Car and motorcycle companies are now making electric bikes
While the pandemic has accelerated bike sales, the overriding attraction is that cities worldwide are beginning to restrict motor traffic. These companies are betting that e-bikes are the urban vehicles of tomorrow — or at least vehicles for good publicity today.
Piaggio Group joins hand with KTM, Honda and Yamaha Motor to create consortium of swappable batteries for motorcycles and light EVs
MG Motor, Tata Power set up EV-charging station in Chennai
MG, along with its partners, has so far installed 22 such stations across 17 citie...
Amazon India deploys Mahindra Electric's electric vehicles in its delivery network
Under the partnership, Amazon India has deployed close to hundred Mahindra Treo Zor EVs in seven major cities, the companies said in a joint statement. The cities where the electric three-wheeler, Mahindra Treo Zor have been deployed so far include Bengaluru, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore and Lucknow.
Karnataka may replace half of government vehicles with EVs in 3 years
The Karnataka government has set itself a target to replace half of petrol and diesel-run government vehicles with electric vehicles in the next 2-3 years, deputy chief minister C N Ashwath Narayan said.
The key data Tesla isn't putting out: Where Elon Musk, poster boy of clean mobility, should come clean
Not only does it not disclose the Scope 3 emissions (those dominated by emissions from the cars it sells), it doesn’t even lay out Scope 1 (from on-site power consumption) or Scope 2 (from purchased electricity). Nor does it disclose its electricity consumption, and its behavior indicates that, for all the rhetoric, this isn’t exactly a priority.
The auto industry bets its future on batteries
Car manufacturing hasn’t fundamentally changed in 50 years and is barely profitable, but the battery industry is still ripe for innovation. Technology is evolving at a pace that is reminiscent of the early days of personal computers, mobile phones or even automobiles and an influx of capital has the potential to mint the next Steve Jobs or Henry Ford.
Ampere Electric to set up manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu; to invest Rs 700 crore over 10 years
The proposed plant, for which Ampere Electric has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tamil Nadu government, will be spread in 1.4 million sq feet and is expected to be completed by this year, the company said in a statement.
How Tesla’s entry can disrupt the nascent electric vehicles space in India
Tesla’s entry will coincide with the launch of luxury electric cars from several global majors who are familiar with the country.
Govt aims to support through subsidies 62,000 e-cars, buses; 15L electric 3-, 2-wheelers: Gadkari
Phase-II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme is being implemented with a total budgetary support of Rs 10,000 crore, Gadkari said.
GreenCell says investing Rs 400 crore in PMI Electro consortium to deploy 350 e-buses in UP
A manufacturer of 'zero emission' commercial vehicle in India, PMI Electro Mobility Solutions had won the bid for deploying 350 electric buses along with charging infrastructure across the cities of Lucknow, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj and Jhansi in two packages in Uttar Pradesh.
Electric vehicle companies hope government fixes GST anomalies in Budget 2021
Manufacturers of electric vehicles (EVs) have urged the government to fix anomalies in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate structure, which taxes components at a higher rate than the vehicle itself.
Nexzu Mobility eyeing global market; in talks for e-cycle exports to US, UK
The Pune-based e-mobility player currently has two scooter models -- Dextro and Dextro + -- and three hybrid cycle models -- Roadlark, Aello, and Rompus -- in its product portfolio, which are produced at its Pune manufacturing facility.
Mahindra Electric looks to match last year's sales, readying EV portfolio of Rs 1.7-15 lakh price range
The company sold about 14,300 vehicles in FY20 and it is looking to match that number this year. While the sale of its electric car eVerito have declined this fiscal due to a fall in business for vehicle fleet owners, the company is eyeing increased business from e-commerce players for its three-wheeler good carrier Treo Zor.
Ashok Leyland renames Optare as Switch Mobility to drive electric and new mobility growth
“This strategy reflects the clear growth opportunities in the global light commercial vehicle (LCV) and bus electric vehicle market, which is projected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 25 per cent and to be worth in the region of $ 50 billion by 2030," said Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman, Ashok Leyland.