Electric Vehicles

Need to formulate on how to generate electric vehicle volumes: Kenichi Ayukawa

Need to formulate on how to generate electric vehicle volumes: Kenichi Ayukawa

May 17, 2019

Maruti Suzuki India MD and CEO said that the automotive industry should find ways on how to increase sales of electric vehicles across segments.

Panasonic’s new electric vehicle charging service in India to cater to 10 lakh vehicles

Panasonic’s new electric vehicle charging service in India to cater to 10 lakh vehicles

May 16, 2019

In addition to offering services such as charging stations, swap stations, onboard charges, telematics systems, Nymbus is also going to offer services such as cloud service, analytics, intuitive dashboard, and artificial intelligence.

Volvo signs billion dollar battery supply deals with LG Chem, CATL for Electric Cars

Volvo signs billion dollar battery supply deals with LG Chem, CATL for Electric Cars

May 16, 2019

Volvo Cars made an announcement back in 2017 that all cars launched by them from 2019 are going to be electrified. In addition to this, the Swedish carmaker is aiming to make all-electric cars account for 50% of its global sales by 2025.

The first all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQC begins production; China assembly to commence later this year

The first all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQC begins production; China assembly to commence later this year

May 07, 2019

The ‘EQ’ brand from Mercedes-Benz has finally begun the production of the marquee’s first ever all-electric vehicle, the EQC in Germany. The vehicle’s assembly in China will begin later this year.

Indian Government add fast chargers and 10 new EVs to parliament fleet

Indian Government add fast chargers and 10 new EVs to parliament fleet

May 07, 2019

Secretary General of Lok Sabha, Snehlata Shrivastava inaugurated new charging infrastructure and flagged off a fleet of new EVs for the parliament.

James Bond could be going all-electric with his Aston Martin in Bond 25

James Bond could be going all-electric with his Aston Martin in Bond 25

May 07, 2019

The latest James Bond movie could see Daniel Craig driving an all-electric Aston Martin as filming commences for Bond 25.

IIT BHU’s Team Averera wins at Shell Eco-Marathon in Malaysia; comes in 2nd in battery electric category

IIT BHU’s Team Averera wins at Shell Eco-Marathon in Malaysia; comes in 2nd in battery electric category

May 04, 2019

Team Averera from IIT-BHU represented India with five other teams in the Shell Eco-marathon 2019 in Malaysia. Team Averera bagged two awards at the event along with a cash prize.

SEG Automotive introduces new motor for e-rickshaws: 48V mild-hybridization tech for passenger cars

SEG Automotive introduces new motor for e-rickshaws: 48V mild-hybridization tech for passenger cars

May 03, 2019

SEG Automotive has been present in the Indian market for 30 years in collaboration with Bosch and in its first year of independent operation, it has set out new goals in the field of electric mobility.

Okinawa first electric scooter to get FAME-II incentives: Big savings on offer!

Okinawa first electric scooter to get FAME-II incentives: Big savings on offer!

May 01, 2019

Okinawa Scooters have become the first electric scooter company to be approved under the government’s FAME-II scheme and will see significant subsidies of up to Rs 26,000.

Ford to invest Rs 3,500 crore into Amazon backed Rivian; To work on new EV based on flexible platform

Ford to invest Rs 3,500 crore into Amazon backed Rivian; To work on new EV based on flexible platform

Apr 25, 2019

Ford and Amazon are said to invest in future technology for electric vehicles and software developers the cloud infrastructure needed to build innovative connected vehicle services at scale.

After Bengaluru, Ather Energy to enter Chennai in June 2019 with Ather 450, 340 smart electric scooters

After Bengaluru, Ather Energy to enter Chennai in June 2019 with Ather 450, 340 smart electric scooters

Apr 24, 2019

In order to encourage the adoption of EVs in the city, Ather Energy has announced free charging at Ather Points for all electric vehicles for the first 6 months. Ather’s electric scooters bring ease of access to the owners by allowing them to identify charging point locations and their real time availability through the Ather Grid app.

Electric scooters like Uber’s Jump Bikes see surge in usage despite safety & privacy concerns

Electric scooters like Uber’s Jump Bikes see surge in usage despite safety & privacy concerns

Apr 18, 2019

Riders also took trips on 3 million dockless pedal bikes, which can be picked up and dropped off anywhere, and 6.5 million dockless electric bikes in 2018, but the report notes those numbers are declining.

China’s $18-billion electric vehicle market’s uncertain future: EVs just 4% of total sales

China’s $18-billion electric vehicle market’s uncertain future: EVs just 4% of total sales

Apr 16, 2019

While sales of EVs are projected to reach a record 1.6 million units this year, that’s likely not enough to keep all those assembly lines humming, prompting warnings that the EV market could burst and leave behind only a few survivors.

Deloitte’s latest report charts a plan for easier adoption of electric mobility in India

Deloitte’s latest report charts a plan for easier adoption of electric mobility in India

Apr 11, 2019

Keeping India’s ambitions to lower emissions by 2030, Deloitte India’s latest report Recharging India’s Electic Vehicle Ambition focuses on the various factors and stakeholders involved in setting up a strong electric mobility system.

