New Wheels With Hormazd Sorabjee: Are You Ready To Own An Electric Car And All That It Entails?
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New Wheels With Hormazd Sorabjee: Are You Ready To Own An Electric Car And All That It Entails?

BloombergQuint’s New Wheels Podcast with Hormazd Sorabjee helps you make up your mind before you go car shopping this festive season.

Have you ever driven a car that’s completely noiseless and doesn’t have gears? To many, who haven’t used an electric car before, the experience can be a little disconcerting. That’s especially if they’re used to the good old internal combustion engines.

Electric mobility has been described increasingly as the future of the auto industry. Most prominent automakers globally are investing heavily into developing electric vehicle technology. And like any technology that’s in its teething stage, this has its share of problems.

The lack of broad-based charging infrastructure and high cost of batteries have resulted in customers shying away from making the commitment to shift entirely to electric.

On this edition of the New Wheels podcast, BloombergQuint spoke with Hormazd Sorabjee, editor of Autocar India, about the “statement purchase” that is the electric car, and the challenges and advantages to owning one.

Is Tata Motors’ Nexon the best option, being relatively more affordable than the others? Or are the costlier MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona Electric the better picks?

Listen in to find out...

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