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CATL working on new tech that will allow battery cells to be integrated with car’s chassis

China’s CATL , a Tesla supplier, said on Wednesday it is working on a new technology that will allow battery cells to be integrated with an electric car’s chassis, shedding traditional casings that make battery systems bulky. Integrating cells directly into an electric vehicle’s (EV) frame will allow more cells to be loaded into a […]

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ChargePoint Bags Additional USD 127 Million in Funding

ChargePoint  has announced that it has closed $127 million in incremental equity financing. The funds will accelerate the expansion of ChargePoint’s global commercial and fleet businesses, supporting the world’s transition to electric mobility. In spite of the global pandemic, interest in transportation electrification continues to increase as growing expectations for climate change mitigation, improved transportation […]

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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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Seven-seater version of Tesla Model Y in early Q4

Tesla is all set to launch a seven-seater version of its fully-electric Model Y later this year revealed Elon Musk via a micro blogging site. It is worth noting that the firm current produces Model Y with five seats. Responding to a query about the seven seater version, Musk in a tweet on Sunday said […]

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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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Watch: Tesla Model S Long Range Plus updated, here is what you should know

Tesla Model S Long Range Plus is now available with 402 miles (EPA est.) of range. It is the first electric vehicle to receive a rating of over 400 miles from the agency. With additional range and regular over-the-air software updates, Model S Long Range Plus is a better value than ever starting at $74,990. […]

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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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IESA proposes to have policy framework for energy storage in electricity act

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has submitted its comments/recommendations on the proposed Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 recently.  The recommendations submitted to the Ministry of Power (MoP) have been put forward by consulting over 100+ energy storage ecosystem players from IESA. The proposed amendment has tried to addressed series of challenges facing the sector and […]

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