The Indian government has still got a strong socialistic mindset despite the 30 years of economic liberalization as it still considers necessities such as cars as luxury goods. Though a large majority of Indians still don’t own cars due to the low per capita income and the underdeveloped economy, considering a car to be a […]

The Indian EV industry took a hard knock in 2020 as the pandemic affected the sector just like other industrial segments. The two-wheeler and three-wheeler category which accounts for a majority of the EV sales were the worst hit and led to an overall 20% decline in the EV market in India with sales of […]

After Tesla, Ola is planning to start an e-scooter factory in Tamil Nadu, India. Ola signed a Rs 2,400 crore MoU with the Tamil Nadu government in December last year and began construction in February this year. Unlike Tesla, electric vehicles by Ola will target the large masses in India by targeting the two-wheeler segment in […]

India is still a long way back to have a seamless electric vehicle ecosystem on its roads. Why is it so? Is it because these cars are very pricey or do we not have the proper infrastructure? Or is it because we are not ready to accept electric cars as real? Critics say that the technology is not […]

Technology giants such as Baidu and Apple are increasing their focus on the EV market as a huge trillion-dollar opportunity beckons for companies as the automobile, or shall we say, the entire transportation industry makes a paradigm shift. Not only will new energy sources be used in this new paradigm (electricity, hydrogen) but the role […]

The EV market in India remains in a moribund state despite the government’s intentions to make this a key technology to reduce the country’s dependence on huge oil imports. The government has announced some incentives and a FAME 2 package but they couldn’t go far enough in pushing the EV market. The ICE vehicle market made a solid rebound […]