Tags: Electric Vehicles

Okinawa discontinues lead-acid scooters, to sell lithium-ion variants only

Okinawa on Thursday said it has discontinued the sale of lead-acid battery-based products in the country. The company has stopped manufacturing of the lead-acid scooter variants and will be focusing on the lithium-ion versions only, Okinawa said in a statement. The startup started its journey in the country with the lead-acid scooter Okinawa Ridge and […]

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IESA, UNIDO partners for promoting innovations in energy storage in India

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)partners with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for “Facility of Low Carbon Deployment” (FLCTD) Innovation Challenge for technology innovation in beta deployment of electrical energy storage in India. To support and encourage the new innovations in Indian energy storage and e-mobility space, FLCTD by UNIDO on November 1, 2020, launched […]

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Volvo Cars to invest 700 million SEK in e-motor production at Skovde plant

Volvo Cars is planning to start assembling electric motors at its powertrain plant in Skovde, Sweden, investing 700 million crowns ($83 million) to establish complete in-house e-motor production by the middle of the decade said the firm on Wednesday. The decision comes after Volvo earlier this year said it would make big investments in design […]

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Andhra Pradesh plans to introduce 10 lakh EVs by 2024

Andhra Pradesh plans to attract an investment of Rs 30,000 crore and create 60,000 jobs in the electric vehicles (EVs) manufacturing sector, even as the state government laid out a plan to introduce 10 lakh EVs by 2024. The state said it planned to develop a holistic research and development ecosystem, together with manufacturing units, […]

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Global solar powered car market impacted due to COVID-19: Study

Global solar powered car market rally has been temporarily impacted by the sluggishness induced due to COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by Fact.MR. However, the study is bullish on the long-term prospects of the market, with growth rates set to hover around 20% through 2030. According to Fact.MR, prices of solar energy components […]

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EV News Wrap: DiDi Chuxinghas D1,Tata Nexon EV, Pravaig Dynamics Extinction MK1 and more

This week’s top EV news includes:- The European Union will aim to have at least 30 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2030, as it seeks to steer countries away from fossil fuel-based transport report Reuters Delhi government has launched a forum to engage with stakeholders for the successful implementation of its recently launched […]

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Hyundai unveils E-GMP a dedicated battery electric vehicle platform

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. Revealed online recently during an ‘E-GMP Digital Discovery’ event, the platform will serve as the core technology for Hyundai Motor Group’s next-generation BEV line-up. From 2021, the E-GMP will underpin a range of dedicated new BEVs, including […]

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Cost of Battery cell falls, makes electric vehicles cheaper: BMI

The cost of battery cells used for electric vehicles has fallen to an average of $110 per kilowatt hour (kWh), making such cars competitive with those using internal combustion engines (ICE), according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (BMI). One barrier to a higher take up of electric vehicles has been the high cost of producing the […]

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FTI Consulting With TERI unveils India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report

FTI Consulting with the support of The Energy and Resources Institute (“TERI”) today launched of an India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report, in the presence of Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, Government of India. The report proposes a target of 4 percent for hydrogen energy in the national energy mix by 2030 and 10 national […]

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