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Nepali startup to roll out country's first electric motorbike

Yatri Motorcycles plans to tackle fuel pollution with home-built two-wheelers

Yatri Motorcycles' V2 model runs off a 30 kW engine powered by a 6 kW battery and will be built in Nepal (Courtesy of Yatri Motorcycles).

KATHMANDU -- Yatri Motorcycles, a Nepali startup, is set to launch its first electric motorbike "after the summer" this year as the country aims to accelerate the implementation of electric vehicles.

In December, the startup, founded and led by Ashim Pandey, unveiled its V2 model, which it claims is the country's first home-built electric two-wheeler.

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