Nowadays, we are experiencing a rapid shift from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles to environmentally sustainable electric vehicles (EV). Moreover, not only India-based but international electric carmakers are also gearing up to launch their electric cars in the Indian EV market. Hence, getting aware and acknowledged of the Upcoming Electric Car Launches in India is also very important. This selective piece brings you here the same panorama of upcoming electric cars in the country.
Although the year 2020 has been full of health and economic crisis due to the pandemic, it has been unable to limit the craze of upcoming green cars and restrict the ascending journey of Electric Vehicles (EV). Last year, we have seen a number of launches from MG ZS EV to Tata Nexon EV. Also, many of us experienced delays in the number of scheduled electric cars launching in India as the market was severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis. But it’s heeling now and hence many automakers are ready to launch their new green vehicles in the market in the present and upcoming years; not only in India but all over the world as well.
Moreover, the recent launch of a new Indian subsidiary in Karnataka by the remarkable Tesla Inc is a threshold in Indian Electric Vehicles Market. Many top green car manufacturers including Tesla, Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mercedes, Audi, and others are gearing up to launch their electric cars in India. Hence, carmakers and buyers, both are taking more interest in this rising trend of the green vehicular market. Also, Electric Vehicles are becoming the biggest option for car buyers to reduce their carbon imprints, and enhancing mobility. Therefore, it becomes crucial to make e-car lovers more aware and acknowledged of these all. Following the same, EV Duniya brings you here the essentials of selected upcoming electric vehicles which are going to be launched in the near future.
India’s top carmaker, Tata Motors, is expected to launch the electric version of its premium hatchback model ‘Altroz’ in the Indian market soon. Although the exact date of launch is not revealed yet, the vehicle has already gathered a lot of attention. Earlier, this was showcased in Auto Expo 2020. This model seems similar to its ICE version.
TATA Altroz EV – Upcoming electric car launches in India
In October 2020, during the web launch of the ‘Treo Zor’ electric three-wheeler, Mahindra & Mahindra confirmed its plan of launching the Electric variant Mahindra eKUV100. This car was also showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. The expected pricing of this EV of around ₹8.25 lakh makes it the most affordable electric car in India.
Mahindra eKUV 100
This is the first electric SUV designed & developed by Jaguar Land Rover which is expected to be launched in India soon. The EV already went on sale internationally in March 2018. Now, this much-acclaimed environment-friendly EV has hit India’s shores for an official launch in the upcoming months. Jaguar I-PACE EV will be the second EV offering in the luxury segment in India and will be in three variants including S, SE, and HSE.
JAGUAR I-PACE long-range EV car
The all-electric offering of Audi, Audi e-tron, is expected to hit the Indian market in the next half of 2021. It had made its first public appearance back in November 2018. Charged with electrifying designs, breath-taking driving, and innovative technology, e-tron is ready to give its users a sustainable and exhilarating e-mobility along with limitless freedom.
Maruti Suzuki is expected to launch its electric vehicle version of the famous hatchback Wagon R in India in September 2021. Although the price is not confirmed, the company has indicated that the electric version of the Wagon R could cost upwards of ₹9 lakh in India.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV
KIA, the South Korean carmaker, has already grabbed several eyeballs in the Indian car market when it made its debut with Seltos SUV. Now the company is powering this model with electricity to prepare for the upcoming electric vehicle launching season in India. With the arrival of the Kia Seltos EV, also internally codenamed as SP2 EV, the Korean automaker will have a total of three electric cars in its portfolio. It already has Soul EV and Niro EV for sale in the global market.
Kia Seltos EV
After the recent announcement of launching an Indian subsidiary in Bengaluru by the US Electric Vehicle manufacturing giant Tesla Inc, now every eCar lover is eagerly waiting for the actual sale of Tesla’s Electric Cars. Although there isn’t an exact launch date declared by Tesla, it is expected to launch its most economical product ‘EV Model 3’ in the first half of 2021. Much talked Model 3 is functionally designed with many latest technologies.
Tesla Model 3
Earlier, Swedish carmaker Volvo had unveiled its first full-electric offering in late 2019 in the form of the XC40 Recharge. Later on, Volvo has decided to launch this first-ever EV in India in 2021. It’s based on the newest addition to the XC40 compact SUV which was unveiled in 2017 and went on sale in India in 2018. Here, the word ‘Recharge’ signifies the variant suffix for future all-electric variants in Volvo’s lineup.
Volvo XC40 Recharge Color Variants
Embodying with its three-fold design philosophy of intelligent driving, intelligent power, and intelligent integration, Nissan has unveiled its next-generation Electric Vehicle Leaf (EV Leaf) with a flurry of futuristic technologies.
The all-electric car of the Bavarian carmaker, BMW i3 has been unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018. Also, this small EV is already on sale in many European and US countries. Now, the company is planning to make available this much-awaited green car in the Indian market.
Design of BMW i3 Electric Car
conclusion: consumers have a number of options to buy the best electric car depending on their requirements. All these upcoming electric car launches in India in 2021 after the COVID-19 lockdown are the most awaiting electric vehicles in the automobile industry. For more details or in case you need any consultation related to EV, feel free to contact us or comment below.
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