Tags: Electric cars

Etrio Welcomes Delhi govt’s decision to allow driving 10 year old diesel cars retrofitted with EV Kit

Recently the Delhi government made an announcement to allow people to drive their diesel cars aged 10+ years by incorporating retrofitted EV Kits. Deepak MV, Founder & CEO, Etrio  sharing his views on the Delhi Government’s decision said “As a retrofitment pioneer in India, we at Etrio welcome the Delhi Government’s recent move to allow […]

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Battery Smart Inaugurates 100th Swap Station in Delhi-NCR

Battery Smart has set up its 100th Swap Station at Kapashera in Gurugram. This is a significant achievement for the company as it empowers the company to service over 5000 vehicles daily.    Operationalized in June 2020, Battery Smart is revolutionizing the EV sector by addressing one of the major deterrents to EV adoption – lack of swapping infrastructure. To make the adoption of electric mobility simple, economical, and accessible, the company has powered over 5 million electric km and has completed more than 1.5 Lakh battery swaps to date.      “Every day, […]

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CESL to procure 300 Electric Vehicles from Tata Motors

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) placed a Letter of Award in favor of Tata Motors for the procurement of 300 electric cars with 3 years of warranty. This will consist of 300 four-wheeler electric cars (whose length is less than 4 meters) and range equal […]

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Fisker and Foxconn inks deal for project PEAR, a program for breakthrough EVs

Fisker announced it has signed framework agreements with Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) supporting joint development and manufacturing related to Project ‘PEAR’ (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution), a program to develop a new breakthrough electric vehicle. Under the agreements, Fisker and Foxconn will jointly invest into Project PEAR, with each company taking proceeds from the successful […]

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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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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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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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Lithium Survey: 80% willing to purchase an electric vehicle at price parity

COVID-19 has been a trigger for many around the world with regard to their habits and conscious choices have been made towards living a sustainable lifestyle, particularly for those working from home. With the lockdown extending for almost a year, the environment has had the time to bounce back while people have had the opportunity […]

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India to launch supercharged push for global EV players

India plans to offer fresh incentives to companies making electric vehicles (EVs) as part of a broad auto sector scheme it expects to attract $14 billion of investment over five years, according to industry sources and a document seen by Reuters. The country’s efforts to promote EVs to reduce its oil dependence and cut pollution […]

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