Hero Electric has announced a partnership with Massive Mobility to set up 10,000 EV charging stations for two and three-wheelers across India. Recently, the companies also jointly surveyed to gauge consumer behaviour utilizing their charging stations.
Tata Motors has sold 10,000 electric vehicles in India and gains 70% market share. The growing number is a positive attitude that EVs can become a success in India and will grow with the right infrastructure.
LetsTransport is also enabling finance for vehicle owner-operators, educating potential entrepreneurs on the commercial benefits of electric vehicles and contributing to the charging infrastructure.
Hero Electric scooters with the revised amendments to FAME-II and additional state subsidies are currently priced in India at a starting of Rs 53,600 (post-subsidy).
Bridgestone tyres will be the OEM tyre supplier for Tata’s new electric buses. Bridgestone will supply its R156 tubeless tyres for 150 Tata electric buses manufactured for BEST.
After launching the Audi e-tron in India a few months ago, the German carmaker has launched the e-tron GT and the RS e-tron GT for ₹1.79 crore and ₹2.04 crore respectively. The e-Tron models make it to Indian shores merely months after its global debut.
Yulu and Adani Electricity have partnered to set up 500 battery swapping stations across Mumbai. These battery swapping stations will be open 24/7, and Adani Electricity will scale up according to Yulu’s requirements.
In a conversation with Saurav Kumar, the CEO of Euler Motors, a startup in the EV space, we get to know the company’s plans and how the LCV segment can lead the EV space in India soon.
American technology provider, C4V, and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract to supply next-gen lithium-ion batteries in India. The deal aims to enable high performing, cost-effective energy storage solutions for India.
Tata Motors has launched the new Tata Xpres-T EV in India for fleet buyers and its price starts at Rs 9.54 lakh, Ex-showroom Delhi. The Xpres-T has a claimed range of up to 213 kms on a single charge.
Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreateSep 14, 2021
With EVs taking centre stage in India, companies are gearing up to take initiatives, innovate and make EVs more efficient and nurture startups that are venturing into this space.
The Indian government has changed its previously proposed $8 billion scheme under which the government will give incentives to manufacturers to build hydrogen cell cars only.
Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive IndiaSep 06, 2021
Anil Kumar, the MD and President of SEG Automotive India, speaks about how the pandemic helped the company learn and adapt, while also outlining how the situation affected volumes globally.
India is aiming to achieve 100% electric vehicles on the road by the year 2030. To do so, automotive manufacturers are in overdrive, embracing the move. There are a few hindrances, however. We speak to Ashutosh Verma, the Founder of Exalta India, to see his perspective.
The automotive industry went through difficult times in the last 2 years. Transition to BS6 and lockdown due to the pandemic have been among major disruptors which placed the electrification agenda low on priority.
In a conversation with Vivek Srivatsa, Express Mobility learns more about Tata Motors’ electric vehicle plans. Tata Motors is the only carmaker with two mass-selling EVs in India and had the following insights for us.
Tata Motors launches the Tigor EV at ₹11.99 lakh onwards in India. The Tata Tigor EV is the company’s second mass-market electric vehicle, with an ARAI certified range of 306 km. The EV is available in three variants.
Proprietary SRM solution, with its magnet-free technology, eliminates expensive permanent magnets and rare earth metals, which has a huge dependence on China, thereby reducing the cost of propulsion motors
In a world obsessed with use and throw technology, Lohum is repurposing discarded Lithium-ion batteries to give them a new lease of life, aimed at becoming a market greater than $11Bn by 2027.
At a policy level, the long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity. This will in turn help OEMs to firm up their strategy of either choosing a straight jump to EVs or using alternate technology such as hybrid to enter the market.
This new partnership will give a massive boost to the number of swapping stations under Battery Smart and provide more convenience to EV owners.
Zypp plans to hire 250 more employees by the end of this financial year. The company also has seen six times more growth in revenue as compared to the last financial year.
To cater to rising demand for e-commerce purposes, Euler Motors also plans to expand its production capacity.
To prepare for the future, India must start by investing in a robust infrastructure of EV charging docks and promoting alliances between civic bodies and private companies to reach the masses.