India's Reva Plans New Electric Car, Plant

Lithium-ion battery version will have range of 120 km.

Published: 07-Feb-2009

Electric car maker Reva Electric Car Company on Thursday announced that it will launch a new model powered by advanced battery technology this year and also set up its second manufacturing plant in the country.

"We will launch our lithium-ion based battery-powered car in May this year. This will have 120 km range, ideal for city driving conditions. The new battery will allow consumers to recharge within an hour," Reva deputy chairman and chief technical officer Chetan Kumaar Maini said.

"We will add another factory to the existing one in Bangalore with installed capacity of 30,000 vehicles," he said.


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