Electric Vehicles

Evolet electric vehicles: German technology, new models, service schedules and costs explained

Evolet electric vehicles: German technology, new models, service schedules and costs explained

Sep 18, 2019

The Evolet range of scooters are powered by both Li-ion as well as VRLA batteries while the maintenance costs are literally 1/4th of a conventional fuelled two-wheeler.

Evolet Hawk fully-faired electric sports bike to be launched only once the dealer network has been established pan-India

Evolet Hawk fully-faired electric sports bike to be launched only once the dealer network has been established pan-India

Sep 14, 2019

Unlike other manufacturers, Evolet wants to ensure that their fully-faired aspirational electric sports bike is sold through the right channels and is available to the masses.

Toyota experimenting with solar panels on a Prius: Aims to develop a plugless EV

Toyota experimenting with solar panels on a Prius: Aims to develop a plugless EV

Sep 12, 2019

In the Japanese government-funded demonstration project, Toyota engineers fitted solar panels to the hood, roof, rear window and spoiler to see how much range can be extracted.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2019: All-electric Volkswagen ID.3 costs Rs 23.80 lakh and boasts 550km range

Frankfurt Motor Show 2019: All-electric Volkswagen ID.3 costs Rs 23.80 lakh and boasts 550km range

Sep 10, 2019

There are three different battery sizes for the ID.3 and the car will come at a very low base price of Rs 24 lakh with the top version going up to Rs 32 lakh in Europe.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2019: Volkswagen unveils its new brand logo and future plans

Frankfurt Motor Show 2019: Volkswagen unveils its new brand logo and future plans

Sep 10, 2019

The new Volkswagen logo will help the brand to embark on a new journey towards more SUVs as well as electrification of its range with an aim to sell more than one million electric vehicles by 2025.

Gemopai Astrid Lite launched at Rs 80,000: 90km range, 65kmph top speed and removable Li-ion battery

Gemopai Astrid Lite launched at Rs 80,000: 90km range, 65kmph top speed and removable Li-ion battery

Sep 10, 2019

Powering the Astrid Lite is a 1.7kW Li-ion battery that promises a range of 90km, depending on the modes (City, Economy and Power) selected.

China’s BYD launches all-electric T3 MPV and Minivan models in India: Focus on B2B and public transport

China’s BYD launches all-electric T3 MPV and Minivan models in India: Focus on B2B and public transport

Sep 06, 2019

Chinese automaker BYD has forayed into the Indian market by launching T3 MPV and Minivan pure electric models for B2B and commercial use.

Polarity Smart Bikes to be launched on September 20: India’s first pedal-assisted EV to boast 80km range

Polarity Smart Bikes to be launched on September 20: India’s first pedal-assisted EV to boast 80km range

Sep 05, 2019

The Polarity Smart Bikes will have pedal assistance and also have a top speed of 100kmph with prices likely to start from Rs 35,000.

Maruti Suzuki Arena network grows rapidly to 450 outlets in 323 cities within two years

Maruti Suzuki Arena network grows rapidly to 450 outlets in 323 cities within two years

Sep 02, 2019

Maruti Suzuki has announced that in the span of two years, the manufacturer has opened and rebranded 450 of its standard sales channel to Maruti Suzuki Arena outlets.

Kia and Hyundai future models to come with integrated E-scooters for last-mile connectivity

Kia and Hyundai future models to come with integrated E-scooters for last-mile connectivity

Aug 27, 2019

Hyundai Motor Group will be equipping their cars with an ingenious solution for last-mile connectivity with electric scooters integrated into their vehicles.

All-Electric Porsche Taycan interior revealed: India launch confirmed for 2020

All-Electric Porsche Taycan interior revealed: India launch confirmed for 2020

Aug 27, 2019

With the official unveiling scheduled for Frankfurt, Porsche has released images of the interior of the upcoming all-electric Taycan revealing their future interior design language for electric models.

Video shows Tesla Model S stolen in less than 30 seconds: Car untraceable after remote access turned off

Video shows Tesla Model S stolen in less than 30 seconds: Car untraceable after remote access turned off

Aug 26, 2019

Two advanced car thieves in the UK managed to steal a Tesla Model S late at night in less than 30 seconds.

Exclusive! Techo Electra scooters get higher capacity lead-acid batteries: Here is how much the range has increased

Exclusive! Techo Electra scooters get higher capacity lead-acid batteries: Here is how much the range has increased

Aug 18, 2019

The Neo as well as Raptor scooters run the higher-rated lead-acid batteries which has resulted in an increase in range by 30-40km on economy mode.

7 exciting electric cars to be at Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda, Volkswagen, Hyundai and more

7 exciting electric cars to be at Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda, Volkswagen, Hyundai and more

Aug 16, 2019

The grandest automobile show on the planet will be returning for 2019 scheduled to be held between September 12-22. Here are some of the electric or hybrid cars that are expected to be showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Emflux One, India’s first electric superbike, on the track to be launched in 2020

Emflux One, India’s first electric superbike, on the track to be launched in 2020

Aug 16, 2019

Emflux is already on its way to making a second mid-powered electric motorcycle that will debut by 2021 and the company is also selling its technologies to other small EV makers.

