Tags: Electric cars

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro signs MoU to establish European battery business

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business. The companies will work together towards summer 2021 to assess the market for lithium-ion batteries in Europe and mature the business case for a green battery business […]

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CERCA launches initiative to convert all old cars into electric vehicles

Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air has been established at IIT Delhi to promote research and actions to reduce Air pollution. Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA), an academic think tank and research centre at IIT Delhi for clean air, launched its maiden initiative on electric mobility with the retrofitting […]

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Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles

Ford plans to add 350 jobs at two factories to meet expected demand for electric vehicles that haven’t gone on sale yet. The automaker says it will add 150 workers at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri, to build the new E-Transit full-size van that will go on sale late next year. Another […]

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Reduce EV cost, forgo profit initially to capture market: Nitin Gadkari

Asserting that India has full potential to emerge as a global hub for electric vehicles by 2025, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday asked automobile manufacturers to reduce cost and forego profit initially to capture market and fuel growth. Once the market picks up there will not be any looking back, Road Transport and Highways […]

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New technique to extend battery life in electric cars

Researchers in the US are working on a unique technique to make portable devices and electric vehicles stay charged longer by extending the life of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries powering them. Researcher Yang Yang from University of Central Florida is doing this by making the batteries more efficient, with some of his latest work focusing […]

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Tesla will recall 30000 electric cars from over suspension defects

Tesla will recall almost 30,000 vehicles imported into China due to suspension defects, China’s market regulator said Friday. The recall applies to all Model S and Model X cars imported into China from September 2013 to January 2018. Defects in the suspension found in both models could “increase the risk of accidents,” the State Administration […]

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GM To Announce Electric Vehicle For Tennessee Plant

General Motors (GM) is reportedly going to build the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV at its factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The company is expected to make major manufacturing announcement on Tuesday. According to Associated Press the Detroit automaker said it plans an online announcement Tuesday morning, however, it did not reveal further. Last week  Gerald […]

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Uber partners with Lithium Urban Technologies to deploy over 1000 EVs

The cab aggregator Uber has partnered with Lithium Urban Technologies, India’s one of the largest electric vehicle fleet operator. Under the partnership Uber will deploy over 1,000 electric vehicles, all sedans, across Uber Rentals and Premier in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune over the coming months. So far the cab aggregator has already […]

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