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Evoque your senses

The new Range Rover Evoque is luxurious, sophisticated, and a hoot to drive! The engineering and design teams who have spent millions of man hours designing and building the new Range Rover Evoque have ensured that it remains true to its core British values of restrained design while delivering wholeheartedly in terms of its capabilities so that it does exactly what it is meant to do, which is drive its owners wherever their heart desires, with the assuredness of the Rangie’s reliabilit...

In a league of its own

Audi India is beginning its electric journey in India with the much-awaited e-tron which is all about noiseless and emission-free driving. Will India warm up to this luxury EV that costs upwards of a Crore? We took the e-tron 55 quattro variant for a spin and here’s what we think about it.  Look at the e-tron from the outside and you’ll feel as if Audi has gone to great lengths to ensure that there is nothing radical about the e-tron’s outward appearance. Quite f...

Honda City 2023: Supreme Sophistication

When it comes to technology, few car manufacturers can match the alacrity with which Honda brings their latest innovations to their newest models. In fact, Honda has garnered quite a reputation for doing things differently even from the other Japanese car manufacturers and for that, they have been suitably rewarded (by buyers) as well. This time around too, things are no different; the City, has a host of new offerings for its customers. To begin with the car manufacturer has introduced two n...

Tata Motors unveils India’s own Electric SUV, the Nexon EV

Tata Motors today unveiled India’s Own Electric SUV – the Nexon EV, an aspirational SUV for personal car buyers looking for a thrilling, connected drive experience with zero emissions. Powered by the cutting-edge Ziptron technology, this vehicle promises an efficient high voltage system, zippy performance, long-range, fast charging capability, extended battery life and class leading safety features. Scheduled to be launched in January 2020, the Nexon EV is expected to be...

MG Motor India launches ZS EV at inaugural price of INR 19.88 lakh

MG (Morris Garages) Motor India has today launched the much-awaited ZS EV, India’s first pure electric internet SUV, at an inaugural price starting at INR 19.88 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), for customers who have booked the car before midnight on 17th January 2020. The ZS EV Excite is now available for INR 20.88 lakh while ZS EV Exclusive is available for INR 23.58 lakh. As part of its commitment to provide the best ownership experience, the carmaker has introduced the MG eShi...

Hyundai Motor India receives 5 Model-Level Awards in J.D. Power 2019 India Initial Quality StudySM

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s smart mobility solutions provider and the number one exporter since inception, has received 5 model-level awards for the initial quality in J.D. Power 2019 India Initial Quality StudySM (IQS). Initial quality is measured by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100) during the first 2-6 months of ownership, with a lower score reflecting higher quality. The 2019 India Initial Quality Study (IQS) is based on responses ...

Tata Motors launches Nexon EV at INR 13.99 Lakhs

Redefining the evolution of EVs in India, Tata Motors today announced the launch of India’s Own Electric SUV – the Nexon EV at an introductory price starting from INR 13.99 Lakhs (Ex- Showroom – All India). It is an aspirational SUV for personal car buyers looking for a thrilling, connected drive experience with zero emissions. Powered by the cutting-edge Ziptron technology, this vehicle promises zippy performance, an ARAI certified anxiety-free rang...

Land Rover introduces new Range Rover Evoque in India

Jaguar Land Rover India today announced the launch of the New Generation Range Rover Evoque. Available in the highly specced S and the sportier R-Dynamic SE derivative, the New Range Rover Evoque is offered with BS-VI compliant 132 kW Ingenium Turbocharged Diesel powertrain and a 184 kW Ingenium Turbocharged Petrol powertrain with a 48-volt mild hybrid system option. Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL), said:  “The Range Rover Evoq...

Hyundai Motor unveils Concept EV - Prophecy

Hyundai Motor Company unveiled its new concept EV, “Prophecy”, expressing the company’s latest design language. The visionary concept clearly expresses Hyundai’s latest design philosophy, Sensuous Sportiness,expanding on theera-defining example set by last year’s “45”concept EV that stripped away complexity in favour of clean lines and minimalistic structures. “Prophecy” follows suit with an iconic silhouette of perfect proportions that...

Kia Soul EV and KIA Telluride win WCOTY 2020 Awards

The Kia Telluride was awarded by the judging panel for its distinctive design and impressive practicality. The World Car of the Year title represents another accolade for a vehicle that has garnered more than 70 awards since its introduction in 2019. The SUV has already been crowned North American Utility Vehicle of the Year and MotorTrend SUV of the Year, among others. The fully-electric Soul EV was named the ideal car for the city by the jury, combining zero-emission performanc...

MG Motor India joins hands with MAX Ventilator to increase ventilator production

MG Motor India has joined hands with Vadodara-based MAX Ventilator, a part of A.B. Industries. Founded in 1995, A.B. Industries has been manufacturing ventilators for the past 25 years. Max Ventilator is among the top 25 ventilator brands in the world and caters primarily to the private hospitals.  This collaboration is focussed on assisting the overall production of ventilators by addressing specific areas of the supply chain, IT system and manufacturing processes. The production cap...

MG Motor India joins hands with TATA Power to deploy Superfast chargers at select MG dealerships

Initiating the next phase of EV revolution in India, MG Motor India has today, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility. As part of the association, Tata Power will deploy 50KW DC Superfast chargers at select MG dealership locations and offer end-to-end EV charging solutions to MG dealerships spread across India. Through this association, MG Motor aims to lay a specific focus on the key target cities they will be foraying in...

Tata AutoComp ties up with Tellus Power Green to set up EV Charging Stations

Tata AutoComp Systems, India’s leading auto-component conglomerate has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with USA based DC charging infrastructure company Tellus Power Green to supply AC and DC Fast Chargers for entire range of electric vehicles – Two Wheelers, Three Wheelers, Passenger Vehicles and Commercial Vehicles in India. Speaking on the occasion Mr Arvind Goel, MD, Tata Autocomp Systems said: “As part of Tata Group initiative, Tata Aut...

Triumph Motorcycles launches all-new Black editions of its popular Bonneville T100 and T120

Triumph Motorcycles, the iconic British premium brand launched the all-new Black Editions of its popular Bonneville T100 and T120 today in India. Like the iconic original Bonneville T120 and the T100 that enjoyed global success thanks to its heart-stopping looks and game-changing performance, the new Bonneville T100 and T120 Black are perfectly in tune with today’s desire for authenticity, character and capability. The T100 and T120 Black are the latest additions to the contemporary Bon...

Land Rover begins delivery of BS-VI Petrol derivates of New Range Rover Evoque and New Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover India today announced that it has begun deliveries of BS VI compliant petrol derivatives of New Range Rover Evoque and New Discovery Sport. The two SUVS are powered by Ingenium 2.0 l (litre) turbocharged petrol powertrain, producing 184 kW and 365 Nm of torque, which is supported by a 48-volt mild hybrid system. The New Range Rover Evoque and New Discovery Sport are available in highly feature-rich ‘S’ and sportier ‘R-Dynamic SE’ derivatives.&nbs...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor launches sporty new Fortuner TRD Limited Edition

The Fortuner needs no introduction and to celebrate the success of this icon, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today launched the Limited Edition of the Sporty New Fortuner TRD in the Indian market. TKM has leveraged the heritage of Toyota Racing Development (TRD) to bring a sporty appeal to the Fortuner TRD. The Limited Edition is available in both 4x2 and 4x4 Automatic Transmission (diesel) variants in dual-tone stylish exterior, stunning dual-tone dashboard and rugged ...

Tata Motors rolls out 1000th Nexon EV

Tata Motors today announced a significant milestone in the electric vehicle (EV) domain by rolling out the 1000th Nexon EV from its plant in Pune. This landmark has been achieved in just over 6-months after the commercial launch of the vehicle portraying the rapid growth in both interest and demand for EVs. Acknowledged as the most preferred electric car in India, the Tata Nexon EV is the best seller in its segment, helping Tata Motors post a market share of 62% in EVs in Q1FY21. Spea...

Tata Motors rolls out new limited-period subscription offer on Nexon EV

With the festive season kicking in, Tata Motors today announced a special ‘Electrifying Subscription’ offer on the Tata Nexon EV, for a limited-period, till November 30, 2020. Available for the first 100 subscribers only, this attractive offer allows customer to avail India’s best-selling electric SUV at an all-inclusive fixed rental starting at just Rs. 34,900/- per month, without the hassles of traditional vehicle ownership such as road tax and registration, insurance rene...

MG Motor India unveils Gloster, India’s First Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV

MG Motor India has today introduced India’s first Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV, MG Gloster. The much-awaited Gloster comes as the carmaker’s third product in India after the Hector, India’s first Internet car and ZS EV, India’s first internet electric SUV. The MG Gloster comes with first-in-segment Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)*. Some of its pioneering features include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Automatic Park...

India’s first Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV - MG Gloster launched at INR 28.98 Lakhs

MG Motor India has launched India’s First Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV, MG Gloster, at an inaugural price starting at INR 28.98 Lakhs, ex-showroom, New Delhi. With its elegant design and compelling features, Gloster appeals to the segment of premium and luxury that ranges from INR 25 lakhs to INR 50 lakhs. It will be available in 4 feature-intensive variants in India, i.e. Super, Smart, Sharp and Savvy. They extend unmatched opulence to MG customers with multiple combinations suc...

Okinawa announces festive offers on its electric two wheelers in India

Okinawa, a leading electric two-wheeler manufacturing company with a focus on “Make in India” has announced attractive offers for its buyers this season. Taking the festivity, a notch up for its buyers Okinawa has unveiled a lucky draw. The draw will get lucky gifts to around 10 buyers with the first one getting a chance to take home the popular Okinawa slow speed scooter –R30 . The offer will be valid during the festive season starting October 24, 2020 to November 15, ...

Škoda Auto India introduces ‘Clever Lease’ solutions

Škoda Auto India introduced a range of innovative and competitive leasing services called 'Clever Lease'. With a gamut of flexible solutions: plain, dry, or wet lease, one can avail monthly rentals for a tenure of 24, 36, 48, and 60 months on the powerful yet efficient Škoda Rapid TSI as well as the luxurious new Škoda Superb. The monthly lease rental for Škoda model range will start at INR 22,580 and cater to retail and corporate customer...

Porsche Taycan drifts into the Guinness World Recordsâ„¢ book

The 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. Porsche instructor Dennis Retera did 210 laps on the 200 metre-long drift circle without the front wheels ever pointing in the same direction as the curve: after 55 minutes the sideways expert had covered a total of 42.171 kilometres. By completing this marathon distance, Retera secured the world ...

Tata Nexon EV crosses 2000 sales milestone

India’s most preferred electric car, the Tata Nexon EV, has surpassed the 2000 sales milestone. In over 10 months, since launch, the sales of the Nexon EV reached 2200 units as of November 2020, indicating the rapid demand for the EVs in the personal car segment. After rolling out its 1000th Nexon EV in August this year, the car clocked in another 1000 sales units in a record time of 3 months (Sept-Nov 2020). With its compelling value-proposition, Nexon EV has emerged as the best-sellin...

ASDC and FADA join hands with Google to lead industry’s Digital Transformation

Recognizing the need to prepare over 20,000 auto dealerships to engage with customers in the ongoing and post pandemic era, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) and Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) have joined hands with Google India to bridge the digital skill gap in the country’s auto dealerships and build their capacity in this critical growth driver. Industry experts believe that some customers may not wish to visit a dealership as many times as b...

Tata Nexon EV celebrates 1st Anniversary of successfully driving eMobility revolution in India

Tata Motors today announced the first anniversary celebrations of its popular electric SUV, the Tata Nexon EV. Since its launch a year ago, the Nexon EV has consistently grown in popularity to become India’s highest-selling electric vehicle, commanding a market share of 64% (YTD FY21). Much admired for its design, zero emission technology, accessibility, performance, connected features and above all, really low operating costs, close to 3000 families are currently enjoying the...

MG Motor India launches new ZS EV 2021 with 419 km* certified range

MG Motor India has launched the new ZS EV 2021 priced at INR 20.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The updated version comes with a best-in-class 44.5 kWh Hi-Tech battery and has a certified range of 419 KM*. Equipped with new 215/55/R17 tyres, the vehicle and battery-pack ground clearances have been increased to 177 mm and 205 mm respectively. Having expanded the charging ecosystem across the country with its partners, the ZS EV 2021 has now been made available for bookings in 31 cities. ...

Nexzu Mobility launches its disruptive, technologically-advanced supercycle Rompus

Nexzu Mobility, India’s leading end-to-end sustainable mobility provider, has added yet another cutting-edge electric bicycle to its portfolio of best-in-class EVs. Presenting the Rompus , an innovative 3-speed EV that can be used as a scooter or a bicycle! Running on a powerful 36V,250 Watts HUB BLDC Motor, the Rompus offers an exceptionally powerful ride. It sports an in-frame 36V, 5.2AH Lithium-Ion battery which gives it an impressive 750 cycle battery life and full cha...

MG marks another first; all-women crew manufactures 50,000th Hector in Vadodara, Gujarat

In a development that comes as a testament to gender parity across workplaces, MG Motor India has manufactured its 50,000th Hector with an all-women crew in Gujarat’s Vadodara. The initiative has created a new benchmark while celebrating ‘Diversity’ – one of the core pillars of the automaker – as women led the end-to-end production. In this first-of-its-kind development, women-only teams were involved in panel-pressing of sheet metal and welding to painting jobs&...

Kia teases EV6, its first dedicated EV

Kia Corporation has revealed the first official images of the EV6 – its first Dedicated Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) built on the company’s new EV platform (Electric-Global Modular Platform, or E-GMP). EV6 is also the first of Kia’s next-generation BEVs to be developed under a new design philosophy that embodies Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification. “EV6 is the embodiment of both our brand purpose, ‘Movement that inspires’, and our new...

Tata Motors launches the New Forever range of passenger vehicles in Nepal

Tata Motors, one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers, has launched its New Forever range of passenger vehicles in Nepal at a blockbuster event, in association with its sole authorised distributor for the country, Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd. With this launch, Tata Motors brings to the customers of Nepal fully refreshed versions of its passenger vehicles, including the Tiago, Tigor, Nexon, Altroz and the H5, becoming the first company to launch five...

Kia reveals new design philosophy and full images of EV6

Kia Corporation has today revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere in March.  EV6 was designed under the brand’s new design philosophy ‘Opposites United’, which takes inspiration from the contrasts found in nature and humanity. At the center of the design philosophy is a new visual identity evoking positive forces and natural energy,...

