PHOTO CAPTION: Professor Bai with chassis of electric scooter his students are developing.

Kettering University Students Improving Electric Scooter for India's Mahindra

Kettering University's Advanced Power Electronics Lab is into month one of six month project to develop removable battery pack for home charging.

Published: 24-May-2013

FLINT, MI -- For Kevin Bai, the question isn't if vehicles will be fully powered by electricity one day.

It's when.

"The electric vehicle is an irreversible trend," Bai said.


Mahindra Reva NXR displayed in Frankfurt Auto Show.

NXR will be manufactured in energy efficient, green manufacturing facility.

Mahindra Reva NXR electric car seats four.

In the 12 years since its launch, Reva has sold 4,600 cars in India and abroad. About 1,000 cars were sold in London, 300 in Norway and about 3,000 in India.

Mahindra Reva E2O electric car will launch despite Indian gov't not extending electric car subsidy.

Mahindra is planning to 30,000 units by the 2015-2016 timeframe, counting on the car's low operational costs and battery rental scheme to overcome initial premium.


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