Mahindra is betting big on EV technology and that was quite evident when they acquired Maini Motors, the parent company of Reva (a.k.a G-Wiz). The Reva has been on the receiving end of a lot of criticism because of it cramped interiors, wayward handling and poor performance. So when Mahindra bought over Maini Motors they decided to address all those teething concerns....

If there is one manufacturer from India that is betting big on fuel saving technologies it has to be Mahindra. They were the first ones to introduce the Micro Hybrid (a.k.a Start-Stop) in India. They have showcased a functional hybrid vehicle and the Maxximo EV was on duty at last year’s Auto Expo. Then, they went a bit further and bought a controlling stake in Maini...

Since the time REVA began selling EVs, it only has managed to dispatch 3,000-odd units globally. Come 2011, with the help of a new facility in Bangalore capable of producing 30,000 units/annum, and Mahindra’s dealership network, it is looking to sell about 1,300 cars in India alone bringing the grand total to 2,500, reports Business Standard. The new Bangalore facility...

Spied while undergoing testing on the outskirts of Bangalore by our reader Tarun Kumar Tripathy, this Reva NXR is a Left Hand Drive model. The car was traveling at a very moderate speed (you can’t expect an EV to take you on the inside on a sharp right-hander, can you?) and was on one of its routine test runs. The car is a two-door, four seater, all-electric car...

Reva NXR will be sold in Iceland by Northern Lights Energy Northern Lights Energy (NLE) and the world’s largest maker of EVs Reva Electric Car Company (RECC), have joined hands to explore the electric vehicle market in Iceland. According to the signed agreement, NLE holds exclusive distribution rights for the Reva NXR in Iceland. The Reva NXR goes reaches customers...

Chetan Maini with REVA NXR at Frankfurt 2009; the NXR will soon be sold in US Bangalore-based Reva Electric Car Company could follow the footsteps of Mahindra and become the next Indian company to assemble cars in the US. Reva has been charting out plans to assemble the next generation NXR in New York by next year. Reva is planing to assemble its plug-in 3-door hatchback...

If you are not able to view the slideshow above, visit the REVA NXG and NXR Image Gallery directly Just In – REVA NXR L-Ion priced at roughly for Europe 14,995 euros (excluding batteries) The REVA NXG and NXR is gathering quite some crowd at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In case you missed the details, the soft top NXG will be made available from 2011. It is designed...

The following is a press release sent to us by our friends at REVA Electric Car Company They are going to display two unique cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month. India’s pride – Dilip Chhabria, has designed the soft top while the other model is a L-Ion powered car  with 160km charge and a respectable top speed of 104kmph. I will discuss about...