Electric Vehicles

Fiat starts working on electrification of its range: Know which iconic car will be its first EV

Fiat starts working on electrification of its range: Know which iconic car will be its first EV

Jul 12, 2019

An investment of 700 million Euros too has been pumped into this plant while production will begin from the second quarter of 2020

Upcoming electric cars in India: MG eZS, Maruti Suzuki WagonR, Audi e-Tron and more

Upcoming electric cars in India: MG eZS, Maruti Suzuki WagonR, Audi e-Tron and more

Jul 10, 2019

India is going to witness the launch of a whole array of electric vehicles in the near future, from compact hatchbacks to mid-size SUVs, with the list including several big names from the automotive industry.

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

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

Jul 15, 2019

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

Revolt RV 400 crosses 2500 bookings in 15 days: India’s 1st smart electric bike launching this month

Revolt RV 400 crosses 2500 bookings in 15 days: India’s 1st smart electric bike launching this month

Jul 10, 2019

Bookings opened exclusively for customers in Delhi and Pune through RevoltMotors.com on June 25 and Amazon.in on July 5. The electric motorcycle has already hit the 2500 mark in bookings and still counting. Here’s why it can be a hit.

Massive push for electric vehicles by Government: 7 million hybrid, EVs by 2020

Massive push for electric vehicles by Government: 7 million hybrid, EVs by 2020

Jul 10, 2019

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan has been designed to ensure that the Indian automobile industry achieves global manufacturing leadership, along with enhancing fuel security and to provide affordable and environment-friendly transportation. 

All-electric Mini Cooper SE unveiled: Know the range, launch date and expected price in India

All-electric Mini Cooper SE unveiled: Know the range, launch date and expected price in India

Jul 15, 2019

The Cooper SE has a 235km claimed range, will most likely be coming to India next year and have an expected price point of Rs 50 lakh

Ather 450, 340 smart electric scooters launched in Chennai: Details on price, deliveries, subscription and lease plan

Ather 450, 340 smart electric scooters launched in Chennai: Details on price, deliveries, subscription and lease plan

Jul 09, 2019

Ather Energy has entered Chennai with the launch of its ‘450’ and ‘340’ electric scooters. The company has already installed 10 charging points across Chennai and the brand aims to take this count to 50 in the next 12 months. All details here.

Hyundai Kona electric to be launched in India tomorrow: Boasts 452km driving range in a single charge

Hyundai Kona electric to be launched in India tomorrow: Boasts 452km driving range in a single charge

Jul 08, 2019

The Kona electric will also have a fast charging option that will have the battery juiced up to 80 per cent in less than half an hour

India’s first electric vehicle highway corridors by March 2020: How it could affect EV sales

India’s first electric vehicle highway corridors by March 2020: How it could affect EV sales

Jul 05, 2019

Eighteen charging stations will be set up on the two routes. Eight will be between Delhi-Agra and 10 between Delhi-Jaipur. Besides charging their vehicles, people can also change batteries.

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

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

Jul 15, 2019

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

MG Motor ties up with Fortum for fast-charging stations ahead of EZS electric SUV launch

MG Motor ties up with Fortum for fast-charging stations ahead of EZS electric SUV launch

Jul 02, 2019

The smart chargers can be accessed by an EV user, having cars compatible with CCS/CHAdeMO charging standards by registering with Fortum Charge & Drive India through its Mobile Application. Here is what all you need to know about MG Fortum collaboration.

2019 The Year of EVs: Easy To Maintain or Not?

2019 The Year of EVs: Easy To Maintain or Not?

Jul 03, 2019

Not just SUVs but in 2019 we’ll be treated to the launch of multiple electric cars including the Hyundai Kona and the Audi e-tron. That said, what about the ground realities in terms of maintaining these electric vehicles and how will they fare in the long-term? We answer this and a lot more in this story.

Kerala at the forefront of e-vehicle adoption: Targets a million public transport EVs by 2022

Kerala at the forefront of e-vehicle adoption: Targets a million public transport EVs by 2022

Jul 01, 2019

Along with this, the Kerala CM also promised that Thiruvananthapuram will have 100 per cent public transport e-mobility by the end of this year

Li-ions Elektrik Spock electric scooter launched at Rs 65,000 with 130 km range, cargo box & more

Li-ions Elektrik Spock electric scooter launched at Rs 65,000 with 130 km range, cargo box & more

Jun 28, 2019

The newly launched Spock comes with GPS fitment and USB charging for mobile devices. The electric 2-wheeler comes with features like factory fitted rear cargo box with thermal insulation, hydraulic suspensions, motorcycle-like handlebars and integrated turn indicators in the tail lamp.

