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Okinawa recalls 3,215 Praise Pro electric scooters
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Okinawa recalls 3,215 Praise Pro electric scooters

Okinawa has initiated the recall amid various instances of fire in electric two-wheelers across the country.

Swapping for a cleaner future
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Swapping for a cleaner future

Battery swapping addresses several challenges associated with electric vehicles.

Hero MotoCorp to adopt Ather Energy’s fast-charging tech for its upcoming electric two-wheelers
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Hero MotoCorp to adopt Ather Energy’s fast-charging tech for its upcoming electric two-wheelers

Having opened up the IP on its fast-charging connector in August, Ather Energy will now help Hero MotoCorp incorporate the quick charging technology into its e-scooters.

Battery swapping stations to be incorporated into 100+ GoMechanic garages across India
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Battery swapping stations to be incorporated into 100+ GoMechanic garages across India

GoMechanic has joined hands with Battery Smart, a firm specialising in swappable batteries, to set up battery swap stations for two- and three-wheelers across the country.

Hero Electric sold over 4,500 mid-speed e-scooters last month, more than 10 times its July 2020 figure
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Hero Electric sold over 4,500 mid-speed e-scooters last month, more than 10 times its July 2020 figure

Hero Electric’s mid-speed electric scooters are growing popular thanks to the higher FAME-II incentives and state subsidies on offer.

Electric two-wheelers to become cheaper in India with key FAME II subsidy revisions
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Electric two-wheelers to become cheaper in India with key FAME II subsidy revisions

Tweaked FAME II subsidy means electric two-wheelers in India are now eligible for a significantly higher incentive.

KTM, Piaggio, Honda and Yamaha to form swappable batteries consortium for EVs
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KTM, Piaggio, Honda and Yamaha to form swappable batteries consortium for EVs

Four of the world’s biggest two- and three-wheeler manufacturers have joined hands to design a universal swappable battery system for future EVs.

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'
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Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'

Israeli urban mobility startup Moovit has more than 800 million users and services in 3,100 cities across 102 countries.

Ride-sharing e-bikes, cycles startup Yulu expands to Delhi; to be available in all stations in NCR by 2020
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Ride-sharing e-bikes, cycles startup Yulu expands to Delhi; to be available in all stations in NCR by 2020

Yulu was launched in Bengaluru and is now available in Mumbai, Pune, Bhubaneswar besides Delhi

Hero Electric plans to raise funds for accelerated expansion of electric vehicles, says MD Naveen Munjal
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Hero Electric plans to raise funds for accelerated expansion of electric vehicles, says MD Naveen Munjal

Hero Electric is looking at an investment of around Rs 700 crore in the next three years to ramp up production capacity of its electric scooters

India proposes electrifying motorbikes, scooters in the next 6-8 years: Sources
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India proposes electrifying motorbikes, scooters in the next 6-8 years: Sources

India sold more than 21 million motorbikes and scooters in the year to 31 March, making it one of the world's biggest two-wheeler markets

Bajaj Auto to enter the electric vehicles segment in India by 2020: Rajiv Bajaj
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Bajaj Auto to enter the electric vehicles segment in India by 2020: Rajiv Bajaj

Rajiv Bajaj says that electric scooters or motorcycles would be an attractive space to be in.

Youths between 16 and 18 years of age may soon be allowed to ride electric scooters, move aimed at creating niche market
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Youths between 16 and 18 years of age may soon be allowed to ride electric scooters, move aimed at creating niche market

At present, 16-18-year-olds are legally allowed to drive electric vehicles with an engine capacity of up to 50cc, but no such vehicles are available in India.

Uber ready to shift from cars to bikes with a short-term financial hit forecast
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Uber ready to shift from cars to bikes with a short-term financial hit forecast

Uber CEO thinks that it will only be a short-term hit as more users will take shorter journeys.

Vespa Elettrica: The stylish scooter is going electric by 2017
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Vespa Elettrica: The stylish scooter is going electric by 2017

Be prepared for a better connected and smarter Vespa's in the coming year.