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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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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."  

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 ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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-...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Pre-launch bookings for the new MINI Cooper S and the new all-electric MINI Countryman commence

MINI India has opened pre-launch bookings for the new MINI Cooper S and the new all-electric MINI Countryman. MINI India will launch the new MINI Cooper S and the new all-electric MINI Countryman on 24 July 2024. The new MINI Cooper S and the new all-electric MINI Countryman represent the new MINI family.  As a 3-door model in its fifth generation, the new MINI Cooper underscores the brand’s tradition with its hallmark MINI design and stands for urban driving fun. The new MIN...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

2W EVs: Take your pick

The Electric two-wheeler Vehicle segment, in the Indian market, has been growing steadily;  just look around and you’ll see the numerous electric scooter options out there. Here’s a look at what’s available if you’re in the market for one: 1. Ampere Nexus: Launched in May 2024, Ampere Nexus is presented in two variants namely ST and EX at prices of INR 1.10 lakh and INR 1.20 lakh, respectively. Both the aforementioned prices are introductory and ex-show...

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.  

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.