Home Two wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Monday, September 14, 2020, 12:23 [IST] Okinawa Autotech Pvt Ltd — a 100% Indian electric vehicle startup was established in 2015. The EV startup with its facility situated in Rajasthan, over the years, has become a popular brand in the growing electric two-wheeler segment in the country. Since 2015, the company has already introduced a number of both high and low-speed electric two-wheelers, catering to a wide range of customers. This includes products ranging from the lead-acid battery-powered Ridge 30 to the range-topping lithium-ion battery-powered i-Praise+. Okinawa is working along the lines of the government's ‘Make-In-India' vision, offering 92% localised production. This is further set to increase in the coming months. The company back at the 2020 Auto Expo, showcased an electric maxi-scooter while an electric motorcycle is also said to be in the … [Read more...] about Interview: Jeetender Sharma, Founder & MD, Okinawa — Electric Bike Launch Timeline Confirmed
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Home Two wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Friday, February 26, 2021, 22:52 [IST] Okinawa Autotech Pvt. Ltd. — the popular electric two-wheeler manufacturer has teased the arrival of its first electric motorcycle, the Oki100 to the Indian market. The teaser image of the Okinawa Oki100 electric bike just comes with the caption 'coming soon', indicating the launch could take place in the coming weeks. The company has been working on the electric motorcycle offering for quite a while now, with the first prototype showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. There were also plans of introducing the electric bike in India sometime during the festive season last year, however, even that did not take place. Now, the company has updated the website with the new teaser, confirming that the Oki100 electric bike is finally set to enter the Indian market. Once launched, the new Okinawa Oki100 electric bike will be priced … [Read more...] about Okinawa Oki100 Electric Bike Teased Ahead Of Launch: Here Are All The Details!
The talks didn't even advance to senior management. Don’t get us wrong but it seems that Apple is desperate to find a partner to build its Apple car . This won’t be Nissan though as a new report claims the talks with the Japanese automaker are no longer active. But we’ll get to that in a minute. In December last year, it was reported that the project for an electric vehicle from the tech giant is still alive and the company is even preparing its suppliers for the upcoming production. A few weeks later, a report emerged saying Apple is in talks with Hyundai but shortly after, it was confirmed the South Korean company won’t be involved in the project. This brings us to last week when another report suggested Apple contacted Nissan with the same task. Simply put, help us build our first car. It turns out initial discussions with Nissan were held but the Financial Times now reports the talks are now dead-ended. According to the publication, Apple asked Nissan to … [Read more...] about Apple Contacted Nissan About Its Car, But Branding Dispute Ended Talks
Perez has sampled Red Bull F1 machinery for the first time this week, completing a run in the 2019-spec RB15 on Tuesday before completing a filming day shakedown in the new RB16B on Wednesday. The Mexican has joined Red Bull on a one-year deal after leaving Racing Point at the end of last year, replacing Alexander Albon. It marks Perez's first time racing for a front-running team since his single-season stint with McLaren in 2013, handing him the chance to add to his shock maiden F1 victory in Sakhir last year. But Red Bull's cars have traditionally been tricky for drivers to adjust to, with the RB16 proving skittish for both Albon and teammate Max Verstappen in the early part of last year. Asked by Motorsport.com how he has found adjusting to a new car concept both during the filming day and in the simulator, Perez noted there were definite differences to what he has previously driven. "It is quite different, I can already spot the differences," Perez said. … [Read more...] about Perez can see why drivers struggled to adapt to Red Bull F1 car
Home Off beat oi-Rajkamal By Rajkamal Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2021, 4:25 [IST] The Indian automotive industry, along with other countries around the worlds is moving away from Internal Combustion (IC) engines. India is promoting the use of electric and hybrid vehicles to save the air. Although infrastructure for the use of such vehicles is at a nascent stage, an increasing number of new car buyers are considering electric vehicles. Hybrid vehicles are a good alternative too, but what is shying away customers is the prices post-GST, that have made hybrid vehicles expensive. But one company, nestled away in the industrial area of Bangalore, Whitefield, has come up with an ingenious solution to turn any vehicles to a hybrid one. Wait, what? Shalendra Gupta, Co-Founder & CFO, Altigreen Propulsion Labs That's right, Altigreen, a startup based in Bangalore has come up with something called the Hybrid Power … [Read more...] about Designed In India, Prototyped In India, Made in India — Shalendra Gupta, Co-Founder & CFO, Altigreen