Flipkart to convert 40 per cent of its delivery fleet to electric by 2020

Flipkart to convert 40 per cent of its delivery fleet to electric by 2020

Jun 28, 2019

The company is also working towards the installation of the required charging infrastructure at its hubs. The company already has 8 EVs doing round in Hyderabad, 10 in New Delhi along with 30 e-bikes in Bangalore.

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

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

Jul 15, 2019

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

Toyota announces USD 2 billion investment for developing electric vehicles in Indonesia

Toyota announces USD 2 billion investment for developing electric vehicles in Indonesia

Jun 28, 2019

Indonesia, the region’s largest economy, has plentiful reserves of nickel laterite ore, a vital ingredient in the lithium-ion batteries used to power EVs, and has been making a push to attract foreign carmakers.

Audi India teases e-tron fully electric SUV: Launch by end of 2019

Audi India teases e-tron fully electric SUV: Launch by end of 2019

Jun 24, 2019

The German automaker has released images on their official social media profiles which suggest that the fully electric SUV – Audi e-tron’s India arrival is imminent.

Government proposes exemption of registration fee for electric vehicles to boost adoption

Government proposes exemption of registration fee for electric vehicles to boost adoption

Jun 20, 2019

“The said draft rules shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of 30 days from the date on which the copies of this notification as published in the Gazette of India, are made available to the public,” the draft notification said.

eBikeGo announces tie-up with UrDa Mobility for shared e-mobility

eBikeGo announces tie-up with UrDa Mobility for shared e-mobility

Jun 18, 2019

In India, ride sharing market at Micro- Mobility is expected to reach USD 30 Billion by 2030. UrDa Mobility will be initiating its shared mobility services with Ahamani e-scooter that boasts of multiple impressive features. Here is what all you need to know.

Green cess on polluting vehicles to accelerate electric mobility: SMEV

Green cess on polluting vehicles to accelerate electric mobility: SMEV

Jun 18, 2019

Electric vehicle makers’ body has called for the the imposition of ‘green cess’ on polluting vehicles. Apart from this, it has also asked for putting electric vehicles in the priority lending sector which is to further create a robust ecosystem. 

Revolt RV 400, India’s first smart electric bike unveiled: 4G Sim, exhaust sound options,156 km range and more

Revolt RV 400, India’s first smart electric bike unveiled: 4G Sim, exhaust sound options,156 km range and more

Jun 18, 2019

The Electric motor and batteries for the Revolt RV400, India’s first smart electric bike, will be imported while the Battery Management System and ECU have been developed in house by Revolt Intellicorp. Revolt’s electric bike has an ARAI claimed a range of 156 km while the top speed is pegged at 85 kmph.

Revolt RV400 India’s First “AI-Based” Electric Bike Launch Highlights: Prices, Features, Images and Specifications

Revolt RV400 India’s First “AI-Based” Electric Bike Launch Highlights: Prices, Features, Images and Specifications

Jun 18, 2019

Revolt Electric Motorcycle India Launch Highlights and Updates: Revolt Intellicorp has unveiled India’s first ever connected electric bike in India and is said to have a 156km range to offer an alternative to the 125cc commuter segment.

Revolt electric bike launching today: Expected price, features of India’s first smart e-bike

Revolt electric bike launching today: Expected price, features of India’s first smart e-bike

Jun 18, 2019

One of the prime features of this electric motorcycle is the embedded 4G sim that will always keep it connected while on the go and ensure timely OTA (Over The Air) updates. Revolt Intellicorp currently has its production facility in Manesar that has a production capacity of 1.2 lakh units for Phase 1.

Honda E electric car to have 200km range; more details now revealed

Honda E electric car to have 200km range; more details now revealed

Jun 14, 2019

Finally, Honda reveals details of its urban electric vehicle, the Honda E and it will have an even 50:50 weight distribution and 200 km range.

Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore to soon get 500 electric buses

Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore to soon get 500 electric buses

Jun 11, 2019

The introduction of these 500 buses across the three states is part of the first phase. The Tamil Nadu Government is working towards further introducing 2,000 electric buses along with 12,000 BS-6 complaint busses in the state.

Mahindra plans a big future for eVerito: On track to meet all safety norms

Mahindra plans a big future for eVerito: On track to meet all safety norms

Jun 11, 2019

Mahindra eVerito will meet all the upcoming safety regulations and hence is not going to be discontinued. Rumours stating that Mahindra is going to discontinue the eVerito are hence not true.

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