Electric Vehicles

This modified 1020hp Tesla Model S Paid aims to take on Pikes Peak

This modified 1020hp Tesla Model S Paid aims to take on Pikes Peak

Jun 14, 2021

Soon after Elon Musk announced deliveries have commenced for the new Tesla Model S Plaid, their neighbors at Unplugged Performance have modified it to take on Pikes Peak this year.

GMC’s electric SUV can drive sideways like a crab: What Hummer EV’s crab mode looks like

GMC’s electric SUV can drive sideways like a crab: What Hummer EV’s crab mode looks like

Jun 14, 2021

The electric SUV GMC Hummer EV will be the first GM vehicle to feature the company’s new modular EV platform and battery known as Ultium

Exclusive: Simple Energy to launch electric scooter for last-mile delivery in 2021 fourth quarter

Exclusive: Simple Energy to launch electric scooter for last-mile delivery in 2021 fourth quarter

Jun 14, 2021

Simple Energy say that the product has been designed and developed last-mile fleets, logistics, and other allied businesses. This would be the second product after it launches the Mark2 electric scooter in August

India will need 4 lakh charging stations to serve 20 lakh electric vehicles by 2026: Report

India will need 4 lakh charging stations to serve 20 lakh electric vehicles by 2026: Report

Jun 14, 2021

The report also mentions the impact of the pandemic on the emergence of a new consumer who is eager to be healthy, breathe clean air and build a better, more resilient world for the next generation

FAME-II electric 2-wheeler discount policy: Ather, Ola, Okinawa upbeat about demand

FAME-II electric 2-wheeler discount policy: Ather, Ola, Okinawa upbeat about demand

Jun 13, 2021

The amendments to the FAME-II electric vehicle policy was rolled out on Friday and manufacturers have lauded the efforts in adopting EV mobility in the country.

New 1000hp Tesla Model S Plaid is the quickest production car ever: Mind-blowing acceleration!

New 1000hp Tesla Model S Plaid is the quickest production car ever: Mind-blowing acceleration!

Jun 12, 2021

The new flagship Tesla electric vehicle is now the new Tesla Model S Plaid which boasts an astounding acceleration time of under 2 seconds. Here’s how it writes the future of automobiles.

FAME-II amendment: Made-in-India electric 2-wheelers cheaper and more e-buses, rickshaws in offing

FAME-II amendment: Made-in-India electric 2-wheelers cheaper and more e-buses, rickshaws in offing

Jun 12, 2021

The amendments made have also ensured that cap on electric two-wheeler incentives will be up to 40 per cent of the vehicle cost.

Exclusive! Ather 450X prices slashed by Rs 14,500 as Govt increases FAME II subsidy

Exclusive! Ather 450X prices slashed by Rs 14,500 as Govt increases FAME II subsidy

Jun 12, 2021

In a notification issued yesterday, the DHI said that the incentive for electric two-wheelers in the country is now being hiked from Rs 10,000 per kWh to Rs 15,000 per kWh. 

Tesla Model 3 spotted testing in Pune: When to expect first Tesla electric car in India

Tesla Model 3 spotted testing in Pune: When to expect first Tesla electric car in India

Jun 11, 2021

Tesla has already registered its subsidiary Tesla Indian Motors & Energy Pvt Ltd in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is expected to have its India headquarters in Mumbai and showrooms in cities like Delhi & Mumbai

Cell Propulsion raises $2 million from investors

Cell Propulsion raises $2 million from investors

Jun 11, 2021

Founded by Nakul Kukar, Paras Kaushal and Supratim Naskar, the Bengaluru-based Cell Propulsion builds and deploys electric commercial vehicles (eLCVs and eHCVs) as part of its integrated solution. Around September 2020, the company had raised about $1 million as part of its pre-series A round.

Why electric bicycles make more sense as low-carbon & healthy transport than electric cars

Why electric bicycles make more sense as low-carbon & healthy transport than electric cars

Jun 09, 2021

E-bike providers must craft marketing strategies to target populations such as working professionals and senior citizens who can benefit from e-bikes’ ability to be ridden with less physical effort.

Apple in talks with China’s BYD, CATL for electric vehicle batteries

Apple in talks with China’s BYD, CATL for electric vehicle batteries

Jun 08, 2021

It was not immediately clear if Apple is also talking to other battery makers. Apple, which has yet to make a public announcement about its car plans, declined to comment

TVS signs MoU with CESL for EV charging station network in India

TVS signs MoU with CESL for EV charging station network in India

Jun 07, 2021

As part of the partnership, CESL will help strengthen the charging infrastructure in these cities for the customers of the TVS iQube ELectric scooter.

