The automobile industry slowly moving towards an eco-friendly source of energy. Many initiatives have been made by the central government and many state governments as well. In India, the pace is much slower than compared to other countries but in coming years or by the end of this decade mostly brands have claims that they will be building only EVs. A few existing carmakers are already started to make more EVs for the Indian market. Many major automakers like TVS motor company, Bajaj Auto India, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Tata, and many more. Here, we have put together 5 upcoming EVs in India by 2022: –
- Tesla Model 3
American electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has finally decided to make their much-awaited debut in India by the end of this year or starting of next year. tesla has already registered its research company in Bengaluru. Tesla Model 3 is an entry-level EV from the brand and likely to be the debut car from the manufacturer in India.
Although, the speculations are also suggested that the Tesla Model 3 is facing some problems with its low ground clearance. The Model 3 is available in plus, long-range and long-range performance in global markets with battery sizes 54 KWh to 82 KWh. No official statements have been made for the battery pack for India.
- Tesla Model Y
Tesla Has been testing its Model Y in the Indian market for over a year now. Being the crossover SUV tesla Model Y likely to be more popular in India as the SUV trend is having more hype and getting more active. Model Y has a better ground clearance than Model 3. Also, it is offered in both 5-seater and 7-seater configurations.
The Model Y is available in three variants – standard, long-range and long-range performance with battery pack ranges from 50 KWh to 80 KWh. Furthermore, we haven’t had any confirmation regarding the launch and see variants to launch in India.
- Tata Altroz EV
Tata motors currently have the best-selling EV in the Indian market, named Nexon EV. Just a few weeks ago tata has also announced the launch of the facelift version Tigor EV with Ziptron battery technology and a higher range. Apart from that Tata is also planning to launch premium hatch Altroz EV in the Indian market next year. Altroz EV was first showcased at last year’s Auto Expo 2020.
As per speculations Altroz EV is likely to have a bigger battery pack and will be using Ziptron technology. The Hatchback will be having more than 500 Km of range in a single charge.
- Tata PUNCH EV
Tata has recently unveiled there first micro-SUV PUCNH for the Indian market. With the unveil bookings are already commenced with a token amount of Rs 21,000 online. As per internet reports suffering even before the launch of petrol version of PUNCH, Electricvehciles. in have made speculation about the EV version of the same.
Tata PUNCH will be built on the same ALFA platform which will share the same underpinnings with Altroz. The powertrain remains the same as used for Altroz i.e., 1.2 Litre naturally aspirated petrol. Although, the EV version of the PUNCH is likely to be offered with a smaller battery.
- Hyundai’s upcoming low-cost EVs
Hyundai has been reported of developing a low-cost EV platform that will be producing newer affordable EVs, especially for the Indian market. The new electric vehicle is likely to be a compact Crossover as the popularity of SUVs and crossover SUVs is quite high in demand in our market.
The upcoming Hyundai EV is likely to be powered with a smaller battery pack and smaller electric motor to keep the prices very low. The driving range for the EVs won’t be too high but very decent for urban commuters. Its launch is expected to be in 2024 but we have to wait for a lot more information.