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Autocar

26 February, 2019

Ultraviolette electric bike prototype review, test ride

Bengaluru-based start-up Ultraviolette wants to outperform 200-250cc motorcycles with its upcoming EV. Having ridden the final prototype, we can confirm that they’re on track to do just that.

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Live Mint

13 October, 2018

The fastest 200cc bike is here

A green mobility startup backed by TVS Motor Co. Ltd plans to launch a premium electric motorcycle, equivalent of 200-250cc and capable of reaching a top speed of 150kmph.

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Business Standard

13 August, 2018

TVS Motor invests in electric bike maker Ultraviolette Automotive

Electric mobility solutions provider Ultraviolette Automotive today said it has received Rs 6 crore funding from TVS Motor Company. The additional investment as part of Series A round will be deployed for continued product engineering and further expansion of core R&D team and facility, Ultraviolette said in a statement.

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Bloomberg Quint

10 December, 2017

Electric Motorcycle Startup Finds A Mainstream Backer

This week on Startup Street we have a mainstream two-wheeler company backing an electric motorcycle startup. Paytm acquired a majority stake in the entity formed by the merger of Nearbuy.com and Little Internet, SpaceX founder Elon Musk indulged in some friendly banter on Twitter, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin invested in his first Indian startup. Here’s what went on.

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Inc42

8 December, 2017

TVS Acquires 15% Stake In Electric Vehicle Startup Ultraviolette Automotive

Two wheeler maker TVS announced that it has bought a 14.78% stake in Bengaluru-based electric vehicle startup Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd, which primarily works on electric two wheelers and energy infrastructure. According to a stock exchange filing, the investment is to the tune of $700K (INR 5 Cr).

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YOURSTORY

13 December, 2016

Not the next ‘Avengers’ movie, but a sporty bike and battery tech startup

Wires, batteries, boards, ICs and packs lie on the floor of this 900 square foot office. The setup reminds one of the Iron Man or Avengers movies, where the protagonist is continuously innovating in his basement. But while Tony Stark has the help of Jarvis, a largely fictional artificial intelligence platform, here in Bengaluru, the tech goes beyond the realm of science fiction.

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THE HINDU

14 April, 2016

Drive for innovation

Bangalore based startup Ultraviolette straddles design and technology to build innovative futuristic automobiles and efficient solutions for day-to-day commutation problems. Imagine a cycle that gives you the speed and style of a bike and a bike that lends the fitness benefit of riding a bicycle. Sounds farfetched?

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YOURSTORY

24 March, 2016

This trio is ‘Making in India’ for the European markets

The thought of riding a cycle to work seems rather appealing, but the idea of heading to office sweaty and showering there puts most people off. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a vehicle that gave you the convenience of a motorbike or scooter while rushing to work and the exercise benefit of a cycle while heading back from work?

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