Tag Archives: Electric

Bollinger puts electric power to work (and play) in B1 off-roader

The B1 can be specced with a 120 or 200 mile range Electric power has worked its way into sedans, supercars, motorcycles and most things in between, but we’re yet to see a true off-roader powered by a battery. Charge stations are hard to come by in cities, let alone deserted campsites. Undeterred by this fact, Bollinger Motors has unveiled its ... Read More »

Elon Musk in Talks to Bring Electric Cars to India

TESLA ENTERS THE INDIAN MARKET Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he’s in talks with India’s government to sell electric cars in the country, which is currently the fourth-largest auto market in the world. Musk said on Twitter Thursday that he is currently negotiating a relief on import penalties until Tesla can build a local factory. This isn’t the first time ... Read More »

LeEco in Talks on $1.4 Billion Support, Starts Electric Car Plant

Cash-strapped Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco is in talks on securing a CNY 10 billion ($1.4 billion) deal with an unnamed strategic investor, its listed unit said. Leshi Internet Information and Technology said in a filing to the stock exchange late Wednesday that its parent company had signed a framework agreement with the investor and the two sides were still discussing ... Read More »

LeEco Secures $600 Million in New Funding for Its Global, Electric Car Businesses

Chinese handset maker LeEco Tuesday said it has secured a $600 million funding from major Chinese institutional investors and has appointed Anthony Gao its president for Asia-Pacific region. “LeEco has secured $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,067 crores) of funding from major Chinese institutional investors today. The first half of the funding will be transferred to LeEco within this November and ... Read More »

Make-in-India Is the Key to Affordable Electric Vehicles: Girish Shankar

Given the continually increasing concerns about pollution in India, the government has undertaken several measures to combat with the problem. One such example would be the ban on registration of diesel cars with an engine capacity of 2000cc or more was introduced in Delhi NCR. However, curbing such vehicles alone can’t bring about the much-needed change. Therefore, the government has ... Read More »

Harley-Davidson to release electric powered motorcycle in 5 Years

Harley-Davidson will produce an electric motorcycle in the subsequent five years, the employer’s Senior vice president of global call for, Sean Cunnings has said. Cunnings disclosed the bar and defend brand’s electric motorbike plans to the Milwaukee business journal. The latest affirmation that Harley-Davidson will cross electric after all comes two years after Harley-Davidson unveiled the LiveWire challenge, an illustration ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: An Electric Motorcycle Maker, Bitcoin Trading Platform, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles investments in an auto rickshaw aggregator, platforms for lifestyle product discovery, Bitcoin trading, expert advice, and a maker of electric motorcycles. Jugnoo Paytm announced Monday that it led the Series B funding of $10 million in Chandigarh-based Jugnoo. The auto-rickshaw hailing and hyperlocal delivery mobile app received $5 million from Paytm and the remaining from ... Read More »