Apr 25, 2018 05:04 PM IST
BAIC Group's announcement at the Beijing auto show, the industry's biggest sales event of the year, came as Nissan unveiled its first electric car designed for China while General Motors displayed Buick SUV it says can go 600 kilometres on one charge.
- Mar 23, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Japan's No. 2 automaker and its rivals are planning to crank up development and production of electric cars in response to tightening emissions regulations around the world, even as demand for such vehicles remains limited due to their high cost and limited charging infrastructure.
- Mar 22, 2018 07:40 PM IST
Munich-based BMW unveiled its first battery electric car in 2013, and has been working on different generations of battery, software and electric motor technology since then.
- Feb 21, 2018 08:21 AM IST
The minister said the government wants to encourage adoption of electric mobility by changing people's mindsets and cooperation of the automobile industry.
- Feb 07, 2018 01:17 PM IST
A person familiar with the matter said the new potential partnership is about looking at the possibility of supplying all-electric battery car models for Didi's new service.
- Nov 17, 2017 11:21 AM IST
Hubertus Troska, head of Daimler's greater China operations, told reporters that the investment was part of Daimler's previously announced 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) global green car initiative.
- Oct 23, 2017 04:10 PM IST
Tenders to procure 10,000 high-performance electric cars have already been announced, and the government is expected to invite bids for 50,000 electric three-wheelers from the original equipment manufacturers by the end of this year.
- Sep 13, 2017 08:21 AM IST
The driver's "overreliance" on the Tesla system -- designed as a semi-autonomous diving system to be used with a human operator -- permitted "prolonged disengagement" that led to the collision with the freight trailer, the National Transportation Safety Board report said.
- Aug 12, 2017 01:41 PM IST
Those robust returns, however, have shrunk as a strong reservoir of cash ready to deploy in the riskiest areas of the high-yield fixed income market has pushed them to near their lowest levels in three years. That has given junk-rated issuers such as Elon Musk's U.S. car company the opportunity to raise cash cheaply.
- Aug 08, 2017 07:35 AM IST
The debt offering marks Tesla's debut in the junk-bond market and the company will start road-shows on Monday, IFR reported, citing lead bankers on the deal.
- Jul 25, 2017 08:28 AM IST
Current electric vehicles (EVs) typically have a range of just 300-400 kilometres (185-250 miles) and need 20-30 minutes to recharge even using fast chargers. By using all-solid-state batteries, which can store more energy and can recharge more quickly than lithium ion batteries, Japan's top automaker would be removing the two key shortcomings associated with EVs today.
- May 23, 2017 03:47 PM IST
The government responded to apprehensions expressed by Tesla founder Elon Musk that the company would have to source a certain percentage of local components to set up plant here.
- May 03, 2017 03:32 PM IST
Mahindra's exit from the UK comes less than a year after it launched the e2o car in a market it considered a launch-pad for selling electric cars in Europe, especially to countries like Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands.
- Apr 02, 2017 12:33 PM IST
The government has withdrawn incentives given to mild hybrid vehicles under FAME India scheme, impacting the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India the most.
- Feb 27, 2017 05:54 PM IST
automotive design firm Pininfarina has inked a pact worth 65
million euros (around Rs 460 crore) with Hong-Kong listed
Hybrid Kinetic Group for developing an electric car.
- Feb 24, 2017 10:52 AM IST
Tesla Inc Chief Elon Musk has taken big risks repeatedly since going public in 2010, but investors were spooked on Thursday after he said the electric car company could get "close to the edge" as it burns cash ahead of its crucial Model 3 launch.
- Feb 08, 2017 04:18 PM IST
"Hoping for summer this year," Musk tweeted in a reply to a query on by when Tesla could launch its vehicles in India.
- Dec 22, 2016 03:27 PM IST
Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies launched in Madrid on Thursday its first fleet of electric cars.
- Nov 17, 2016 08:02 AM IST
The automaker, owned by India's Tata Motors, unveiled the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE Concept SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
- Nov 15, 2016 07:22 PM IST
Scheduled for production in next year, the all-electric battery-powered Jaguar SUV is expected to hit the roads towards the end of 2018.
- Jul 16, 2016 05:08 PM IST
Gadkari visited the Tesla factory near San Francisco yesterday and offered to promote joint ventures between the firm and Indian automobile companies with a view to introducing pollution-free road transport in India.
- Jul 15, 2016 05:08 PM IST
The South Korean company said that the move is aimed at strengthening its burgeoning semiconductor business for vehicles.
- Apr 28, 2016 07:38 AM IST
Car buyers will receive USD 4,500 when they choose a purely electric vehicle and 3,000 euros for a plug-in hybrid, with the cost shared 50-50 between the public purse and car makers.
- Apr 17, 2016 07:19 PM IST
Having launched its electric car 'e2o' in the UK, Indian auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is now keen to drive into other advanced European markets including Sweden and Norway as part of its business expansion plans for this new vehicle segment.
- Dec 21, 2015 07:11 PM IST
"Europe is a very interesting space for us, we are looking at launching our products sometime in calendar year 2016 in European market," Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd Vice President (Sales and Marketing) Jagan Kurian told reporters.