Tag: Ather Energy

May 12, 2017 - 08:27 am

Helsinki, California, CARB, Ather Energy, Renault.

Hello Helsinki says DriveNow as BMW brings its car sharing service to Finland. The Nordic capital will receive 150 BMW and Mini cars by May, 24 but it is not clear how many will be electric. After Stockholm and Copenhagen, Helsinki is the third Scandinavian city to welcome the service but as a franchise.

Clean transport in California: 24m dollars have been granted through the California Energy Commission to green freight transportation projects in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Another 12m dollars went to other clean transportation projects. Among the funded demos are electric yard tractors, cranes or charging stations for harbours but also airports and farms or high school districts.

Another type of freight will be “hauled” in California emission-free as well as CARB grants 7.5m dollars to an electric school bus initiative. MotivPower Systems together with school bus maker Trans Tech, is bringing 13 all-electric school buses to the Sacramento region. Theirs was the only application approved.

Scooter superchargers: Indian Ather Energy wants to install charging stations in crowded areas like offices, malls, or business hubs ahead of the launch of its electric scooter S340. The start-up is backed by Hero and derives its charging idea from Tesla’s Supercharger model.
livemint.com, moneycontrol.com

Renault extends its range in Paris where it will deliver 50 Kangoo Z.E. equipped with Symbio’s fuel cell range extender to Engie Cofely. To supply the extra energy, a dedicated hydrogen station will be opened on the firm’s site in Hauts-de-Seine.
qtelegram.com, autoplus.fr (in French)

Feb 24, 2016 - 09:18 am

VW, Bee Bee, Rimac, ICAO, Tesla, Ather Energy.

VW to take on the Prius? According to German Auto Bild, Volkswagen is working on its own Prius-fighter. Scheduled for 2018, the XL3 will get its own body design, while adopting some elements from the XL1. The hybrid will boast 140 hp, a 25 kW electric motor and a small battery that allows only for a short all-electric range. Pricing will start at 30,000 euros.

Bee-Bee-XSVintage EV from France: French manufacturer Bee Bee Automotive presented its vintage looking electric car. The Bee-Bee XS weighs a mere 660 kg and sports a 20 kW electric motor. The 7.2 kWh or 9.6 kWh battery pack allow for a range of 80 or 120 km. Thanks to subsidies in France, the car will start at 21,180 euros, battery included.
avere-france.org (in French)

Rimac update: The Croatian EV maker will present a series production version of its Concept One in Geneva, while saying that it will build only vehicles for now. CEO Mate Rimac also hinted in an interview that he could be taking a second model to Geneva, but did not give any details.
carscoops.com (Concept One), total-croatia-news.com (Interview)

No battery on board: Starting in April, anything containing a Li-ion battery will no longer be allowed in the cargo hold of a passenger plane. The International Civil Aviation Organisation says the risk of the battery catching fire is too great. That only applies to commercial shipments, however. Nothing changes for passengers.
theguardian.com, cbsnews.com

Tesla expands team: The EV maker signed on Karim Bousta as new Vice President of Global Services. Bousta previously held an executive position at General Electric and worked for Symantec.

New electric scooter: Bengaluru-based Ather Energy introduced its S340 electric two-wheeler. The so-called smart scooter comes with a touchscreen dashboard, fast-charging capabilities, a top speed of 72 kph and a range of 60 km. Moreover, the company wants to set up its own infrastructure.
indiatoday.intoday.in, business-standard.com

Jun 12, 2015 - 09:05 am

Ather Energy.

Ather Energy secured a 12-million dollar investment from Tiger Global. The Indian start-up is working on an electric two-wheeler and says the money will be spent on the development, testing, production and ultimately the launch of its first smart two-wheeled EV called Ather S340 in 2016.



Found on electrive.com
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