Monthly Archives: October 2020

Telangana EV policy 2020: Here is what we know

In a bid to promote electric vehicles in the state Telangana government under its new EV policy offers 100 per cent exemption of road tax and registration fee for the first two lakh electric two-wheelers purchased and registered within the state.  Telangana Ministers KT Rama Rao and Ajay Kumar on Friday launched the policy which […]

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Probe into dumping of low-density polyethylene in India initiated

Following a complaint by an industry association, probe into the alleged dumping of low-density polyethylene in India from six countries, including Singapore and the US has started. Chemicals and Petrochemicals Manufacturers Association on behalf of the domestic industry has filed an application before the commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGTR for initiation of an anti-dumping investigation […]

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WDO launches international call for resources around design and sustainability

As designers around the world work to become more intentional, sustainable and inclusive in their design practices, the World Design Organization (WDO) is embarking on a new project to explore design as a key pathway for achieving global sustainability. As part of its continued effort to align its programming to the United Nations Sustainable Development […]

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Mahindra Treo Zor Electric 3-Wheeler Cargo launched

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd has announced the launch of its new electric 3-wheeler cargo model, Treo Zor, in India starting at ₹ 2.73 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi, net of FAME 2 and state subsidies).  The Treo Zor is based on the proven Treo platform and will come in 3 variants – Pickup, Delivery Van and Flat Bed. […]

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Mahindra e-KUV100 all set for rollout in January 2021

Mahindra and Mahindra is all set to launch the much awaited electric SUV e-KUV100 by early next year. If reports are to be believed then the carmaker’s MD and CEO Pawan Goenka has confirmed that work is on to start delivering e-KUV100 to dealers, and is likely to be available for customers in the next three months. […]

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KKR launches Virescent Infrastructure- a platform to acquire renewable energy assets

Global investment firm KKR has announced the launch of Virescent Infrastructure, a newly created platform to acquire renewable energy assets in India. Headquartered in Mumbai, Virescent aims to expand its diversified portfolio of operational renewable energy assets, facilitated by investments predominantly made through KKR’s infrastructure fund. Virescent looks to identify investment opportunities that have stable […]

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US want India to explore cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells: Dan Brouillette

The United States wants India to explore manufacturing a cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells, US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Wednesday, amid high dependence on Chinese technology. Brouillette, who was addressing a virtual press conference at the conclusion of the India energy forum at the IHS CERA Week, said India was “perfectly positioned […]

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Infosys becomes carbon neutral 30 years ahead, outlines ESG vision for 2030

A very positive news for the environmentalist and climate lovers coming in, India’s second largest software services firm Infosys on Wednesday said it has turned carbon neutral, three decades ahead of the timeline set by the Paris Agreement for 2050. The Bengaluru-based company also announced ‘Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Vision for 2030’ as part […]

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Renesas Extends RA MCU Family with RA6T1 MCU Group for AI-based Endpoint Predictive Maintenance

Renesas Electronics Corporation has  announced the extension of its microcontroller (MCU) portfolio designed for motor control applications targeting smart homes, industrial automation, and building automation. Featuring a rich set of peripheral functions and AI-based failure detection, the four new RA6T1 Group MCUs are the latest members of Renesas’ rapidly expanding Arm-based RA Family, and the […]

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