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SUN Mobility launches Battery Swapping Facility for EVs with IOC in Chandigarh

SUN Mobility has partnered with Indian Oil Corporation to launch battery swapping station for electric vehicles (EVs) in Chandigarh. Minister of Petroleum , Natural Gas and Steel – Dharmendra Pradhan  with Governor Punjab & Administrator Chandigarh V.P. Singh Badnore virtually inaugurated battery swapping facility and quick interchange station in Chandigarh, developed jointly by IOC  and  […]

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Hyundai, Kia and LG Chem Launch Global Competition to Invest in EV and Battery Start-ups

With demand for EVs growing, Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation,and LG Chem are jointly sponsoring the “EV and Battery Challenge” (EVBC), a global competition to identify up to 10 EV and battery start-ups for potential investment and collaboration.  New Energy Nexus, the international start-up support organization, will manage and facilitate the competition. With the […]

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EVs Can Save Thousands of Dollars in Fuel finds new study

Motorists can save as much as $14,500 on fuel costs over 15 years by driving an electric vehicle (EV) instead of a similar one fueled by gasoline, according to a new analysis conducted by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Previous studies assumed […]

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Electric car battery boom has screeched to a halt, for now

Three decades of advances took lithium-ion batteries from powering handheld Sony camcorders to propelling Tesla’s popular electric vehicles. The rapid rise is facing a major test in the Covid-19 pandemic. Demand for rechargeable batteries will decline for the first time this year, as sales of electric cars—the biggest user—slump with novel coronavirus pummeling the auto […]

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India will be a manufacturing hub for EVs within five years: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari has expressed confidence that in the next five years, India will become a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles (EVs).  He said, the Government is trying to extend best possible concessions to this sector, and has lowered the GST on electrical vehicles to 12 per […]

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Tata AutoComp signs MoU with Tellus Power Green to set up EV charging stations

Tata AutoComp Systems has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with USA based DC charging infrastructure company Tellus Power Green to supply AC and DC fast chargers for the entire range of electric vehicles, the company said in a release on Thursday. The range of EVs include – two-wheelers, three-wheelers, passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles […]

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TATA Power signs MoU with MG Motor to deploy Superfast EV chargers at select MG Dealerships

Tata Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MG Motor. As part of the association, Tata Power will deploy 50KW DC Superfast chargers at select MG dealership locations and offer end-to-end EV charging solutions to MG dealerships spread across India. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power Company Limited, said, “We are delighted to […]

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EESL plans to set up thousands of EV charging stations in 20-21

EESL is planning to ramp up installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the country during fiscal 2020-21 The joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has undertaken the project to boost the e-mobility ecosystem in India. Accordingly, the company plans to set-up around 2,000 EV […]

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Amara Raja, Gridtential Energy partners for Silicon Joule Bipolar Technology

Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy, the inventor of Silicon Joule bipolar battery technology announced that they have entered into a formal agreement to collaborate on bipolar battery technology. Under the technology evaluation agreement, Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy will assemble and test Silicon Joule bipolar reference batteries using Amara Raja’s active material to determine improvements in […]

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