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Old 7th September 2009, 20:16   #1
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REVA EV Frankfurt Debut to Feature World First Instant Remote Recharging - Worldcarfans

Indian electric car maker REVA will be unveiling two new models at the Frankfurt motor show next week.

First up is the REVA NXR - a 3-door hatch electric city car that seats up to four people. The model can be ordered from REVA directly from their stand at the Frankfurt show and production is set to begin early next year.

The second is the REVA NXG, an electric two-seat sport model that comes with a 'targa roof'. The NXG is slated for launch in 2011.

REVA will also be launching a new website, revaglobal.com, at the same time as the Frankfurt premiere where customers can register to order online as well.

But the real news here is the claim being made by REVA that they will offer remote charging for customers suffering "range anxiety". The technology is called REVive and somehow permits the driver to simply telephone or SMS (text message) REVA and recharge the vehicle remotely. REVA does not explain how this technology works.

One can only assume that by 'remote' REVA mean via wireless technology (REVA vehicles will come with a telematic system) but remote electrical charging is something unheard of.

Bangalore-based REVA is a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California. Investors include Global Environment fund and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

REVA states that pricing and technology details will be made available at the Frankfurt show.

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Reva Launching Two New Cars at Frankfurt

At midday on Wednesday 16th September 2009 Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) will be unveiling two new M1 classified electric cars at the 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).

The REVA NXR is a four-seat, three-door hatchback family car suitable for urban driving that can be ordered at the show, with production scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2010.

The showcar, REVA's model for 2011, is the REVA NXG; a sporty two-seater with a targa roof that was designed by Dilip Chhabria of the internationally renowned automotive design company DC Design.

Another world-first for REVA at The IAA is the launch of REVive, a technology unique to REVA that addresses 'range anxiety' and acts like an invisible reserve fuel tank. The customer just has to telephone or SMS REVA for an instant remote recharge should they run out of charge. Both the REVA NXR and the REVA NXG will feature the REVive telematics technology. Further technology and pricing announcements will be made at the IAA.
REVA's new website, Revaglobal.com, will go live at the time of the vehicle launches in Frankfurt and customers can register on the priority list for the new cars on-line.

REVA is the brand of the Reva Electric Car Company, a Bangalore-based company formed as a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California and backed by US investors Global Environment Fund and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
Today, REVA is selling, or being test marketed, in 24 countries worldwide and has the largest deployed fleet of electric cars on the market with over 3,000 EVs on the road and more than 70 million kilometres of user experience.

The company is building a new ultra low carbon vehicle assembly plant in Bangalore India, with a capacity of 30,000 units per annum, to accommodate increased production and is planning to introduce even more measures to ensue that it has the cleanest and greenest production.
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Remote charging !!!!

Nikola Tesla being revived here folks !!

and as it has become the norm of teambhp - great job sid.
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The front looks like a SX4.Very cute.
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this thing is definitely a DC design. boy, it's ugly.
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For me the design looks somewhat weird, specially the rear window looks .The front fender seems to be bulged too much.
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I think it needs bigger wheels. These look three sizes too small.
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Remote charging sounds too good to be true. Wireless electricity is still in its infancy, dont think it can be implemented on a large scale just as yet. However, will be really cool if it does really work!
But, why does it look like its born out of an affair between the Sumo Grande and the SX4? Ugly design!
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Remote charging is most likely is going to be a hidden battery which can be activated only by REVA technicians. Nothing special I would think.
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this thing is definitely a DC design. boy, it's ugly.
Yes.It definitely looks like a DC job,those headlamps are typical DC.
Not a beauty.but stands out. Way to go Reva!
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Remote charging sounds too good to be true. Wireless electricity is still in its infancy, dont think it can be implemented on a large scale just as yet. However, will be really cool if it does really work!
But, why does it look like its born out of an affair between the Sumo Grande and the SX4? Ugly design!
Well, the Reva never gave a competition to alfa romeo brera in the looks department !! It's the utility aspect of that vehicle which is highlighted to the customers
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Wireless electricity doesn't work well even in a small room.
Got to be like unlocking the hidden reserve charge.
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REVA EV Frankfurt Debut to Feature World First Instant Remote Recharging



Indian electric car maker will debut two new models at the Frankfurt motor show next week


Indian electric car maker REVA will be unveiling two new models at the Frankfurt motor show next week.
First up is the REVA NXR - a 3-door hatch electric city car that seats up to four people. The model can be ordered from REVA directly from their stand at the Frankfurt show and production is set to begin early next year.

The second is the REVA NXG, an electric two-seat sport model that comes with a 'targa roof'. The NXG is slated for launch in 2011.

REVA will also be launching a new website, revaglobal.com, at the same time as the Frankfurt premiere where customers can register to order online as well.

But the real news here is the claim being made by REVA that they will offer remote charging for customers suffering "range anxiety". The technology is called REVive and somehow permits the driver to simply telephone or SMS (text message) REVA and recharge the vehicle remotely. REVA does not explain how this technology works.

One can only assume that by 'remote' REVA mean via wireless technology (REVA vehicles will come with a telematic system) but remote electrical charging is something unheard of.

Bangalore-based REVA is a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California. Investors include Global Environment fund and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

REVA states that pricing and technology details will be made available at the Frankfurt show.

Source: Reva Electric Car Company

Press Release

Reva Launching Two New Cars at Frankfurt

At midday on Wednesday 16th September 2009 Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) will be unveiling two new M1 classified electric cars at the 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).

The REVA NXR is a four-seat, three-door hatchback family car suitable for urban driving that can be ordered at the show, with production scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2010.

The showcar, REVA's model for 2011, is the REVA NXG; a sporty two-seater with a targa roof that was designed by Dilip Chhabria of the internationally renowned automotive design company DC Design.
Another world-first for REVA at The IAA is the launch of REVive, a technology unique to REVA that addresses 'range anxiety' and acts like an invisible reserve fuel tank. The customer just has to telephone or SMS REVA for an instant remote recharge should they run out of charge. Both the REVA NXR and the REVA NXG will feature the REVive telematics technology. Further technology and pricing announcements will be made at the IAA.

REVA's new website, Revaglobal.com, will go live at the time of the vehicle launches in Frankfurt and customers can register on the priority list for the new cars on-line.

REVA is the brand of the Reva Electric Car Company, a Bangalore-based company formed as a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California and backed by US investors Global Environment Fund and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

Today, REVA is selling, or being test marketed, in 24 countries worldwide and has the largest deployed fleet of electric cars on the market with over 3,000 EVs on the road and more than 70 million kilometres of user experience.

The company is building a new ultra low carbon vehicle assembly plant in Bangalore India, with a capacity of 30,000 units per annum, to accommodate increased production and is planning to introduce even more measures to ensue that it has the cleanest and greenest production.

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Even though it still looks like and oddball, I must say that this is a vast improvement over the previous styling of the Reva. Way to go Maini!

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Frankly speaking, i like the new looks of reva.
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I like the looks of it and hope its made of better materials than its predecessor.

OT: Is there any exemption on Taxes for greener cars in general.
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