Electric Cars in India

About Electric Cars in India

Electric Cars in India

India is a vast country and a predominant market for automakers. Recently India overtook Germany becoming the fourth biggest Automotive industry following China ,United States and Japan. 

Still India lags behind in the production of Electric Cars. China being the biggest automobile market in the world, also owns their top position in the EV market. Even the subsidies provided by Norway’s government, has brought Norway among the top competitors in the EV market share. US along with China holds more than one half of Electric Cars on their roads. India is joining this league by setting serious EV targets. Indian government has set up a very ambitious target to increase the number of Electric Cars in India, targeting to be all electric in coming years.

Currently Mahindra and Mahindra is the pioneer in the field of Electric Cars in India. Mahindra launch its first version of Reva electric way back in 2013. After Reva Mahindra came out with other models like Mahindra e-Verito and Mahindra e2o plus. Mahindra e-Verito is priced between Rs.9.25 lakhs to Rs. 9.70 lakhs. Whereas Mahindra e2o price starts at Rs.7.18 lakhs. Other car manufacturers like Tata will be entering the electric car market with their e-Tiago and e-Tigor soon. Tata will also be launching an electric version if its nano as “Jayem nano”.Many international automobile manufacturers like Hyundai and Suzuki are planning to launch their electric cars in India by 2020.

 

Mahindra Electric Cars in India

Mahindra e2o Plus Images

Mahindra e2o Plus

110 km/charge

Rs.7.57 lakh - 11.27 lakh

Mahindra e-Verito Images

Mahindra e-Verito

110 km/charge

Rs.9.5 lakh - 10 lakh

Tata Electric Cars

Tata Tigor EV Images

Tata Tigor EV

Range:130 km/charge Top speed:100 kmph

Rs.11 lakh

Tata Tiago EV

Tata Tiago EV

Range:120 km/charge Top speed:135 kmph

Rs.8 lakh

Tata E-Vision Electric Car

Tata E-Vision

Range:300 km/charge Top speed:200 kmph

Rs.25 lakh onwards
Not yet launched

Electric Cars Price in India

Detail report on Electric Cars Price in India

In India there are only two commercially available electric cars viz Mahindra e2o plus and Mahindra e-Verito. Tata and other automobile manufacturers will be joining this league soon.The Mahindra e2o plus comes in 3 variants as P4,P6 and P8 and are priced accordingly.The P4 variant has a range of 110 km with a top speed of 80 km/hr and is priced at around Rs.7 lakh 57 thousand, whereas the P6 variant is priced at Rs.8 lakhs 33 thousand. P8 is the high end model of Mahindra e2o plus and covers a range of around 140 km with highest speed of 85 km/hr. P8 is priced at Rs.11 lakhs 27 thousand. The variant P8 has got a better electric motor of torque 91 Nm@2000 rpm. 

The Mahindra e-Verito also comes in 3 variants viz D2 , D4 and D6. The D2 variant has a range of 110 km at a top speed of 85 km/hr and is priced at Rs.9.5 lakhs whereas the D4 variant also has a range of 110 km with a top speed of 85 km/hr and has a price of Rs.9.75 lakhs. 

The Mahindra e-Verito D6 has a powerful motor and better specifications than the rest.The price of D6 variant is Rs.10 lakhs.Mahindra is trying to launch its new models at relatively lower price. The major contribution of cost in electric cars is its battery pack. With rise in demands and increase in production of electric cars ,the cost of battery pack is expected to go down , thereby reducing the vehicle cost.