MG’s first electric vehicle in India, eZS SUV to launch in December 2019

MG’s first electric vehicle in India, eZS SUV to launch in December 2019

Apr 10, 2019

MG said in a press statement that it will take appropriate measures to educate the Indian customers around electric vehicle range anxiety along with the charging infrastructure. Here is what all you can expect from the brand’s first EV for India.

Volkswagen eyeing a big stake in Chinese electric vehicle partner JAC Motor

Volkswagen eyeing a big stake in Chinese electric vehicle partner JAC Motor

Apr 10, 2019

The move by Volkswagen to buy into Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC Motor) is the latest step by foreign automakers to increase their stakes in their Chinese joint venture partners or in the ventures themselves since Beijing relaxed ownership rules last year in the world’s biggest car market. 

Revolt Intellicorp announces India’s first AI-enabled e-motorcycle: 150 km range, 4G LTE sim & more

Revolt Intellicorp announces India’s first AI-enabled e-motorcycle: 150 km range, 4G LTE sim & more

Apr 04, 2019

Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma has announced his new venture Revolt Intellicorp Pvt Ltd that will be making smart electric two-wheelers and connected devices. Here is what all the company has in mind for the Indian market and why you should look forward to its first e-bike.

Uber electric scooters for affordable last-mile connectivity: What they are and will they come to India

Uber electric scooters for affordable last-mile connectivity: What they are and will they come to India

Mar 28, 2019

E-scooters are quickly gaining popularity around the world as an affordable personal mobility solution that’s not a taxi. Uber too launched Jump E scooters in several cities in the US and Europe but can the concept be applied in India?

Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma to launch electric motorcycles in India: Here’s more

Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma to launch electric motorcycles in India: Here’s more

Mar 28, 2019

Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma is looking at new ventures with his sights set on the still-nascent electric two-wheeler market, the brand will launch in India by the end of June this year!

EXCLUSIVE: Nissan Note ePower spied in India: Nissan’s unconventional hybrid and how it works!

EXCLUSIVE: Nissan Note ePower spied in India: Nissan’s unconventional hybrid and how it works!

Mar 22, 2019

Nissan’s unconventional hybrid might make it to India sooner than we thought although with competition like the locally assembled Kona EV also entering at the same time Nissan will really have to focus on localisation to get the price right!

Hyundai Kona EV vs Nissan Leaf: India’s Electric Car showdown

Hyundai Kona EV vs Nissan Leaf: India’s Electric Car showdown

Mar 19, 2019

The first lot of electric cars will be hitting the ground in India sometime this year, while some will be at a very grassroots level some manufacturers believe that a top-down approach is best when it comes to Electric, We compare the two vehicles that compete for the position of EV poster boy in India!

Tata Altroz Full Specifications out: Can it beat the Hyundai i20 and the Maruti Suzuki Baleno?

Tata Altroz Full Specifications out: Can it beat the Hyundai i20 and the Maruti Suzuki Baleno?

Mar 11, 2019

Tata’s Altroz hatchback will launch later this year taking on the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Hyundai i20, we take a quick look at the features and specs to get an understanding of how exactly it might fair with his rivals.

Tesla Model Y details revealed: Tesla’s Mercedes GLA rivaling Crossover coming soon!

Tesla Model Y details revealed: Tesla’s Mercedes GLA rivaling Crossover coming soon!

Mar 10, 2019

Elon Musk has announced that they will unveil the new Model Y on March 14th at the LA Design Studio, the Model 3 based Model Y is expected to cost about 10% per cent over the price of the car and use the same battery!

Avan Motors unveils new Trend E electric scooter with 110 km range in one full charge

Avan Motors unveils new Trend E electric scooter with 110 km range in one full charge

Mar 09, 2019

The latest addition to Avan Motors’ Xero series of electric scooters, the Trend E scooter is powered by a lithium-ion battery and boasts a top speed of 45 km/h.

Big News! Electric Cars upto Rs 15 lakh to get cheaper by 1.5 lakh! FAME 2 Details out

Big News! Electric Cars upto Rs 15 lakh to get cheaper by 1.5 lakh! FAME 2 Details out

Mar 08, 2019

Full details of the FAME 2 Scheme have been announced by the government, and unlike what was previously expected the scheme will look to subsidise the manufacture and sale of 10 lakh electric 2 wheelers, 5 lakh electric three-wheelers. 35,000 electric 4 wheelers and 7090 Electric Buses.

Tesla electric cars to blaze to full charge in 15 minutes! Tesla Supercharger V3 EV charger launch next month

Tesla electric cars to blaze to full charge in 15 minutes! Tesla Supercharger V3 EV charger launch next month

Mar 08, 2019

Tesla says its network will deliver 250 kilowatts, up from 120 kW, as more fast-charging infrastructure is built. The company is looking to ward off a wave of competition from incumbent carmakers readying their own electric vehicles.

All Tata Motors Vehicles will be 5-Star Rated, but no more diesel Tiago and Tigor! Heres why!

All Tata Motors Vehicles will be 5-Star Rated, but no more diesel Tiago and Tigor! Heres why!

Mar 06, 2019

2020 will bring big changes to the Indian Automotive Industry, however, Tata Motors feel there are exactly where they want to be when it comes to the paradigm shift, in fact they plan to ensure all Tata cars are rated to 5 Stars vis-a-vis the GNCAP ratings!

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