eTrio becomes 1st Indian firm to convert petrol/diesel-powered cars to EVs

Chennai: Hyderabad based, eTrio Automobiles has announced that it has become the first certified Indian company that can retrofit a petrol or diesel car into pure electric vehicle (EV) within 36 hours.

The firm says its brings to the Indian consumers an economical proposition that can help them tackle rising petrol and diesel prices. A release said, the company has already rolled out its first batch of production at its factory in Hyderabad, Telangana.

The company has already worked on 10 models for certifications in its first slot and would be on rolling out nearly 50 cars for the initial set of customers, the release added. The first certified retrofitted electric car of India successfully completed the registration in Telangana RTO, addressing the registration uncertainty, it said.

“We spent all these months on testing different kits on various models across the country. As everyone is preferring cabs and taxies over any other mode of commute, we have approached cab and taxi companies for collaboration,” said COO of eTrio, Nitish Bhandari.

The company is also working with the leading charging companies for providing complete EV fleet solution. It is also optimising the battery swapping system, which currently takes 10 minutes.

At the same time the company is working closely in developing retro fitment solutions for logistics sector as well, the release said.

NT Bureau