Tata Motors rolls out  its 50,000th Electric Vehicle 

Tata Motors commemorates a significant EV production milestone in India.  Tata Motors’ electric vehicle lineup in India helped the company reach the 50,000-unit production mark. The automaker currently offers four electric vehicles (EVs) on the market: the Nexon EV, Tigor EV, fleet-only XPres-T EV, and the recently introduced Tiago EV.  The company sold 15,518 units […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Battery Swapping A Viable Solution for India?

The automotive industry is going through a revolution. India has already established aggressive emission reduction objectives, and the vehicle sector is one critical area where emissions can be dramatically reduced. As EV adoption increases, the attention is shifting to building the infrastructure, such as charging as well as battery swapping stations. It’s clear after the […]

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 […]