Large and small companies are entering the electric vehicles industry and launching new models.
In the electric vehicles industry in India, most vehicles are sold in the 2 wheeler segment, but with the advent of new and better models in the 4 wheeler segment, people are now buying more electric cars than petrol / diesel. Some auto companies are selling more cars in electric cars. Tata Motors, MG Motor, and Hyundai are the major electric car companies in India.
Tata Motors (70%) has the largest market share in electric 4 wheeler passenger cars in India. Tata Nexon EV has contributed the most in helping Tata Motors get such a huge market share in electric vehicles in India. Since the launch of Tata Nexon EV, Tata Motors has sold more than 13,500 Tata Nexon EVs in India. The Tata Nexon EV is the best-selling electric vehicle in the passenger vehicle segment in the country.
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The company has given a 30.2 kWh battery in Tata Nexon EV. This electric car can go up to 312 km on a single charge and can go from 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.14 seconds. The battery of this electric car can be charged up to 80% in 1 hour with a fast charger and it takes 8 -9 hours to charge it with a normal home charger.
Tata Motors has recently launched the dark edition of the Nexon EV, which the company has named Nexon Dark. This electric car is available in 3 variants in the market. Tata Nexon EV price starts at Rs. 14.29 Lakh and its most expensive model are available at Rs. 16.90 Lakh.
The company will very soon launch an updated version of the Nexon EV in the market, which can have a range of up to 400 km.
Now people in the country have become more aware of electric vehicles than ever before. The general public is buying more electric vehicles than petrol/diesel vehicles considering the savings from electric vehicles. With the launch of new models in the market, consumers will also get a lot of new options so that they will be able to easily adopt electric vehicles.
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Are electric cars successful in India?
Electric Vehicles– Electric Cars and Electric Scooters in the country are registering good sales numbers as compared to last year. This proves that the public is openly accepting electric vehicles. With this, many promotional schemes of the government will definitely encourage the sales of electric vehicles in the country. Read more on Is India Ready for Electric Revolution? Will EVs Be Successful in India?
Which is the cheapest electric car in India?
Storm R3 is the cheapest electric car in India which comes at Rs.4.5 Lakh (Ex-showroom). Then there is the Tata altroz electric car which comes at Rs. 5.26 lakhs.
Which company manufactures electric cars in India?
The country’s first electric car company is Mahindra, which launched India’s first electric car Reva in 2001 itself. Later the company has also launched new models like Mahindra E20 and eVerito. Apart from Mahindra, Tata Motors, Hyundai, and Ashok Leyland are some other big electric vehicle companies.