TVS Eurogrip to power MMSC Motorcycle Endurance Race 2021

TVS Srichakra Ltd., one of India’s leading manufacturers of 2 & 3 wheeler and off-highway tyres will power the MMSC Motorcycle Endurance Race 2021. All the bikes in the racing event will be shod with TVS Eurogrip tyres. The racing event will be held at Chennai’s iconic MMRT circuit for over two hours on Sunday, March 28. Some of the country’s top riders are among the record 48 team entries for this year’s prestigious event. The company specializes and ...

Triumph Motorcycles launches the 2021 Bonneville range in India

Iconic British premium motorcycle brand, Triumph Motorcycles has launched the updated range of its 2021 Modern Classic Bonnevilles in India.  With a peerless bloodline that goes back to the iconic first 1959 Triumph Bonneville, the updated 2021 modern classic Bonneville family encompasses the legendary spectrum of British designed motorcycle icons and technological updates The updated Modern Classics include the Bonneville Street Twin, Bonneville T100, Bonnevill...

New Maserati Levante Hybrid to arrive in India soon

“Faster. Greener. Unique”, Levante Hybrid is faster than a diesel, more sustainable than diesel or gasoline, and unique in its specific characteristics. The Maserati SUV, which has already made an impact in the history of the Brand with its record- breaking figures, now presses ahead into a future in which all new Trident models will be electrified. Maserati is innovative by nature, and with Levante it pursues the philosophy behind its entry into the world of electrification: t...

Ola launches electric category in London as part of its global commitment to greener, more sustainable future

Ola, one of the world’s leading mobility companies, today announced that it is launching a new electric vehicle category on its ride hailing platform, which will allow riders to specifically book rides in a fully electric vehicle. The category, called Ola EV, is a global first for Ola and will be available across London from today and over time will roll out to other cities around the world where Ola is operational. The Ola EV category will cost riders the same as a comfort category on ...

MoEVing partners with Hero Electric to accelerate growth to 1 Million electric delivery vehicles by 2030

New Delhi based tech enabled electric fleet start-up for urban mobility, MoEVing - has partnered with Hero Electric , India’s leading EV two-wheeler manufacturer to accelerate adoption of affordable EVs across India. Both companies aim to work together to increase adoption of EVs via new demand and also focus on existing ICE vehicles to convert to EV. In the financial year 2021-22, MoEVing would deploy 1000 Hero Electric scooters through its technology platform for B2B e-commerce player...

Triumph Motorcycles launches the all-new 2021 Bonneville Bobber in India

Iconic British premium motorcycle brand, Triumph motorcycles launched the all-new 2021 Bonneville Bobber in India at INR 11,75,000 ex-showroom. The Bobber has been one of Triumph’s most popular motorcycle and the 2021 model has all the previous generation Bobber’s peerless authenticity and engineering innovation and adds all of the Bobber Black’s category-defining capability, for a new 2021 Bobber that delivers the best of both worlds. Significant updates include enhanced...

Lamborghini launches Huracán EVO RWD Spyder in India

Lamborghini unveiled the Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder in India. The new V10 model brings the freedom of open-air driving and lightweight engineering, with rear-wheel drive and a specially tuned Performance Traction Control System (P-TCS). With a 0-100 km/h acceleration of just 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 324 km/h, like its coupé stablemate, the Spyder is an instinctive driver’s car, delivering a fun-to-drive experience via hardware rather than software. India&rsq...

Young trainee sells six MG ZS EVs in a month!

A young trainee at MG Motor India, Aditya Mathur, has made a name by selling six ZS EVs in a month as a part of the automobile company’s Nurture Programme. The 22-year-old Bangalore resident had joined the 12-month training on 1st March 2021. After a successful Season 1, MG Motor India has come back with the second edition of its Nurture Programme, wherein it trains engineering and management students like Aditya who are interested in the automobile sector. The Season 2 of the N...

Ampere electric scooters more affordable with FAME II revised subsidy, announces price reduction upto INR 9000

Ampere Vehicles, the e-mobility business of Greaves Cotton Limited, has announced the price cut of upto Rs. 9000 on its electric scooters which is based on the recent FAME II subsidy revision policy by the Government. This price reduction makes Ampere electric scooters more affordable to consumers across the country. Speaking on this, Roy Kurian, COO, E-Mobility Business (2 & 3-Wheeler), Ampere Electric, “With significant subsidy revision in FAME II policy, the scheme m...

RattanIndia’s Revolt Motors closes new bookings in less than 2 hours

RattanIndia-Revolt, India’s next gen-mobility company got an electrifying response on the reopening of bookings of RV400 earlier today. The demand for their flagship model went over the roof, leading to Revolt shutting down their bookings in less than 2 hours of them going live on their website www.revoltmotors.com. The brand sold INR 50 crores worth of their flagship model RV400 in today’s flash sale. There has always been a huge demand for RV400, and today&rsqu...

Gravton's newly launched Quanta runs 800 km for just INR 80

Gravton, a Hyderabad-based startup EV brand, has launched its first all-new revolutionary electric bike “Quanta”. While the two-wheeler segment is experiencing a pivotal moment in the recent years and slew of manufacturers entered the EV segment, Gravton derived the EV vision back in 2016 and is poised to make a significant development with the ‘Made for India’ purpose-driven (designed) vehicle ‘Quanta’. Derived on the principles of sustainability a...

Nissan India launches ‘COVID 2.0’ campaign with Cricketer Kapil Dev

As the country gradually unlocks, Nissan India launches an integrated general awareness and safety campaign with Kapil Dev that aims to educate & empower India against COVID-19 through Cricket, a force that unifies the country. By using Cricket analogies to draw parallels between preparing for a match and preparing to fight COVID-19, the campaign hopes to amplify the message of safety by urging Indians to come together as the country faces one if its toughest matches yet on health and ...

DAO EV Tech collaborates with Avon Cycles

DAO EV Tech, a ‘Make in India’ dedicated smart electric mobility manufacturing start-up based out of Hyderabad has entered into a Strategic agreement with Avon, a leading bicycles manufacturer in the country with a legacy of over six decades which represents the history and true power of  India’s manufacturing ecosystem. Founded by the Pahwa Brothers in the year 1952, Avon today has large production facilities and a growing portfolio of products with over 200 mo...

Prevail Electric unveils three new Electric Two-Wheelers – Elite, Finesse and Wolfury

One of India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturers, Prevail Electric, an automotive solution providing startup, is gearing up to launch three premium-model scooters -- Elite, Finesse, and Wolfury. Reforming the booming Indian electric mobility space, the brand aspires to cater to the growing demands of the e-vehicles enthusiast by offering them an all-encompassing solution that seamlessly blends technology with affordable and renewable alterations for a superior riding experience. ...

Ampere Electric Scooters now priced under INR 50,000 in Gujarat

Ampere Vehicles, the e-mobility business of Greaves Cotton Limited, has announced a significant price cut on its electric scooters in Gujarat post EV Policy 2021 announced by the Gujarat state government and FAME-II subsidy revision by the Central government. With the revision in price cut, even the large scooters from Ampere Electric have become much more affordable and now priced under INR 50,000 in Gujarat. This makes it well within the reach of every single person to possess reliable...

Tata Motors ups premium quotient in its passenger vehicles with the launch of #Dark Range

Tata Motors, one of India’s leading automotive brands, today announced the launch of the #Dark range which includes - India’s safest premium hatchback Altroz, India’s first GNCAP 5star rated car - the Nexon, its premium SUV with the Land Rover DNA - the Harrier and India’s highest selling passenger electric car – the Nexon EV.  Harrier #Dark launched in Aug’19 took the style & premium quotient of the Harrier to the next level. It provided a comp...

RattanIndia’s Revolt Motors starts deliveries of its latest batch of Electric motorcycles

RattanIndia’s Revolt Motors, India’s next gen-mobility company announced today the deliveries of its new batch of its AI enabled, cost-effective, performance-oriented Revolt Electric Motorcycles to its customers in various parts of the country from its greenfield manufacturing plant in Manesar, Gurugram in Haryana. These first set of deliveries come in after the company received overwhelming response to its sales bookings.  Revolt Motors' electric motorcycle brand...

Bajaj Auto opens booking for Chetak Electric Scooter in Nagpur

Bajaj Auto, the world’s most valuable two-wheeler company, opened bookings for the much-awaited Chetak electric scooter in Nagpur from July 16, 2021, 9 a.m. onwards. With the aim of providing a seamless and convenient booking experience, customers can book the vehicle exclusively online on www.chetak.com for INR 2000/- only. Previously, the booking slots available for Pune and Bangalore were fully subscribed to, in less than 48 hours and the same is an...

Ola Scooter gets 100,000 reservations in a day

Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO, OLA Electric tweeted saying, that they had clocked 100,000 bookings for the revolutionary Ola Electric scooter on Day One of opening reservations. "That's 99,999 other people like you who aren't just thinking about sustainability but doing something about it too. Thank you fellow revolutionary. It only gets better from here."  

Consumers to get a choice of 10 colours for the Ola Scooter

Ola Electric today revealed that its much awaited electric scooter will be available in 10 unique and vibrant colours, the widest range of colours available on a two-wheeler. While the exact names of the colours will be announced at the imminent launch, there will be choices in matte and gloss shades from options in blue and black, the vibrant hues of red, pink and yellow, as well as white and silver. Ola Electric revealed the whole palette of colours today on film for the first time in a ...

TKM extends battery warranty on Self-charging Hybrid Electric Models, putting ‘Customers First’

In line with its commitment to encourage the adoption of electrified vehicles, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced the extension of battery warranty for its Self-charging Hybrid Electric Vehicles (SHEVs) in India. The warranty is extended from the existing three years or 100,000 kilometres to eight years or 160,000 kilometres (whichever comes first) for all its SHEV models – Toyota Camry & Vellfire, sold with effect from August 1, 2021. The announcement also coincides with ...

Tata Motors launches Nexon EV in Nepal

In order to accelerate the adoption of EVs in Nepal, Tata Motors - India’s leading EV manufacturer, in partnership with Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., has launched the popular Nexon EV in Nepal at a starting price of NPR 35.99 lacs. The Nexon EV will be available in three variants (XM, XZ and XZ Lux) and will come with a warranty of 8 years or 1,60,000km (whichever is earlier) on the battery and 3 years 1,25,000 Km  (whichever is earlier) on the Vehicle. Customers can become a par...

Komaki's thoughtfully designed EV - XGT X5 - gains momentum with elderly and specially abled people

Komaki has taken the EV market by storm in the last two quarters with a stellar sales performance across models. The growth of the EV division was driven by a nationwide expansion with multiple dealerships coming up in the northern and southern states of India. The growing adoption of EVs is visible among the masses as is indicated by the sales figures in the last two quarters. A total of 21,000 units have already been sold in the first half of 2021 – testimony to the growth pace of the...

Tata Motors drives in All New Tigor EV Sedan with Ziptron technology

Following the recent grand unveil, Tata Motors is all set to excite the electric vehicle market with the launch of the Tigor EV. Starting today, the Tigor EV deliveries will commence for the personal segment. Following the footstep of its ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) sibling, the Tigor EV has also been lauded by GNCAP with a 4 star rating for adult (12.00 points out of 17.00) and child (37.24 points out of 49.00) occupant protection. Set to scale new heights in the dynamic world of electr...

Hero Electric enters into strategic partnership with Wheels EMI Pvt Ltd to boost Electric 2W sales

Hero Electric, India’s largest EV two-wheeler company today announced its collaboration with Wheels EMI Private Limited to offer easy financing options for the purchase of electric two-wheelers in India. Hero Electric currently sells over 10,000 two-wheelers every month, of which 40% comes from rural pockets of India. With this partnership, the company expects a rise in sales and is projected to double them over last year by 2021 With rising fuel prices and modification ...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor launches ‘xEV SHIKSHA’ Web App to improve awareness, promote adoption of EVs

In line with the Government of India’s mission to foster adoption of electrified vehicles and following the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced the launch of the xEV SHIKSHA web application. SHIKSHA, which stands for Smart Hub of Information and Knowledge about Self-Charging Hybrid for All, is an initiative to educate and create awareness among customers and the public about electrified vehicle (xEV) technologies, their benefits to them and ...

Greaves Retail launches first Multi-brand EV Retail Store ‘AutoEVmart’ in Bengaluru

Greaves Cotton, one of the leading diversified engineering companies in the country, announces its foray into the multi-brand EV segment with the launch of its first multi-brand EV retail store ‘AutoEVmart’ in Bengaluru, located at HRBR Layout, 1st Block in Kalyan Nagar. It is set to launch AutoEVmart stores in other important cities and towns of the country in a phase-wise manner. Through this dedicated electric vehicle store, Greaves Electric Mobility aims to bring ...

MG Motor India unveils Astor, with personal AI assistant and Autonomous technology

MG Motor India has unveiled MG Astor, India’s first SUV with personal AI assistant and first-in-segment Autonomous (Level 2) technology. Astor is based on the MG’s successful global platform, ZS.   Based on MG’s design philosophy of Emotional Dynamism, Astor’s contemporary style will connect with consumers. It has a prominent Bold Celestial Grille that makes a solid on-road impression. The SUV poses an elegant and ready-for-action stance&nbs...

Tata Motors announces commercial launch of the ‘XPRES T EV’ for fleet customers with FAME subsidy pricing

Following a nation-wide introduction of the XPRES brand in July 2021, Tata Motors, one of India’s leading automobile manufacturers, today announced the commercial launch of its first electric sedan under XPRES brand – the XPRES-T EV, exclusively for fleet customers. Targeted at mobility services, corporate and government fleet customers, the XPRES-T EV will come with an optimal battery size, captive fast charging solution, which will ensure outstandingly low cost of ownership in a...

Catch National Geographic’s new documentary ‘Evolve to Electric with Tata Motors’ about revolutionizing EV Industry

Energy powers the world. But the emissions generated from fossil fuels have deepened the claws of the carbon footprint on our planet. Highlighting the importance of ground-breaking innovation to build a clean-green India, National Geographic in India is all set to bring forth Tata Motors’ mission to mainstream EV technology in India, and its efforts to make the country evolve to electric.  Titled ‘Evolve to Electric with Tata Motors’, the exclusive documentary...

Hero Electric announces expansion of production capacity to over five lakh by March 2022

Hero Electric, India’s largest EV two wheeler maker today announced its commitment  to further expand capacity of  its all new production facility in Ludhiana owing to growing demand being witnessed by the brand. With this initiative, Hero Electric aims to drive growth in the EV two wheeler sector and plans to subsequently add production capacities of one million every year with a target to manufacture over five million EV 2W per year by 2026.  Being market leaders wit...

Tata Motors launches all-new NRG in Nepal

In partnership with Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive brand launched yet another exciting product under its ‘New Forever’ range - the all-new NRG at a starting price of NPR 33.75 Lakhs. A testament of class and style, it is designed specifically for young and dynamic customers seeking a sporty SUV-like performance from their hatchback. Positioned as the ‘Urban Toughroader’, the NRG is not only enhanced with an aggressive front ...

