Lijo Mathai

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World’s first electric two-wheeler SUV made in India: Meet the Gugu R-SUV

While the R-SUV will just be a basis for research, the real deal is a micro e-scooter that will not only have a higher battery range but will be affordable as well

Electric Vehicles News

Budget 2019: Green mobility comes at the expense of ICE vehicles, says Mercedes-Benz

Budget 2019: While Mercedes welcomed the introduction of tax benefits for electric vehicles, the brand feels that conventional vehicles shouldn’t be taxed heavily

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eBikeGo to partner with Revolt Motors: More than 100 RV400s to be deployed in the fleet

Currently the Revolt RV400 bikes are being run with eBikeGo on a trial basis and after 20 days, 100 units will be added to the latter's fleet

Bike News

Budget 2019: Electric vehicle loan to be given subsidies while petrol/diesel to be costlier

Union Budget 2019 India: There are major subsidies as well as incentives given on an electric vehicle as well as its adoption while the IC automobiles have no exemptions

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Blacksmith Electric: An Indian e-bike start-up that claims to have the patent for swappable batteries

Blacksmith Electric, a Chennai-based start-up has more than 7,000km of motorcycle tests done on their battery-powered B2 model and it also features Artificial Intelligence

Electric Vehicles News

Honda CB Unicorn 160 discontinued in India; Unicorn 150 in top three best selling bikes

The Unicorn 160 didn't get the ABS update and dealers have confirmed that they haven't received fresh stocks of the motorcycle from a few months

Bike News

Yamaha R15S and Fazer 150 discontinued in India temporarily: Here is what the replacement could be

The Yamaha R15S and the Fazer weren't updated with ABS because of the low sales numbers as well as older engines that they were running

Bike News

Blacksmith B2 electric motorcycle with 240km range will be launched in India in 2020

Top speed of the B2 is electronically limited to 120kmph while 0-50kmph comes up in 3.7s and the claimed range is 240km from the two swappable batteries

Electric Vehicles News

MG Hector: Service, warranty and roadside assistance explained

A standard warranty of unlimited* kilometres/five years is being offered and there are separate maintenance plans for private as well as commercial owners

MG Hector News

MG Hector launched at Rs 12.18 lakh: Disruptive pricing a worry for Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta?

The MG Hector provides a lot of option for the buyer with its powertrain as well as variant spread that boasts hi-tech equipment

Car News

Upcoming SUV launches in India in June-July 2019: MG Hector, Hyundai Kona electric and more

Apart from the MG Hector and Hyundai Kona, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk and the BMW X7 are a part of this list

2019 BMW 7-Series and all-new X7 to launch in India on 25th July News

Top five hybrid SUVs that we can buy in India today

There are a bunch of petrol-hybrid as well as one diesel hybrid SUV that is on sale in India at the moment

Lexus RX450h News

Hero discontinues Passion 100cc; only XPro with 110cc now available

Poor demand for the 100cc model plus lesser chances of it complying with the upcoming BS-VI norms forced Hero to discontinue the bike

Hero Passion Pro News