Monthly Archives: January 2016

Why Gogoro Electric Scooter is a Joke!

Gogoro is a scooter that travels 100km IF…IF…. IF driven at 25kms speed and possibly 50kms if driven at higher speed. It has battery you cannot charge at home or anywhere at all… if you want to charge it then you got to take it to the charging station… for which you have to drive to the nearest charging station to swap the batteries… The Scooter itself is so short and small that only 1 adult can sit on the scooter. But in its website it keeps talking about “carrying another passenger”…wonder where? On your lap or your shoulder? Which is why of all the thousands of images of the scooter very few is there of the scooter with side view like below… even in this the rider has been pushed to the front and his knees is touching the front part of the bike.To go through all this torture you have to shell out…

Gogoro is an expensive 1 person scooter!

Gogoro is an expensive 1 person scooter! CNG vehicles have equivalent running cost as electric vehicles without the higher initial cost of the Electric Vehicles!!!

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ARAI, Sarabhai Space Centre to develop car batteries

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) and Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) are to collaborate to develop a battery for passenger cars using technology which is used to make batteries for space vehicles.

ARAI will develop and test the batteries for use in electric and hybrid electric vehicles and offer the technology to manufacturers for mass production. This will significantly cut their cost, ARAI Director Rashmi Urdhwareshe said. She was speaking to reporters at the golden jubilee celebrations of the research organisation.

The focus of the research will be to develop technology in EV/HEV applications for Indian automotive industry and… Continue reading

CNG Karoo Kya?

CNG Karoo Kya?… Haan…jaldi karo bhai… fayda hi fayda hai!

CNG V/s Diesel/Petrol

What are the advantages of CNG as Automotive fuel?

  1. Low operational cost
  2. Environment friendly
  3. Adulteration free
  4. Increased life of lubricating oils
  5. high auto-ignition temperature of 540 C

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The Year that was 2015 !

Wow!!!…What a year it was… Year 2015!

PlugInCaroo managed to press out about 100 blogs through the year at a rate of 1 Blog every 3 days!!! Blogs mostly based on Electric Vehicles, Solar & Wind Energy, CNG & BioGas Fuels.

Year 2015's Popular Blogs

Year 2015’s Popular Blogs

No any Electric Vehicles were launched in the market in-spite of tall promises by many companies. The best electric two wheeler & best electric car titles are still held unconquered by… Continue reading