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Covid-19 impact: How EV industry is coping with the lockdown?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 30, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has put brakes on the country’s manufacturing with the 21-days complete lockdown across the nation. The coronavirus pandemic is having an unanticipated impact on every sector due to disruption in the supply chain and production. For the electric...

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Tamil Nadu to get 4,000-acre e-vehicle park

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

Five months after rolling out its electric-vehicles policy, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it will set up an exclusive industrial park for manufacture and assembly of e-vehicles. While government officials are tight lipped about the location of the park, land...

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Ather 450X becomes a nationwide hit; scooter company to foray into Ahmedabad, Kochi, Coimbatore & Kolkata

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2020

Ather Energy is in big demand. Ather recently confirmed its entry into 4 new cities beyond Bangalore and Chennai at the time of launch of the Ather 450X. Now with high demand pouring in from other cities, Ather has further confirmed its entry into 4 new markets. In January,...

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Ather Energy to look beyond 2-wheelers in 5 years

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2020

Bengaluru-based electric scooter manufacturing start-up Ather Energy is considering expanding beyond the two-wheeler space that it currently operates in, in the next 4-5 years, said the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer, Tarun Mehta. It is looking at raising...

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Ather Energy gets patent for light-weight charging connector for EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2020

Electric two-wheeler firm Ather Energy has received patent for an ergonomic, light-weight and compact charging connector to suit small electric vehicles and power banks. According to the company filing with the patent office, the connector will have a charging socket mounted...

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Ather Energy teases its next scooter 450X, bookings open

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

Ather Energy has teased its next electric scooter in India, the 450X. The upcoming scooter will be based on the Ather 450 e-scooter. While the company has not revealed the details of the model, it has started receiving bookings for the 450X. The company has also informed that...

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Automaker Ather plans to ramp up ops, expand Ather Space, Ather Grid

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

Auto-maker Ather, which has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tamil Nadu government to build a new factory, on Saturday said it was moving to the next phase of its growth to scale up its operations across the country. As part of its expansion plan, the auto-...

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Ather Energy to set up EV, lithium-ion battery plant in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Ather Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tamil Nadu government to set up an electric vehicle and lithium ion battery manufacturing facility in Hosur, which is close to Bengaluru. The new facility will come up in an area of 400,000 sq ft. Ather Energy has...

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Chennai Gets Charged Up With Ather e-Scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Electric mobility is spreading fast, and the latest manifestation of this is the first batch of Ather Energy’s 450 e-scooter being delivered to customers in Chennai. The Bengaluru-based manufacturer will be delivering nearly 100 scooters this week. The company will also be...

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Ather Energy raises $51 mn from Hero MotoCorp, Innoven Capital and Sachin Bansal

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

Ather Energy, an electric scooter manufacturing startup, on Monday raised funds to the tune of $51 million, which would be used for setting up a new manufacturing capacity, research and...

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