EP 22 | Making EVs Mainstream | Sunfuel Electric | Gul PANAG & Sudhir NAYAK

In this episode we go back to the charging infrastructure sector and speak to a unique new startup charge point operator co-founded by a team of people who bring a myriad of experience from the consulting, advertising, manufacturing and even the film industry. The one thing that this team has in common is a passion […]

The Draft Policy Proposed By The NITI Aayog Seeks To Standardize Battery Swapping

‘The draft plan, issued by the government think tank NITI Aayog, attempts to accelerate the spread of battery swapping as a service in the Indian market.’  Niti Aayog announced the first iteration of the Battery Swapping Policy 2022 in order to increase interoperability and push for quicker adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in the two-wheeler […]

Ola Electric Scooter Catches Fire in Pune, Probe Underway

Fire breaks out on an Ola S1 pro electric scooter. The company states it will take all necessary precautions to fix it. An Ola S1 pro electric scooter was spotted on fire in the Lohegaon region of Pune, as per a video that went popular on social media. The scooter is seen sitting on the side […]

EP 20 | Electrifying Indian Highways| Kartikey Hariyani | Chargezone

Unlike ICE vehicles, where the ecosystem was built over the last 100 years, the Electric Vehicle sector is still waiting for all parts of the ecosystem to talk to each other. Until that happens EV drivers and fleet owners will not have a seamless mobility experience. We often hear of the concept of range anxiety, […]

Ford India might return to manufacture as an EV maker under the PLI scheme

Energizing India News, 16th Feb ’22 Under the government’s PLI incentive program, Ford might be able to manufacture EVs at one of its Indian plants.  Only six months after Ford India shut down local manufacturing, we now have word that the American conglomerate may be able to resume production here, having been granted a license […]

E18 | Is this the right time to move from ICE vehicles to EVs? | Rajeev CHABA | MG Motor India

Post COP26 most major economies have set themselves aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with many releasing objectives to achieve zero-emission mobility through battery-electric and hydrogen mobility within this decade. Even the big oil companies are jumping on to surf this new energy wave. Notice how French oil company Total subtly changed its name […]

What is the deal with EVs catching fire? And why should you care?

Energizing India Blog, 30th Dec ’21 “Safety of E-Scooters continues to make headlines as EV fire claims its first life in India”  For years, the idea of electric vehicles ruling our highways seemed like a far-fetched dream. However, electric vehicles (EVs) are now in high demand worldwide, and their popularity is only expected to grow in the coming years. […]

E17 | What does it take to build India’s most electrified state for zero-emission mobility | K.R. JYOTHILAL IAS

Today our show meets someone very interesting as we feature a senior policymaker and regulator for the transport sector in one of India’s most progressive states, Kerala. In this very engaging conversation, we cover how the great CORONA lockdowns impacted mobility and the economy of the state. We also discuss why Kerala has some of […]

Tata Motors Celebrates its 10,000th Electric Vehicle Customer.

Energizing India News, 28 Sep 21′ Tata Motors has reached a new milestone by enrolling its 10,000th electric vehicle customer, making it the first and only carmaker in India to do so. Early adopters have driven the first 10,000 electric vehicles, which, according to Tata Motors, will pave the path for EVs to become mainstream. […]

Toyota to invest $13.5B to develop EV battery tech by 2030.

Energizing India News, 14 Sep 21′ Toyota Motor Corp said it expects to spend more than $13.5 Billion by 2030 to develop batteries and its battery supply system – a bid to lead in the key automotive technology over the next decade.  The world’s largest automaker by volume, which pioneered hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles with the […]