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Bajaj Auto to develop low-cost electric scooter for start-up Yulu

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2020

Using its local expertise, Bajaj Auto will offer a more affordable alternative to startup Yulu against Chinese electric two-wheelers. It has started to develop single-seater, low-power electric scooters with a price tag of around Rs 30,000-35,000, a top official at Yulu said...

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Greaves revs up e-mobility business as electric two- and three-wheeler sales hit top gear

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2020

Greaves Cotton plans new products, network expansion and other initiatives to strengthen its electric mobility business with growing sales of its electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers. For the December 2019 quarter, electric two-wheeler sales grew 22 per cent at 4,944...

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Mahle develops IPM Motor for 2W, 3W EVs in India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2020

Automotive parts supplier Mahle has devloped a low voltage IPM Motor designed to operate on a variety of small electric vehicles, especially electric 2- and 3-wheelers. Mahle recently increased its stake in its former 50:50 Joint Venture Mahle Electric Drives India (MEDI) to...

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Honda to start testing electric two-wheeler in India in 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2020

Honda, India's second-largest two-wheeler maker, may finally jump onto the electric vehicle bandwagon as it prepares to take consumer feedback on a test vehicle later in the year.

The Japanese giant is the only scooter and motorcycle making company that was yet to firm...

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Electric 2-wheeler makers learning to survive without subsidy: SMEV

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

Mass segment electric two-wheeler makers are learning to "live without government support" as FAME II scheme to promote electric mobility has not met its objective, according to industry body SMEV. The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicle (SMEV) said after getting a "...

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Auto industry yet to submit study to Niti Aayog on EV transition

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

The automobile industry is yet to submit its report on road map to transition two- and three-wheelers to full electric vehicles, according to a senior government official. At a meeting with industry representatives in June last year, the Niti Aayog had asked the industry to...

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Hero Electric delays Rs 700 cr investment by a yr after failure of FAME II

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

Leading electric two-wheeler maker Hero Electric has put on hold investment of up to Rs 700 crore by a year with the sector taking a nosedive as FAME II, scheme aimed to promote electric vehicles, has failed to deliver, according to a top company official. Calling for a...

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Government plans major push for electric vehicles in Punjab

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2019

To give greener, non-polluting vehicles a push, the Punjab government has decided exempt battery-operated vehicles — both private and commercial — from paying registration and permit fee, besides offering other financial benefits. As per the draft of the ‘Punjab Electric...

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Delhi cabinet approves policy on electric vehicles to curb pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2019

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government on Monday approved a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) with a focus on two-wheelers, shared transport vehicles, and commercial vehicles to lead the change to electric mobility, at a time when the state is grappling with severe...

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DAO plans to launch electric two-wheelers in Hyderabad

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, DAO EVTech, is all set to launch its operations in India by February 2020. The company has started assembling electric two-wheelers at its leased factory in Hyderabad and will start rolling out the vehicles by February. However, 2020-end...

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