Tata Motors to raise $1 BN in its Passenger EV business at a valuation of upto $9.1 BN from TPG Rise Climate

Tata Motors Ltd (TML) and TPG Rise Climate have today entered into a binding agreement whereby TPG Rise Climate along with its co-investor ADQ, shall invest in a subsidiary of Tata Motors that will be newly incorporated. TPG Rise Climate along with co-investors shall invest Rs 7,500 Cr in compulsory convertible instruments to secure between 11 % to 15 % stake in this company translating to an equity valuation of up to $9.1 bn. The new company shall leverage all existing...

Ampere Electric launches new e-scooter Magnus EX

Ampere Electric, the e2w brand under Greaves Electric Mobility, has expanded its popular Magnus range with new addition- Magnus EX. This large family e-scooter epitomizes best-in-class comfort and functionally superior performance with host of improved & innovative features. With an extraordinary mileage of 121 Kms per charge as per ARAI, Magnus EX comes at an attractive price of INR 68,999/- (Ex-showroom Pune price). With additional state Government incentiv...

Škoda Auto takes on worldwide responsibility for Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 Global Platform

Škoda Auto is now responsible for developing the Volkswagen Group’s existing MQB-A0 Global Platform. This will be used by the Group brands Škoda and Volkswagen to develop new entry-level models for regions with high growth potential including India, Russia, Africa as well as the ASEAN countries and Latin America. On the heels of Škoda’s specially adapted MQB-A0-IN platform for the Indian market, the Czech carmaker is taking on responsibility for a global platf...

Jaguar Racing unveil new Title Partner, Livery and Organisation updates ahead of 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

Tata Consultancy Services join iconic British racing team Jaguar Racing as title partner ahead of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The team will be known as Jaguar TCS Racing. The leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, Tata Consultancy Services expand on their global sponsorship portfolio in endurance running events which includes the TCS New York City Marathon, TCS London Marathon, TCS Amsterdam Marathon and more - will ...

Battery Swapping Market Leader, Battery Smart, Raises $7 Million in Pre-Series A Round

Battery Smart, India’s largest and fastest-growing battery swapping network for electric vehicles, today announced that it raised a Pre-Series A round of $7 million. The funding round was led by Blume Ventures and Orios Ventures, along with investments from Green Frontier Capital, Baring Private Equity India, and notable angels like Srinivas Anumolu (Founder - Elance, TutorVista, Bigbasket, Bluestone), K Ganesh (Serial Entrepreneur & Partner - GrowthStory.in), Niraj Singh, (Founder ...

Ki Mobility launches Digital Mobility platform for Electric Vehicles

Ki Mobility Solutions, India’s first full-stack O-to-O (online to offline) digital platform that operates myTVS brand - India’s largest integrated multi-brand vehicle service provider - today announced the launch of a comprehensive digital mobility service platform for electric vehicles (EV). Accordingly, Ki Mobility will offer its entire portfolio of solutions and pan India network to help EV manufacturers to jump-start their operations across the country. ...

Mahindra XUV700 ranks No.1 in Safety by GNCAP with highest combined safety score

Mahindra surpassed its own safety records and secured 5-star Global NCAP rating for XUV700. It has the highest combined safety score (Adult Child) of 57.69 out of a total of 66.00, among the Indian vehicles tested so far by Global NCAP which makes XUV700 the safest Indian vehicle and the first full-size 7-seater SUV in the country to receive 5-Star Rating. As a part of the #SaferCarsForIndia campaign, it has achieved an adult score of 16.03 out of 17.00. It has also secured a child safety s...

Kia teases Concept EV9 – a manifestation of its vision as a sustainable mobility solutions provider

Kia today revealed the first official images of the Kia Concept EV9, an all-electric SUV concept that embodies the company’s commitment to become a sustainable mobility solutions provider. Following the launch of EV6, the Kia Concept EV9 is an intriguing glimpse into the future direction of the all-electric SUV, combining progressive design, state-of-the-art tech, and an advanced all-electric powertrain in one pioneering package. The first visuals of the concept SUV show an ultram...

Komaki to launch its latest high-speed scooter 'Venice' in 10 colors

Delhi-based EV manufacturer, Komaki Electric Vehicles, has announced that it is going to launch its new electric scooter under the moniker of ‘’VENICE’’. This will be the 5th addition to its range of high-speed registration models. It will be made available in 10 poppy colors at an affordable price to please the Indian customers. Equipped with regenerative braking, repair switch, and mobile connectivity, this model is going to be a perfect blend of modern tec...

Bounce is all set to launch its maiden Electric Scooter - Bounce Infinity

Bounce, India's first smart mobility solution company, is all set to launch its first electric scooter – the Bounce Infinity. This advanced ‘Made in India’ scooter will come equipped with enhanced state-of-the-art equipment and intelligent features. Pre-bookings for the Bounce Infinity will begin soon, with deliveries expected to start by January 2022.   The Bounce Infinity boasts a smart, removable Li-ion battery, which customers can take out and charge as ...

Hero Electric becomes No.1 EV brand in India; launches campaign to celebrate milestone

After leading the baton of the electric revolution of two-wheelers in India, Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company is proud to continue its number 1 position in the segment. As per the latest JMK research findings, Hero Electric is the most preferred brand in the Indian EV market today. To celebrate the same, Hero Electric launched its new campaign - India’s No.1 EV Company. It re-iterates Hero Electric’s 14-year-old legacy of shaping and leadin...

Jio-bp and Mahindra Group sign MoU for EV and low-carbon solutions

Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML), operating under the brand name Jio-bp and The Mahindra Group, today announced a non-binding MoU for exploring creation of EV products and services, alongside identifying synergies in low-carbon and conventional fuels. The MoU also covers evaluating charging solutions by Jio-bp for Mahindra vehicles including electric 3 and 4 wheelers, quadricycles and e-SCV (Small Commercial Vehicles – sub 4 ton). This would include captive fleets and last-mile mobil...

Hero Electric joins hands with Log9 to develop RapidEV variant of its 2W electric scooters capable of charging in less than 15 minutes

Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company, has announced its partnership with Bengaluru-based advanced battery technology start-up Log9 Materials, to offer Log9 InstaCharging battery packs for its entire range of EVs. The integration of Log9’s RapidX batteries will fully charge Hero Electric 2W within 15 minutes, thereby delivering an uninterrupted ride experience. Log9 has leveraged its cell-to-pack competency to develop batteries that provide 9x&...

MG Motor India leads the way in EV battery recycling, making electric mobility greener

In doing so, they have successfully recycled MG’s first EV battery and the metal extracts and various other commodities from the recycling process can be used to develop new batteries. With this significant achievement, MG Motor India has further augmented its initiatives to strengthen EV ecosystem, essentially making it greener and sustainable. The move is also in synergy with MG’s #ChangeWhatYouCan campaign, encouraging people to make a difference in their...

BattRE launches AR-based virtual showroom - Emagine

Following the trends of the changing market post covid, BattRE - a tech-driven EV start-up - has launched its very own AR-based virtual showroom; introducing an era of change in the EV industry. Known as Emagine,  the  platform  uses AR  to allow  customers to experience, customise  and even buy their favourite BattRE scooter, at their convenience.  Talking   about   the  ...

Crayon Motors launches low-speed premium Electric Scooter Envy

After the successful launch of Snow Electric Scooter in the Indian Markets, Crayon Motors, an Indian manufacturer of e-mobility solutions, strengthens its product line-up, announces its second low-speed, premium Electric scooter - Envy in the Indian markets. Big, bold, and beautiful, Envy is the answer to the premium budget needs of today’s India. The scooter comes with a spacious boot space and a unique keyless start. The electric scooter is starts at Rs. 6...

Trouve Motor teases its first Global Electric Hyper-Sports Bike

Trouve Motor, an IIT-Delhi incubated startup, teased the launch of its latest electric hyper-sports superbike. The suave looking superbike is claimed to run at a top speed of 200 kmph with an acceleration capability of 0-100 kmph in just 3 seconds.  Trouve Motor, which is one of the first full-fledged premium electric bike manufacturers globally has mentioned that the superbike will be an all-electric powertrain that combines a liquid-cooled AC induction motor gene...

Kia wins 2022 Red Dot Award for ‘EV6 Unplugged Ground’

Kia has won another 2022 Red Dot Award for its ‘EV6 Unplugged Ground’ brand cultural space in Seongsu, Seoul. The innovative complex, where people can experience the award-winning EV6 in fun and imaginative ways, picked up the prestigious ‘Best of the Best’ title in Red Dot’s ‘Interior Architecture and Interior Design’ category. With ‘EV6 Unplugged Ground’, Kia wanted to make a statement about its refreshed brand and first dedicated ele...

Tata Motors launches All New Tigor EV Sedan with Ziptron technology in Nepal

Tata Motors, in partnership with Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., is all set to excite the electric vehicle market in Nepal with the launch of the Tigor EV. Starting today, the Tigor EV deliveries will commence across the country. Following in the footsteps of its ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) sibling, the Tigor EV has also been lauded by GNCAP with a 4-star rating for adult (12.00 points out of 17.00) and child (37.24 points out of 49.00) occupant protection. Set to scale new heights in the dyn...

Skill-Lync builds inhouse Electric Vehicle; to help students with first-hand experience in building EVs

Skill-Lync, India's leading engineering EdTech start-up, has announced that it has built an in-house Electric Vehicle to help its students gain insights into the future of the automotive industry. In line with the company’s vision of providing deep expertise to its students, the vehicle has been built by a team of 6 in-house experts at Skill-Lync in collaboration with professionals from leading OEMs in the country. Built over a course of 9 months and at an approximate cost o...

Honda Cars India unveils Electric Hybrid-The New City e:HEV

Honda Cars India Ltd., leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today unveiled its much awaited New City e:HEV, India’s Supreme Electric Hybrid. Releasing the technical details of the new City e:HEV , the company reiterated its global vison to realize carbon neutrality and zero collision fatalities by 2050. Developed under the concept of “Ambitious Sedan”, the City e:HEV comes with Advanced hybrid driving technology and embodies supremacy in its every d...

Hero Electric partners with BOLT to set up 50,000 EV Charging Stations across India

Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company, has partnered with BOLT, India’s largest EV Charging Network, to set up 50,000 EV charging stations in India in the next one year. As part of the collaboration, BOLT chargers will be installed in more than 750 Hero Electric’s touch points across India benefitting over 4.5 lakh customers. Furthermore, around 2,000 Hero Electric riders will avail free of cost BOLT cha...

Kia announces its entry into India’s EV market; to bring in limited units of EV6

Kia India, the fastest-growing carmaker in the country, announces its entry into the Indian EV market with EV6. The first BEV from Kia, the EV6, is globally acclaimed for its design, quality, and features and was first unveiled globally in March 2021. The vehicle is built on Kia’s new dedicated EV platform E-GMP and is pegged to offer premium mobility solutions to its customers. The most hi-tech Kia ever made, the EV6 is a true game-changer, designed from the ground up to make electric ...

Kia secures multiple wins at prestigious iF Design Awards 2022

Kia has secured multiple high-profile accolades at the prestigious iF Design Awards 2022, signaling the strength of the brand’s Opposites United product design ethos, as well as its innovative approach to engaging with current and prospective electric vehicle (EV) customers. The EV6 all-electric crossover played a central role in all four of Kia’s iF Design Award wins. As well as securing the ‘Automobiles/Vehicles’ design award, the EV6 was in the spotligh...

MG Motor India and Bharat Petroleum partner to strengthen EV charging ecosystem for passenger EVs in India

In line with its commitment to sustainability and green mobility, MG Motor India has partnered with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’, a Forbes Global 2000, and a Fortune Global 500 Company, to bolster the EV charging infrastructure across the country. With this, MG Motor India becomes the first passenger car company to tie up with BPCL to rapidly enhance the adoption of ‘green mobility’.  Aligned with its vision to “ChangeWh...

Honda launches India’s First Mainstream Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicle - New City e:HEV

Honda Cars India Limited, leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today launched its much-anticipated New City e:HEV in the country. Priced at INR 19,49,900 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), New City e:HEV is the first car in the mainstream segment equipped with Strong Hybrid Electric technology. The City e:HEV features Honda’s unique Self-charging and Highly efficient Two Motor Electric Hybrid system connected to a smooth 1.5-litre Atkinson-Cycle DOHC...

Jindal Mobilitric, Subsidiary of Jindal Worldwide Limited acquires Earth Energy EV

Jindal Worldwide Limited, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of denim, home textile, specialised fabric, technical fabric and intermediates, today acquired Earth Energy EV through its subsidiary Jindal Mobilitric Private Ltd. With the takeover, Jindal Mobilitric will take over the indigenously developed technology platform as well as Earth Energy’s brands, the successfully launched Glyde SX and the Glyde SX variants of its commuter scooter as well as the Evolve R and the Ev...

Tata Motors introduces new Nexon EV MAX

Committed to the rapid electrification of mobility in India, Tata Motors today launched an extension to India’s bestselling EV in the personal mobility segment, the new Nexon EV MAX, at an attractive starting price of INR 17.74 lakh (ex-showroom All India). With this launch, Tata Motors is taking the lead to enhance the appeal of EVs and expand the market with a new offering for customers who are look for longer intercity travel. The new Nexon EV MAX is powered by high voltage state-...

EVTRIC Motors reaches the milestone of 100 Dealerships pan India

EVTRIC Motors is one of the leading brands in the world of electric two-wheeler industry in India. The company is on a full-throttle as it has reached the incredible milestone of 100 dealerships all across India in just a span of 6 months. The achievement has received not only a lot of admiration but at the same time, it has set a solid benchmark for its competitors.  Currently, EVTRIC Scooters are available in states like Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh,  Maharashtra...

Hyundai Motor India partners with Tata Power to Power-up EV-charging Infrastructure in India

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., country’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the largest exporter since its inception, today announced strategic partnership with Tata Power, one of India's largest integrated power companies and a leading EV charging infrastructure provider to build a robust EV charging network and boost EV adoption in India at its dealerships. Through this association, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. will become a key contributor in expansion of quality charging infrast...

‘Kia goes electric’ with the launch of EV6 in India

Kia India, one of the fastest-growing carmakers in the country, today announced the price of EV6 for India starting at Rs. 59.95 Lakhs. It also stated that Kia India’s parent company, Kia Corporation will be launching 14 BEVs by 2027 across global markets in a big step towards increasing focus on sustainable mobility globally. Kia India is evaluating other EVs for the Indian market and confirmed its plans of developing an India-centric EV in RV body type to be launched by 2025.  ...

