Electric Vehicles

2W EVs get a booster shot

In a recent amendment of FAME India Phase II, the demand incentive for electric two-wheeler makers has now been revised to INR 15,000 per KWh from the earlier INR 5,000 per KWh, with the overall cap of incentives fixed at 40% of the value of vehicle.

Affordability of electric mobility has always remained a pain point for both the manufacturers and buyers. The recent amendment in the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in Indi...

Date : Jun 17, 2021

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Different strokes for different folks

Nagesh Basavanhalli, Group CEO & MD, Greaves Cotton Ltd, says sustainability and affordability are the driving forces for the products their new plant will manufacture.

In conversation with Nagesh Basavanhalli, Group CEO & MD, Greaves Cotton Ltd., who talks to us about being encouraged by Tamil Nadu's latest industrial policy, Ampere Electric's plans o...

Date : Mar 30, 2021

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Talkin bout a Revolution

The Ather 450X is not just intelligent and good looking but also insanely fast, which only adds to the EV’s massive appeal.

‘Space Age,’ ‘Quirky,’ ‘Savvy’ and ‘Intelligent’ are some of the words that best describe Ather Energy’s latest model, the 450X, which is not j...

Date : Mar 08, 2021

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Young Turks come into power

Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain give us the first glimpse into Ather Energy’s mega-factory in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. The ‘power’ ful winds of change have begun to blow.

At Ather Energy’s 123,000 sq, ft manufacturing facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, where 90% production is localized, and where 110,000 scooters and 120,000 battery packs, with an investment of 63...

Date : Feb 13, 2021

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Ather Energy: Charging Ahead

At the launch of Ather’s Experience Center in Mumbai, recently, we caught up with Tarun Mehta, Co-Founder, Ather Energy, who took us through their fascinating journey and told us about the exciting things happening in the world of Ather.

Two Mechanical Engineers from IIT-Madras (Batch of 2012) dreamt of building an energy company together and they did. “We’ve been calling ourselves Ather Energy since 2009,” says T...

Date : Jan 15, 2021

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