Tesla pulls the plug on Model S Plaid+: Elon Musk tweets why

Tesla pulls the plug on Model S Plaid+: Elon Musk tweets why

Jun 07, 2021

Tesla has scrapped its plans to introduce its flagship version of the Model S. Elon Musk tweeted that the Model S Plaid+ has been cancelled.

Zypp Electric launches EV fleet for last-mile delivery in Hyderabad: To expand to 500+ by September

Zypp Electric launches EV fleet for last-mile delivery in Hyderabad: To expand to 500+ by September

Jun 07, 2021

Zypp Electric states that a team of trained riders including men and women has been hired, while also assuring that all riders are following COVID etiquettes – wearing masks, gloves and face shields

India’s first ‘electric vehicles-only area’ to be developed at Statue of Unity

India’s first ‘electric vehicles-only area’ to be developed at Statue of Unity

Jun 07, 2021

The Statue of Unit authority said that the area surrounding the 182-metre tall statue in Kevadia in Gujarat’s tribal-dominated Narmada district will be converted into an electric-vehicles-only area in a phased manner.

Three Wheels United: EVolving a new loan process for EVs

Three Wheels United: EVolving a new loan process for EVs

Jun 07, 2021

Three Wheels United offers vehicle loans only to those drivers who want to buy an electric three-wheeler; it will soon enter the electric two-wheeler space as well.

Green Mobility Push! CESL to supply over 30,000 electric two, three-wheelers in these states

Green Mobility Push! CESL to supply over 30,000 electric two, three-wheelers in these states

Jun 06, 2021

Under the agreements, CESL will be investing in establishing the electric vehicle charging infrastructure and also, monitor the use of the assets.

World Environment Day 2021: Five affordable electric scooters to help you go green

World Environment Day 2021: Five affordable electric scooters to help you go green

Jun 05, 2021

World Environment Day 2021 | If you do believe electric vehicles are the answer to a greener tomorrow, we’re lining up five electric scooters to help you start your green revolution.

Poonawalla-backed h2e to develop India’s first hydrogen-powered three-wheelers

Poonawalla-backed h2e to develop India’s first hydrogen-powered three-wheelers

Jun 05, 2021

A start-up funded by Adar Poonawalla, h2e has collaborated with Hydrogen In Motion (H2M), a Canadian hydrogen storage company, under an Indo-Canadian programme funded by GITA — a public-private partnership between the Technology Development Board, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and CII. 

No registration fee for electric car/bike soon: Ather, Hero and others react

No registration fee for electric car/bike soon: Ather, Hero and others react

Jun 05, 2021

To ensure that the EV adoption is quick, companies have been making sure that the range of the vehicle is more, the charging time is less and overall the asking cost of the electric vehicle is lower than the competition.

Komaki introduces online bookings platform for its electric scooters

Komaki introduces online bookings platform for its electric scooters

Jun 04, 2021

Having studied the subject of EV range, Komaki states that it will soon launch models with batteries that will offer a range of up to 220 km.

BSA electric bikes development on track: India launch expectations & all details

BSA electric bikes development on track: India launch expectations & all details

Jun 03, 2021

Mahindra already has the tried and tested Mojo platform and it would be interesting to see if the company utilizes this platform for any of the BSA electric bikes here in India.

World Bicycle Day: One year into pandemic, e-bikes now viable mobility solution

World Bicycle Day: One year into pandemic, e-bikes now viable mobility solution

Jun 03, 2021

Employers in India have begun to notice the benefits of e-bikes and have started taking the initiative of providing their employees with e-bikes and enjoying the benefits of costs saved and healthy employees.

World Bicycle Day: GoZero Mobility announces roadside assistance for e-cycles

World Bicycle Day: GoZero Mobility announces roadside assistance for e-cycles

Jun 03, 2021

GoZero customers are being assured of 24×7 roadside assistance support and at the same time, insurance benefits, consultation with a doctor twice a year, theft as well as medical insurance of up to Rs 2 lakh, and more

World Bicycle Day 2021: 5 feature-loaded e-bikes to help you kick off a healthy habit

World Bicycle Day 2021: 5 feature-loaded e-bikes to help you kick off a healthy habit

Jun 03, 2021

Electric bicycles are convenient. There are no, ‘oh where will I charge it?’ problems. Even if you live in a high-rise, you could carry the bicycle to your apartment with you. Hence, we’re also featuring a foldable bike.

BluSmart electric cab fleet to have 50% women drivers: First batch begins operations in Delhi

BluSmart electric cab fleet to have 50% women drivers: First batch begins operations in Delhi

Jun 02, 2021

BluSmart is an asset-light model and does not require a driver-partner to own and bring the electric car on the platform.

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