Tata Motors bags order for delivering largest EV fleet in India

In yet another step towards accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation, Tata Motors, on the occasion of the World Environment Day, signed an agreement with BluSmart Electric Mobility for delivering 10,000 XPRES T EVs to the company. This deployment of 10,000 units makes this the biggest ever EV fleet order in India. With deliveries starting soon, these vehicles are an addition to the 3,500 XPRES T EV order, which was signed by both the companies in October last year, and will b...

Ampere rolls out its 50,000th electric two-wheeler from the company’s EV Megasite in Ranipet

Ampere, the electric two-wheeler brand under Greaves Electric Mobility, a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Ltd, has rolled out its 50,000th Two Wheeler Electric Scooter off the assembly line at the company’s EV megasite in Ranipet (Tamil Nadu) from its commencement of operations. This remarkable milestone has been fuelled by the conscious shift of consumers towards sustainable and affordable electric mobility, growing product awareness...

FR Team Hyderabad Blackbird's latest crew member is actor Vijay Deverakanda

Indian motorsports company, RPPL’s (Racing Promotions Pvt Ltd) which recently announced the franchise model based Indian Racing Festival has onboarded well-known Telugu actor and entrepreneur Vijay Deverakonda to support Hyderabad Blackbirds franchise. Association with the noted actor will help in powering RPPL’s vision of revolutionising motor-sports in India. The festival which begins from the weekend of November 11th will bring in multiple franchise int...

Tata Motors introduces Nexon EV Prime with new and exciting intelligent features

In line with its New Forever philosophy, Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer, today announced the introduction of Nexon EV Prime with high-end, smart features such as the Multi-Mode Regen, Automatic Brake Lamp Activation on Regen, Cruise Control, Indirect Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (iTPMS), Smartwatch integrated connectivity feature, and Charging Timeout of 110 seconds.  Taking the EV ownership experience to the next level, the Company is also extending the...

Jaguar TCS Racing keeps eyes trained on New York

Jaguar TCS Racing will return to electrify the streets of Brooklyn for the eleventh and twelfth rounds of the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship this weekend. Jaguar TCS Racing’s driver line-up have seen success in New York previously with Mitch Evans scoring a podium finish in 2019 and Sam Bird storming to victory from pole position last year in Brooklyn, his third victory in New York. The New York City E-Prix hosts one of the shorter tracks at just 2.3 km long but with sh...

Ather Energy strengthens its leadership team to drive manufacturing excellence

Ather Energy, India’s leading electric scooter manufacturer, today announced the appointment of two key leaders on the manufacturing and supply chain side as the company embarks on its next phase of growth. The company has appointed Sanjeev Kumar Singh as the Senior Vice President (SVP) - Manufacturing and Harendra Saksena as the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). The strategic appointments come as Ather Energy looks to transform its fast-growing manufacturing and supply chain as part of ...

Jitendra New EV Tech partners with Eduvanz to offer low-cost loans for JEV electric scooters

Jitendra New EV Tech, one of the fastest home-grown EV brands in the country, and Eduvanz, a digital FinTech NBFC, have joined hands to make electric two-wheelers more accessible across India. The two companies have teamed up to provide low-cost financing solutions for the Nashik-based EV manufacturers’ customers. The new range of solutions  included auto loans at affordable interest rates. Eduvanz offers people interested in buying any electric scooter from the company&rsq...

BLive expands footprint in Hyderabad; opens fourth experience store in city

India’s fastest growing Multibrand EV platform, BLive, opened its fourth EV Experience store in the city at Malakpet Hyderabad. Hyderabad has three other EV experience stores at Pragathinagar, Hafeezpet and Bapu Nagar, respectively. The store is launched with the franchisee Shalini E-Motors. With this store BLive takes a step further in its plans to set up at least 15 multi-brand stores spread across Hyderabad and other major cities in Telangana. The phenomenal growth of BLive aligns wi...

e-Ashwa Automotive acquires 100% stake in Electric 2W company Stripes Motors

e-Ashwa Automotive Private Limited, one of the leading and fastest growing electric vehicle manufacturing brands in the country, has announced 100 per cent acquisition of Stripes Motors Pvt. Ltd. which sells electric 2-Wheelers under the popular Stripes brand in North-East India.  Stripes Motors is one of the fastest growing companies of electric vehicles in Assam & North East India. They deal in Electric Bicycle and Electric Bike. The brand is very popula...

Volvo Car India launches it's Pure Electric XC40 Recharge

Volvo Car India today launched its much-awaited pure electric XC40 Recharge on metaverse which the company named as ‘VolvoVerse’. Volvo XC40 Recharge will be the first locally assembled luxury electric vehicle in India. “The launch of the XC40 Recharge and its assembly at our Bangalore plant further reinforces Volvo Car’s long term vision and commitment to India and the Indian consumer. We are happy that the wait is over for our loyal consumers w...

CEAT launches EnergyDrive, India’s first four-wheeler EV tyre

CEAT Ltd., India’s leading tyre manufacturer today launched its new range of EnergyDrive tyres specifically designed for four-wheeler EVs. Normally, EVs operate as silent vehicles with high torque, making the tyre noise more evident. The new EnergyDrive tyres feature CALM (CEAT Acoustic Lowering Material) technology. CEAT is using this patented sound absorbing material which reduces noise by filtration and absorption of vibration. CEAT has incorporated EneryDrive tyres with t...

JK Tyre unveils the complete range of EV-specific Smart Radial Tyres

JK Tyre, the pioneers of Radial tyre technology in the country has taken yet another step to further enhance its technological prowess in the industry by developing the complete range of EV specific Smart radial tyres for all categories of buses, truck, LCVs and Passenger Cars in India. Designed and developed by the engineers from state-of-the-art global technology centre- Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE), the tyres have been engineered specially to the unique needs o...

Quantum Energy forays into electric two-wheelers

Hyderabad-based Quantum Energy showcases its upcoming EV high-speed scooters and signed an MOU with MBI Korea to bring advanced technology into India in high-speed scooters. Quantum Energy is an electric mobility company in the design, development, and manufacturing of electric scooters under Make in India. It is backed by the prestigious Kusalava group which has been in the automotive industry for the past 50 years. It has its R&D center in Bengaluru and the manufacturing facility a...

Jitendra New EV Tech to supply 12,000 EVs worth INR 120 cr to FAE Bikes

Jitendra New EV Tech, one of the fastest growing EV brands in the country, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FAE Bikes, a last mile logistics company, to supply 12,000 electric two-wheelers. According to this new deal, the Nashik-based EV maker will provide the aforementioned number of units of the JMT 1000 3K e-scooter to FAE Bikes over a period of one year. The value of the deal is estimated to be approximately ₹120 crore. The JMT 1000 3K makes use of a 1000 ...

CEAT launches EnergyRide EV- India’s first tyres for two-wheeler EVs

CEAT Ltd., India’s leading tyre manufacturer launched EnergyRide EV, India’s first EV range of tyres specially designed for electric two-wheelers. The characteristics and performance of the internal combustion engine-powered scooters and electric scooters are vastly different, hence there is a need for a different set of tyres for EV scooters. EnergyRide EV is designed to maximize the performance of the EV scooters and tyres. EV scooters have higher torque as compared to their ...

KL EV INDIA Pvt Ltd enters Indian EV market under brand name eRise – Drive Electric

eRise - Drive Electric the automotive arm of KL Group with 50-year legacy in diverse sectors has announced its entry into the Indian markets. eRise manufactures long range, high performance electric two-wheelers built specifically for Indian road conditions. The company intends to launch three low speed electric scooters immediately and two high speed vehicles in the coming 3 months. The company is planning to sell 10,000 vehicles this year. The Made in India, Made for India electric s...

Mahindra inaugurates its state-of-the-art EV design studio in the UK

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today formally inaugurated its new design centre of excellence, Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E), which will serve as the conceptual hotbed for the company’s portfolio of EV products. Physically present at the heart of innovation, M.A.D.E is located at the global automotive and EV hub of Banbury, Oxfordshire. Home to Oxford University, this region is renowned for its high-end research and academic institutions....

Mahindra unveils five Electrifying SUVs under two brands based on the purpose-built INGLO platform

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today unveiled its new state-of-the-art INGLO EV platform and five e-SUVs under two EV brands showcasing its vision for the future of electric mobility. Mahindra's vision is to lead the electric mobility revolution in India by bringing authentic electric SUVs with cutting-edge technology, through the three key strategic pillars of Brand, Design and Technology.  Brand:   Bringing alive the sport in electric...

Tata Power sets up 450 EV charging points across 350 national highways

Tata Power, India’s largest EV charging solutions provider has achieved a rare landmark of setting up 450  EZ Charging points across 350 national highways in the country. Tata Power EZ Charging Points are now present across major national highways including the longest highway (NH 44 which connects J&K to Tamil Nadu), the busiest highway (NH 19 connecting Delhi, UP, Bihar, West Bengal, and Jharkhand) and other highways connecting major state...

Tata Motors announces expansion of its portfolio with Tiago EV

Tata Motors remains committed towards realizing the vision of making India the EV hub of the world. The Company, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) has been established with TPG Rise Climate to offer new mobility solutions. TPEM aims to ride the green wave and support the government’s vision to have 30% electric vehicle penetration by 2030. Announcing its plans on World EV Day, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd., and ...

Tata Motors launches its first electric hatch - Tiago EV

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV evolution in India, today announced the launch of the newest member of its EV family – The Tiago.ev. Mobilising India towards the future, the Tiago.ev is set to charm the country with its exciting, effortless, eco-friendly and premium EV drive experience. With special introductory prices starting INR 8.49 Lakh (All India - Ex-showroom), for the first 10,000 customers (of which 2000 wil...

MG Motor India elevates the all-new ZS EV experience, introduces new interior colours in Exclusive variant

MG Motor India today announced the introduction of a brand new interior colour to its all-new ZS EV Exclusive variant. The car will now be available in dual-tone iconic ivory interiors. The company also announced that the bookings of the new ZS EV Excite shall commence from October 3, 2022. The ZS EV Excite offers customers a power-packed electric mobility experience with more than 75 connected features and the largest in-segment 50.3kWh battery with globally certified quality: ASIL-D...

EVeium Smart Mobility offers big festive discount on its popular two-wheeler EV scooters- Cosmo, Comet and Czar

EVeium Smart Mobility, a pioneer in the manufacturing of electric two-wheelers, has announced a bumper discount on three of its most popular two-wheeler scooters: Cosmo, Comet, and Czar. EVeium Smart Mobility is the complete Made-in-India EV two-wheeler brand of Ellysium Automotives, the auto arm of the United Arab Emirates-based META4 Group. The ex-showroom price of Cosmo is INR 1,39,200 and with a festive discount offer of INR 12701, buyers can now purchase it at INR 126,499.00. The ex-s...

TotalEnergies launches its global range of EV Fluids in India

TotalEnergies Marketing India Private Limited (TEMIPL), a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, is launching new EV Fluid ranges in India for electric & hybrid cars and electric bikes. The new product ranges -Quartz EV Fluid for cars and Hi-Perf EV Fluid for bikes - have been developed specifically for drivetrain reducers, e-motors, e-transmissions and batteries in electric and hybrid vehicles. These custom EV fluids are designed with enhanced electrical properties against short circuits a...

Tata Motors celebrates its production milestone of 50,000 EVs

India has embraced the EV revolution and this has driven Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive brand to a key milestone – the rollout of 50,000th EV in the country. The Company today, rolled-out its 50000th EV, from its Pune facility. Favorable policy environment, positive word of mouth from existing customers, practical product options, better ride and handling and attractive cost of ownership have helped the Company achieve this feat ahead of its target. Commentin...

Mahindra partners with Jio-bp, Statiq, and Charge Zone for EV infrastructure solutions

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, recently announced partnerships with three EV infrastructure partners - Jio-bp, Statiq, and Charge Zone to offer robust charging solutions for Mahindra’s upcoming range of passenger electric vehicles. With these partnerships, Mahindra EV users will get seamless access to a robust fast charging infrastructure and e-mobility solutions spanning across discovery, availability, navigation and transactions. Mah...

Hyundai to lead EV Revolution in India with its dedicated BEV Platform E-GMP

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), country’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, today announced the introduction of its dedicated BEV Platform E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform) for India. With the introduction of its dedicated BEV platform, the company will take the lead in driving the BEV revolution for Smart Indians. Hyundai IONIQ 5 will be HMI’s first model to be introduced on the E-GMP Platform and bec...

Kia delivers 200 EV6s in India till date; More units planned

Kia India, one of the fastest growing carmakers in the country, has delivered 200 units of the Kia EV6 to customers till date. This number is already twice the initially planned 100 units for the entire year. Now, the company is planning to further increase the total allocation of EV6 in 2022 and complete most of the pending deliveries within this year. The EV6 is the first Electric Vehicle by Kia in the country and was launched in June’22, however, the deliveries to customers began ...

RevFin to set footprint in 50 cities as part of its #RevFinBharatYatra campaign

In a bid to promote electric mobility and environmental sustainability nationwide through EV financing, RevFin, an advanced digital lending platform has rolled out its ambitious #RevFinBharatYatra campaign. As part of the campaign, Revfin reaffirm’s  its leadership position in existing market and establish the same in new markets. By March 2023, Revfin aims to reach out to new states and have footprints in 50 cities with 1000 dealers and add new 10000 cu...

EV startup EVeium to open 100 plus showrooms pan India by the end of the year 2023

EVeium, a pioneer in the manufacturing of high-speed electric two-wheelers, has announced aggressive plans to open 100-plus showrooms pan India by the end of the year 2023. Since its inception, EVeium has sold 1000 plus EV scooters through its 11 dealerships networks set up across Rajamundhry, Andhra Pradesh; Pune, Maharashtra; Nashik, Maharashtra; Malegaon, Maharashtra; Solapur, Maharashtra; Bengaluru, Karnataka; Hyderabad, Telangana; Calicut, Kerala, and others cities. EVeium Smart Mobil...

Tigor.ev now with more Tech and Luxe features

In line with its New Forever philosophy, Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer, today launched the new Tigor.ev sedan with an extended range of 315 km (ARAI certified) and host of premium & technology features. Now available in a new Magnetic Red color option, the Tigor.ev accentuates the feeling of luxury and comfort with new additions like Leatherette upholstery, Leather wrapped steering wheel, Rain Sensing wipers, Auto Headlamps and Cruise Control. It also offers m...

