Rajkot: Students at VVP Engineering College in Rajkot have developed a motorcycle that can run on both gasoline and electricity. Seventh semester students developed this bike that can travel 40 kilometers when the batteries are fully charged.Read also – Viral video: a bicycle stunt goes wrong, a man breaks the neighbor’s wall | Watch
Speaking to Dr Maniar of ANI, the Dean of the Mechanical Department said: âThe main reason for this development is that fuel prices are skyrocketing. There are many problems with electric vehicles like high price, slow charging, etc. So we thought of a vehicle that could work with both.
He further said that the seventh semester broke new ground in the existing gasoline bike.
Gujarat | Students at VVP Engineering College in Rajkot are developing a motorcycle that can run on both gasoline and electricity.
âFuel prices are skyrocketing. Electric vehicles have problems like slow charging. We therefore thought of a vehicle that could work with both â, Dr Maniar, dean, mechanical department pic.twitter.com/VEyOcU1IkQ
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âThe students attached four separate batteries. The battery takes six hours to fully charge. The fully charged battery can travel 40 kilometers with a maximum speed of 40 kilometers per hour using a power unit at a cost of 17 paise, âsaid Dr Maniar.
In this hybrid bike, the rider will have the option of using either a battery or gasoline bike for which two separate switches have been provided.