Tag Archives: Electric

Future Belongs to Electric Vehicles: UP Transport Minister

Uttar Pradesh transport minister Swatantradev Singh on Sunday said electric vehicles are the need of the hour and the future belongs to them. “Electric vehicles have many advantages. Less consumption of diesel and petrol will not only reduce pollution, but it will also save foreign currency which is used to import the fuel,” Singh said at a session on electric ... Read More »

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Unveiled

Harley-Davidson has unveiled the production version of its first electric cruiser and it is expected to go on sale in 2020. The Harley-Davidson LiveWire made its debut as a concept at the EICMA 2018 motorcycle show and at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2019, the American motorcycle maker had announced that it will take pre-orders for its first electric model. Harley-Davidson intends ... Read More »

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

BROMPTON ELECTRIC BIKE REVIEW: REMARKABLY PRACTICAL

Brompton makes divisive bikes. The aesthetic of the company’s miniature folding bicycles is best defined as Raspberry Pi meets Google Cardboard, appealing to a sense of nerdy utility, not emotion. Bromptons are revered and reviled with equal vigor, and the company’s first electric bike — launching in the US this week — will only intensify that. Every e-bike designer struggles with ... Read More »

Revolt RV400: 5 Things Which Make It An Exciting Electric Bike

The Revolt RV400 is the first electric motorcycle from Revolt Motors, an electric vehicle start-up headquartered in Gurugram. Revolt Motors is founded by Rahul Sharma, former co-founder of Micromax Informatics. The Revolt RV400 is an entry-level commuter electric motorcycle which will have several unique features, and will be the first electric motorcycle with artificial intelligence, synthesised sounds and a swappable ... Read More »

China electric car firm Faraday Future says obtains $225 mn in bridge financing

SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicledeveloper Faraday Future said on Tuesday that it had obtained up to $225 million in bridge financing from a U.S. merchant bank to allow it to complete the development of its flagship FF91 model. Faraday, which has ambitions to overtake Tesla Inc, said in November that it was exploring strategic options, including debt and equity financing, amid a legal fight with Evergrande ... Read More »

Lotus’s First All-New Car in a Decade Will Be an Electric Hypercar

Colin Chapman’s legacy is legendary, as is that of the marque he founded, Lotus. To call the two influential in the history of motorsports and sports cars is to grossly understate the matter. But, for the past couple decades (or three), small but spirited Lotus has struggled to move that legacy forward in a world of increasingly complex technologies. That’s ... Read More »

Geneva motor show: Brexit, electric cars and luxury dominate agenda

 The 89th Geneva motor show. Photograph: Robert Hradil/Getty Images Carmakers gathering at the annual Geneva motor show this week were hoping the Alpine spring air and customary launches of new models would be a springboard for an industry fightback. Some of the world’s largest manufacturers have stumbled in the past 12 months, with sales under pressure on various fronts, particularly ... Read More »

Tata Motors To Showcase New Electric Car At 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Tata Motors is exploring partnerships and business models to deliver mobility as a service in the electric mobility business, a top company official told PTI. Tata Motors is discussing with different other companies who have expertise in different spaces, where it can create bilateral win-win opportunities. We had already told you that the company had bagged a tender from the Energy Efficient ... Read More »

CES 2019: Novus Electric Motorcycle Unveiled

German electric motorcycle company Novus has unveiled a new electric motorcycle at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas. The bike looks like a cross between a bicycle and a moped, with skinny wheels and tyres and no lights, or number plate. The electric bike has one of the most innovative carbon fibre frames ever seen on a production ... Read More »