By Atul Gopal
BU Bhandari has taken the dealership for Ather for entire Maharashtra. As of now they are located at the Pashan Road Abhimanshree showroom, but the plan is to start an experience center on Bhandarkar Road. We had a chat with the BU Bhandari team - and they seemed to be quite gung-ho about the company - and their belief in the future of automobiles being electric.
The PluginIndia team got the Batt:RE GPS:IE electric scooter from the Batt:RE team in Pune for 5-6 days. The Batt:RE team has surpassed our expectations in terms of offering connectivity options to electric scooter. Many established brands don't offer such wide variety of connectivity features in a budget electric scooter. In this article, we showcase our findings after testing the wonderful Batt:RE GPS:IE electric scooter for around 4-5 days.
By Atul Gopal
The PluginIndia team got the electric scooter from the EEVE here in Pune for few days. What blew our minds was the incredible performance of the Bosch motor.
The power delivery and torque ensured it was great fun to ride! However the controller needs to be tuned to tone down the sudden jerk when accelerating.
By Atul Gopal
The PluginIndia team got the Mettle electric delivery scooter from the DEXPRESS dealer here in Pune for few days. What blew our minds was the incredible performance of the Bosch motor.
The power delivery and torque ensured it was great fun to ride! This unique design is meant for cargo handling and fleets.
By Raphae and Farah Halim
The PluginIndia team got the Batt:RE LO:EV electric scooter from the Batt:RE team in Mumbai for 5-6 days. The Batt:RE team has surpassed our expectations in terms of choices for the customer.
From wide variety of colors to battery packs to connectivity options. Even many established brands don't offer such choices. In this article, we showcase our findings after testing the wonderful
Batt:RE LO:EV electric scooter for around 4-5 days.
The PluginIndia team got the ETrance electric moped from the PURE EV dealer here in Pune for 5-6 days. What blew our minds was the incredible efficiency of 13.714 Wh/km, we could manage to achieve with the eTrance. This surely has to be one of most energy efficient two wheelers in the market. In this article, we showcase our findings after testing the wonderful ETrance for a week.
We got the Hero Electric Dash electric scooter from the Hero Electric dealer in Pune. We used the scooter for 3-4 days in the city and tested it city conditions.
In this blog and video, we share our observations of this electric scooter launched by Hero Electric.
By Team PluginIndia
We often get so many queries, from all of you about buying an electric scooter. Especially budget conscious consumers among you. Many of you don't want to spend more than Rs 65,000 for a scooter which is used for simple day to day errands. Many of you want an electric scooter that is affordable and reliable. You have many questions like - which scooter offers the longest range, which scooter offers good quality batteries and so on. In this blog/video we will talk about the budget electric scooters you can buy now in mid 2020.
In this month's EV industry analysis, Raphae and Amit speak about the lack of original designs in Indian Electric Scooter industry. This has resulted in Honda suing Hero Electric for copying the Honda Moove scooter's design. We also speak about Ola Electric's foray into electric scooters and two wheelers and why they purchased the Dutch scooter startup - Etergo.
This week Kamlesh and I visited a very interesting EV workshop in the Cinchwad area of Pune. Northway Motorsport specialises in converting ICE Vehicles to Electric vehicles.
Mr Hemank Dabhade is the founder of Northway Motorsport, has created a sensation on the internet with his videos of his converted electric cars.
In this blog, i will give my thoughts on the work being done by Hemank and also share many insights we learnt during this fascinating meeting.
The Batt:RE team sent us their connected electric scooter called Batt:RE One IOT to our workshop in Santacruz, Mumbai. We spent few days understanding, clearing doubts, riding it and testing connectivity features. We feel this young startup has done a lot of work over the last year or so to improve their models and we can see the results. Read on to find more.
The PureEV ePluto7G has gone through some incredible updates which has made riding it a much more pleasurable experience. Not only have they updated the look and feel and improved the fit and finish, they have also worked on the controller, battery pack and boot space.
We have been testing the upgraded ePluto7G for few weeks and found major improvements compared to the pre-production model.
In this article/video, we will share the 7 awesome updates to the PureEV ePluto 7G.
Many of you know, Hero Electric is the largest player in the Indian electric scooter segment. Atul from PluginIndia recently spoke to Mr Sohinder Gill, CEO of Hero Electric about the strategy adopted by Hero Electric, battery pack usage etc. Also at the end of the article, the EV community have asked ask some of their questions too.
PureEV is a Hyderabad based startup who have been researching and manufacturing high performance Lithium batteries and Electric Vehicles since 2018.
In this EV Industry QnA, Raphae Halim from PluginIndia speaks to Mr Rohit Vadera is one of the co-founders of the company which was incubated out of IIT Hyderabad.
We discuss about Pure EV's ePluto7G electric scooter, Lithium Batteries, Energy Storage solutions and more.
So the worldwide pandemic has crippled regular life and all of us are sitting at home. The PluginIndia team too is in lockdown!
Bajaj are totally affected as local production is halted, along with supply from their vendors. We have got news that the Chetak electric scooter won’t be delivered anytime soon.
And this news has really disappointed many of you.