Cabinet approves INR 18100 crore Production Linked Incentive scheme for ACC Battery manufacturing

The Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced Cabinet approval of National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage. The Cabinet approves Rs 18,100 crore Production Linked Incentive scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery manufacturing in India. 50 GWh annual production capacity ACC manufacturing facilities in India will be setup under the Programme and Facilitate […]

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Hero MotoCorp, Gogoro Partners to Propel Shift to Electric Transportation in India

Hero MotoCorp Ltd. and Gogoro Inc., has announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the shift to sustainable electric mobility in India. The partnership brings together Hero, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, and Gogoro, the global leader in urban battery-swapping and smart mobility innovation.  The companies will establish a battery swapping joint venture […]

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India’s electric vehicles face practical, technical hurdles

H.S. Panno, an independent contractor living in a spacious two-story penthouse in New Delhi, had his doubts when he bought his first electric car in September. So far, he’s pleased with his savings on gas and maintenance, which are down by more than half, but disappointed with the practical limitations of driving his Nexon XZ+. […]

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India will become Number one EV maker in world: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday expressed confidence that lithium-ion batteries would be manufactured fully in the country in the next six months and India will become number one electric vehicle maker in the world in due course of time. Addressing the Amazon’s Smbhav Summit virtually, Gadkari further said that the government wants to encourage […]

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Toyota partners with S African fuel giant Sasol to pioneer hydrogen-powered mobility

The two companies announced the plan at an event this week organised by EE Business Intelligence and the British High Commission to South Africa, titled ‘2nd Renewable Hydrogen and Green Powerfuels Webinar for South Africa’. The parties intend to develop a mobility corridor and expand the demonstration to a pilot project using one of South […]

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MG Cyberster concept electric sports car with range of 800 KMs unveiled

As the world’s first pure supercar equipped with gaming cockpit, MG Cyberster is aimed at Gen Z.  Created by MG global design team, it inherits the classic convertible shape of MGB Roadster. With a range of 800 kilometers, the Cyberster concept has an intelligent pure electric architecture and 5G connection capabilities, and accelerates from 0 to […]

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Siemens Limited, Switch Mobility signs MoU to provide E-Mobility solutions in India

Siemens Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Switch Mobility Automotive Limited to jointly address need of electric commercial vehicle customers and execute E-Mobility Projects in India. The MOU is aimed at delivering efficient, cost-effective and sustainable E-Mobility solutions to various commercial vehicle customers in India.  Switch Mobility will bring its electric commercial […]

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Ather Energy with Park+ setting up fast charging network Ather Grid inMumbai

Ather Energy has recently announced that in collaboration with startup Park+ it is setting up of its fast charging network Ather Grid in Mumbai. As many as 10 charging points are already live at various key locations across the financial capital and the firm is also planning to have at least 30 such points by […]

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IIT Hyderabad develops dual carbon alternative to lithium-ion batteries

The Electrochemical Energy Storage Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), has developed a 5V Dual Carbon Battery utilising self-standing carbon fibre mats as both electrodes – cathode and anode. The breakthrough model, developed by a team led by Dr Surendra Kumar Martha, eliminates the requirement of toxic, costly, and heavy transitional metals. […]

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