Electric Vehicles

End of the road for Ather 450 smart electric scooter: Last units delivered to Bengaluru, Chennai customers

End of the road for Ather 450 smart electric scooter: Last units delivered to Bengaluru, Chennai customers

Nov 29, 2020

The company has stopped selling the Ather 450 smart electric scooter starting 28th November in both Bengaluru and Chennai and the last units of the said model have been delivered to the customers in the two cities.

ALL signs pact with Hitachi ABB Power Grids for e-mobility pilot project

ALL signs pact with Hitachi ABB Power Grids for e-mobility pilot project

Nov 28, 2020

Under the partnership, an electric bus (e-bus) pilot project to support sustainable in-campus commuting by IITM’s students and staff, will be run.

Magenta to identify associates across India to deploy low-cost EV charging stations

Magenta to identify associates across India to deploy low-cost EV charging stations

Nov 27, 2020

Under this initiative, Magenta Power will identify associates across India to deploy a low-cost electric vehicle charging platform.

BattRE launches low-cost electric vehicle charging station for homes and shops

BattRE launches low-cost electric vehicle charging station for homes and shops

Nov 26, 2020

EV owners will have to download BattRE app from Play Store, locate the nearest RE:charge station, scan the QR code on the charger to start charging, and pay using UPI.

MG Motor India launches Agra’s first 60 kW fast-charging station: ZS EV passes Delhi-Agra trial run!

MG Motor India launches Agra’s first 60 kW fast-charging station: ZS EV passes Delhi-Agra trial run!

Nov 26, 2020

The inauguration of the fast-charging station has come as an extension of the Tech Trial Run that was conducted from Delhi to Agra and the same was flagged off by some senior government dignitaries at India Gate on 25th November 2020.

Omega Seiki unveils smart electric three-wheeler range: Top speed, charging time & more details!

Omega Seiki unveils smart electric three-wheeler range: Top speed, charging time & more details!

Nov 26, 2020

The new range of smart electric three-wheelers by Omega Seiki come with zero maintenance Li-Ion battery with a swappable option. The company is currently claiming a low running cost of Rs. 0.5/km.

SMEV welcomes government’s push for EV chargers at fuel pumps: Highlights steps, challenges

SMEV welcomes government’s push for EV chargers at fuel pumps: Highlights steps, challenges

Nov 25, 2020

The Indian government has announced to install electric vehicle charging stations at 69,000 petrol pumps across the country. SMEV has welcomed the move but has a few suggestions of their own.

World’s longest drift in an electric vehicle! Porsche Taycan sets Guinness World Record

World’s longest drift in an electric vehicle! Porsche Taycan sets Guinness World Record

Nov 24, 2020

Porsche Taycan has entered the Guinness World Records for the longest drift with an electric vehicle. The scene of the world record was the Porsche Experience Centre (PEC) Hockenheimring.

Govt to set up EV charging kiosks at 69,000 petrol pumps across India

Govt to set up EV charging kiosks at 69,000 petrol pumps across India

Nov 24, 2020

‘The government is planning to set up at least one electric vehicle charging kiosk at around 69 thousand petrol pumps across the country to induce people to go for electric mobility.’

IOC to set up solar-power based charging stations for e-vehicles

IOC to set up solar-power based charging stations for e-vehicles

Nov 21, 2020

The EV charging system has been designed by Hygge Energy, a start-up incubated by Tech Mahindra, and has three main features — EVs charged with solar power, no upgrades required in grid infrastructure, and improved grid resilience, especially in remote areas.

Ola to introduce its first electric scooter in India & international markets in January

Ola to introduce its first electric scooter in India & international markets in January

Nov 20, 2020

Ola Electric Mobility in May this year acquired Amsterdam-based Etergo BV electric scooter maker and announced that it will foray into the electric scooter market nationally and globally.

Ather 450X, Series1 electric scooters deliveries begin: Here’s when you can buy in your city!

Ather 450X, Series1 electric scooters deliveries begin: Here’s when you can buy in your city!

Nov 20, 2020

Apart from the Ather 450X electric scooter, the company has also started the deliveries of the Series1 special edition. The prime highlight of the 450X Series1 electric scooter is the translucent body panels, making it the first-ever production two-wheeler in India to feature so.

eBikeGo to install 3,000 electric vehicle charging stations across five cities by February

eBikeGo to install 3,000 electric vehicle charging stations across five cities by February

Nov 19, 2020

In the second phase of EV charging station network, eBikeGo aims to install 12,000-15,000 charging stations across the country in a year

Meet Odysse Electric: India’s first on-sale sportsbike-inspired electric bike maker

Meet Odysse Electric: India’s first on-sale sportsbike-inspired electric bike maker

Nov 19, 2020

An Indian company from Gujarat with experience in green tech has now entered the EV space with their two-wheelers. We take a look at what are the future thoughts of the company.

