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What is the name of India's first battery powered Car?

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What is the name of India's first battery powered Car?
posted Jul 10, 2017 by Niharika Singh

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Reva or Mahindra Reva

Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited, formerly known as the Reva Electric Car Company, is an Indian company based in Bangalore, involved in designing and manufacturing of compact electric vehicles. Reva was acquired by Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra in May 2010. In 2013, Mahindra REVA was selected as one of "The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2013″ by Fast Company.

Following are some of the main features of India's first battery-powered car :
Manufacturer: Bangalore-based Reva Electric Car Company
Name of car: REVAi
Time taken: 7 years of research and development (1994-2001)
Sold in 13 countries About 2,500 vehicles sold till date
Investment: $20 million dollars on research
Price in Delhi: Starting from Rs 299,000, ex-showroom
Incentives in Delhi: Exemption of 12.5 percent value added tax
Other fiscal sops: 15 percent subsidy on base price
Speed: Up to 80 km/hr as compared to 65 km/hr in earlier models
Fuel efficiency: 80 km per charge with a/c and 129 km without a/c
Economy: 40 paise (about 1 Cent) per km
Servicing: Provision for servicing at customer's home Power Mode:
Improved torque Acceleration: 0-40 km in 7 seconds
Braking: Disc brakes and increased regenerative braking
Other features: Trip odometer, climate control seats, battery regenerator
Battery life: 120 km per charge
Air conditioning: Remote AC plus electronic temperature control
Hill Restraint: Automatic hill restraint feature

answer Jul 11, 2017 by Anita Yadav
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