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Ola S1 Air e-scooter launched at INR 79,999 (ESP). Range 101kms
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Ola S1 Air e-scooter launched at INR 79,999 (ESP). Range 101kms

Ola has launched its entry-level electric scooter, the S1 Air, at INR 79,999 (ESP) The S1 Air gets three riding modes – Eco, Normal and Sports. In Eco mode, it has a claimed range of 101km. This price tag of INR 79,999 (ex-showroom).is an introductory price and only available to those who reserve the scooter on or before October 24. The amount for reserving the scooter is Rs 999. According to the company, the purchase window for the S1 Air will open in February 2023 and deliveries will commence in early April. While the S1 is priced at INR 99,999 (ex-showroom), the S1 Pro costs INR 1,39,999 (ex-showroom).   The Ola S1 Air is equipped with a smaller 2.5kWh battery pack (0-100 percent home charge in 4 hours 30 minutes) and a hub-mounted motor making peak power of 4.5kW,...
Tata Tiago EV launched with 315km range. Prices start at INR 8.49 lakh
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Tata Tiago EV launched with 315km range. Prices start at INR 8.49 lakh

Tata Motors launched the Tiago EV at an introductory price of INR 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The top-of-the-line variant of the Tiago EV is priced at INR11.79 lakh (ex-showroom). The bookings for the Tiago EV will commence on October 10. The deliveries of the vehicle will commence next year in January. Tata Motors has reserved 2,000 units of the maiden 10,000 units of the Tiago EV, which will be offered at introductory prices, for the existing Nexon EV and Tigor EV owners. The new Tata Tiago EV is available with two different battery packs -- 19.2kWh and 24kWh. While the 19.2kWh variant gets a 3.3kW AC charging option, the 24kWh variant has 3.3kW AC and 7.2kW AC charging options. The 19.2kWh battery has a claimed MIDC range of 250km, while the larger battery gets a claimed MIDC range ...
ETO Motors to deploy Electric Autos in Delhi. To benefit 300 women
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ETO Motors to deploy Electric Autos in Delhi. To benefit 300 women

ETO Motors, India’s No. 1 EMaaS (Electric Mobility as a Service) company has planned to deploy electric autos as last-mile connectivity to commuters driven by women at the metro stations in Delhi from August 2022 onwards. ETO Motors has entered into an agreement with GMR Varalakshmi Foundation and MOWO (Moving Women), an NGO promoting safe mobility for women. MOWO will onboard and train women drivers for last-mile e-mobility services throughout the Delhi Metros. This initiative of ETO Motors aims to create sustainable income and enhancement opportunities for 300 women earners in the focus geography. After deploying e-ricksaws at various Metro stations in the national capital region, another feather in the company’s already illustrious cap has been the awarding of 300 permits ...
Tata Nexon EV Prime launched. Prices start from INR 14.99 lakh
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Tata Nexon EV Prime launched. Prices start from INR 14.99 lakh

Tata Motors Nexon EV has received an update. Dubbed the Nexon EV Prime, it is essentially a rebranded standard Nexon EV which receives new set of equipments from its pricier cousin, the Nexon EV Max. Prices start at at Rs 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The Nexon EV Prime retains the same design with blue inserts to emphasise its green intentions. The Tata Nexon EV Prime is powered by a 30.2kWh Lithium-Ion battery pack that produces 127bhp and 245 Nm of torque. According to the carmaker the vehicle is capable of accelerating from 0-100kmph in just 9.9 seconds. Also it comes in two drive modes including Drive and Sport. The Nexon EV Prime shares a lot of equipemnt features with the Nexon EV Max. The Nexon EV Prime comes loaded with Multi-Mode Regen, Automatic Brake Lamp Activation on...
Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) Stream 3-wheeler EV passenger launched
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Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) Stream 3-wheeler EV passenger launched

Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) launched of its first electric passenger 3-wheeler ‘Stream’, marking its entry into the electric passenger vehicle segment. The Omega Seiki Mobility Stream, e-Auto, is priced at INR 3.40 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) post govt. subsidy. It comes with a 10 kWh of battery pack that produces a massive 535 Nm of peak torque. This electric motor can also achieve a driving range of 110 km on a full charge. The OSM Stream is powered by lithium-ion battery pack that is IP65-rated- for dust and water protection. It comes with an independent transmission with gear adding up to the torque pulling heavy loads. OSM Stream can be charged through a 16A socket. The 3-wheeler is equipped with a gradeability of 10.2 degrees, thus, making it easy to climb the steep slo...
Mahindra e-Alfa Cargo launced at INR 1.44 lakh
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Mahindra e-Alfa Cargo launced at INR 1.44 lakh

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd, the electric vehicle manufacturing subsidiary of the Indian automaker- Mahindra Group has launchd a new three-wheeler called e-Alfa Cargo. This battery-powered cargo vehicle has been priced at a INR 1.44 lakh (ex-showroom). Mahindra claims that an owner of e-Alfa Cargo can save up to Rs 60 000.00 per year in fuel costs when compared with a diesel cargo 3-wheeler. E Alfa Cargo is powered by an electric motor with a peak power output of 1.5 kW while using the unique additional High Torque gear. It gets a dual-speed manual transmission with an integrated differential that ensures a good grade ability of 7 degrees. This powertrain returns a range of 80km on a single charge and a top speed of only 25kmph. Mahindra is offering an off-board 48 V/15 A char...
All-electric BMW iX SUV launched in India at INR 1.16 Crore
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All-electric BMW iX SUV launched in India at INR 1.16 Crore