Indian EV Brand EVeium launches 2nd Experience Hub in Pune

EVeium Smart Mobility- The Indian Brand of Elegant and premium EVs has launched a new experience hub in the city of Pune, Maharashtra. The experience hub will expose customers to the products and technology behind the array offered by the brand. The hub will be under the dealership name "Sarnot Autolines” The hub is situated in the city at Survey No 694(A), Plot No. 10A Adarsh Co. OP Housing Sanstha Ltd. ,Near Dhone Automobiles, Pune 411037 in a prime area of...

Yulu takes its vertically-integrated EV micro-mobility solutions to CES 2023

Yulu, India’s largest shared electric Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) player, is participating in the largest global consumer tech event, the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) and will also display its latest generation of electric vehicles for micro-mobility. Yulu has one of the best, vertically-integrated electric micro-mobility platforms globally. In addition to its purpose-built electric 2 wheelers, the other key platform element...

MG Motor India unveils Next-Gen Hector with Autonomous Level 2 (ADAS) Technology

MG Motor India today unveiled the Next-Gen Hector which has a host of exciting new technologies, intuitive features and driving comfort. The Next-Gen Hector is built to further enhance the on-road experience with even better levels of safety and driving convenience. The new SUV, with its all-new striking bold exterior and mesmerising interiors, evolved safety features, and elegant design elements offer an unprecedented drive and user experience. The Next-Gen Hector, w...

Kia India exhibits Concept EV9 and new KA4; Commits investment of 2000 Cr for development of sustainable mobility

Kia India, one of the fastest-growing carmakers in the country, showcased a glimpse of the future where mobility is more sustainable, innovative, and truly connected. The brand also unveiled its All-Electric SUV Concept – the Kia Concept EV9, at the 16th edition of the Auto Expo, highlighting its vision of becoming a sustainable mobility solutions provider. Shaping an innovative future, the brand showcased the Kia KA4, a luxury RV, offering sophisticated design, world-class safet...

Mahindra launches its first C-Segment Electric SUV, the fun and fast XUV400

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, today announced pricing for the fun and fast XUV400, its first electric SUV, unveiled on World EV Day in 2022. The XUV400 is designed and engineered for car buyers looking to join the electric revolution. Set to take Mahindra’s electrification journey forward, the all-electric SUV will be priced from INR 15.99 lakh. The introductory prices are applicable on the first 5,000 bookings for each of the two ...

Tata Motors repositions Nexon EV portfolio with aggressive pricing; enhances range of MAX variants to 453 kms

Celebrating three years of the Nexon EV launch in India, Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer today announced the repositioning of India’s #1 EV Nexon EV portfolio, with changes in pricing and enhanced range. ·       With insights gathered on driving and usage patterns, the range of the Nexon EV MAX variants have been enhanced to 453* km (MIDC), from January 25, 2023, onwards. This range enhancement will be offered ...

PURE EV ecoDryft price revealed

PURE EV, leading Electric Vehicle Two-Wheeler (EV2W) company has finally revealed the inaugural launch price of the highly anticipated commute electric motorcycle, ecoDryft at INR 99,999/-* (Ex-Showroom Delhi, inclusive of state subsidy).  The motorcycle is available in four exciting colours - Black, Grey, Blue and Red.  ecoDryft has been designed and developed at PURE EV’s technical and manufacturing centre in Hyderabad. It boasts of a top ...

BMW and Valeo engage in a strategic cooperation to co-develop next-gen Level 4 automated parking experience

BMW Group and Valeo are taking their long-existing relationship to the next level with a new partnership. After the major announcement of their collaboration for ADAS domain controller, sensors and software for parking and maneuvering for BMW's upcoming platform generation "Neue Klasse"*, the BMW Group and Valeo announced their cooperation for the co-development of fully automated parking technologies up to Level 4.** In January both companies signed an agreement for a strate...

Renault and Nissan renew commitment to Indian operations through new investment and vehicles

Renault and Nissan have announced a new long-term vision for India, increasing production and R&D activities, introducing electric vehicles, and transitioning to carbon-neutral manufacturing. From their base in Chennai, the companies will collaborate on six new production vehicles for domestic and international customers, including two new fully electric vehicles, uplifting the Renault-Nissan centre into an international export hub. An initial investment of around $600m USD / â‚...

Okaya EV unveils secure and water resistant E-Scooter Faast F3 with 125Km range

Okaya EV, India’s fastest growing electric vehicle brand, has strengthened its ‘Faast’ series that offers enhanced performance and range-oriented scooters with the launch of its latest scooter Okaya Faast F3. Okaya Faast F3 delivers an exceptional range of 125 Km on a single charge, is waterproof and dust-resistant and has a maximum speed of 70Km based upon loading capacity. With its unique features and safety parameters, Okaya Faast F3 is designed for people who are lo...

Tata Motors ends introductory pricing for Tiago.ev

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV revolution in India, today announced the new price of the Tiago.ev, bringing to an end the launch pricing offered to its first 20,000 customers. The Tiago.ev now starts at INR 8.69 Lakh (All India - Ex-showroom). This price increase of INR 20,000 across all the variants has been kept to a minimum, so that the Tiago.ev remains an attractive proposition for new customers looking to buy an Exciting, Ef...

Tata Motors and Uber sign an MOU for XPRES-T EVs

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of India’s EV evolution, today signed an MoU with Uber, India’s leading ridesharing app to bring 25,000 XPRES-T EVs into their premium category service. Aligned towards its goal of a clean and green environment, Tata Motors will be aiding Uber in electrifying their services across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. The Company will begin the deliveries of the ...

Nissan X-Trail awarded best Large SUV by Women’s World Car of the Year 2023

The jury of the Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) 2023 has awarded Nissan X-Trail the title of Best Large SUV 2023 for its thirteenth edition. WWCOTY, the only international award made up exclusively of women automotive journalists, praised the new X-Trail for its spaciousness, effortless driving performance and electrified powertrain, e-POWER. Speaking about the accolade, Makoto Uchida, Nissan’s CEO, said: “We are delighted that the jury of th...

VIDA, powered by Hero, expands its “Worry-Free EV Ecosystem”

VIDA, Powered by Hero, the emerging mobility brand of Hero MotoCorp - the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has initiated operations of its public charging infrastructure in Bengaluru, Delhi and Jaipur. The brand has set up nearly 300 charging points at 50 locations across the three cities for public use. The charging network is spread across key locations, ensuring customer convenience. VIDA’s fast charging network allows users to ch...

Bengaluru-based EV startup River, launches Indie, the SUV of Scooters

Bengaluru-based electric vehicle (EV) startup River launches Indie, the SUV of scooters. The scooter brings a revolutionary new design offering several never before seen features that expand the ways a scooter can be used. Indie is conceived and designed in the River R&D facility in Bengaluru and will be manufactured at the River Factory in the outskirts of the city.  “River’s mission is to improve the day-to-day lives of people through a design-first ap...

MG Motor India christens its soon-to-be-launched Smart EV - ‘Comet’

Building on its nearly century-old legacy of producing iconic automobiles, MG Motor India today announced the name of its upcoming Smart EV as ‘Comet’. The name derives inspiration from the iconic 1934 British airplane which participated in the England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race. The ‘Comet’ is here at a time when driving in congested urban cities is becoming a stressful chore that calls for an urgent need for agile and futuristic solutions amidst skyrocketing ...

Statiq develops TSEV, Telangana’s first all-purpose app for EV users and buyers

In a development that marks a huge impetus for electric mobility in Telangana, Statiq, India’s largest EV charging network provider, has developed TSEV, an all-purpose app for EV users and buyers in the state. The app was launched by Mr. KT Ramarao, a cabinet minister in the state government.  As a white-label solution that is already functional, TSEV provides a single-point interface for not only EV owners looking to recharge their EVs, but also those intending to purchase a ...

JK Tyre launches 'Levitas Ultra' High Performance Premium car tyres for Western region

Indian tyre major JK Tyre & Industries entered the fast-expanding luxury car segment with the launch of ‘Levitas Ultra’ range of tyres. The new range of ‘Levitas Ultra’ designed for premium cars was unveiled for the western region by Mr. Anuj Kathuria, President (India), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd in Mumbai today. With the healthy revival of the economy, the Indian automobile industry is witnessing an uptick in demand of luxury cars, with t...

Jaguar TCS Racing Team Samba to victory and a Podium clean sweep for Jaguar in São Paulo's Sambadrome

Mitch Evans powered to his first victory of the season at the inaugural São Paulo E-Prix.  The Kiwi was joined on the podium in third by teammate Sam Bird after dominating on the fast Sambadrome track. The double podium has catapulted Jaguar TCS Racing into third in the teams’ standings in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. In front of 23,000 passionate fans, Jaguar TCS Racing have had an almighty comeback in Brazil after a frustrating start to Season 9. ...

Tata IPL 2023 to Go.ev with Tiago.ev

Furthering its legacy of partnering with some of the country’s most prominent sporting events, Tata Motors has announced the Tiago.ev as the Official Partner for this year’s ed ition of the Tata Indian Premier League. Continuing this association for the sixth consecutive year with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Company will leverage this prestigious platform to increase awareness of EVs, while showcasing and driving engagement for its recently launched ...

Presenting Lamborghini Revuelto: The first super sports V12 hybrid HPEV

In the marque’s 60th anniversary year, Automobili Lamborghini presents Revuelto, the first super sports V12 hybrid plug-in HPEV (High Performance Electrified Vehicle). Revuelto defines a new paradigm in terms of performance, sportiness and driving pleasure from its unprecedented new architecture; innovative design; maximum-efficiency aerodynamics; and a new carbon frame concept. An output of 1015 CV is delivered from the combined power of an entirely new combustion engine together with ...

Kia to open bookings for 2023 Kia EV6 on 15th April, 23; Aims to grow premium EV segment in India

Kia India, today, announced that it’s soon opening the bookings for its globally acclaimed and premium offering – the 2023 Kia EV6 which has become the best-selling Premium Electric Vehicle in India in just seven months of its launch. Kia commenced its electrification journey last year in June 2022 with EV6 and closed 2022 delivering the product to 432 happy customers. Despite the long waiting period owing to the global supply chain issues last year, Kia manage...

EVeez witnesses 5X growth this year, forays into Bengaluru to expand its operations

Eveez, the pioneers in electric mobility as a service (eMaaS) in India, has witnessed an exemplary growth of 5X this year, increasing its fleet from 700 eBikes to 3500 eBikes and adding Bengaluru to its operations. Going forward, EVeez aims to maintain its growth momentum and is projecting to grow 5X in the coming FY 2024 as well. The company also has plans to expand to newer cities like Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, and Pune. EVeez has forged several strategic partnerships within the E...

MG Motor shares sneak peek of Comet EV’s In-Car Entertainment

MG Motor India, today unveiled the teaser of the in-car entertainment system of its upcoming Smart EV – Comet. The video offers a sneak peek of the stylish screen system that applies modern concepts and technologies highlighting aspects of a futuristic vehicle. The system boasts an array of advanced features, intuitive controls, and seamless connectivity that lend Comet a gadget feel. In the Intelligent Tech Dashboard section, MG Comet presents a touch of sophistication through the I...

MG Motor India rolls out first ‘Comet’ to mark the start of production of its Smart EV

MG Motor India has announced the start of production of its Smart EV - Comet, with the first unit rolling out from its Halol plant in Gujarat. Based on the globally acclaimed GSEV platform, the MG Comet boasts an innovative and futuristic design language that is sure to turn heads. One of the key features of the GSEV platform is its versatility and spaciousness, making it an ideal choice for urban commuters. The platform is designed with ease of usage in mind, ensuring hassle-free manoeuvr...

2023 Kia EV6 Bookings re-open today!

Kia India today commenced the bookings for its best-selling and 2023 World Performance Car of the Year - The 2023 Kia EV6. The company is also offering exclusive ownership privileges to the first 200 buyers which include 95% buyback policy within 30 days, free periodic maintenance for 5 years, and 8 years/ 160000 Kms warranty on the battery.  Kia launched the EV6 in June 2022 and started its electrification journey in India. Since then, it has already sold 432 units with an overwhelmi...

Tata Motors introduces the new Nexon EV MAX #DARK

Combining the best of two worlds, Tata Motors today, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV evolution in India brings #DARK TO THE MAX - launches India’s favourite EV in its #DARK avatar. Extending the uber chic #DARK range, the new Nexon EV MAX #DARK will be available in two trims: XZ LUX (priced at INR 19.04 lakhs, ex-showroom, All India) and XZ LUX with a 7.2 kW AC fast charger for the customers across the country (priced at INR 19.54 lakhs, ex-show...

Historic First 1-2 Finish for Jaguar TCS Racing in Berlin

The 43-lap race provided gripping racing from start to finish. Sam Bird lined up on the front row of the grid after making it through to the qualifying Duels finals. The Brit topped Group B with a time of 1.05.975 before going on to beat the Avalanche Andretti of Jake Dennis and the NIO 333 of Dan Ticktum but was pipped by the Jaguar-powered Envision of Sebastien Buemi in the finals. Mitch Evans lined up P9 on the grid after he just missed out on the Duels by six-thousands of a second and ...

MG Motor India ushers in a new era for urban mobility with MG Comet EV—The Smart Electric Vehicle

MG Motor India, a British automobile brand with a 99-year-old legacy, today unveiled its smart electric vehicle, the MG Comet EV, announcing a new chapter in urban mobility solutions for India. The versatile GSEV-platform-based PureEV has a minimalist yet spacious design and possesses an inherent agility that allows smooth, stress-free commuting within the city. The Comet EV is the second EV in MG Motor India’s portfolio and comes with futuristic and user-friendly Smart technologie...

Yulu launches Wynn

Yulu, India’s largest shared electric mobility company, opened the bookings of its 1st personal electric two-wheeler Yulu Wynn – India’s 1st electric 2-wheeler for easy-mobility. Launched at a limited-period introductory price of Rs 55,555, bookings for Yulu Wynn can be made online at just Rs 999 (fully refundable). Deliveries will commence from mid-May. After the introductory period, Wynn will be available at a price of Rs 59,999. Wynn is born out of years of u...

BattRE bags AIS 156-Amendment III - Phase 2 CMVR certification for electric scooter Stor:ie

BattREElectric Mobility Private Limited (Batt:RE), an e-mobility company focused on providing sustainable, performance-rich commute experiences for the urban consumer, has received the AIS 156 - Amendment III - Phase 2 CMVR Certification for its Stor:ie electric 2-wheeler, affirming the brand's commitment to providing the safest and most efficient electric vehicles to its riders. This certification is one of the most stringent safety and performance standards for electric two-wh...

10K Tiago.evs delivered in less than four months

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer, today announced the achievement of the 10K delivery mark for the Tiago.ev, making it the Fastest EV to achieve this milestonein less than four months. This announcement comes shortly after the Tiago.ev became the ‘Fastest Booked EV in India’, receiving 10K bookings in just 24 hours and 20K bookings by December 2022. Living up to its promise of democratizing the EV driving experience and spreading the que...

