Electric Cars

  • Mahindra Reva slashes e2o price by up to Rs 1.7 lakh 18-02-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles, a part of the Mahindra Group, slashed the price of its electric car e2o by up to Rs 1.7 lakh by introducing a scheme under which a consumer pays a rental fee for the battery. "What we are doing with the scheme is bringing...
  • Mahindra unveils Halo electric sports concept car 06-02-2014 02:14 PM

    Greater Noida: Auto major Mahindra unveiled an electric sports concept car, named Halo, alongwith the much awaited Mojo motorcycle at the 12th Auto Expo here, a few hours before the fair was officially inaugurated. The two-door, two-seater was unveiled by Mahindra REVA - the electric mobility division of the company...
  • New battery may extend range of electric cars 10-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new battery component that can allow electric vehicles to travel longer distances before needing to charge. The novel design for a critical part of the battery has been shown to significantly extend the technology's lifespan, bringing it closer to commercial use. A "hybrid" anode developed...
  • BMW to launch i3 electric car in India in 2014 31-10-2013 02:45 PM

    BMW will launch the electric i3 in India next year. The car which is powered by a 125kw motor run by lithium-ion batteries has a range of about 150km on a single charge. The i3 is also the first car to roll out under BMW's new sub-brand BMW i. BMW...
  • Andretti Autosport become first American Formula E team 17-07-2013 08:24 PM

    Indianapolis: Renowned IndyCar team Andretti Autosport, led by racing legend Michael Andretti, on Wednesday became the third of 10 teams to sign up for the FIA Formula E Championship - the world's first fully electric-racing series, beginning in September 2014. The launch, held at the team's headquarters in Indianapolis, was...
  • ZEOD RC: Nissan unveils world's fastest electric car 23-06-2013 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Nissan unveiled the ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car), the world's fastest electric racing car, which is claimed to reach speeds of more than 300km/h with electric technology at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Nissan ZEOD RC will utilise the same lithium battery technology as used...
  • Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap 22-06-2013 01:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Tesla Motors Inc unveiled a system to swap battery packs in its electric cars in about 90 seconds, a service Chief Executive Elon Musk said will help overcome fears about their driving range. The automaker will roll out the battery-swapping stations later this year, beginning along the heavily-travelled...
  • Electric car maker Tesla unveils 90-second battery pack swap 21-06-2013 05:00 PM

    Los Angeles: Tesla Motors on Thursday unveiled a system to swap battery packs in its electric cars in about 90 seconds, a service Chief Executive Elon Musk said will help overcome fears about their driving range. The automaker will roll out the battery-swapping stations later this year, beginning along the...
  • Watch: A car that runs on your tweets and Facebook likes 27-05-2013 10:20 AM

    In the US, a group of students have created a car that runs on your tweets and Facebook likes. Take a look. ...
  • Mahindra e2o review: A very strong case as a second or third car 20-04-2013 02:04 PM

    The e2o is an electric car developed by the Mahindra Reva Electric Car Company. It's the successor to the Reva India's first electric car. The big question is if India is prepared for a car of its kind. Nearly a decade ago it wasn't but how far have things progressed...
  • Nissan upgrades Leaf electric car, lowers price 21-11-2012 02:50 PM

    Tokyo: The upgraded Nissan Motor Co. Leaf electric car can travel further without recharging, comes in a cheaper model and tells drivers how much battery life is left. The changes in the revamped model, shown Tuesday at a Tokyo hotel, were based on feedback from owners whose chief worry was...
  • Tata to display concept electric car at Detroit 07-01-2012 02:30 PM

    New York: Tata Technologies, the research and engineering arm of the Tata Group, will showcase an electric concept car at the much-watched Detroit Auto Show next week. The company said it has no plans yet to commercially produce the electric mobility concept vehicle 'Emo', which was designed to "prove that...
  • Will the electric car be closer to mass market? 04-01-2012 03:30 PM

    Think about it this way: India currently has about 15 cars per 1,000 residents. The UK has 560. Do you think Indian consumers will gladly accept a much lower standard of "motorisation" than the West already enjoys? One of the first big-ticket purchases of new members of the middle class...
  • Recharge your mobile phone in seconds 22-03-2011 11:51 AM

    Washington: An amazing 3D nanostructure designed and developed by scientists may make it possible to recharge mobile phones in seconds or a laptop within minutes. The 3D nanostructure has been designed by scientists at the University of Illinois. The nanostructure would also charge high power lasers and defibrillators, required in...
  • Nissan launches electric car Leaf in Japan 03-12-2010 11:20 AM

    Yokohama: Japan's Nissan Motor Co marked a major milestone in automotive history on Friday with the launch of the zero-emission Leaf, the world's first electric car to be mass-marketed. Nissan said the five-seater hatchback was rated with a driving range of 200 km (124 miles) on a full charge under...
  • M&M acquires electric car maker REVA 26-05-2010 01:17 PM

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  • Here's an eco-nomically charged option to drive in 01-07-2008 01:14 PM

    Don't have money to tank-up that gas guzzling Sedan – may be it’s time to switch to something smaller, something that dosen't run on fuel. ...
  • Delhi gives host of incentives for buying electric cars 27-06-2008 04:05 AM

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