What Happened With Tesla India?
That distant buzz is the sound of the race to electrification, which is changing for the better. But what about the participants who desire to enter the race but face a roadblock? India is one of the world’s major automotive markets and has long been a market of interest for global car manufacturers looking to […]
EP 28 | Uncovering India’s Clean Energy Transition | Preeti Bajaj | Luminous Power Technologies
So far, our program has focused relentlessly on the clean mobility sector in India. So, for this episode, we decide to take a break and concentrate on the clean energy sector in India instead. Today, we feature a conversation with the CEO one of Schneider Electric’s companies in India which proved incredibly refreshing, not only […]
Mahindra & Mahindra partners with Charge+Zone to set up EV Charging Infrastructure
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure firm CHARGE+ZONE and Mahindra & Mahindra announced a partnership to set up a charging network to support the latter’s electric SUVs. The two partners will explore the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of DC fast chargers at various locations, the two companies said in a joint statement. The locations would include owned and rented sites, […]
EP 27 | Concluding the Chicken & Egg story? | Awadesh JHA | Fortum Charge & Drive India
This episode proved very interesting as we returned to the charge Point operations sector to speak to one of Europe’s largest CPOs, Fortum. Following its successful domination of the European market, the company is focusing on expanding its network in India, the world’s fourth-largest automobile market. Fortum is among those who believe that infrastructure is […]
Public Charging And EV Uptake In Tamil Nadu Maybe Hindered By A New Tariff Order
The Ministry of Power recommended all regulators and State DISCOMs to exclude charging stations from fixed demand costs until 2025 in its January 2022 recommendations. The state of Tamil Nadu, on the other hand, might experience difficulties because of the new tariff order. Tamil Nadu has been at the forefront of attracting investments in the […]
Tata Motors Introduces a 10,000$ EV!
Tata Motors has finally released its smallest electric vehicle in India, the Tiago EV. The all-electric hatchback is priced starting at Rs 8.49 lakh and rising all the way up to Rs 11.79 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom). This makes it the cheapest electric vehicle on the Indian market. Examine the Tiago EV’s price by version […]
EP 26 | Electrifying South India | Karthikeyan Palanisamy | Zeon Charging
Today we speak with one of the most interesting startups started in South India. A fast-growing charge point operations company, in fact, given to its pace of growth, the company can perhaps no longer be called a startup. Zeon Charging is rapidly building the infrastructure needed to enable the EV Revolution in India. We speak […]
Ola Electric Shifts Gears, Making A Striking U-Turn In Its Electrification Sprint!
Taking a U-turn on its whole strategy in the electrification race, Ola Electric is now intending to open over 200 experience centers throughout India by the first quarter of 2023, with a restructuring of their organization. Ola Electric is expanding its present digital-only sales approach for the S1 electric scooters and plans to create over […]
E-scooters will account for 5% of the two-wheeler market in FY23: Greaves Electric Mobility
Greaves Electric Mobility anticipates that sales of electric scooters would increase to 700,000 units in FY23, up from 250,000 units in FY22. Greaves Electric Mobility (GEM), which sells the Ampere brand of electric scooters, forecasts that the tipping point for converting ICE scooters to electric scooters would be achieved in FY23, accounting for 4-5 percent […]
EP 25 | Decoding China’s Dominance on EVs Globally | The Economist | Vijay VAITHEESWARAN
Vijay VAITHEESWARAN, Global Energy & Climate Innovation Editor, of The Economist, London magazine was traveling through India to work on an article featuring the green hydrogen sector in India. We took the opportunity to have him on our podcast on a whistle stop visit to learn about the electric mobility sector in the US and […]