MG Motor sets up first public charging station ahead of EV launch
With an aim to be the leader in the EV segment in India, we are pulling out all stops to ensure adequate charging infrastructure for our first EV customers. Our endeavour is to create a robust ecosystem for EVs, right from charging to end-of-life for EVs in the country and the installation of the first public fast charger is the first major step in this direction," said co's boss.
Tata Motors ties up with Lithium Urban for EV segment
This partnership with Tata Motors will ensure availability of new form factors.
Developing EV infrastructure in India will take time: Honda
While the company will continue investment in its EV program for India, it will w...
EVs could plateau global oil demand by 2030, forecasts IEA
The kingdom acknowledged the risk of peak demand in the prospectus for the initial public offering.
EESL falls way short of ambitious target to electrify government's car fleets
The move to electrify government employees’ car fleet ended with just set 3,000 cars, against a target of 10,000.
Electric vehicles exempted from odd-even scheme
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot in a statement said that the number of registered electric vehicles in the city was less than 1,000 and they are not likely to cause any congestion.
We are not in a rush to introduce EVs in India: Martin Schwenk, Mercedes Benz MD & CEO
He went on to add that the cost would be a factor that customers would consider when it comes to EVs and luxury car makers would have to ensure that the demand was enough to introduce these vehicles in markets. For the time being, however, he said he was 'bullish' on diesel cars as they are cleaner and more fuel efficient than petrol.
Need for a graduated approach: Why ICE and electric vehicles can co-exist in India
India’s transition to electric mobility is not only about fighting air pollution, it’s about creating the necessary infrastructure for supporting ICE and BS-VI and creating an enabling environment for ICE and EVs to coexist while allowing for a phased transition to EVs.
EESL urges Delhi govt to exempt electric vehicles from odd-even scheme
The Delhi Government has brought the road rationing scheme to deal with rising level of pollution in the National capital region. The scheme will be implemented from November 4 to 15. Pollution levels in Delhi and satellite towns shot up again on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places.
Toyota-Suzuki working on introducing a compact battery electric vehicle in India
Shigeki Terashi, Executive Vice-President, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), said, “India is, of course, one of the countries we have in mind for introduction (of battery electric vehicles).
Will enter BS-VI era with only petrol vehicles; EVs, hybrids on anvil: Audi India
Audi India, which had recently launched its 8th generation A6 sedan with mild hybrid technology, is considering hybrids and plug-in hybrid vehicles to be brought to the country. Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon said that "BS-VI we will start with petrol only, across all models but diesel is not completely out of the picture."
Toyota, Suzuki plan early launch of battery EVs in India
Toyota-Suzuki had finalised an agreement to manufacture and sell electric vehicles in India by the turn of the decade in November 2017. The companies subsequently expanded their collaboration to cross-badging vehicles for India and other markets.
Hero Electric to go ahead with expansion plan amid slowdown
MD Naveen Munjal told ET that although sales of electric two-wheelers were subdued in the first half of this financial year, the company expects demand to pick up substantially in the coming years as legacy players such as Bajaj Auto enter the segment.
Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities
Govt will impose a liability on producers to collect used batteries that reach end of life.
IIT Delhi to run a driverless electric vehicle in campus
The institute already runs EVs within the campus and intends to convert these into driverless EVs.
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