1 min read.Updated: 16 Aug 2022, 11:15 PM ISTLivemint
What we need, however, are battery-powered cars that more than just our well-off can afford. Without this, a green transition of Indian streets will remain elusive
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Electric cars are still far from mass adoption, but the Indian market sure is heating up. Ola Electric plans to launch one by the “summer of 2024". Separately, Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled plans to launch five sport-utility vehicles from end-2024 onwards. Ola’s car promises a pick-up of 0-to-100kmph in four seconds and a range of 500km on every charge. This sounds Tesla-like, which would mean premium pricing, though Ola says its EV offer basket will range from ₹1 lakh to ₹50 lakh.