The electric vehicle industry in India is in its early stages. The way the electric two-wheeler has gained momentum in the country, in the same way the electric car segment has not grown. Even today, the number of electric cars is very less as compared to fuel based cars. But now people are shifting towards electric car to get rid of petrol-diesel car. Electric cars are expensive, but their cost is very less. According to reports, five new electric cars – Tata Tiago EV, BYD Atto3, Tata Altroz EV, Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kona facelift will be launched in the Indian market in the coming few weeks.
Tata Tiago EV
Tata Motors has confirmed the launch of Tiago EV. The upcoming Tiago EV will be the company's cheapest electric car. However, Tata has not disclosed the specifications of the Tiago EV. According to reports, the Tiago EV could be the company's second electric car like the Tigor EV. The Tigor EV is powered by a 26 kWh battery and can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 8.5 seconds.
BYD is the largest electric car company in the world. The company has also recently released the teaser video of BYD Atto3. Apart from the upcoming BYD Atto3, the company sells the BYD e6 electric MPV in India. According to reports, the BYD Atto3 will run for 400-500 km on a single charge.
Tata Altroz EV
The electric version of Tata Motors Altroz can also come in the market. According to the reports, after the confirmation of Tiago EV, the next number will be that of Altroz EV. The specifications of the upcoming Altroz EV could be similar to that of the Nexon EV Prime. The Nexon EV Prime can run 312 km on a single charge.
Hyundai Ioniq 5
Hyundai is also serious about electric cars in its lineup. The company may probably launch the Ioniq 5 in the upcoming festive season. In the global market, this car is available in two options - 58 kW and 72.6 kW battery pack. With the larger battery pack, the Ioniq 5 can cover a distance of 488 km on a full charge.
Hyundai Kona Facelift
After the launch of the Hyundai Kona facelift, a better option than the current Kona Electric will come in the market. A lot of changes can be made to the exterior and interior of the new Kona facelift. Hyundai may offer a bigger battery pack than the current 39.2 kW battery pack in the upcoming Kona facelift, which will run more than 500 kms on a single charge.
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