EMI finance platform reports 500% increase in ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ solution for electric vehicles

EMI finance platform reports 500% increase in ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ solution for electric vehicles

Nov 19, 2020

ZestMoney partners with electric vehicle manufacturers like Okinawa, EeVe, and many others and finance their vehicles through their dealership network.

Britain to ban sale of new petrol cars by 2030: Where do India, China & others stand in EV adoption

Britain to ban sale of new petrol cars by 2030: Where do India, China & others stand in EV adoption

Nov 19, 2020

Britain last year became the first G7 country to set in law a net-zero emission target by 2050, which will require wholesale changes in the way Britons travel, use energy and eat.

Electric vehicles in the hot seat due to battery fires: Hyundai, Tesla, BMW and others recall

Electric vehicles in the hot seat due to battery fires: Hyundai, Tesla, BMW and others recall

Nov 19, 2020

‘About 23,000 Kona EVs in South Korea have completed the software upgrade, with 800 of them found to have battery defects requiring replacement of affected modules.’

World’s fastest electric bike Voxan Wattman beats 1000 cc superbikes with 408 kmph top speed

World’s fastest electric bike Voxan Wattman beats 1000 cc superbikes with 408 kmph top speed

Nov 18, 2020

The astonishing performance of the Voxan Wattman is all thanks to the impressive mechanicals fitted inside the electric bike, talking of which, the electric motor is good for producing 362 hp of power while the 15.9kWh battery pack weighs 140kg, with the bike tipping the scales at at 336kg.

Simple Energy electric scooter prototype ARAI numbers revealed: Retains highest range, top speed in class

Simple Energy electric scooter prototype ARAI numbers revealed: Retains highest range, top speed in class

Nov 18, 2020

Previously Simple Energy, in their internal tests, had claimed that the e-scooter will do 280km, 0-50kmph in 3.2s and a 100kmph top speed.

Hyundai faces class-action lawsuit over Kona EV battery fires

Hyundai faces class-action lawsuit over Kona EV battery fires

Nov 18, 2020

A 35-year-old woman said she had to evacuate her apartment complex at dawn with her baby in a stroller last month after a Hyundai Kona EV caught fire and engulfed the underground lot in flames.

Pure EV to expand capacity with new manufacturing facility: High-speed electric scooter coming soon!

Pure EV to expand capacity with new manufacturing facility: High-speed electric scooter coming soon!

Nov 18, 2020

Etrance Neo high-speed electric scooter will be launched at an ex-showroom price of Rs 75,999. Pure EV, which raised funding in 2019 at a valuation of $35 million, has a 70,000 sq.ft. factory with a manufacturing capacity of 2,000 EVs per month and a battery production capacity of 10 MWh per month.

Evoke all-electric motorcycle spotted in India: 130 kmph top speed, 200 km range & more!

Evoke all-electric motorcycle spotted in India: 130 kmph top speed, 200 km range & more!

Nov 17, 2020

0-100 kmph acceleration time for the recently spotted Evoke all-electric bike is claimed to be six seconds while the top speed is pegged at 130 kmph. Here is what all the Evoke e-bike has to offer! 

Pure EV launches Etrance Neo high-speed electric scooter: Price, range, top speed & more!

Pure EV launches Etrance Neo high-speed electric scooter: Price, range, top speed & more!

Nov 17, 2020

Pure EV currently has dealers in 100 locations across 20 states in India and has launched its products in Nepal with more export markets to be added in near future. More details on its latest electric scooter here!

BMW Definition CE 04 electric scooter unveiled: Futuristic design, massive 10-inch display & a lot more!

BMW Definition CE 04 electric scooter unveiled: Futuristic design, massive 10-inch display & a lot more!

Nov 16, 2020

The BMW Definition CE 04 looks unlike any other scooter in the market and in fact, it looks so futuristic that you might believe it has landed straight from a sci-fi movie. The scooter has a low stance and the battery pack is located under the floorboard. More details here!

Exchange any petrol bike/scooter with Hero Electric scooter in these five cities

Exchange any petrol bike/scooter with Hero Electric scooter in these five cities

Nov 13, 2020

Hero Electric-CredR collaboration will let customers upgrade from any petrol two-wheeler to Hero Electric scooters or e-bikes. The service will initially be available in five cities before further expansion in the near future.

New and improved 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric facelift revealed: Gets these new features

New and improved 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric facelift revealed: Gets these new features

Nov 12, 2020

The Hyundai Kona Electric has been given a mild-update for the 2021 model year. While no changes to the electric powertrain have been provided, Hyundai has reworked the styling and also thrown in some new features in the 2021 Kona Electric

BMW iX EV revealed: Tesla Model X, Mercedes-Benz EQC rival bound for India

BMW iX EV revealed: Tesla Model X, Mercedes-Benz EQC rival bound for India

Nov 12, 2020

The first-ever all-electric BMW SUV has arrived. Say hello to the new BMW iX EV which will take the fight to the Tesla Model X. BMW claims the new iX EV is good for 600+ range on a single charge.

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