Just Dial Consumer Insights finds e-vehicles trending

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Just Dial Consumer Insights published a detailed report regarding the consumer mindset for shifting to electric and eco-friendly vehicles. Petrol and Diesel prices are all-time high post-COVID.

Pollution has become another nightmare for people. The air quality is deteriorating and the fuel price is increasing. The current situation has persuaded people to opt for e-vehicles

In India, Delhi has the most polluted air and the demand for electric vehicles is the highest. Just Dial Consumer report found that Delhi has the highest demand for both e-scooters and e-vehicles among Tier-I cities.

The enormous rise and liking for electric vehicles are mainly due to the government’s priority and policy for cleaner fuels to control pollution. The government also gives subsidies for electric vehicles.

IOn the electric vehicles segment e-scooters is the people’s favourite as it recorded a rise of 220.7 per cent in YOY demand, e-cars rose by 132.4 per cent, e-motorcycles rose by 115.3 per cent, and e-cycles rose by 66.8percent.

Metropolitan cities, Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru recorded the highest demand for e-scooters in the Tier-I category. Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, and Kolkata also recorded an exponential rise in the demand for e-scooters.

Among the Tier-II cities, Mysore, Indore, Jaipur, Surat, Agra, Jodhpur, Sangli, Vadodara, Nashik, and Chandigarh recorded the maximum demand.

For the e-motorcycles segment, Tier-II cities surpassed Tier-I, Vijayawada, Salem, Kolhapur, Pondicherry, Varanasi, Bhavnagar, Surat, Rajkot, Amravati and Nagpur were the top-10 Tier-II cities witnessing maximum demand for e-motorcycles. 

From Tier-I cities, most of the demand was from Mumbai, Pune, and Bengaluru followed by Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Delhi

In the segment of electric cars, Mumbai, Delhi, and Bengaluru were the top-3 cities driving most of the demand across Tier-I cities followed by Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Pune.

Among Tier-II cities, Nashik, Lucknow, Goa, Surat, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Jaipur, and Vijayawada recorded higher demand during this festive season.

Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata drove the highest demand for electric bicycles among the Tier-I cities followed by Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Pune, and Bengaluru. 

Most of the demand in the Tier-II towns was driven by Nagpur, Vijayawada, Salem, Kolhapur, Madurai, Bhopal, Surat, Rajkot, Amravati, and Patna.

Surprisingly the craze for hypercars is still intact. The report also observed search trends in the luxury segment where demand for brands like Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche recorded an impressive rise in YOY. 

Bugatti outperformed all the hypercar brands and was the most searched brand. It saw a 167 per cent rise in demand this festive season. This demand was primarily from Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Pune.

It is extremely encouraging to see the recent surge in Electric vehicles, which can be taken as a build-up to tackle the concerning pollution levels in the capital and the nation at large said Prasun Kumar, Chief Marketing Officer, Just Dial.

Electric vehicles will contribute a lot in impending the threat of climate change.

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