Category Archives: Electric cars

Centre plans Rs 9,000 crore incentives for Electric Vehicles

The draft policy formulated by the government has proposed:

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  • Incentives of up to Rs 2.5 lakh to those scrapping old petrol- or diesel-fired vehicles.
  • Rs 1,000 crore spending is planned to set up charging stations across the country.
  • Buyers of … Continue reading
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Ola Mission: Electric-10,000 EV in 12 mths!

Ola the market leader in App based ride hailing in India is increasing the stakes! The company has taken up the cause of the country to put in place a million Electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2021.

Ola-Largest EV fleet operator in the World

Ola – Largest EV fleet operator in the World

Step1 – 10,000 EVs by 2019

Step2 – 10,00,000 EVs by 2021

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NITI Aayog proposes Zero Permits for EVs!

In a major push for EVs NITI Aayog has proposed to do away with all permits for Electric Vehicles. NITI Aayog suggest Electric vehicles are largely environment-friendly and thus should be promoted more actively by the government. This if implemented would be a major positive move in India since the independence of the country.

Zero Permits for EVs.pngWe at PlugInCaroo feel that this will not only promote electric vehicles but also improve (GREATLY) the ease of doing business building Electric Vehicles in India… especially for start-ups in India. Those companies… Continue reading

Small helpless EVs or Self Powered EVs?

Never understood the fact why people make small EVs that can never charge itself and have to depend on the grid to charge itself… in a country where 60% of the population don’t have access to 24×7 electricity. Then say these things are not selling!

Or consider if there is war or emergency and the grid is down… how will millions of the then (year 2050) existing electric vehicles recharge?

On the other hand making the vehicle bigger can allow the vehicle to carry solar panels on the roof to charge itself and also protect the driver, battery and passengers in case of a crash. Bigger the vehicle safer it is in a crash. Always in a crash… the bigger vehicle wins!

 

Bigger EV can have… Continue reading

Electric cars @ Auto show 2018 – Delhi

Electric vehicles from Mahindra eKUV, Mahindra Udo, Mahindra Atom, Tata Tiago EV, Tata Tigor EV, Tata Magic EV & Tata Iris EV were showcased at the Autoshow 2018 – Delhi.

Mahindra eKUV (electric)

Checkout the other 6 below…

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KUV100 Electric Car – 2018

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Mahindra finally seems to have woken up!

Mahindra has promised to release ALL of its SUVs with an Electric variant.. starting with KUV100.

We had previously compared the KUV100 with… Continue reading