|26th August 2013, 15:41||#1|
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EVI - A startup that can convert any car into an Electric Vehicle
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|26th August 2013, 17:06||#2|
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Re: EVI-a startup innovating with a kit that can convert any vehicle into electric ve
The biggest problem for the established brand is mentioned in one of the paragraphs in that article: "currently working with a variety of development partners including OEMs, Tier 1s, vehicle integrators and test centers". No Car manufacturer would like to put something in the market that needs "Vehicle Integrators". Almost all of the established brands have either products, prototypes and initiatives of their own, with the ultimate objective being "electric or hybrid car". Returns on a car are far higher than returns on an after-market fitment. Fully built electric bicycles and scooters out of China outsold the kits for the same.
I have seen an aftermarket Automatic gear shifter from Korea. Was / is being installed by a party in Bangalore. The biggest problem was, as it will be for the for anyone supplying after-market kits, is the quality of INSTALLATION. Lack of quality in installation is the single biggest reason for failure.
I wish them good luck - it is a good business initiative.
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|28th August 2013, 21:48||#3|
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Electric Vehicle Technology developed in India
Electric Vehicle India , a company based in Mumbai, is developing hybrid, plug in hybrid and battery electric powertrains for use in vehicles, presumably they are also developing electric conversion kits for vehicles. This is in step with National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 (NEMMP). Expect more companies to enter this space. Also, they are touting their solution to be affordable