Tata Motors introduces New Nexon EV MAX in Nepal

Committed to the rapid electrification of mobility, Tata Motors launched an extension to its bestselling EV in the personal mobility segment, the new Nexon EV MAX, at an attractive starting price of NPR 46.49 lakh for 7.2 kW charging option in Nepal. With this launch, Tata Motors is taking the lead to enhance the appeal of EVs and expand the market with a new offering for customers who are looking for longer intercity travel. The new Nexon EV MAX powered by the high voltage state-of-the-ar...

Maserati at Motor Valley Fest: Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte Trofeo, the latest 'Collector’s Items' on display

Maserati has chosen the fifth Motor Valley Fest, an open-air event scheduled in Modena between Thursday 11 and Sunday 14 May, to break news that is already becoming part of the history of mobility.  Maserati is celebrating the legendary 572-hp 90° Twin Turbo V8 engine – with an inimitable sound and formidable performance, the beating heart of the Levante, Ghibli, and Quattroporte in their Trofeo versions – which will officially cease production at the Maserati factory ...

e-Sprinto’s most anticipated High-Speed Electric Scooter, Amery, hits the streets with unmatched power and style

e-Sprinto, India’s fastest-growing electric two-wheeler brand has proudly unveiled its highly anticipated EV two-wheeler Amery, the second high-speed electric scooter to join the brand’s illustrious lineup. The model with its impressive range of 140 kilometres on a single charge and segment-best features including Remote Control Lock, Anti-theft alarm, Mobile charging socket, Find my vehicle and more, is targeted towards unisex urban riders aged 20 to 35. Amery’s innovati...

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution to establish Battery Cell manufacturing JV in the U.S.

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution (LGES) announced an EV battery cell manufacturing joint venture in the U.S. today. Hyundai Motor Group and LGES signed a memorandum of understanding to produce EV batteries in the U.S. and further accelerate the Group’s electrification efforts in North America. The signing ceremony took place in LGES’s headquarters in Seoul on May 26 with the attendance of Jaehoon Chang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company and Youngsoo Kwon, CEO...

Tata Motors today launches the upgraded Nexon EV MAX XZ LUX

Tata Motors today launched the upgraded Nexon EV MAX XZ LUX at a starting price of INR 18.79 Lakh (ex-showroom, All India for the 3.3 kW AC charger). Enhanced with a superior and high tech feature upgrade, this top of the line variant of the MAX boasts of a 26.03 cm (10.25 inch) Touchscreen Infotainment system by HARMAN, high resolution (1920X720) High Definition (HD) display with slick response, Android Auto™ & Apple Carplay™ over WiFi, High Definition Rear View Camera, Heig...

PURE EV to deploy 20,000 e-2WS across India with financial support from SIDBI

PURE, a leading electric two-wheeler company dedicated to sustainable mobility solutions, is pleased to announce its partnership with SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) to deploy 20,000 electric two-wheelers (EV 2W) nationwide. At the event hosted by SIDBI and World Bank India, PURE was honored to be chosen as a pioneering partner in the EVOLUTION program, enabling the deployment of 50,000 leased vehicles to aggregators and facilitating the seamless and sustainable adoption...

MG Motor India and LOHUM collaborate for ‘Second Life’ EV Battery Solution

MG Motor India, a British automobile brand with a 99-year-old legacy, has joined forces with LOHUM, India&39;s largest producer of sustainable energy transition materials, to establish a comprehensive ecosystem for the reuse, and life cycle management of EV batteries. MG India and LOHUM partnership aims to develop the conncept of second-llife solutio for batteries, ensuring their efficient utilization and contributing to the circular economy. The project will harness the potential of used bat...

Honda’s New Global SUV Elevate makes its World Debut in India

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India today unveiled Honda’s latest global SUV - Honda ELEVATE at a World Premiere event in India.  Scheduled for launch during festive season this year, India will be the first country to manufacture and sell the All New Elevate globally. While the initial introduction of Elevate is focused on domestic market, India also aims to serve as an important export hub for the new model to other parts of ...

Enigma expands its Electric Vehicle footprint with Nepal showroom launch

Enigma, a young Make-in-India EV manufacturer from Madhya Pradesh, is excited to announce the launch of its first showroom in Nepal. This expansion marks a significant milestone for Enigma as it fortifies its foothold in the international market, underscoring the company’s unwavering dedication to expanding its global presence and capitalizing on emerging prospects. Located at Nagpokhri, Naxal, Kathmandu, the Enigma Electric experience centre promises to deliver an immersive and futu...

Ather Energy partners with Bajaj Finance to make EVs more accessible to consumers

Ather Energy, India's leading electric scooter brand, entered into a strategic partnership with Bajaj Finance Ltd (BFL),part of Bajaj Finserv Ltd, to provide easy financing options to customers of EV two-wheelers. The EV industry has seen substantial growth in the past couple of years. Through this partnership with one of India’s leading and diversified financial services groups, Ather Energy aims to leverage Bajaj’s reach and penetration across India to make EV...

Premium Electric Motorcycle startup, Raptee opens its first manufacturing plant in Chennai

Premium EV Motorcycle Startup, Raptee has opened their first factory for manufacturing EV motorcycles to be rolled out later this year. The factory, which is opened in Chennai, is spread across 3 acres and will house a majority of Raptee’s Research and Development team in the same campus. Raptee plans to invest Rs 85 crore in this plant which will have an annual capacity of 1 Lakh units and will serve as the primary production plant for Raptee for the next 24 months. The Company plan...

Uber goes Green at Mumbai International Airport

Uber, India’s leading ridesharing app, today announced the launch of its flagship EV product, Uber Green with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) being the first location in Mumbai to offer the service. Accelerating sustainable mobility in India, Uber now offers on-demand electric vehicle (EV) rides with Uber Green, allowing riders to enjoy eco-friendly transportation options with a simple tap on the app. Uber Green will be currently available for pasengers requ...

India’s bestselling EV – the Nexon EV celebrates 50,000 Sales milestone

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV evolution in India, today announced the achievement of the 50K sales mark for India’s bestselling EV, the Nexon EV. Since its launch in 2020, the Nexon EV has revolutionised the EV market in India by offering people first-hand EV experience as the vehicle of choice in their house, capable of covering long distances. The Nexon EV was launched to break all barriers of EV adoption for the Indian customer, ...

Ampere Electric Scooter crosses 2 lakh customers milestone

Greaves Electric Mobility Private Limited (GEMPL), the e-mobility division of Greaves Cotton Limited, has achieved more than 200,000 secondary sales of its "Ampere" brand electric 2-wheelers as of the first quarter of fiscal year 2024.  This achievement highlights Ampere's commitment to transforming urban transportation and promoting the adoption of electric 2-wheelers nationwide.  In April, the Company announced surpassing the 100,000 sales milestone of its "Ampe...

MG Motor launches India’s first pure-electric internet SUV – ZS EV now with Autonomous Level-2 (ADAS)

MG Motor India, the British automobile brand with a 99-year-old legacy, today launched the enhanced variant of its ZS EV with Autonomous Level-2, (ADAS) at a price of Rs.27.89 Lakh valid for a limited time. The Autonomous Level-2, (ADAS) set of features enhances the driving experience by providing assistance, control, and comfort in various driving situations. The MG ZS EV embodies the evolution of electric mobility, combining electric power, internet connectivity, and autonomous capabil...

Odysse collaborates with Flipkart; Enters E-commerce World

Odysse Electric Vehicles, India’s fastest-growing premium electric vehicle manufacturer, is delighted to announce its strategic partnership with Flipkart, India's largest e-commerce marketplace. This collaboration aims to provide customers across the country with a seamless and hassle-free experience to pre-book and purchase Odysse's range of innovative and cutting-edge electric bikes and scooters bundled with amazing launch offers. The entire range of Odysse products ...

EV Social Commerce Startup EVINDIA raises undisclosed amount in Pre-Seed Round from EvolveX Accelerator

EvolveX accelerator, a startup accelerator spearheaded by a global community of successful founders & strategic angels, We Founder Circle (WFC), has announced its recent undisclosed investment in a Pre-Seed round of EVINDIA, an influencer-driven social commerce platform for EV two-wheeler buyers. EVINDIA emerged as a prominent startup from EvolveX’s Cohort 2 launched in September 2022. The investment was led by EvolveX Accelerator, with prominent investors including Neeraj Tyagi,...

Tata Motors EV family is now 1 Lakh strong

Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV revolution in India, today announced the achievement of an outstanding milestone of 1 Lakh Tata EVs. This momentous journey underscores Tata Motors' unwavering commitment to driving positive change and contributing to a sustainable future for India. Over the last three years, Tata Motors has had an extraordinary journey of leading the EV revolution in India. The journey from its first 10K to 1 Lakh E...

Rimac Nevera sets a New Record at Nürburgring and Celebrates with The Global Premiere of Nevera Time Attack: A One-Of-12

With the unveiling of the Nevera Time Attack, at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, Rimac Automobili is celebrating a year of breaking performance records – more than 20 so far in 2023. The new one-of-12 Limited Edition was revealed on the very same day that it was confirmed the Nevera had broken yet another record: a new electric production car benchmark at the Nürburgring of 7:05:298, the Rimac Nevera broke the previous EV production lap record, beating it by 20 seconds on its d...

BYD India delivers 200 ATTO 3 Electric Passenger Vehicles through curated events

BYD India, a subsidiary of the world's leading New Energy Vehicles (NEV) manufacturer BYD, has delivered a batch of 200 ATTO 3 electric passenger vehicles through a series of events on 17th Sep ’23 across six major Indian cities – Delhi NCR , Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kochi. Curated for the BYD ATTO 3 customers, these events took place simultaneously across these cities to celebrate, commemorate and spread joy among the customers. It was a day of entertai...

Honda Cars India celebrates mega delivery event for Honda Elevate in Chennai

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), a leading manufacturer of premium cars in India celebrated the mega delivery event for its recently launched mid-size SUV, the Honda Elevate in Chennai. The event witnessed the delivery of over 200 Honda Elevate SUVs to customers in a single day. Mr Yuichi Murata, Director - Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. stated, “We are very excited to celebrate the mega delivery event of our much-anticipated SUV, the Honda Elevate today in Chenn...

Revamp Moto begins production of its first 120 bikes at India’s first microfactory in Nasik

Revamp Moto, one of India’s leading modular electric two-wheeler manufacturers, today announced the launch of commencement of production of the first 120 bikes called the RM Buddie 25 at India’s first microfactory and the company’s facility in Nasik, Maharashtra. Built completely in-house from the ground up, the transformational Buddie is being manufactured keeping in mind the customers looking to purchase a two-wheeler EV with multiple uses allowing the Buddie to ...

Lectrix EV joins forces with Zypp Electric to supercharge E-2W Expansion

In a significant move that promises to reshape the Indian electric two-wheeler landscape, Lectrix EV, a major player in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, has forged a strategic partnership with Zypp Electric, a leading provider of electric mobility & delivery solutions. The collaboration is set to play a pivotal role in Zypp's ambitious expansion plan, which aims to increase its electric vehicle fleet by more than 1 lakh EV Fleet size by next year. Lectrix EV, the electric mobili...

Gulf Oil and S-OIL SEVEN join forces to expand footprint in India

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd., a Hinduja Group company, and a premier Indian lubricant manufacturer, takes a significant stride in enhancing its product portfolio for the Indian market by unveiling the globally acclaimed S-OIL SEVEN range through a strategic collaboration. In this partnership, Gulf Oil will oversee the production, distribution, and promotion of premium OEM like KIA India dealer network. The comprehensive product lineup features a variety of Passenger Car Gasoline Engine oil ...

Hero MotoCorp and Ather Energy collaborate to accelerate EV Charging Ecosystem

Forging a landmark moment for the EV industry, Hero MotoCorp - the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, and Ather Energy, one of India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturers, have entered into a partnership for an interoperable fast-charging network in India. Through this collaboration, EV users will be able to seamlessly use both VIDA and Ather Grids across the country. The combined network will cover 100 cities with over 1900 fast- charging points. The ...

Hyundai electrifies in Thailand with Grand Opening of New IONIQ Lab

Hyundai Motor Company to lead the electric vehicle (EV) revolution in Thailand with the opening of the IONIQ Lab at True Digital Park in Bangkok. The arrival of the new facility marks a significant milestone for Hyundai and its award-winning IONIQ 5, showcasing the company’s steadfast commitment to achieving a greener future through sustainable innovation in Thailand and around the world. With an emphasis on innovation and sustainability, IONIQ Lab will showcase Hyundai’s globa...

Honda Elevate marks 20,000 cumulative sales milestone in 100 days after launch

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), a leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today announced that its new mid-size SUV Honda Elevate has achieved the sales milestone of 20,000 units in 100 days since its launch in September’23. This milestone is a testament to Honda’s steadfast dedication to excellence and also showcases the trust and loyalty the brand has earned from its customers. The Honda Elevate has solidified its presence in the competitive SUV market, carving out a not...

Pole to Pole electric vehicle expedition reaches South Pole

Chris and Julie Ramsey, husband and wife adventurers, have completed their all-electric journey to the South Pole in Antarctica. Their 10-month, 30,000 km adventure that started on the frozen Arctic Sea at the 1823 Magnetic North Pole, has seen them drive the varied terrains and conditions of North, Central and South America before carefully traversing the most remote continent on the planet, to reach the South Pole. This is the first time any car, let alone an EV, has completed such a jou...

Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd and BEEAH Group – Sharjah – UAE sign Strategic Collaboration to manufacture EVs and promote sustainable ...

Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd. (WIML), a prominent manufacturer of electric vehicles under the ‘Joy e-bike’ brand in India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BEEAH Group (BG), a globally recognized leader in sustainable waste management and co-owned by the Sharjah government in the UAE. This collaboration aims to promote the use of electric vehicles and contribute to environmental improvement across the GCC countries and African nations. The Memora...

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility inaugurates its exclusive TATA.ev stores in Gurugram

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM), a subsidiary of Tata Motors and the pioneer of India’s EV revolution, today launched its TATA.ev stores, catering solely to EV customers, in the prominent auto hubs of Sector 14 & Sohna Road, Gurugram. These stores will be open to public starting January 07, 2024. As electric vehicles in India continue their growth trajectory, the consumer demographic is rapidly evolving as EV owners expect a seamless blend of advanced technology, sustaina...