Harley-Davidson Livewire to be unveiled in India on August 27: The only electric superbike in the country

Harley-Davidson Livewire to be unveiled in India on August 27: The only electric superbike in the country

Aug 10, 2019

A 15.5kWh Li-ion battery pack powers this Sportster-styled motorcycle and the claimed range is 235km with a top speed of close to 150kmph.

Meet Techo Electra: New streetfighter electric motorcycle, higher power vehicles and other plans revealed

Meet Techo Electra: New streetfighter electric motorcycle, higher power vehicles and other plans revealed

Aug 08, 2019

There are plans to bring in a new electric motorcycle that will have a styling similar to the FZ-16 and service costs for other vehicles detailed out

India’s road map to vehicle electrification: EV affordability, charging infrastructure & skill development

India’s road map to vehicle electrification: EV affordability, charging infrastructure & skill development

Aug 05, 2019

The government is making huge efforts in the direction of enabling green driving, eco-friendly mobility, and the making of a lucrative EV market. Although, less than 1% of vehicles in the country are electric.

Indian Army launches fleet of Mahindra e-Verito EVs in collaboration with EESL for its officials in New Delhi

Indian Army launches fleet of Mahindra e-Verito EVs in collaboration with EESL for its officials in New Delhi

Aug 04, 2019

Indian car manufacturers like Mahindra and Tata Motors have taken a lead in R&D and manufacturing of electric cars and the EESL has been the main facilitator in providing these vehicles to various government agencies.

Boost for Made-in-India li-ion EV batteries: ISRO lists 10 Indian firms for transfer of lithium-ion tech

Boost for Made-in-India li-ion EV batteries: ISRO lists 10 Indian firms for transfer of lithium-ion tech

Aug 03, 2019

Lithium-ion finds wide applications in electronic gadgets, telecommunication, as well as in aerospace. Recent progress in Li-ion battery technology has made it the favorite power source for electric and hybrid electric vehicles.

Hyundai Kona Electric gets Rs 1.5 lakh price cut after GST reduction: Records 152 bookings in 20 days

Hyundai Kona Electric gets Rs 1.5 lakh price cut after GST reduction: Records 152 bookings in 20 days

Aug 02, 2019

As electric vehicles are now taxed at 5% after the GST revision, the Hyundai Kona has been given a hefty reduction in price.  

Audi to introduce 30 electrified models by 2025: New A8 bookings now open for India

Audi to introduce 30 electrified models by 2025: New A8 bookings now open for India

Aug 02, 2019

As electric mobility is gaining traction worldwide, Audi has big plans announcing the introduction of 30 electrified models by 2025.

Tata Tigor EV now Rs 80,000 cheaper after GST cut: How much it costs now

Tata Tigor EV now Rs 80,000 cheaper after GST cut: How much it costs now

Aug 02, 2019

On July 27th, the GST council announced a GST revision from 12 percent to 5 percent on electric vehicles and the decision compelled multiple auto manufacturers to drop the price of their EVs. On the other hand, the GST on EV chargers needed to charge these EVs was also reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent. 

EXCLUSIVE! Revolt RV 400 electric bike launch on 28 August: Top speed, range, expected price

EXCLUSIVE! Revolt RV 400 electric bike launch on 28 August: Top speed, range, expected price

Aug 02, 2019

Electric motorcycles are new to most of us, so what kind of performance can you expect from one? A simple way to explain what the Revolt RV 400 will feel like to ride is that it’ll be a lot like a conventional 150cc motorcycle.

Euler Motors to launch electric 3-wheeler in India for commercial logistics early next year

Euler Motors to launch electric 3-wheeler in India for commercial logistics early next year

Aug 01, 2019

The commercial cargo electric vehicle offers a range of 80-100 kms on a single charge depending upon the load on the vehicle. The electric 3-wheeler has a maximum load-carrying capacity of 500 kgs.

Ather 450, 340 electric scooters get cheaper after GST reduction: Here are the new prices

Ather 450, 340 electric scooters get cheaper after GST reduction: Here are the new prices

Aug 01, 2019

Ather Energy currently sells its electric scooters only in two Indian cities namely Chennai and Bangalore. However, the brand seems aggressive in its expansion plans as it aims to be present in almost 30 Indian cities by the year 2023.

KSL Cleantech partners with Chinese EV giant Huaihai: 7 electric vehicles for India showcased

KSL Cleantech partners with Chinese EV giant Huaihai: 7 electric vehicles for India showcased

Jul 31, 2019

KSL Cleantech already has an existing assembly facility for these vehicles in Kolkata with the capacity of 10,000 units/month.

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