Tags: EVs

National Drive Electric Week shifts online in its tenth year, scheduled from Sept 26 -Oct 4

The tenth annual National Drive Electric Week, a coast-to-coast celebration of electric vehicles (EVs), will be held September 26–October 4 and include more than 100 online events for the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign highlights the environmental, health, and consumer benefits of clean plug-in vehicles and is hosted each year by Plug […]

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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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Here is why Volkswagen have no plan to bring it’s EV platform to India

Volkswagen Group citing India’s underdeveloped EV infrastructure and market said that it has no plans to bring its MEB platform, the backbone of its global electric vehicle (EV) offensive, The Group said it is observing the developments in the Indian automotive market and will bring its EVs as and when the market is ready. VW […]

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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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Over 27000 EVs supported till September 10 under FAME II scheme

The government on Tuesday said under the second phase of FAME India Scheme, over 27,000 electric vehicles have been supported till September 10 this year by way of demand incentive amounting to about ₹95 crore. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar said further 5,595 electrical buses […]

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OKAYA wins order for power storage systems from BHEL

OKAYA has announced that it has bagged an order from BHEL for commissioning power storage systems at three locations in Delhi. OKAYA will deploy lithium-ion-based battery energy storage system (BESS) solution at three locations, the company said in a statement. “OKAYA, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group, has bagged a major contract from Bharat […]

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Tesla rival, Lucid Motor unleashes Lucid Air Electric Sedan with 500-mile range

Tesla rival Lucid Motor unveiled an Electric Sedan -Lucid Air with 500-mile range in a global web broadcast from its Silicon Valley headquarters. The c deliveries of this new pure-electric luxury sedan will start in spring of 2021. The electric Sedan with up to 1,080 horsepower available in a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive architecture, is capable to […]

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EESL celebrates World EV Day, failed to talk about e-waste and recycling of batteries

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) celebrating the World EV Days said that it is combating the air pollution in the nation by driving India’s e-mobility transition. However, the firm did not discuss about the electronic wastes and recycling of batteries that these electric vehicles carry. EESL in a statement said that it has already deployed […]

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People should use more EVs to curb pollution : Prakesh Javadekar

The Centre has upgraded the fuel standards to BS-VI in a bid to fight pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday and urged people to shift to electric vehicles (EVs). Speaking at a webinar on the first ever ‘International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies’, Javadekar also urged the states to come up […]

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