Posts Tagged: Electric Vehicles in India

EVRE to provide charging for electric fruit and vegetable vending carts in India

Indian charging provider EVRE will soon be rolling out charging solutions for retailer FreshWorld’s electric fruit and vegetable vending carts in Bengaluru, India. FreshWorld is a startup that offers a farm-to-home concept, selling fruits and vegetables in a distinctive street vending format using battery-operated carts. The company owns and operates a large EV fleet for… Read more »

Tesla gets 4 models certified in India, could enter market soon

India’s Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has tested four Tesla models and certified them to be roadworthy. “The tests ensure the vehicle matches the requirements of the Indian market in terms of emission and safety and road worthiness,” states the ministry. The models tested appear to be variants of Models 3 and Y. Tesla… Read more »

Ola Hypercharger Network to offer 100,000 charging points for two-wheel EVs across India

Ola Electric runs a major ride-hailing platform that operates on 3 continents, and it will soon be manufacturing 2-wheeled EVs at its Futurefactory in Tamil Nadu, India. Now the company has revealed plans to provide charging for its upcoming Ola Scooter and other vehicles through the new Ola Hypercharger Network. Ola says its Hypercharger Network… Read more »

Octillion celebrates 100,000 EVs on the road with its batteries, 2 billion km driven

Octillion Power Systems, a Tier 1 supplier of energy storage systems for electric cars, trucks, and buses, has operations in the US, India and China. In India, the company has shipped more than 600 buses worth of batteries. In the US, Octillion supplies batteries to commercial fleet powertrain manufacturer Lightning Systems and other commercial OEMs…. Read more »

Seven new EVs to be launched in Indian market in 2020

Most of the EV headlines tend to focus on California, China and Europe, but the electromobility revolution is quietly gathering momentum in India, a potentially enormous market where the government has proposed substantial EV incentives. At the 2020 Auto Expo, which is to be held in February in Greater Noida, no less than seven new… Read more »

Tritium to provide DC fast chargers to Tata AutoComp for EVs in India

Indian automotive supplier Tata AutoComp Systems has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tritium, an Australian provider of EV chargers. Tritium’s DC fast chargers will soon be available for Indian EVs. “The MoU ensures Tata AutoComp remains at the forefront of innovation in India, as the nation adopts the FAME India [Faster Adoption and Manufacture… Read more »

Indian Power Minister proposes a way to electrify the country’s entire auto fleet by 2030

The Indian government is working on a scheme that would offer EVs to consumers with no down payment, to be paid for out of the fuel savings. The aim is to electrify the country’s entire auto fleet by 2030. At a recent press event, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that a working group including the… Read more »

India investigates VW diesels, launches incentive scheme for EVs

The dark cloud from Volkswagen’s diesel debacle is spreading around the world. India’s Heavy Industries Ministry ordered an independent investigation, which led to the recall of 323,000 VW vehicles in India (via The Times of India). The ministry says it plans to to start testing all on-road diesel vehicles in the country to see if they… Read more »

Indian government launches major EV incentive program

India’s government has announced a goal of putting 6-7 million electric and hybrid vehicles on the road by 2020, and proposes to invest an estimated 14,000 crore ($2.2 billion) over a period of 5 years in subsidies and other incentives. The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) program will… Read more »

Nissan LEAF headed for India, government rolls out subsidies

Nissan is aiming to bring the LEAF to India and is considering a collaboration with local manufacturers to provide charging infrastructure. “We are actively looking at the Leaf for India….I think there is a lot of potential for that car here,” said Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer. “There is no doubt electric cars are… Read more »