bike such as crucial batteries and controllers were manufactured in India.
  • Thus, it is among few EVs in the local market that follows the spirit of ‘Make in India’ spirit.

Features of the e-bike

  • The e-bike stands between an electric bicycle and the entry-level electric scooter.
  • It has a top speed of 25 kmph.
  •  The e-bike provided a higher travel range when compared to the electric bicycle category.
  • The bike also offers a Battery Swapping’ Technology.

Battery Swapping Technology

  • Using this technology, a drained battery can be exchanged with a fully charged battery at the designated locations.

Pi Beam Electric

  • It is an an IIT Madras-incubated start-up.
  • The company provides for a range of green, stylish, affordable and easy-to-use EV solutions for personal and commercial uses.
  • IT also offers an end-to-end micro-mobility sustainable EVs.
  • The EVs are data-driven that augment the productivity for the last-mile logistics and transportation.

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