Monthly Archives: October 2019

BorgWarner’s Integrated Drive Module Powers one of China’s Top New Energy Vehicle Brands

BorgWarner announces a partnership with one of China’s leading New Energy Vehicle (NEV) brands to supply the fully integrated drive module (iDM) for their pure electric vehicle. This partnership represents BorgWarner’s first iDM project in China. The company’s electric vehicle system solution integrates highly efficient power electronics with an advanced transmission system and drive motor […]

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Mercedes recalls some EQC electric cars due to potentially faulty bolt

Daimler is recalling some new Mercedes-Benz EQC electric cars because of a potentially defective bolt in the differential, the company said on Tuesday. “Daimler AG has determined that on certain EQC vehicles the bolt in the front axle differential transmission might not meet durability specifications. Thus, it cannot be ruled out, that the bolt breaks […]

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AAP to hold protest against stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana

The AAP members led by senior leader Gopal Rai will hold a protest on Thursday outside Haryana Bhawan and Punjab Bhawan over the alleged inaction by the two states in controlling stubble burning, a major cause of pollution in Delhi. Claiming that both the BJP and the Congress are “playing with the lives of Delhiites” […]

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India, Saudi Arabia ink 12 agreements in sectors including renewable energy

India and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday signed 12 MoUs and agreements in key sectors including defence industries collaboration, renewable energy, security cooperation and civil aviation. The agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The two countries signed a Strategic Partnership Council agreement to further […]

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French minister visiting India to co-host second ISA assembly

French Deputy Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is visiting India to co-preside over the second Assembly of the International Solar Alliance here on Thursday. Poirson, who is on a three-day India visit from Wednesday, will co-president the ISA event along with Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State (IC) of Power, and New […]

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Himachal CM lays stone for 240 MW Kuthed Hydro Electric Project

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for developmental projects of Rs 209 crore in Bharmour and Pangi areas of Chamba district. He laid the foundation stone for 240 MW Kuthed Hydro Electric Project to be constructed at a cost of Rs 2,750 crore. He also laid […]

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Thermal power plants PLF remains subdue with increasing renewable generation: Study

Progress on stressed thermal power asset resolution remained slow as only 10 per cent of affected generation capacity witnessed resolution despite several steps taken by the government and lenders, ICRA said on Wednesday. Thermal power plants PLF (plant load factor or capacity utilisation) levels remain subdued with the increasing renewable generation and modest demand growth, […]

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U.S. Will Lag Behind The Global Transition To Electric Vehicles

Rocky Mountain Institute in its report release revealed that as soon as 2023, people in India, Indonesia and the Philippines will find sticker prices on electric vehicles that rival their gasoline-powered ancestors, but it may take seven more years for the United States to reach the same threshold. RMI’s “Breakthrough Batteries” report also revealed that […]

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Volkswagen, Siemens launches joint electric mobility pilot project in Rwanda

In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a pilot project in partnership with Siemens to test the feasibility of electric mobility in an African country. The pilot project, which will form part of Volkswagen’s operations in Rwanda, was officially announced today by Thomas Schäfer, CEO of Volkswagen Group South Africa […]

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Ericsson IoT solution powers more efficient solar-powered transport

Stella Era is an experimental, solar car capable of traveling a distance of 1800 kilometers in part through more efficient use of solar energy. Equipped with Ericsson’s Solar Smart parking, Stella Era car drive autonomously to a parking spot with the most sunshine in order to recharge its batteries. It can also share its energy […]

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