Range Rover Evoque - New design and sophisticated technologies amplify true modern luxury

JLR India has officially launched the new and enhanced Range Rover Evoque in India. The New Range Rover Evoque has a charismatic, sophisticated character, with its reductive design now enhanced with the latest technologies and luxurious material choices for modern luxury clients. The New Range Rover Evoque is available in Dynamic SE with two powertrain options - the 2.0 l petrol engine delivering a power of 184 kW and 365 Nm torque and a 2.0 l Ingenium diesel engine delivering a power...

MG Developer Program and Grant launched with Startup India and Manthan

MG Motor India has announced the launch of the MG Developer Program and Grant (MGDP) Season 5.0 in association with Startup India and Manthan. Themed ‘Artificial Intelligence in Electric Mobility’, this initiative aims to broaden the innovation platform for startups, developers, and innovators while establishing a launchpad for new ideas and narratives.  Launched in 2019, MGDP now in its fifth season, is in collaboration with Startup India, Manthan (Office of PSA), AWS, Ex...

Lectrix EV launches India's only 2W EV with 2.3KW Battery

Lectrix EV, one of the top 10 OEM's in the EV segment, launches LXS 2.0 with a range of 98kms@2.3KW battery and unparalleled quality (with more than 1.25L km tested) at the unbelievable price of Rs. 79,999 only (lowest in the category).  LXS 2.0 is the only EV in the 2W category that solves the 3 major problems for the consumers. It combines the right range, the right quality and the right value for money – making it an ideal offer for those wanting to enter the EV category ...

JSW Group to set up a Mega Scale Integrated Electric Vehicles (EV) And EV Battery Manufacturing Project in Odisha

In a landmark move set to strengthen Odisha's position in the electric vehicle (EV) sector, JSW Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Odisha for the establishment of an Integrated Electric Vehicles (EV) And EV Battery Manufacturing Project at Cuttack and Paradip. This historic moment marks JSW Group’s strategic entry into Odisha, amidst competitive offers from other states.   The ambitious project, with an invest...

Exicom unveils "Spin Air EV AC Charger": EV Chargers with New Features

Exicom, an EV charger manufacturer in India and a partner for automobile players and other ecosystem stakeholders, has unveiled its latest innovation – the Spin Air EV AC Charger.   As individuals and businesses increasingly embrace electric mobility, Exicom's strategic response comes in the form of the Spin Air EV AC Charger, to cater to residential electric vehicle charging.  This solution integrates technology, user-friendly features, and design. The Spin Air...

Lectrix EV announces the Future of Refuelling with Lectrix Battery Swap Network to eliminate Range Anxiety

Lectrix EV, the electric mobility arm of the legendary SAR Group and a pioneering name in the electric vehicle industry in India, is proud to announce the official launch of the Lectrix Battery Swap Network on December 15th in Delhi. With a groundbreaking solution to address the common challenges of daily charging and range anxiety of EV two wheelers, the company has introduced the Lectrix Battery Swap Network in Delhi. The consumers can now get unlimited range with Lectrix Battery Swap Ne...

Audi accelerates the road to E-Mobility in the Middle East with the launch of Audi EV Information portal

In the fast-evolving landscape of Electric Vehicles (EVs), as the automotive industry ushers in a new era of sustainable mobility, innovation is taking centre stage. Audi is once again set to redefine the digital customer experience with the Audi Electric Mobility Information portal. A comprehensive EV-focused online platform, which can be found at audi-me.com/EVhub is designed to help customers adapt to their new electric mobility lifestyle with Audi, learn more about ele...

Revamp Moto initiates deliveries of RM Buddie 25 Electric Bikes across India

Revamp Moto, the foremost manufacturer of modular electric two-wheelers in India, is delighted to announce the commencement of deliveries for its highly anticipated RM Buddie 25 electric bikes. The initial consignment of these electric vehicles, crafted at Revamp Moto's cutting-edge micro-factory located in Nashik, Maharashtra, is now being dispatched to customers across various regions of India, including Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan. Conc...

VinFast begins construction on its integrated Electric Vehicle facility in India

VinFast, Vietnam's leading electric vehicle manufacturer, officially broke ground on its first integrated electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing facility in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. This landmark project, creating employment opportunities for approximately 3,500 local workers, affirms VinFast's potential and strong determination in the global green transportation strategy. The groundbreaking ceremony was graced by Thiru M. K. Stalin,...

Kia EV9 selected as a Top Three in the World finalist in twin 2024 World Car Awards categories

The 2024 Kia EV9 has been named as a Top Three in the World finalist in two categories for the upcoming 2024 World Car Awards. The selection places the all-electric EV9 as a contender in the final round of judging for the World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle titles. Inaugurated in 2003, the World Car Awards are renowned globally as a benchmark for excellence, celebrating outstanding achievements in the automotive industry. Recognition for the Kia EV9 in this...

Quantum Energy partners with Battery Smart to enable Swappable Batteries for Last Mile Mobility

Quantum Energy, India's leading electric two-wheeler company, today announced a strategic partnership with Battery Smart, India's largest and fastest-growing battery-swapping network for electric two and three-wheelers. Through this collaboration, Battery Smart's network of 900 swap stations across 25 cities will support battery swapping for Quantum's electric scooters, enabling users to gain seamless access to fully charged batteries within two...

MG Motor India strengthens its EV Portfolio: makes ZS EV and Comet more accessible with Wow value proposition

MG Motor India today announced the strengthening of its EV portfolio to make MG EVs more accessible in Wow value proposition. The carmaker introduces ‘Excite Pro’ - a new variant of its flagship EV – MG ZS with Dual Pane Panoramic Sky Roof at an attractive price of INR 19.98 Lakh. MG Motor India also launches MG Comet with fast charging* option in two new variants – Excite and Exclusive. The range of Smart EV - MG Comet starts at INR 6.98 Lakh. The futuris...

Tata Power achieves a milestone of 1000 green energy-powered EV charging points in Mumbai

Moreover, the network also extends along major highways, facilitating seamless intercity travel for electric vehicle users. Tata Power has been providing EV charging services to players like Everest, CAB-E and also has EV charging points at prominent residential societies like Rustomjee Oriana, Rustomjee Elanza, Lodha The Park, Kalpataru Pinnacle, Lodha Primero, The Reserve by Runwal across the city.  To encourage intercity travel along popular routes, Tata Power has installed over 19...

BYD SEAL accelerates to 500 bookings within 15 days in India

BYD India, a subsidiary of the world's leading New Energy Vehicles (NEV) manufacturer, achieved a landmark as it witnessed 500 bookings of its BYD SEAL luxury sport sedan within 15 days of launch. The consistent rise in bookings highlight the growing demand for technologically packed, high performance, competitively priced luxury EVs. The BYD SEAL is a globally-acclaimed product and has been nominated as a finalist for ‘World Car of the Year’ at the 2024 Geneva Motor Show. ...

Honda launches India made SUV Elevate in Japan as WR-V

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, celebrated a historic milestone today as it’s Made-in-India Honda Elevate gets launched in the Japanese market under the brand name WR-V. It is for the first time in HCIL’s business that a model is being exported from India to Japan representing not only a significant leap for the India’s automotive industry but also highlighting the country’s growing manufacturing prowess and global compet...

Kia EV9 secures double win at the 2024 World Car Awards

The 2024 Kia EV9 has achieved a remarkable dual victory at the 2024 World Car Awards. Revealed during a live announcement at the World Car Awards ceremony at the New York Auto Show, the EV9 secured prestigious titles for both World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle. Selected by a jury of 100 distinguished automotive journalists representing 29 countries, the World Car Awards recognized the Kia EV9’s innovative design, spacious seven-seat interior,&nb...

MG Motor India, Adani TotalEnergies E-Mobility sign MoU to strengthen EV ecosystem

Adani TotalEnergies E-Mobility Limited (ATEL), a fully owned subsidiary of Adani Total Gas Limited (ATGL), and part of the diversified Adani Portfolio and MG Motor India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the EV charging infrastructure in India. The joint collaboration to develop the charging solutions for electric vehicle (EV) and value-added services to MG's EV customers nationwide and will underpin India's rapidly evolving EV ecosystem by helping build a robus...

Revolt Motors set to revolutionize EV Experience with First Company-Owned Company-Operated Store in Karol Bagh, Delhi

Revolt Motors, India’s No.1 electric bike company is all set to redefine the EV ownership experience with the inauguration of its first Company-Owned Company-Operated (COCO) store in Karol Bagh, Delhi, on April 12, 2024. Revolt Motor’s Director and Business Head, Mr. Sandeep Roperia will grace the inaugural ceremony, marking a significant milestone in Revolt's journey towards providing unparalleled service to EV motorcycle enthusiasts. “With the inauguration of our fi...

Revamp Moto unveils Phase 1 Expansion for enhanced Customer Empowerment

Revamp Moto, a prominent modular electric two-wheeler manufacturer in India, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Phase 1 expansion initiative aimed at significantly enhancing its presence in western India. The company's strategic plan includes the inauguration of 12 Empowerment Centers cum Dealership Stores across key states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Goa in 2024, with plans for further nationwide expansion in the pipeline. These new Empowerment Centers are not jus...

Sterling Tools signs MoU with South Korea’s Yongin for EV Components Facility; Eyes INR 250 Crore Revenue by FY30

Sterling Tools Limited (BSE: 530759) (NSE: STERTOOLS), the second largest automotive fastener manufacturer and, through its subsidiary, the leading manufacturer of Motor Control Units (MCUs) in India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea’s, Yongin Electronics, a major supplier of components to the Hyundai Kia Motor Group.  This strategic agreement, expected to generate INR 250 crore in business over the next 5 years, marks a crucial step in a...

MG Motor India joins forces with Epsilon Group to enhance EV Ecosystem in India

MG Motor India has announced its partnership with the Epsilon Group, reinforcing its commitment to the EV charging infrastructure and ecosystem in India. As part of the strategic collaboration, carmaker signed an MoU with two Epsilon Group subsidiaries - Power EV, for charging solutions and LICO, for battery recycling and second-life expertise. The unified framework of this alliance underscores the commitment to developing an efficient charging infrastructure and battery lifecycle m...

Pop Cars (Part I)

There are songs and there are music videos. As soon as the songs start climbing up the charts in their respective countries, and before they go on to become international hits, a music video is often released to cash in on its success and it is this music video, which if shot well, can be a make or break factor, going a long way in determining how the song performs on the charts. After “sexy women,” the second most obvious choice for shooting music videos are “cool cars&rdqu...

Pop Cars (Part II)

This week we continue to bring you seven cool songs that have featured some of the most unforgettable cars in their music videos. Only this time, they're all music videos by some of the most dazzling women out there. Check them out here: 1938 Chevrolet Master De Luxe Business Coupe I drove all night by Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper’s I drove all night version begins with a car driving with its headlamps in the middle of the night on a road. The video feature...

PHOTO FEATURE: In a new light

Instrument clusters play a big role in the choice of your car. More often than not, it is the instrument cluster that is a big deciding factor in terms of whether you've taken a shine to the car or not, after having liked the exterior design, of course. Besides, after your purchase, the instrument cluster continues to be a daily source of joy during your commutes to work as well as on those long holidays to the hills. T...

Muscle Flexing

Everybody loves a good ol’ American muscle car. No matter what they tell you, they all drool at one and there really is only one reason. American muscle cars are undeniably cool and therefore make their owners/ drivers look undeniably cool by extension. If you’re in a posh European limousine (Not to be confused with the over stretched limos that are popular in the US) then you exude an aura of wealth, authority, and heritage. If you’re in a fancy sportscar then you’re ...

Life by Design

Professor Gerry McGovern, Design Director & Chief Creative Officer, Land Rover, was conferred with the title of OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by the Queen of England, for his invaluable contribution to the field of Automotive Design, over the last four decades. From having designed the Range Rover Evoque to the Range Rover Velar to the Discovery Sport and most recently, the much talked about, Land Rover Defender, he sure doesn't seem to be i...

Incentive-based policy will only create demand in the short term: CAPT NS Mohan Ram

In our previous article, Vehicle recycling centres await clarity on scrappage policy, TURN OF SPEED provided an in-depth analysis of India’s existing vehicle recycling infrastructure and the need to implement the scrappage policy owing to the growing number of end-of-life (ELVs). In this interview, Captain NS Mohan Ram (Retd), former President, TVS Motor Company who authored Recycling End of Life Vehicles - With special focus on India and Developing Na...

Used cars to lead auto revival

Millennials are keen to buy used cars in order to travel safely to work as well as for their leisure in the Post-Covid world. In fact, an OLX Study, OLX Auto Note 4th Edition, conducted between April and July 2020 said 70% of respondents in semi-urban areas want to go in for used cars and have budgets in the region of INR 3 to 3.5 Lakhs. Inquiries on auto websites that sell cars have also gone up considerably. Fewer lockdown restrictions in smaller towns and an improving agri-econom...

Auto sector shows signs of revival on back of entry-level cars

Auto sales showed signs of revival in the month of August mainly on the back of pent up demand, the festive season nearing, and customers concerned about safety preferring to drive their own cars and bikes rather than use public transport.  The auto sector which has been witnessing a significant slowdown in sales with a slackening of the economy for more than six months, now, with advent of the festive season has started to witness some signs of revival. Share prices of companies...

Ad World

With the festive season round the corner, auto companies are likely to increase their ad spends to lure customers to loosen their purse strings. Auto companies advertised across platforms in the second quarter of this year and advertising revived across traditional and new media, with the sector’s ranking among top advertisers improving significantly by the start of the third quarter (July-September), industry experts said.  Data from media research firm TAM (Television Audience...

Will GWM’s backdoor entry affect its competitive edge in India?

Chinese SUV maker, Great Wall Motors (GWM)’s decision to enter the India market via the CKD/CBU route is expected to discount its competitiveness in the Indian market.  According to experts, the GWM Group, unlike other automakers produces around 50% of its parts in-house, and it is this advantage that gives it the edge over competition worldwide in terms of product value, quality and technology offering.  The company has been looking to extend this competitive offering...

Mahindra XUV700 was not built in a day

In an industry where “nose-jobs” and “facelifts” are a big deal, you can only imagine the frenzy and the cacophony that accompanies the launch of a brand-new product. And if it happens to be by a homegrown auto manufacturer such as Mahindra & Mahindra, then you can be doubly sure that it is nothing short of a mega celebration. And that is precisely what we have been witnessing when it comes to their latest SUV, the Mahindra XUV700.  Afterall, it isn&rsquo...

Carmakers take the connected tech road to customers

With cars becoming an extension of a person and his/her personality, the need to stay connected 24/7 has become a war cry for buyers and vehicle manufacturers are doing all they can to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction. And that effort calls for a lot of connected technology inside a vehicle that keeps the user seamlessly fused with the world outside.  Thus, it is not surprising that vehicle connectivity ranks among the top global automotive megatrends along with electrific...

