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India’s electric two-wheeler market to cross 20 lakh units in next five years: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2020

India’s electric two-wheeler (ETW) market size in terms of sales is set to cross 20 lakh units in the next five years, according to a recent survey of industry CXOs. It added that the expected share of ETWs in total two-wheeler sales in the next five years could vary from 6...

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Ola Electric acquires Etergo, plans to launch own two-wheeler next year

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2020

Ola Electric has acquired Amsterdam-based electric scooter manufacturer Etergo as it looks to launch its own two-wheelers globally next year. These scooters will be manufactured in India. While Ola did not disclose the deal value, Etergo has raised about $23.3 million to date...

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EV market looks to rev up with high-speed scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2020

The electric two-wheeler market in India is gearing for a big consolidation and rejig in its product portfolio. While low-speed scooters that go at a maximum speed of 25km/hour constituted a whopping 90 per cent of all the electric two-wheelers sold in FY20, EV manufacturers...

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Electrolube Resin A Success For Two Wheeler EV Batteries In India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2020

Electrolube, the global manufacturer of specialist electro-chemicals, has announced the success of its ER2221 resin for the protection of EV batteries in popular two wheeler vehicles in India. Electrolube’s customer, one of India’s leading two wheeler manufacturers,...

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Coronavirus: Electric two-wheeler sales set to skid, new launch postponed

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2020

For Okinawa Autotech, a fledgling maker of electric two-wheelers, that started making products a couple of years ago, sales were humming along steadily with numbers of 45,000 units a year and projections of reaching 100,000 in sales by this year. Suddenly, the squeeze of...

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Okinawa Looks To Make EV Charging Practical For Range-Anxious Indians

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 9, 2020

"People think that lack of infrastructure is the biggest challenge for the adoption of electric vehicles in India, however, that is only in the case of four-wheelers," said Jeetender Sharma, cofounder of Okinawa Autotech. Sharma's belief stems from the fact that detachable...

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Bajaj Auto to develop low-cost electric scooter for start-up Yulu

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2020

Using its local expertise, Bajaj Auto will offer a more affordable alternative to startup Yulu against Chinese electric two-wheelers. It has started to develop single-seater, low-power electric scooters with a price tag of around Rs 30,000-35,000, a top official at Yulu said...

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Greaves revs up e-mobility business as electric two- and three-wheeler sales hit top gear

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2020

Greaves Cotton plans new products, network expansion and other initiatives to strengthen its electric mobility business with growing sales of its electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers. For the December 2019 quarter, electric two-wheeler sales grew 22 per cent at 4,944...

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Mahle develops IPM Motor for 2W, 3W EVs in India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2020

Automotive parts supplier Mahle has devloped a low voltage IPM Motor designed to operate on a variety of small electric vehicles, especially electric 2- and 3-wheelers. Mahle recently increased its stake in its former 50:50 Joint Venture Mahle Electric Drives India (MEDI) to...

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Honda to start testing electric two-wheeler in India in 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2020

Honda, India's second-largest two-wheeler maker, may finally jump onto the electric vehicle bandwagon as it prepares to take consumer feedback on a test vehicle later in the year.

The Japanese giant is the only scooter and motorcycle making company that was yet to firm...

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