Mirror, mirror on the wall which is the best electric car of them all?
E2O Plus (P8) vs E-Verito vs E-Supro
Now that India has an electric car in 3 distinct category (subcompact, mid-size and commercial) its time to see which car is best suited for you. This is because each car is targeted at… Continue reading →
“The board of directors of the company, in its meeting held on October 26, 2016, approved an investment of up to Rs 205 crore, in one or more tranches, for approximately 26-30% shareholding in Ather Energy Private Ltd,” Hero MotoCorp said in a BSE filing.
The strategic investment is subject to execution of definitive agreements and completion of certain conditions customary for a transaction of this nature.
Indian is surely blessed to have people like Ratan Tata… if there ever were sages who lived in India thousands of years ago…. they surely would have been like Ratan Tata and APJ Abdul Kalam who dedicated their entire life to pursue excellence.
Finally we have an EV that resembles a normal car in looks. Earlier our innovation was the Nano which hand almost no nose (bonnet)… then the E20 without or with a small rear… now finally we have a car that is “proportionate” or balanced in appearance and thus appealing to the eye.
150 lakh Ashok Leyland joke called Circuit… don’t know if they pulled the name right out of Munnabhai MBBS movie.
The things people do in the name of Electric vehicles, clean and green energy. Just like Kodak tried to stay in the game by meddling in copy machines Ashok Leyland tried to jump the curve by buying a electric bus company called Optare in the UK.
Any Indian company that invest in Europe has seen red… even if they are the top companies in the world. Be it Suzlon… be it Tata Motors… be it Tata Steel… be it Amtek Auto… all have seen losses and had to sell those investments… not because of economics but because of “gamesmanship” which is a new word for cheating.
Why would Indian company buy UK technology and try to sell it in India??!!?? Make the bus and try to sell in UK… they bloody well cannot do it so try the govt to buy their stuff…
If you are still gaging for the numbers its almost identical to what one hears about li-ion vehicles 120kms range, 3 hrs charging time 75kmph top speed. The bus can carry about 30 (sitting) to 60 passengers.
The bus will cost between 1.5 Crore to 3.5 Crore…
All I have to say is give one finger salute… _l_ for the visionaries and the makers of this vehicle.