#Electric scooter review series #1 : Hero Flash
Electric scooter market is becoming huge and more demanding. For government its the push for the consumers, for general public its a mode of cheaper transportation and for student its a free means of transportation . But E- scooter in India which made the revolution, was the Hero flash 250. Hero flash was launched in 2017 where this scooter was highly in demand due to its cost effective pricing and a reliability of 40 thousand pricing scooter . The scooter cost around 19,9
#Xiaomi Launches Electric Bike
Xiaomi has now launched an electric bicycle called Himo T1 in China. Himo T1 will be priced at INR 30K when it gets introduced in India. The ebike boasts a 14,000 mAh Li-ion battery giving it a range of 120 KM on a single charge. Along with an all-digital instrument cluster, the ebike also has a powerful LED headlamp. The digital instrument cluster will display the battery percentage along with speed and time. The Himo T1 bike is listed on Xiaomi’s crowdfunding page which sai
Why 90% of electric scooter manufacturers are not qualified for FAME.
Approximately 90% of the electric scooters in India do not qualify for the subsidies of the new FAME II funding programme. This is partly due to the batteries: Almost 90% of e-scooters that were previously subsidized by FAME-I used lead-acid batteries. The incentive for vehicles with lead-acid batteries was discontinued in October 2018 and the new edition FAME-II also excludes vehicles with the ecological harmful batteries from the subsidy. Requirements for the updated FAME p
Why Tesla Model 3 is a bestseller?
Other electric cars have their own appealing features — after all, they also attract customers, they also have cool gizmos and other stuff. However, the Model 3 offers a tremendous combo of range, features, performance, and moderate cost. That will be even more true in the second quarter since the Model 3’s base price was recently dropped to the mythical $35,000 figure. What’s a bit unfortunate is that no other electric vehicle models are picking up momentum to become mass-m
Electric vehicle registrations doubled in US.
That growth in EVs are heavily concentrated in California, as well as nine other states that have adopted the Zero Emission Vehicle program. California was the first to launch the ZEV program‚ a state regulation that requires automakers to sell electric cars and trucks there. Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont are also ZEV states. California accounted for nearly 46 percent, or 95,000, of new EV registrations in
Lithium use surges globally.
This month 76% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed worldwide in batteries of new electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid electric passenger vehicles compared to the same month last year. The surge in lithium use per kWh of battery capacity deployed is due to an ongoing shift from lithium iron phosphate (LFP) to nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) cathodes among Chinese vehicle makers. Full electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are also taking market share from traditio
Why china is great market for electric manufacturers ?
Some of the world’s largest automobile companies unveiled flagship electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show this week. Many of those cars will only be available in China, where government subsidies and policies favor electric vehicles. As the largest market globally for autos and a manufacturing hub, the Asian giant is becoming a center for electric vehicle development. 1. Audi unveiled its electric sports utility vehicle Q2L e-tron, to be produced in the southern city of
Land rover planning to bring electric segment by 2020 in India.
Luxury car makers in India are all set to bring in hybrid electric and pure electric cars to India. Land Rover is one them, creating their space of electric SUV's in the Indian market. In line with Jaguar Land Rover's global commitment to introduce electrified options on its entire product portfolio by 2020, Jaguar Land Rover India proposes to offer multiple products, ranging from Hybrid Vehicles to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) over the next few years, starting from 2019.
Dark side of Electric vehicle industry.
The number of electric vehicles on the world’s roads are rising fast. Sales are growing at close to 75% a year, but do we know that use of child labour, in the extraction of minerals, like cobalt, used for making the batteries that power electric vehicles is undermining ethical claims about the electric cars. Miners as young as seven were seen by researchers who visited nine sites including deep mines dug by hand using basic tools. Miners, the youngest of whom were earning
How electric car works?
Some of the components that makes a vehicle an electric vehicle are: The induction motor, inverter, Lithium-Ion battery, Power source, and above all, the synchronised vehicle mechanism. 1. Induction motor: Magnetic legs that dont stop. The induction Motor has two main parts. The stator and the rotor. The rotor is simply a collection of conducting bars short-circuited by end rings. A three-phase AC power input is given to the stator. The three-phase alternating current in the
Top 5 electric & plug-in hybrids.
Top 5 electric car that are the market leaders: 1. Hyundai Kona electric The Kona Electric is a new favorite among the more accessible EVs. It offers an impressive 258 miles of range, an attractive interior and a long list of tech and safety features. The Kona is also surprisingly quick and entertaining to drive. Pros Long driving range of 258 miles Quick acceleration and sharp handling make it fun to drive Comfortable and quiet cabin Plenty of standard tech features Cons Tig
What is FAME-II?
In order to promote manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle technology and to ensure sustainable growth of the same, Department of Heavy Industry is implementing FAME-India Scheme. The Phase-II of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME-India) Scheme proposes to give a push to electric vehicles (EVs) in public transport and seeks to encourage adoption of EVs by way of market creation and demand aggregation. The draft scheme envisages t
2019 Geneva motor show electric vehicles.
2019 Geneva motor show started with the blast this year in the electric segment . the main show stopper for India will always be TATA but some manufacturers showed their best of the best product BMW: The new 330e BMW's latest 3 Series is already a compelling sport sedan, but if you're looking for heightened efficiency, you're going to want to focus on a new 330e. This plug-in hybrid features a 2.0-liter turbo four backed by an 83-kW electric motor integrated into the 8-speed
Volvo launched the Polestar 2.
Volvo has just released the most awaited the Polestar 2 which is an EV car. The car is powered by a 78 kw motor and is supported by 27 module consisting 324 cells each and are enclosed in an aluminium case. The polestar has a range of 500 km. the motor generates the total power of 300 kw and 660 Nm of torque making it a tough competitor in the segment.(Tesla model3) The 0-100 km/h acceleration is in under 5 seconds. The polestar 2 has improved aerodynamics like improved side
Delhi to get electric buses soon
In a move to combat the increasing pollution levels in the capital city of India, the State Government of Delhi initiated the trials of zero emission and noise free Olectra-BYD’s 12 Meter electric bus. the state-of-the-art ‘Make in India’ eBuzz K9 from Olectra-BYD will run on route number 534 between Anand Vihar ISBT to Mehrauli Terminal. These trials, which will be conducted for 3 months, will enable the authorities to evaluate the efficiency and competency of the buses in
Charge BMW wirelessly
The future of cars is headed down the path of electrification. As more EVs begin to hit the streets, the challenge of charging convenience will become paramount to the consumer, and BMW is ready to deliver the easiest way to charge; by simply parking your car. Soon, BMW 530e owners will be able to charge their luxury sedans without a cable. BMW will begin producing its wireless inductive charging system aimed at its latest plug-in hybrid vehicles. We know this includes the 53