Articles about Electric Vehicles

Rejecting Tesla's appeal, government says won't slash duties on EVs

03 Aug 2021

Rejecting Tesla's appeal, government says won't slash duties on EVs

Since 2018, American carmaker Tesla has repeatedly expressed interest in entering the Indian market. However, weeks after Tesla appealed to reduce taxes, the Indian government stated that it has no plans to slash import duties for electric vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz to go all electric by 2030; Vision EQXX teased

23 Jul 2021

Mercedes-Benz to go all electric by 2030; Vision EQXX teased

In a major announcement, luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has revealed an ambitious electrification strategy.

Renault to launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025

01 Jul 2021

Renault to launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025

At its recently-concluded 'Renault eWays' virtual event, French auto giant Renault has revealed its EV strategy to "offer competitive, sustainable and popular electric vehicles" in Europe and other markets.

Tata Motors to launch 10 EVs in India by 2025

29 Jun 2021

Tata Motors to launch 10 EVs in India by 2025

In a bid to boost sustainability, Tata Motors is planning to launch 10 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) across the commercial and passenger vehicle segments in India by 2025.

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Best electric vehicles you can currently buy in India

05 Jun 2021

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Best electric vehicles you can currently buy in India

With the increasing demand for electric mobility in India and petrol prices reaching sky-high, automakers are also expanding their focus and coming up with new battery-powered vehicles in the country.

Lifan announces E4 electric scooter in the Italian market

31 May 2021

Lifan announces E4 electric scooter in the Italian market

Chinese two-wheeler manufacturer Lifan has introduced a new E4 electric scooter in Italy with its main focus toward the young generation.

Tata Nexon EV leads electric car sales in April

15 May 2021

Tata Nexon EV leads electric car sales in April

Tata Nexon EV continues to be the best selling electric car in India. The battery-powered crossover has topped the sales charts for electric cars in the month of April.

Toyota to launch 15 new electric vehicles by 2025

13 May 2021

Toyota to launch 15 new electric vehicles by 2025

In line with its goal of carbon neutrality, Japanese automaker Toyota has announced that it will launch 15 new electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025.

Gordon Murray Group to invest £300 million on EV development

12 May 2021

Gordon Murray Group to invest £300 million on EV development

Gordon Murray Group has announced that it is planning to invest £300 million over the next five years to develop electric SUVs and delivery vehicles for carmakers. It will shift toward an all-electric supercar by 2030.

Renault announces EV-focused 'Nouvelle Vague' brand strategy; reveals new logo

07 May 2021

Renault announces EV-focused 'Nouvelle Vague' brand strategy; reveals new logo

Renault has adopted a new 'Nouvelle Vague' brand strategy. Its target is to maximize the number of electrified vehicles (EVs) by 2030.

BLive's journey building EV experiences through tourism and retail

23 Apr 2021

BLive's journey building EV experiences through tourism and retail

Samarth Kholkar is the co-founder of BLive, India's first electric vehicle (EV) experience platform.

Segway's Apex H2 hydrogen-powered motorcycle slated for production in 2023

16 Apr 2021

Segway's Apex H2 hydrogen-powered motorcycle slated for production in 2023

Ninebot-owned Segway recently unveiled the company's first hydrogen-electric hybrid motorcycle called the Apex H2. Interestingly, the motorcycle is slated to enter production in 2023.

Xiaomi's first EV will be priced under Rs. 35 lakh

07 Apr 2021

Xiaomi's first EV will be priced under Rs. 35 lakh

Xiaomi had recently announced its plan to make smart electric vehicles, and now we are getting some details about the tech giant's electrified ambitions.

Tesla customers double charged; Forced to seek help from banks

31 Mar 2021

Tesla customers double charged; Forced to seek help from banks

In a strange development, multiple Tesla customers have reported being charged twice for their new electric cars. Christopher Lee is one such customer who documented his ordeal in a YouTube video, where he was billed $56,579 twice for the Tesla Model Y.

Xiaomi to make smart electric vehicles, announces $10 billion investment

30 Mar 2021

Xiaomi to make smart electric vehicles, announces $10 billion investment

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has announced its entry into the automotive industry. According to an official filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the company will set up a "wholly-owned subsidiary" to commence and operate a new smart electric vehicle business.

Volkswagen Group's EV plans push market value toward $150 billion

18 Mar 2021

Volkswagen Group's EV plans push market value toward $150 billion

With a 9% surge in stock prices, Volkswagen's market value is staring at $150 billion as the world's second-largest automaker has shared details about its expansion in electric driving.

