At the Virtamod International Industrial Trade Festival held at Virtamodma in Jhapa, the attention of the observers was also drawn towards automobiles. Trilochan Upreti, a resident of Kankai Municipality, who came to observe the festival on Wednesday afternoon, bought a Nexon Evacus Jeth Lux car. Alska Auto Mobiles Pvt. Ltd. Sales Manager Ajan Neupane informed that the market value of the car is 42 lakh 99 thousand.
It is said that the electric car purchased by the customer can be operated up to 250 kilometers after charging once. In a brief program held at the festival venue, Raju Neupane, coordinator of the festival organizing committee, and Prakash Sivakoti, president of Virtamod Industry and Commerce Association, handed over the keys of the vehicle to the buyer.
At a time when the price of petroleum products is continuously increasing, the consumer’s attraction is focusing towards electric vehicles. Stalls of electric bicycles, scooters and other vehicles are kept at the festival site.
It is said that 6 vehicles have been booked from the electric scooter stall of Komaki company. The representative of the company said that they aim to sell 50 vehicles throughout the festival period. There is also an offer of 19 thousand rupees discount for those who buy during the festival.
Similarly, the representatives of the company said that there is a significant presence and interest of observers in the stalls of Honda, Yamaha, Saonalika, TVS, Pulsar brand vehicles. Similarly, it has been found that the consumer’s attraction towards electric bicycles has also increased.
The festival, which started on February 5, will run for 11 days.