OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo Aim to Enter EV Market in India
Following Tesla’s entry into the Indian market earlier this year, various smartphone companies are now looking to capture a part of the EV market in the country. Chinese smartphone brands like OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi recently filed trademark applications in India to secure their electric vehicle (EV) plans. Although most of them have been rejected or opposed by the authorities, Xiaomi’s trademark was interestingly approved.
The trademark applications were spotted by tipster Mukul Sharma, who shared a few screenshots of the applications on his Twitter handle recently. So, as per the screenshots, the trademark applications of OnePlus (attached below), Oppo, and Vivo have been either objected to or opposed by the authorities on unknown grounds.
Xiaomi’s trademark application for a quadcopter, which will presumably be an electric-based vehicle, has been accepted. It was filed on August 13 this year, as per the screenshot shared by…