Hero Electric To design customised e-scooter for B2B companies

India’s biggest electric two-wheeler company,Hero Electric is reportedly seeing steady increase in demand for electric scooters from firms that specialise in last-mile deliveries. According to a report from Money Control, Logistics providers of e-commerce companies such as Flipkart, Amazon and others, as well as food delivery agents of Zomato and Swiggy are switching to electric […]

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National Drive Electric Week shifts online in its tenth year, scheduled from Sept 26 -Oct 4

The tenth annual National Drive Electric Week, a coast-to-coast celebration of electric vehicles (EVs), will be held September 26–October 4 and include more than 100 online events for the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign highlights the environmental, health, and consumer benefits of clean plug-in vehicles and is hosted each year by Plug […]

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The age of electric vehicles may arrive much before than expected

An electric Volkswagen ID.3 for the same price as a Golf. A Tesla Model 3 that costs as much as a BMW 3 Series. A Renault Zoe electric subcompact whose monthly lease payment might equal a nice dinner for two in Paris. As car sales collapsed in Europe because of the pandemic, one category grew rapidly: electric vehicles. […]

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Didi Chuxing, BYD plans to launch co-designed ride-hailing EV

Didi Chuxing and BYD is planning to launch this year a test batch of a vehicle they have designed for ride-hailing services , reports Reuters citing a person familiar with the matter. BYD received approval from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to sell an electric sedan model called D1 last month, according to […]

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Here is why Volkswagen have no plan to bring it’s EV platform to India

Volkswagen Group citing India’s underdeveloped EV infrastructure and market said that it has no plans to bring its MEB platform, the backbone of its global electric vehicle (EV) offensive, The Group said it is observing the developments in the Indian automotive market and will bring its EVs as and when the market is ready. VW […]

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In a rush to make green Capital, Delhi to identify land for EV charging stations

Delhi is all set to become green capital with the new charging stations. Concerned agencies of the Centre and Delhi government will start identifying land  in the next two weeks  under their jurisdictions to sett-up EV charging stations. This decision to identify land for EV charging stations was taken in the first meeting of the […]

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Electric Vehicle charging station at New Town, Kolkata coming soon

New Town, Kolkata is all set to embrace the environment friendly technology with the installation of electric vehicle charging station.  Lithium Urban Technologies and Fourth Partner Energy with HIDCO will set up an EV charging station at New Town, Kolkata under the new brand Powerbunk. According to the official statement this will be India’s largest […]

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General Motors’ next-gen EVs to be powered by “Ultium Drive”

General Motors has announced that its next-generation EVs will be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” The company in a statement said that Ultium Drive will help the company transition its current portfolio to a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous […]

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Over 27000 EVs supported till September 10 under FAME II scheme

The government on Tuesday said under the second phase of FAME India Scheme, over 27,000 electric vehicles have been supported till September 10 this year by way of demand incentive amounting to about ₹95 crore. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar said further 5,595 electrical buses […]

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OKAYA wins order for power storage systems from BHEL

OKAYA has announced that it has bagged an order from BHEL for commissioning power storage systems at three locations in Delhi. OKAYA will deploy lithium-ion-based battery energy storage system (BESS) solution at three locations, the company said in a statement. “OKAYA, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group, has bagged a major contract from Bharat […]

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