The BMW iX all-electric SUV has been launched in India for a price of INR 1.16 Crore, (ex-showroom, India). The iX is BMW’s first electric vehicle in the country that comes via the CBU (completely built unit) route. It will be available in xDrive40 variant only for now. The xDrive40 gets a dual electric motor set-up with one motor on each axle, giving it all-wheel drive. The AWD controller distributes torque between the front and rear axles, depending on driving conditions. The all-wheel-drive green SUV produces a potent 326PS and 630Nm which makes for a sprint to 100kmph in just 6.1 seconds. It is packed with two batteries laid on the vehicle’s floor bed with a gross capacity of 76.6 kWh. BMW claims a range of up to 425 kilometres and it comes with three drive modes: Personal, Spor...
Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT launched in India starting at INR 1.79 crore
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Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT launched in India starting at INR 1.79 crore

Audi India has launched the Audi e-tron GT and Audi RS e-tron GT at INR 1.79 crore and INR 2.04 crore respectively. Prices are ex-showroom and the cars will be imported as a CBU. The e-tron GT uses two electric motors; one on each axle, with a combined output of 469 BHP and 630 Nm. It comes with an 'over-boost' function which bumps the output to 523 BHP. The RS version packs 590 BHP and 830 Nm. The rear motor is mated to a 2-speed transmission. The e-tron GT uses an 85 kWh battery that is said to provide a maximum range of 488 km on a single charge. The RS variant has a slightly lower range of 472 km on a single charge. The battery can be recharged from 5-80% in 9.5 hours using an 11 kW AC charger or in 5 hours 15 minutes using a 22 kW AC charger. A 270 kW DC charger can r...
Omega Seiki Mobility M1KA SCV unveiled with 250km range
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Omega Seiki Mobility M1KA SCV unveiled with 250km range

Omega Seiki Mobility has unveiled the country’s first-ever electric SCV (small commercial vehicle) the M1KA. The M1KA is the brand’s first attempt in the four-wheeled commercial vehicle space. The M1KA is equipped with a high-voltage electric powertrain, comprising a 90 kWh NMC battery pack and an electric motor with a peak torque of 347 Nm. The battery can be charged up in 4 hours using DC fast charging stations. Interestingly, The M1KA will come with a 5-speed manual gearbox to ensure there’s enough grunt at all times. The eSCV has a payload capacity of 2-tonnes. It is one of the highest figures in its class. The M1KA has a 6-leaf suspension on the front and a 7-leaf setup for the rear to support the payload and weight of the battery. The eSCV e comes with a large 10-feet l...
2022 Mercedes Benz EQB debuts as seven-seater EV
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2022 Mercedes Benz EQB debuts as seven-seater EV

The recently-launched Mercedes Benz EQS was a significant addition to the top rung of the brand’s EV lineup while the EQA entered the scene as a stepping stone to the marque. In a bid to expand their electric-car portfolio further, the Mercedes-Benz EQB debuts in China with seating for seven and a maximum power output of 288 hp. The Mercedes Benz EQB, as the name suggests, is the EV version of the rather square GLB SUV. The front fascia is updated to gel with the faces of its larger siblings. A large black panel replaces the grill while the headlamps flow into it from either side. The side profile is the same as that of the GLB while the rear gets a full-width tail lamp, again an EQ design feature. The interior is almost identical to its fossil fuel-powered twin. Three rows of se...
Piaggio launches Ape Electrik FX e-rickshaw and e-Xtra FX cargo
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Piaggio launches Ape Electrik FX e-rickshaw and e-Xtra FX cargo

Piaggio has launched the Ape Electrik FX range of electric 3-wheelers for cargo and passenger segments in India. The e-City FX is priced at Rs. 2.84 lakh, while the e-Xtra FX costs Rs. 3.12 lakh (ex-showroom, India excluding Kerala). The e-City FX comes with a 48-volt, 7.5 kWh lithium-ion battery that powers an electric motor that has an output of 7.3 BHP and 29 Nm. The battery offers a maximum range of 110 km on a single charge. The e-rickshaw can reach a top speed of 45 km/h. The e-Xtra FX comes with an 8 kWh lithium-ion battery that powers an electric motor that has an output of 12.8 BHP and 45 Nm. The cargo version has a maximum range of 90 km on a single charge and it has a similar top speed as the e-City. The e-Xtra FX comes with a 6 ft. loading bed with a payload capacity ...
Polarity Smart Bikes – pedal assisted e-bicycles launched
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Polarity Smart Bikes – pedal assisted e-bicycles launched

Pune-based electric two-wheeler manufacturer Polarity has launched not one but six new pedal-assisted e-bicycles in India, available at a starting price of Rs 38,000 (ex-showroom). They will be offered under the Sport and Executive range with prices ranging from Rs 38,000 to Rs 1.1 lakh (ex-showroom). While the basic underlay of both categories is the same, they do differ in terms of aesthetics and power output. Polarity Electric BikesPrices (ex-Showroom)E1K₹ 38,000E2K₹ 65,000E3K₹ 1.05 lakhS1K₹ 40,000S2K₹ 70,000S3K₹ 1.10 lakh These pedal-assisted bicycles sport different grades of electric motors, helping it achieve top-speed ranging from 40 kmph to 100 kmph. The launch comes at a time when there is growing interest from buyers for pedal-assisted electric bicycles. The...