Bajaj Chetak performance variant in the making, confirms Rajiv Bajaj

Bajaj Chetak electric scooter

At a press conference in Pune today to mark the conclusion of the 3000km-long ‘Chetak Electric Yatra,’ Rajiv Bajaj, the MD of Bajaj Auto provided new details on the company’s first electric two-wheeler, the Chetak. Bajaj said that the company was working on a performance-spec version of the …

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Ultraviolette F77, inspired by a fighter jet, gets configurable riding modes

Ultraviolette F77 side teaser edited

Ultraviolette Automotive, the Bengaluru-based company that has raised two rounds of funds from TVS Motor, is gearing up to showcase its first product, the Ultraviolette F77, on 13 November. We caught up with Narayan Subramaniam, CEO and Head of Design at Ultraviolette, for a chat about his creation …

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Ultraviolette’s second product likely to be another motorcycle

Ultraviolette scooter teaser

While Ultraviolette Automotive, the Bengaluru based company that has raised money from TVS Motor, gears up to unveil its first creation – the F77 performance motorcycle – tomorrow, that promises to disrupt the ‘sporty’ bike segment of India, the company has one eye on expanding its product offering …

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Tesla forced Volvo to upgrade XC40 EV’s battery half way through development

Volvo XC40 Recharge Battery Package

Volvo unveiled the XC40 EV earlier this week as its first purely electric car, promising to launch 5 more EVs in the next five years. An interesting trivia has now been reported by the Verge – Volvo engineers had to change course half way through development as Tesla …

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TVS-backed Ultraviolette teases first electric motorcycle, the F77

Ultraviolette F77 headlamp teaser

Bengaluru-based Ultraviolette Automotive has put out a teaser of its first motorcycle, the F77, on its Facebook channel. The last part of the latest teaser clip shows the full-LED headlamp switched on, featuring diffused daytime running lamps. Ultraviolette has already revealed a few key features and specifications of …

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Thai designer Piriya seeks to bring ‘Spider’ EV to production

EV Spider Thailand Piriya

Thai automotive designer Piriya Chitpranee spent 10 years in various positions for Honda R&D South East Asia, Tailg, Greenger Motors and Edison Motor company. In 2019, he decided to quit working for others to launch his own company sensing that mainstream players such as Honda and Yamaha would …

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