Electric Vehicles

Hero Electric to set up 10,000 EV charging stations in partnership with Massive Mobility

Hero Electric to set up 10,000 EV charging stations in partnership with Massive Mobility

Sep 24, 2021

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 sells 10,000 EVs in India, gains 70% market share

Tata Motors sells 10,000 EVs in India, gains 70% market share

Sep 24, 2021

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.

Logistics firm LetsTransport to add 1,000 EVs to its fleet by June 2022

Logistics firm LetsTransport to add 1,000 EVs to its fleet by June 2022

Sep 24, 2021

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 to increase production capacity to over 5 lakh units by March 2022

Hero Electric to increase production capacity to over 5 lakh units by March 2022

Sep 22, 2021

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). 

Tata’s new electric buses to run on Bridgestone tyres

Tata’s new electric buses to run on Bridgestone tyres

Sep 22, 2021

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.

Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT launched in India, expanding the company’s EV portfolio

Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT launched in India, expanding the company’s EV portfolio

Sep 22, 2021

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, Adani Electricity to build large-scale battery swapping stations for electric bikes

Yulu, Adani Electricity to build large-scale battery swapping stations for electric bikes

Sep 21, 2021

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.

At some point, we will make India a global EV hub – Saurav Kumar, Euler Motors

At some point, we will make India a global EV hub – Saurav Kumar, Euler Motors

Sep 21, 2021

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.

C4V and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract worth $163 million

C4V and Omega Seiki Mobility announce a supply chain contract worth $163 million

Sep 16, 2021

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 Xpres-T EV Launched for Fleet Buyers: Price, Range, Charging Time, Specs and More

Tata Xpres-T EV Launched for Fleet Buyers: Price, Range, Charging Time, Specs and More

Sep 16, 2021

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, iCreate

Our goal is to achieve a 25% energy efficiency over current EV configurations – Anupam Jalote, iCreate

Sep 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.

World EV Day 2021: Five EV trends setting course for 2022 and beyond

World EV Day 2021: Five EV trends setting course for 2022 and beyond

Sep 09, 2021

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 India

Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive India

Sep 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.

Indian EV market could grow to nearly US$206 billion by 2030 – Ashutosh Verma, Exalta India

Indian EV market could grow to nearly US$206 billion by 2030 – Ashutosh Verma, Exalta India

Sep 03, 2021

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.

One India One Policy for vehicle electrification need of the hour

One India One Policy for vehicle electrification need of the hour

Sep 03, 2021

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.

Our ambition is to make EVs more acceptable to customers – Vivek Srivatsa, Tata Motors

Our ambition is to make EVs more acceptable to customers – Vivek Srivatsa, Tata Motors

Aug 31, 2021

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 launches its second mass-market EV, the Tata Tigor EV for ₹11.99 lakhs

Tata launches its second mass-market EV, the Tata Tigor EV for ₹11.99 lakhs

Aug 31, 2021

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.

Napino Auto, Canada’s Enedym collaborate for electric two-wheeler motor solutions

Napino Auto, Canada’s Enedym collaborate for electric two-wheeler motor solutions

Aug 27, 2021

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

India is poised for exceptional EV growth, especially the 2W and 3W spaces – Rajat Verma, Lohum

India is poised for exceptional EV growth, especially the 2W and 3W spaces – Rajat Verma, Lohum

Aug 27, 2021

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.

Long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity: Schaeffler India

Long-term roadmap for EVs needs more clarity: Schaeffler India

Aug 26, 2021

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.

Battery Smart partners with GoMechanic to plant 100+ battery swapping stations

Battery Smart partners with GoMechanic to plant 100+ battery swapping stations

Aug 25, 2021

This new partnership will give a massive boost to the number of swapping stations under Battery Smart and provide more convenience to EV owners.

Last-mile EV startup Zypp Electric reports 6X increase in revenue over last year

Last-mile EV startup Zypp Electric reports 6X increase in revenue over last year

Aug 24, 2021

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.

Euler Motors bags order for 2,500 delivery EVs from three e-commerce brands

Euler Motors bags order for 2,500 delivery EVs from three e-commerce brands

Aug 24, 2021

To cater to rising demand for e-commerce purposes, Euler Motors also plans to expand its production capacity.

Future of mobility: Shared, smart, safe and sustainable

Future of mobility: Shared, smart, safe and sustainable

Aug 23, 2021

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.