Tags: Electric cars

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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Delhi govt will offer interest subvention of 5 percent for EV policy: Gahlot

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Sunday said that the Delhi government will soon introduce interest subvention of up to 5 per cent in purchase of electric-run vehicles in the city. The step has been taken in view to promote Delhi government’s policy offering financial incentives on all categories of e-vehicles – two-wheelers, three-wheelers, four-wheelers, goods […]

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Odisha Farmer builds solar-powered car that can run 300 km on a single charge.

A farmer in Mayurbhanj has built a four-wheeled electric vehicle that runs on a solar-powered battery. Sushil Agarwal from Karanjia subdivision of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district built the solar powered car, powered by 850 Watts motor, 100 Ah/ 54 Volts of battery and can run 300 km on a single charge. Sushil Agarwal told ANI, “I […]

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Delhi govt directs malls, hotels, offices,restaurants to make space for electric vehicles with chargers

Satyendar Jain, Power Minister of Delhi has directed all buildings like malls, shopping complexes, cinema halls/multiplexes, office spaces, hotels, restaurants, hospitals with a parking capacity of over 100 vehicles to set aside at least 5 per cent of parking capacity for electric vehicles (EV) with suitable EV chargers. In February this year, Chief Minister Arvind […]

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Triton Electric Vehicle India, GM partners SolidEnergy, Toyota X-Prologue, Ola Factory in TN, StoreDot and more

This week’s EV News Wrap Includes: Commercial Electric vehicle charging equipment market, Triton Electric Vehicle India registration, GM partners SolidEnergy, Toyota X-Prologue teased, Ola Factory in Tamil Nadu, StoreDot’s battery technology and more. Commercial Electric vehicle charging equipment market worth over USD 870 billion by 2050 says Wood Mackenzie Electrification of commercial vehicle is on […]

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StoreDot tech can eliminate the range anxiety in EVs in just 5 minutes

Israeli start-up StoreDot has developed technology that can eliminate the “range anxiety” associated with electric cars. It can turn from flat battery to full charge in just five minutes. Ultra-fast recharge specialists StoreDot have developed a first-generation lithium-ion battery that can rival the filling time of a standard car at the pump. “We are changing […]

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COGOS Partners with Altigreen to Deploy 1000 EVs in its logistics fleet

Country’s one of the fastest-growing intra-city logistics company, COGOS has announced its partnership with Altigreen by deploying 1000 EVs in its fleet, a step to further strengthen its commitment towards electric mobility in the country. This partnership has materialized at an opportune time as the budget 2021 and the later impositions of green tax and new scrap policy extensively […]

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