Tags: electric vehicle

Mahindra e-KUV100 all set for rollout in January 2021

Mahindra and Mahindra is all set to launch the much awaited electric SUV e-KUV100 by early next year. If reports are to be believed then the carmaker’s MD and CEO Pawan Goenka has confirmed that work is on to start delivering e-KUV100 to dealers, and is likely to be available for customers in the next three months. […]

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Didi Chuxing, BYD plans to launch co-designed ride-hailing EV

Didi Chuxing and BYD is planning to launch this year a test batch of a vehicle they have designed for ride-hailing services , reports Reuters citing a person familiar with the matter. BYD received approval from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to sell an electric sedan model called D1 last month, according to […]

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In a rush to make green Capital, Delhi to identify land for EV charging stations

Delhi is all set to become green capital with the new charging stations. Concerned agencies of the Centre and Delhi government will start identifying land  in the next two weeks  under their jurisdictions to sett-up EV charging stations. This decision to identify land for EV charging stations was taken in the first meeting of the […]

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General Motors’ next-gen EVs to be powered by “Ultium Drive”

General Motors has announced that its next-generation EVs will be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” The company in a statement said that Ultium Drive will help the company transition its current portfolio to a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous […]

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CredR, Ampere Electric Collaborates to Provide Instant Quote for Old Petrol Scooters

 Ampere Electric continues to accelerate its EV growth in the country through collaboration with CredR, an Omni-channel two-wheeler used consumer brand. As part of the association, customers will be provided with convenient hassle-free exchange of used two-wheelers for Ampere escooters and receive their new vehicle within days. While exchanging the scooter, CredR will offer instant […]

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BluSmart raises USD 7 mn in funding from multiple investors.

BluSmart-Electric ride-hailing platform has raised USD 7 million (about Rs 51 crore) in funding from multiple investors. The funding round included investors like Inflection Point Ventures, Venture Catalysts, Survam Partners, Mumbai Angels, Chhatisgarh Investments Ltd, JITO Angels, Lets Venture Fund and Kaplavriksh Fund, the company said in a release. The company will utilise the funding […]

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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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Extend FAME-II for two years to propel EV demand says FICCI to the government

FICCI on recommended various measures, including extending FAME -II scheme till 2025, to enhance demand for electric vehicles (EVs). The recommendations, submitted by FICCI’s EV committee to the government, seek immediate support from policymakers to enhance attractiveness for these vehicles in the short term and to encourage continued investments in the sector, a release said. […]

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Ather Energy join hands with CredR for vehicle exchange programme

Ather Energy on Wednesday said it has joined hands with used two-wheeler buying and selling firm CredR for a vehicle exchange programme. Under the partnership, consumers can exchange any old two-wheeler with a brand new electric scooter of Ather. CredR will offer instant price quotes for old petrol two-wheelers, which will be used to reduce […]

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Post COVID 19 Clean Energy can Support India’s Economic Recovery: Report

NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in its new report identify how COVID-19 is beginning to influence the clean energy transition in India, specifically for the transport and power sectors. The report recommends principles and strategic opportunities for the country’s leaders to drive economic recovery and maintain momentum towards a clean energy economy. COVID-19 […]

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