Category: EV and Hybrid News

  • Tesla Maintenance Cost: How Much It Will Cost You

    Tesla Maintenance Cost: How Much It Will Cost You

    With the fast-paced increase in technological advancements, the motor industry is gradually shifting from traditional combustion vehicles to automated electric vehicles. As a result, electric self-driving vehicles are the blueprint for the automotive industry, with Tesla being the most appealing brand to many motorists. But coupled with all the sophisticated technology, how much will it […]

  • Most Popular Electric Motorcycles This Year

    Most Popular Electric Motorcycles This Year

    What are electric motorcycles? Electric motorcycles have gained much popularity over the last few years, but what exactly are they? As the name suggests, electric motorcycles are similar to traditional motorcycles, the difference being that electric motorcycles use fuel cells or batteries instead of gas. If an electric motorcycle runs on batteries the bike usually […]

  • Bajaj Chetak | ₹ 1 Lakh

    Bajaj Chetak | ₹ 1 Lakh

    The Bajaj Chetak comes back with an all-new twist- it’s electric! The modern rendition of this classic scooter is available in two variants – Urbane and Premium. Here are more details on price and colours: Variant Price Bajaj Chetak Urbane ₹ 1,00,000 Bajaj Chetak Premium ₹ 1,15,000 Available Colours Velluto RussoHazelnutIndigo MetallicBrooklyn BlackCyber WhiteCitrus Rush […]

  • Swift Hybrid 48.2 kmpl [’15] to 32 kmpl [’20] to Electric [‘??]

    Swift Hybrid 48.2 kmpl [’15] to 32 kmpl [’20] to Electric [‘??]

    Maruti Suzuki– India’s largest car manufacturer doesn’t seem to be in any pressure to create an electric car. Their much talked about Electric WagonR won’t come out this year, and any trials and testing have been severely dented by the lockdown. In an interview with Economic Times, Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R C Bhargava pegged […]

  • Hero Electric Bike [AE47] coming in 2021. Priced above 1 lakhs!

    Hero Electric Bike [AE47] coming in 2021. Priced above 1 lakhs!

    Hero Electric showcased their AE-47at this year’s Auto Expo. The company expects to launch the bike next year under a new name and hopefully, with slightly better design and specs. Hero Electric bike: It is not Hero Motocorp! ‘Hero Electric’ is not part of Hero MotorCorp but is still under the larger Munjal Family Group. […]

  • Premier Electric Hatchback & Force Electric SUV – Thoughts?

    Premier Electric Hatchback & Force Electric SUV – Thoughts?

    The other day I was writing about how Honda and GM are working together to make two new electric vehicles and the realization struck- we in India are not doing nearly enough! There have been promising developments in the electric two-wheeler segment but cars, for a variety of reasons, have been neglected. This is surprising […]

  • Okinawa ‘Oki100’ electric bike: Launch, range and more

    Okinawa ‘Oki100’ electric bike: Launch, range and more

    Last year, Gurugram-based Electric two-wheeler maker ‘Okinawa’ expressed their intent to make an electric motorcycle. They had a promising start with electric scooters and were thus keen on expanding to other segments as well. Okinawa’s first electric bike is likely to be called ‘Oki100’ – named after the bike they showcased in 2018, but with […]

  • Is DC2’s hideous E Amby a marketing trick?

    Is DC2’s hideous E Amby a marketing trick?

    Who is designing cars for DC Designs or rather DC2 nowadays? what do they expect with a car like this? Do they think that this is the new Cybertruck or something? DC2’s rendition of an ‘Electric Ambassador’ utterly disappoints in every aspect. Even worse, they are calling it the ‘eAmby’- officially, in their Facebook handle […]

  • Evoke Electric bikes in India- Plans for a 150cc first, ‘6061’ later?

    Evoke Electric bikes in India- Plans for a 150cc first, ‘6061’ later?

    Last year, Beijing-based electric motorcycle manufacturer ‘Evoke’ was in the news for their elaborate ‘electric bike’ plans for India. A new decade was approaching and the market as a whole was favorable. However, things didn’t turn out so well and with a pandemic going around, most of these plans seem to have been put on […]

  • Revolt RV400 & RV300: All-included pricing strategy | More cities to be added

    Revolt RV400 & RV300: All-included pricing strategy | More cities to be added

    Revolt Motors- claimed to be India’s first AI-enabled electric motorcycle startup, is currently running an innovative ‘MaaS – Motorcycle as a Service‘ subscription pricing strategy. They call it ‘My Revolt Pricing’ or ‘MRP’ for short- where costumers pay Rs. 2,999/- or Rs. 3,999/- per month for 37 months, getting all-inclusive benefits like insurance, free-service, and […]

  • Revolt RV400 – India’s AI-Electric revolution under $1500

    Revolt RV400 – India’s AI-Electric revolution under $1500

    We already seen manufactures like Tesla and Rivian jazzing-up the US four-wheeler space but far from home, in India, there’s a different kind of electric revolution happening. As one of the largest producer and consumer of motorcycles, India was always the prime candidate for electric motorcycles but like everywhere else in the world, failed to […]

  • Images:  Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept

    Images: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept

    Infinity has revealed the QX inspiration electric crossover at the ongoing 2019 Detroit Auto Show.  It is 183 inches (4,650 mm) long and has a very spacious Japanese-themed interior. Much of the cabin has been moved forward, courtesy of the lack of a big engine at front. For the same reasons, engineers had more flexibility […]