This New Indian Startup: Tresa Motors, Unveils its V0.2 Electric Truck

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Bangalore, April 10, 2024 — Tresa Motors, the Indian electric vehicle manufacturer, has taken a significant step towards sustainable logistics with the introduction of its latest offering: the Tresa Motors V0.2 electric truck. Building upon the success of its predecessor, the V0.1, this 18-ton electric truck is purpose-built for Indian road conditions and aims to revolutionize eco-friendly transportation, particularly in the e-commerce sector.

The V0.2 is designed expressly for e-commerce logistics, where sustainability is increasingly crucial to consumers. Its specs are impressive:

Key Features of the Tresa V0.2 Electric Truck:

  1. Central Steering System:
    • The V0.2 boasts a central steering setup, enhancing maneuverability and control for drivers navigating diverse road terrains.
  2. Air-Suspended Driver Seat:
    • Comfort takes center stage with an air-suspended driver seat, ensuring a smooth ride even during long hauls.
  3. Customizable Body Options:
    • Tresa Motors recognizes that different logistics requirements demand flexibility. The V0.2 offers customizable body configurations to suit various cargo needs.
  4. Powerful Motor with 24,000 Nm Torque:
    • The heart of the V0.2 is its robust electric motor, capable of delivering a staggering maximum torque of 24,000 Nm. This power ensures efficient acceleration and handling, even with heavy loads.
  5. Impressive Top Speed and Battery Capacity:
    • The V0.2 can reach a top speed of 120 kmph, making it suitable for highway transport.
    • Its 300 kWh battery pack provides ample energy for extended journeys.
  6. Rapid Charging Capability:
    • Charging downtime is minimized with the ability to fast-charge the battery from 10 to 80 percent in just 20 minutes.

Safety and Autonomous Features:

  • While the V0.2 is not fully autonomous, it incorporates several safety features:
    • Advanced Telemetry System: Real-time monitoring ensures optimal performance and safety.
    • Heat Pump for Cooling: The heat pump technology maintains cabin comfort efficiently.
    • Zonal Architecture with Centralized Computing Unit (CCU): Tresa integrates multiple control units into a centralized computing system, enhancing reliability and reducing complexity.

What’s Next for Tresa Motors:

The company’s trajectory is ambitious. It’s currently undergoing on-road tests with an eye on commencing production after logging a million kilometers by 2025. To achieve this, Tresa seeks to raise INR 500 – 1,000 crore in Q2 2024, a move contingent on strong trial performance. Past funding rounds demonstrate investor confidence in the company.

The company’s CEO, Rohan Shravan, says, “V0.2 is our road-tested masterpiece. We’re not just building trucks; we’re shaping India’s entrepreneurial future.”

Stay tuned for updates as Tresa Motors gears up for the future of transportation!

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