Volkswagen to develop six gigafactories, EV charging technology in Europe

17 Mar 2021

Volkswagen to develop six gigafactories, EV charging technology in Europe

At its 'Power Day' event, Volkswagen has shared the roadmap that it will follow to develop batteries and charging technology for electric vehicles.

Ola's factory will produce an electric scooter every two seconds

09 Mar 2021

Ola's factory will produce an electric scooter every two seconds

Not long after Ola Electric showed off teaser photos of its upcoming electric scooter, we have a glimpse of its massive electric vehicle factory. The manufacturing facility dedicated for electric vehicles is spread across 500 acres in the Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.

Flipkart mulls deployment of over 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030

25 Feb 2021

Flipkart mulls deployment of over 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030

Flipkart has announced that its city logistics fleet will comprise over 25,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. They shall be designed and assembled in India.

Ford to sell only all-electric cars in Europe by 2030

18 Feb 2021

Ford to sell only all-electric cars in Europe by 2030

In an attempt to beat CO2 emissions targets and circumvent imminent bans on fuel-guzzling vehicles in certain countries, Ford has announced that it will sell only electric cars in Europe by 2030.

Over 1,300 ZS EV cars sold in India in 2020

11 Feb 2021

Over 1,300 ZS EV cars sold in India in 2020

MG Motor's ZS EV has received an overwhelming market response in India. Since its launch in the country last year, the company has sold over 1,300 units of the battery-powered SUV.

All government cars to be electric in 6 months: Kejriwal

05 Feb 2021

All government cars to be electric in 6 months: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that all cars hired by his government will be electric in the next six months.

Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles

04 Feb 2021

Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday, launched the "Switch Delhi" campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city.

This made-in-India electric car promises a range of over 500km

05 Dec 2020

This made-in-India electric car promises a range of over 500km

Bengaluru-based Pravaig Dynamics has unveiled the 'Extinction MK1' electric car as its maiden offering in India. It is slated to be launched sometime in 2021 and will be initially available in Delhi and Bengaluru.

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

25 Nov 2020

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

20 Nov 2020

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the United Kingdom will be banned within a decade as part of a 10-point plan for a "green industrial revolution" in the country.

Evoke Urban Classic electric motorbike spotted in India, launch imminent

17 Nov 2020

Evoke Urban Classic electric motorbike spotted in India, launch imminent

Chinese automaker Evoke Motorcycles is gearing up to launch its Urban Classic electric motorcycle in India soon. In the latest development, the battery-powered two-wheeler has been spotted in the country, revealing its key details.

New-generation Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV spotted testing

17 Nov 2020

New-generation Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV spotted testing

Mercedes-Benz is working to launch the new-generation EQS SUV by the end of 2021 or early-2022. It will be based on the upcoming EQS sedan and will be a part of the extended S-Class family.

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

08 Oct 2020

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.

Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

21 Sep 2020

Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

American micro-mobility and ride-sharing company Bird has launched an affordable new electric scooter - Bird Air.

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

13 Sep 2020

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

24 Aug 2020

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

Okinawa has launched its much-anticipated R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 58,992.

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

11 Jul 2020

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

A new day, an old Elon Musk and a new hawkish claim!

Gemopai Miso mini electric scooter launched at Rs. 44,000

28 Jun 2020

Gemopai Miso mini electric scooter launched at Rs. 44,000

Gemopai Electric, a joint venture between Goreen E-Mobility and Opai Electric, has unveiled a mini electric scooter named Gemopai Miso at Rs. 44,000.

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

20 May 2020

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

To double down on the electric vehicles' market, leading automaker General Motors (GM) is working to bring million-mile batteries.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Hero Electric AE-47's launch postponed to 2021

18 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Hero Electric AE-47's launch postponed to 2021

Hero Electric has reportedly postponed the launch of its much-awaited fully-electric motorcycle, the AE-47, to next year i.e. 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Meet Czinger 21C, a 3D-printed hypercar (Priced at Rs. 18cr)

12 Mar 2020

Meet Czinger 21C, a 3D-printed hypercar (Priced at Rs. 18cr)

As automobiles continue to take a toll on the environment, American car manufacturer Czinger Vehicles is going green.

Auto Expo 2020: Meet ORA R1, world's most-affordable electric car

09 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Meet ORA R1, world's most-affordable electric car

Apart from the fuel-powered Haval SUV, Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has also attracted the visitors at the ongoing 2020 Auto Expo with its fully-electric ORA R1 electric car.

Auto Expo 2020: Kia Motors unveils all-electric Soul crossover

09 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Kia Motors unveils all-electric Soul crossover

South Korean automaker Kia Motors has showcased the Soul electric crossover at the ongoing Auto Expo event in Greater Noida.