India is witnessing exponential growth in the EV industry and Dao EV is at the forefront to bring the global best of the EV manufacturing capability to the Indian consumer by providing reliable, durable products enabled by software and the internet (IoT) so that electric mobility powers growth and prosperity for all.
The company is starting the pre-booking of DAO 703, its high speed and flagship bike from 15th October with a focus on 7 cities – Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Pune, Vijaywada, and Vizag.
Led by global business and technology veterans and with support from international teams across the world, Dao EV Tech brings best practices to customers looking to shift to electric mobility. It brings together solution and service expertise from the USA and manufacturing and R&D excellence from China. These combine to make Dao a truly local brand with global expertise.
Dao EV Tech is a ‘Make in India’ dedicated smart electric mobility manufacturing start-up based in Hyderabad, with the mission to deliver reliable, high quality, and innovative products through the ‘Make in India’ initiative with a mission to mature the EV industry in India. Dao has a deep understanding of the EV industry and commitment towards innovation, bringing out the best value proposition for the customers.
Dao is a 100% make-in-India project with manufacturing at Hyderabad. The company plans to create an eco-system of components manufacturing for its production line. India is already the largest fuel-driven 2 wheeler country in the world; EV Sector can access strong suppliers from there. Dao is working with major suppliers in the industry for mechanical components such as wheel rim, tyres, chassis, and more. The company follows the FAME-II guidance closely and focuses on increased localization through sourcing directly in India. Currently, Dao is building its dealership’ network across multiple markets.
Four Dao two-wheelers hitting the market
Dao EV Tech vehicles will be launched across the country starting from Telangana & Andhra with an impressive line-up of sleek electric two-wheelers – mainly the Vidyut 106 and 108, the 703, and the Zor 405. Each of these products is developed for specific usage and comfort that enhance the lives of the consumers. The products are manufactured with attention to detail at a component level to ensure reliability and quality. Dao’s ultimate goal since day one has been to deliver a reliable and durable product ensuring global standards of quality by which the company plans to mature the EV segment over time. All four Dao two-wheelers are strong, sturdy, and designed to suit various usage purposes.
Unique LFP Thermosafe Battery Technology
Dao’s products come equipped with the latest EV technology and LFP (Lithium-Ferrous-Phosphate) batteries which are more technologically advanced than the conventional Li-ion batteries used in electric two-wheelers. LFP batteries are also equipped with unique Thermosafe technology, highly crucial given Indian summers when some parts of India see temperatures as high as 56 degrees Celsius.
Led by a Global front-runner
Dao EV Tech is led by Dr. Michael Liu, Chairman & CEO who is a Global front-runner and investor, and a professor of economics. He has a track record of having worked in multiple industry sectors such as outsourcing, international education, manufacturing, and tourism across the world over the past two decades.
Mr. Maneesh Singh Vice President – Strategic Development, DAO EV Tech will be driving the strategy and operations in India. He is an Engineer by qualification and has 25 years of diversified leadership experience in leading more than 25 Large Global Programs with Build-operate-Transition models in the Design & Manufacturing Solutions space in India, Europe & the USA.