Technological Transformation

With a torrent of technological advancements in the 21st Century, it sure is a tremendously exciting time for the auto industry. On National Technology Day, here’s what movers and shakers from the world of auto and tech, both, legacy and new-age, have to say about emerging technologies and the way the future of everything auto is shaping up. All of these point in one direction – that of technological transformation – which is taking over our lives and how!  Rand...

Let's Elevate

During the global unveil of Honda India’s premium SUV – Elevate – we caught up with Munetsugu Kaneko, Large Project Leader, Honda Elevate, Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co who spoke to us about not just its design philosophy but also about its extensive testing process. Excerpts from the interview… TOS: Tell us about the design philosophy of Honda Elevate… MK: This is the new mid-size SUV for India, in fact, not only for India, but for the global market...

"A book deal and a film are in the offing:" Dakshina Krishna Kumar Murthy

Paeans have been written about 44-year-old, Mysuru-based Dakshina Krishna Kumar Murthy, the ‘modern-day Shravan,’ who embarked on a journey in January, 2018, to show his 73-year-old mother, Choodarathna, Temples across India on his 2001 Bajaj Chetak scooter, the “only gift” from his Father, Dakshina Murthy. Now, in 2023, the duo has travelled not just across the length and breadth of India, visiting Temples and other places of religious interest, but have also visited ...

MG ZS EV drives like a dream

MG Motor’s latest offering the ZS EV, which is already being sold in other global markets, comes into India via the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route, and seems to tick all the right boxes. It is a great size, and hopefully, when MG launches it, it will also be the right price, to take on competitors such as Hyundai Kona. Add to that the fact, that it enters the 300 kms plus range territory which buyers have now come to expect from most EV manufacturers while buying an EV this size. ...

BATTERYMATE

MG Motor’s parent company, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, is only the second OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) that has its own battery plant for Electric Vehicles (EVs), a joint venture with CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology), the world’s largest EV battery manufacturer. The batteries are produced on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, where 36 Giga Hour battery plant is being built, and which once completed, will be the biggest EV battery plant in the world.  &ldq...

Anglian Omega Group forays into OEM biz, to target EVs

Anglian Omega Group, a leading Indian supplier of automotive parts, is entering the OEM business as it plans to launch its first electric vehicle, which is reportedly designed, developed and built by the in-house team of the company. Three-years in making, the company will soon launch the vehicle, which was displayed at the 15th Auto Expo held in Noida.  While providing more details on the launch and the go-to-market strategy, Dr. Deb Mukherji, Managing Director, Anglian Omega Gr...

The e-Amby: First by accident then by design

Dilip Chhabria’s latest design of the e-Amby in Pearl Charcoal Grey, has garnered a lot of interest on social media. Take a look at the picture below and you will know exactly what we’re talking about. The e-Amby is Chhabria’s interpretation of the good old, Hindustan Ambassador car, in a brand-new avatar, and it has come out of DC’s design studio, which is now called DC2. If you know anything about DC Design, you will know that every single product that comes out of f...

EVs to have a defining FY21: Sohinder Gill

The Indian Electric Vehicle (EV) market has grown by 20% in FY20 over the last year. Electric scooters have contributed towards 97% of the growth. In a telephonic interview, Sohinder Gill, Director General, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), says that despite the industry expected to lose out six to seven months due to the pandemic, EVs will have a defining FY21 with no de-growth. TOS: A 20% growth in EV sales is promising in FY20. How do you see FY21 panning out conside...

Batting for the battery

Prabhjot Kaur, CEO, Centre for Battery Engineering and Electric Vehicles, (C-BEEV), believes that times like these call for innovations, and says that all efforts must be directed towards fighting this pandemic to save society in order to ensure a clean and safe environment for future generations. Besides delving deep into batteries, she also discusses EVs and various aspects of building a standardised EV ecosystem. Read on… TOS: Will this pandemic slow down the transition proc...

Leap of faith

Is Indian auto industry ready to take the EV leap? A million-dollar question that everyone wants an answer to! While we have witnessed isolated developments on setting up of electric mobility infrastructure in the country and the optimism of the industry to offer a new technology despite the first quarter overall sales of FY2020-21 at the lowest in 12 years due to the pandemic, auto experts believe it is not the time to race behind timelines but a crucial phase to build local capabilitie...

Going into Detel

Detel, the company whose claim to fame has been the launch of affordable and pocket friendly products in the past such as the world’s most economical feature phone at INR 299 and the world’s most economical LED TV at INR 3999 has now forayed into the two-wheeler space with their latest product, Detel Easy, priced competitively at INR 19,999 GST.  With Detel Easy, what you get is an easy to use, low speed, low maintenance EV with contemporary design and quick charging tha...

Altroz electric to further boost TaMo’s position in EV space

Riding on the success of Nexon EV, Tata Motors will soon launch the electric variant of its premium small car, Altroz, in December this year. The move is expected to further enhance the company’s positioning in the EV space, where it already enjoys a market share of over 65 percent (Year-To-Date in FY21), owing to the consistent demand for Nexon EV SUV.  Replying to an email query by TURN OF SPEED, Tata Motors said, “We have the largest portfolio of EVs which includes...

The future is electric

Mahesh Babu, CEO, Mahindra Electric, tells TURN OF SPEED about its own battery technology, its powertrains, the EV revolution in India being led by two and three wheelers, and how it believes that India has a strong and stable policy in FAME. TOS: Tell us about the MESMA 48 platform. It is all the buzz, and is enabling so much at Mahindra Electric.  MB: Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture (MESMA) is India’s first electric architecture that has ...

Elegant Quiet Comfort

Mercedes-Benz’s EQ range (which consists of EQ-Boost – Electrified Combustion Vehicles, EQ Power – Plug-In Hybrids, and EQ – Electric Vehicles), represents Intelligent Electric Mobility. Little surprise then that at a time when the Indian government is batting hard for Electric Vehicles (EVs), they decided to bring in the EQC as the first model to launch their electric offensive with, in India.  The EQC 400 4MATIC’s design may not appeal to many who have ...

5 reasons why Electric Vehicles are enticing

In today's day and age, Electric Vehicles, (EVs), are the need of the hour. There is a great deal of interest in EVs and it won't be long before the world makes that crucial transition to them. However, it isn't all talk. Several car manufacturers, like MG Motor India, are taking big steps to ensure that they have at least one EV offering in their product portfolio. What is also interesting is that EVs are no longer boring looking vehicles. On the contrary, not only do t...

Talkin bout a Revolution

‘Space Age,’ ‘Quirky,’ ‘Savvy’ and ‘Intelligent’ are some of the words that best describe Ather Energy’s latest model, the 450X, which is not just a beautiful machine but one that is also big on Tech. What that translates as is a price tag that is slightly on the “steeper” side. But then, the 450X, is such a wild thing and so much fun that you can be assured of a really good time. We tell you why the 450X makes a strong case fo...

Race to the Future

It is no secret that electric cars are all the rage, globally. From an upstart EV company becoming the most valuable automotive company in the world to people’s rightful enthusiasm for a cleaner future, electric cars are on the minds of motorists around the world. However, while everyone is talking about EVs, is the picture very different on the streets and are several countries indeed seeing a slower transition? We sit down (virtually, of course), and speak with industry captains, Rama...

2W EVs get a booster shot

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 India Phase II (FAME India Phase II) announced by the Department of Heavy Industry on June 11th, 2021, is expected to fast-track adoption of electric mobility in the two-wheeler space in the country, and provide much needed impetus, in terms of demand, to the segment.  According to the amendment...

Gujarat announces comprehensive EV Policy; aims to become EV hub

Gujarat has become the latest state to announce a comprehensive electric vehicle (EV) policy. While automakers across segments have welcomed the move that will see the enabling of faster adoption of electric vehicles in the country, one needs to keep an eye on how these incentives will unfold vis-a-vis higher buyer demand. "In line with its clear policy to encourage EV adoption, the Government has extended the FAME II policy by 2 years. This, coupled with recent changes in incentive s...

Maharahstra announces EV Policy 2021

The Maharashtra state government has announced a revised Electric Vehicle (EV) policy 2021 under which it is targeting a 10% penetration of EVs in the new vehicle registrations in the state by 2025. This includes at least 25% electrification of urban fleet aggregators in the e-commerce, delivery and logistics domains. In April next year, it aims to go all-electric for new government vehicles. In addition, the state government plans to electrify the public and last-mile delivery transport by 2...

OLA

The Ola electric scooter has been testing on Indian roads for quite some time now and the market is abuzz with talk about all that is going to be on offer. In fact, just a few days back, Ola created history by  becoming the most pre-booked scooter in the world! Crazy right? Not really. Afterall, Ola is building the World’s biggest scooter manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu. You too can book yours through the company’s official website for a mere INR 499 and with so many b...

The Times They’re A-Changin

In this interview with TURN OF SPEED, Vivek B. Srivatsa, Head, Marketing, Passenger & Electric Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, tells us about the newly launched Tata Tigor EV – their second offering in a market where many car manufacturers are yet to launch a personal EV – and about how Tata Motors is inviting Indians to #EvolveToElectric. Excerpts from the interview…   TOS: Tell us about how the Tata Tigor EV launched today is different from...

METAMORPHOSIS

Just like many in India have lived to tell their great grandchildren the story of how pigeons delivered letters during their days before email became de riguer, many out there, will live to tell the story of how their journey from the days of bullock carts metamorphosed into Electric Vehicles (EVs). For now, let us dive straight in to see what Tata Motors’ latest Electric Vehicle offering is all about. After launching the Tata Nexon EV last year, Tata Motors, is back again with ...

RORR Away!

Founded by IITians, Dinkar Agrawal and Madhumita Agrawal, Oben Electric Vehicles Private Limited, which is inspired by German automotive engineering and design has started not just developing, designing but also manufacturing electric two-wheelers in-house. Madhumita Agrawal, Co-Founder & CEO Oben Electric Vehicles, Private Limited, tells TURN OF SPEED about their premium performance electric motorcycle, RORR, their choice of LFP (Lithium Ferro Phosphate) battery over the N...

Mahindra XUV400: The New Disruptor?

There’s a new arrival on the Indian EV scene – Mahindra XUV400 – and boy is it fast! We drove the XUV400 at MSPT (Mahindra SUV Proving Track), in Chennai, recently and were blown away by its scorching performance. Here’s what we think of Mahindra’s latest EV offering which is here to take on Hyundai Kona, MG ZS EV, and Tata Nexon EV… On the outside, one of the first things that you will notice are its dimensions. You’ll see that the XUV40...

Mercedes Benz EQB: Go for Rose Gold

Fads come and go but frankly, one fad that I didn’t really think much of, until only a few years back, when it arrived on the scene, was the colour, Rose Gold. However, this was before I saw an Italian manufacturer of fine writing instruments offering this pen in Rose Gold. Back then, this colour was aimed primarily at the Middle Eastern market. Last year, one of my favourite Japanese watchmakers offered a digital watch in Rose Gold. Fast forward to 2022. Now, the German car m...

Audi Q8 e-tron: Supercharge your Life!

You may remember our review of the e-tron 55 Quattro from July 2021 (If you haven't read it, you can do so by clicking on the link: https://www.turnofspeed.in/review/in-a-league-of-its-own.html) where we called the “intelligent” and “fully connected” SUV a “stellar offering” from Audi. Now, in 2023, the German carmaker has introduced the Q8 e-tron, and while there are only a few changes this time around, Audi, continues to bring something supe...

Tata Nexon EV MAX Review

Tata Motors' latest offering, the Tata Nexon EV MAX is here. What do we think of this new #Electric #Vehicle that comes with a bigger battery capacity and an improved driving range? Check out our video on @turnofspeed and let us know what you think of the new Tata Nexon EV in the comments section below.  

M_Hawk: Velusamy R Interview

Mr. Velusamy R, President, Automotive Technology & Product Development - M&M Ltd., talks to Rachna Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED, about the company's latest offering, the #Scorpio-N. The man responsible for #M&M's fabled #m_Hawk engine, he tells us about both the second generation m_Hawk engine as well as the m_Stallion engine doing duty on the new Scorpio-N. Besides, he also talks about the Scorpio-N's Design and Development, it's Connected Car Technology and ...

Mercedes AMG EQS 53 - First Look

We take a look at #mercedesbenz India's latest #electric offering, the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC which is built on their all electric EVA2 architecture. With a brilliant exterior design and intelligent interiors, the #amg EQS 53, is every performance enthusiast as well as digital geek's delight. And, it is also big on #sustainableluxury.

Mercedes Benz EQS 580 4MATIC: Numero Uno

#Rachna #Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED, gets you the full lowdown on the #mercedesbenz EQS 580 4MATIC EV. This #madeinindia #EV recently rolled out of the Mercedes-Benz #chakan plant in Pune, #india . This EV happens to be Mercedes-Benz's first locally manufactured EV and comes with a range of 857 kms. (ARAI certified). It is the most #aerodynamic production vehicle in the world and can be charged in just 15 minutes at a fast charging station. To learn more about the Mercedes-Benz ...

MG Comet: Driving The Future

MG Comet gives us a glimpse into the world of #EVs right here, right now. Could this be the beginning of what our cars in the not so distant future will look and drive like? @Rachna_Tyagi from @turnofspeed took it for a spin on the roads of Delhi and she sure thinks so. Watch the video #MG #Comet: Driving the #Future to know more about this #electric #hatch.

Honda Elevate: First Look

@HondaCarsIndia has just showcased their Global mid-size SUV - Elevate. #Honda #Elevate, which debuted in India, is the first SUV among 5 new premium SUVs which the company plans to launch in the country by 2030. Here's a first quick look at #HondaElevate by Rachna Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED, to give you an idea about what to expect on it, when it goes on sale in the coming months in India.

Honda Elevate: Are you ready to level up?

Honda Elevate, developed after extensive research, and based on the concept of the 'Urban Freestyler' is now here. (India). We drove it recently in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and were impressed by the urban SUV's road manners. Will the Honda Elevate take the Indian urban SUV market by storm? Watch our video review to learn more about the latest offering from Honda's stables. #hondaelevate #honda elevate #suv To watch the 'First Look' of the Honda Elevate, clic...

Indian Bridge Indian Car

Rachna Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED, takes the 'Made in India' Tata Harrier for a spin on India's longest sea bridge (21.8km), Atal Setu, and tells you all about what it is like driving on the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link and why the Harrier was the chosen car for this drive.  #AtalSetu, #MTHL, #AtalBihariVajpayeeSewriNhavaShevaAtalSetu, #IndiasLongestSeabridge, #SeabridgeIndia, #Sea #Bridge, For the latest Auto News, Reviews and Features, visit www.turnofspeed.in ...