Mahindra to explore more partnerships for electric vehicle parts: CEO

Mahindra to explore more partnerships for electric vehicle parts: CEO

Mahindra signed a partnership agreement with Volkswagen last week. Davos, Switzerland: India’s Mahindra & Mahindra will be sourcing more components from other companies to boost its electric vehicle (EV) portfolio, its chief executive told Reuters. Anish Shah said Mahindra had over time focused on developing in-house EV components, but has now changed its strategy of…

65-year-old man seriously injured due to reverse mode glitch in Ola S1 Pro accident

65-year-old man seriously injured due to reverse mode glitch in Ola S1 Pro accident

A 65-year-old man has been seriously injured in an Ola S1 Pro accident in Jodhpur after catching full speed in reverse mode. The accident, which was one of a series of similar incidents reported in the recent past, has once again raised questions on user safety of the electric scooter that was launched in India…

Tata Nexon EV Max with Higher Battery Capacity and Range Launched in India

Tata Nexon EV Max with Higher Battery Capacity and Range Launched in India

Tata Motors on Wednesday expanded its electric vehicle range in the country with the launch of the Nexon EV Max, priced between Rs 17.74-19.24 lakh (ex-showroom). Equipped with a 40.5kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the Nexon EV Max delivers 33 percent more battery capacity than the Nexon EV, an ARAI certified range of 437 km (under…

Electric vehicle battery explodes during charging in Telangana, no casualties

Electric vehicle battery explodes during charging in Telangana, no casualties

An explosion occurred while charging an electric two-wheeler in Ramadugu mandal of Karimnagar district here, though no one was injured in the incident, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday night in Ramchandrapur village when the electric vehicle owner kept the two-wheeler outside his house for charging, when its battery suddenly exploded,…

Planning to penalize companies after EV scooter catches fire: Nitin Gadkari

Planning to penalize companies after EV scooter catches fire: Nitin Gadkari

There have been cases of fire in e-scooters including e-scooters made by Ola, raising safety concerns. New Delhi: India plans to impose heavy fines and withdraw mandates if electric vehicle (EV) companies find negligence as part of new “quality-focused” regulations, the country’s transport minister said after a fire linked to e-scooters. making. Meanwhile, companies can…

Okinawa clarifies cause of dealership fire, denies link with electric scooter

Okinawa clarifies cause of dealership fire, denies link with electric scooter

A fire broke out at a dealership of electric scooter maker Okinawa Autotech in Tamil Nadu on Saturday. The company has now clarified that the incident, which was seen in a video shared online, was “due to an electric short circuit” in the building and had nothing to do with the electric scooter being stored…

Maruti Suzuki to launch multiple electric vehicle models in India in 2025

Maruti Suzuki to launch multiple electric vehicle models in India in 2025

According to the company’s new Managing Director and CEO Hisashi Takuchi, the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki will launch multiple electric vehicle models in India to catch up with the competitors and become the segment leader. The company, which is planning to launch its first EV model in 2025, plans to produce EVs from its…

Hero Electric partners with Electricpay for charging infrastructure

Hero Electric partners with Electricpay for charging infrastructure

Hero Electric on Tuesday said it has joined hands with EV charging platform ElectricPay to set up charging points across India for its customers. Hero Electric riders need to access ElectricPay’s charging network for support. Charging points will be set up in residential complexes, offices, malls and other establishments. This alliance will help strengthen the…

Electric vehicle retail sales in India tripled in FY12: FADA

Electric vehicle retail sales in India tripled in FY12: FADA

Electric vehicle retail sales in the country saw a more than three-fold increase in two-wheeler sales in the last fiscal, according to data compiled by automobile dealers’ body FADA. The industry body said that total electric vehicle (EV) sales reached 4,29,217 units in 2021-22, more than three times from 1,34,821 units in FY 2020-21. Total…