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Slow economic growth, dull consumer sentiment challenging for auto sector: Kinetic Green

Electric vehicle maker Kinetic Green recently said that slow economic growth coupled with dull consumer sentiment will be “extremely challenging” for the domestic automotive industry, which was already reeling under a sales slump even before the COVID 19 crisis. At the same time, the company remains bullish on the electric vehicle (EV) segment in the […]

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France to subsidise EV purchases to save automakers

France is preparing a package of measures to shore up automakers stung by the coronavirus crisis, including subsidies to encourage purchases of electric vehicles, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Monday. “I will announce a plan within two weeks… to relaunch car buying as well as the industry’s transition to a more sustainable model,” Le […]

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Auto industry yet to submit report on EV transition to Niti Aayog

The automobile industry is yet to submit its report on road map to transition two- and three-wheelers to full electric vehicles, according to a senior government official. At a meeting with industry representatives in June last year, the Niti Aayog had asked the industry to come back within two weeks with concrete steps towards the […]

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Government initiates anti-dumping probe into imports of clear float glass from Malaysia

The government has initiated a probe into an alleged dumping of clear float glass, used in automobiles and refrigeration industries, from Malaysia following a complaint from domestic players. The investigation is being conducted by the commerce ministry’s arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR). In a notification, the directorate has said it has found sufficient […]

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Shell Opens Its First Lubricants Laboratory In India

Shell India inaugurated its new lubricants laboratory at its Technology Centre in Bengaluru, further expanding the company’s R&D efforts both for India and internationally. The laboratory comes as a solutions provider to the rising demand for innovative lubricants following the rapid upgrade of technology in the industrial and automotive sectors. With valuable data analysis and […]

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MG Motor India Partners With PeopleStrong to Recruit More Women Professionals

Underlining its commitment towards strong diversity within its workforce, carmaker MG (Morris Garages) Motor India announced its partnership with PeopleStrong, India’s one of the largest HR Tech and Talent Acquisition solutions company. The association is aimed at increasing the hiring of female professionals across its upcoming sales and service outlets. As part of the tie-up, MG Motor […]

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On road to clean energy, auto sector eyes election year boost to sales

With cleaner fuel fast emerging as an order of the day in 2018, a busy year awaits the Indian automobile industry in 2019, a year before the Bharat Stage-VI standards gets implemented, when manufacturers would need to drive extra mile to meet the strict emission norms. Although electric vehicles are being already talked about as […]

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Tata Motors likely to get notice from the government over EV order:Report

Tata Motors may get show cause notice from the government over the electric vehicle (EV) order claims a report. According to ET the government may issue the notice seeking reasons for not scrapping the first bulk order for electric cars, as it alleges that the automaker was going back on the contract. The publication citing […]

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SUN Mobility Partners With Microsoft to Build Smart Network for its EV Energy Infrastructure

SUN Mobility is building a Smart Network to effectively deploy its universal energy infrastructure in partnership with Microsoft. SUN Mobility’s Smart Network will use Microsoft’s technology to connect the SUN MOBILITY SMART BATTERY and SUN MOBILITY QUICK INTERCHANGE STATION (QIS) with end users through a mobile application. The Smart Network will help users experience seamless […]

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Hyundai planning to roll out electric vehicles from its Chennai plant

Auto major Hyundai is planning to roll out electric vehicles (EVs) from its plant in India, which is set to become one of its global regional headquarters with more responsibility for local long-term planning, a company official said. Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), which has sold 8 million vehicles cumulatively in the country in 20 years […]

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