7 Popular Brands for Electric Cars in Nepal 2023-24


    As Nepal is embracing the march towards the green revolution, we can witness the rise in the popularity of Electric Cars. There has been a significant increase in the number of electric cars in Nepal since the past few years. With the increased demand several popular multinational motor brands have been introducing electric vehicles in the country.

    Here’s a roundup of some of the most popular electric car brands that are bringing waves in the electric revolution of the country:

    1. BYD

    BYD electric cars in Nepal

    Founded in 2003, BYD (Build Your Dreams) is a subsidiary of a Chinese multinational company. It has secured its position as the largest plug-in electric vehicle manufacturer globally in 2023. The company entered the electric vehicle arena by manufacturing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in 2008 and battery electric vehicles in 2009.

    BYD is renowned for its commitment to electric mobility and innovative technology. The company’s electric vehicles are equipped with advanced features, including the notable Blade Battery technology, contributing to safety and efficiency.

    Cimex Inc. is the authorized distributor of BYD cars in Nepal introducing new models of BYD cars in the country. Make sure you visit BYD showroom in Narayanchaur, Naxal, Kathmandu to explore variety of BYD cars in detail.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • BYD ATTO
    • BYD Dolphin
    • BYD e6

    2. Hyundai

    Hyundai electric cars in Nepal

    Hyundai, the South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, has been shaping the automotive industry since its foundation in 1967. The company ventured into electric vehicles in 1990, producing its first purely electric vehicle in 1991 and fully electric vehicles for the commercial market in 2009 and 2010.

    Laxmi Intercontinental being the authorised distributor of Hyundai cars in Nepal, introduced the brand’s first electric car in Nepal the Hyundai IONIQ in 2018.

    Hyundai electric cars are popular for their cutting-edge design, robust performance, and a suite of advanced safety features. The brand focuses on sustainable and eco-friendly mobility solutions. With multiple showrooms around the country, showroom in Thapathali is one of the popular in the valley.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • Hyundai Kona
    • Hyundai IONIQ

    3. Tata

    Tata tigor electric car

    Tata, an Indian multinational automotive company, debuted in the electric vehicle space in 2019. Part of the Tata Group, the company produces a wide range of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, and buses.

    Tata electric vehicles showcase a blend of Indian innovation and global sustainability. They are designed to offer reliable and efficient electric mobility solutions.

    Sipradi Trading is the sole distributor of Tata Motors in Nepal introducing several vehicles such as buses, light and heavy trucks in addition to electric cars. You can visit Tata showroom in Thapathali Kathmandu for best experience.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • Tata Nexon
    • Tata Tiago
    • Tata Tigor

    4. MG (Morris Garages)

    mg electric car

    Founded in the 1920s as a British automotive brand, MG now operates under Chinese ownership. MG started producing electric vehicles in the early 1990s, blending British heritage with Chinese innovation.

    The authorised importer and distributor of MG vehicles in Nepal is Paramount Motors bringing a variety of models of MG cars in the country. MG’s Naxal showroom in Kathmandu can be great for you to explore variety models of MG cars.

    MG electric cars emphasize style, technology, and performance. The brand is synonymous with modern design and advanced electric vehicle technology.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • MG Comet EV
    • MG ZS EV

    5. Kia

    kia electric cars in Nepal

    Headquartered in Seoul, Kia, a South Korean multinational automobile manufacturer, began producing cars in 1981. The company entered the electric car market in 2014, focusing on sustainable and efficient transportation.

    Kia electric vehicles are known for their sleek designs, technological innovations, and commitment to environmental sustainability.

    Make sure you visit Kia Nepal to get updated about the latest models of Kia electric cars in Nepal. The popular showrooms in Kathmandu are located in Gairidhara, Thapathali and Dhumbarahi.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • Kia Niro 

    6. Nissan

    Nissan Electric car in Nepal

    Owned by the Japanese multinational company Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, Nissan has been producing cars since 1930’s. The company’s journey into electric vehicles began with the launch of the Nissan Leaf in 2009.

    Nissan’s electric cars are synonymous with innovation and reliability. The Leaf, in particular, has been a trailblazer in the electric vehicle segment.

    Pioneer Motocorp Private Limited is presently the distributor of Nissan Cars in Nepal. The main showrooms in Kathmandu are located at Thapathali and Uttardhoka.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • Nissan Leaf

    7. Neta

    Neta electric car in Nepal

    Neta is a Chinese all-electric car brand produced by Hozon Auto. Introduced in Nepal by the Chaudhary Group, Neta promises a glimpse into the future of electric mobility.

    Neta electric cars are designed to be forward-thinking, featuring the latest in electric vehicle technology and providing eco-friendly transportation solutions.

    CG Motocorp, the automobile division of Chaudhary Group, is the one distributing Neta electric cars in Nepal, showroom being located at Bishalnagar, Bhatbhateni, Kathmandu.

    Popular Models in Nepal:

    • Neta V

    As Nepal has been looking towards a sustainable electric future, these electric car brands are leading the charge, offering not just vehicles but a vision for cleaner, greener, and more efficient transportation. Let’s hope these electric car brands will continue to play a crucial role for supporting the electric revolution that Nepal aims to achieve by introducing quality and affordable electric cars in the future too.

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    Pradip Karki
    Pradip Karki
    A seasoned journalist with a passion for storytelling honed over 5 years, specializing in travel, food, and tech.

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