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  • India’s EV sales may not even touch 1% in next 3 years: Hyundai May 10, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    India’s EV sales may not even touch 1% in next 3 years: Hyundai

    The sale and adoption of EVs is decided by a number of factors in the eyes of the public. High cost and driving range form the major part of the decision if charging infrastructure is not taken into account.

  • BMW aiming for quarter of China sales to be electric vehicles by 2025 Apr 19, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    BMW aiming for quarter of China sales to be electric vehicles by 2025

    Goller was speaking to reporters at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show. He said BMW will have 12 electric models for sale in China by 2023.

  • Joe Biden plan calls for $100 billion in new EV consumer rebates Apr 08, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    Joe Biden plan calls for $100 billion in new EV consumer rebates

    The EV rebates, part of a $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal, could be a big boost to U.S. automakers, especially General Motors and Tesla Inc, which no longer qualify for $7,500 tax credits after they sold more than 200,000 zero-emission models.

  • From the Lex: Solid State Batteries could be the answer to EV industry's battery problem Apr 07, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    From the Lex: Solid State Batteries could be the answer to EV industry's battery problem

    The science behind the lithium-ion batteries that drive the modern world has remained largely unchanged for more than three decades

  • ReadyAssist plans to provide roadside assistance to EVs across 5,000 locations in India Apr 05, 2021 08:24 PM IST

    ReadyAssist plans to provide roadside assistance to EVs across 5,000 locations in India

    EV owners, who can get assistance for services such as battery swapping and on-the-spot charging services through its mobile charge units.

  • Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck Apr 01, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck

    The $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he unveiled Wednesday is aimed at tackling climate change in part by spending up to $174 billion to encourage Americans to switch to cars and trucks that run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. That is a large investment, but it might not be enough to push most Americans toward EVs.

  • Biden’s push for electric cars: $174 billion, 10 years and a bit of luck Apr 01, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    Biden’s push for electric cars: $174 billion, 10 years and a bit of luck

    Despite rapid growth in recent years, electric vehicles remain a niche product

  • Volkswagen to buy credits from Tesla in China to comply with environmental rules Apr 01, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Volkswagen to buy credits from Tesla in China to comply with environmental rules

    China, the world’s biggest auto market where over 25 million vehicles were sold last year, runs a credit system that encourages automakers to work towards a cleaner future by, for example, improving fuel efficiency or making more electric cars.

  • Volkswagen confirms it will rebrand its US unit as 'Voltswagen' Mar 30, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    Volkswagen confirms it will rebrand its US unit as 'Voltswagen'

    The revised name takes effect in May and the announcement came after several outlets on Monday reported on a draft release mistakenly posted on the automaker’s U.S. website.

  • Jaguar I-Pace all-electric SUV launch on March 23: All you need to know Mar 22, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Jaguar I-Pace all-electric SUV launch on March 23: All you need to know

    From the 90 kWh battery pack to the twin-screen infotainment system, here's everything you need to know about the all-electric SUV, the Jaguar I-Pace.

  • Volkswagen looks to electric vehicles, cost cuts for profit recovery Mar 16, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    Volkswagen looks to electric vehicles, cost cuts for profit recovery

    Volkswagen aims to more than double deliveries of electric vehicles to 1 million this year, it said, adding it would also apply a standardised platform model introduced for vehicle production years ago to software, batteries and charging.

  • Carmaker Volkswagen announces job cuts to finance its transition to electric vehicles Mar 14, 2021 09:06 PM IST

    Carmaker Volkswagen announces job cuts to finance its transition to electric vehicles

    Up to 900 employees would opt for an early retirement scheme while others would leave the company as part of a gradual halting of their activities, it said.

  • Delhi Govt taking multiple initiatives to promote e-vehicles: Kailash Gahlot Mar 13, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Delhi Govt taking multiple initiatives to promote e-vehicles: Kailash Gahlot

    The Minister claimed the AAP government has floated the largest tender in the country so far to build 100 public charging stations with a target of total 500 charging points at prominent locations across the city.

  • EU's push for ethically sourced batteries will make electric vehicles more expensive Mar 13, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    EU's push for ethically sourced batteries will make electric vehicles more expensive

    EU has been calling for responsibly-sourced cobalt, which will make the key battery metal expensive as the supply will be squeezed.

  • Reserve 5% parking space for EV charging points: Delhi govt to buildings like malls, hotels Mar 12, 2021 07:47 PM IST

    Reserve 5% parking space for EV charging points: Delhi govt to buildings like malls, hotels

    With this, the city can have more than 10,000 charging points for EVs by December, a government official said.

  • India’s EV ambitions show a spark, but there’s much ground to cover  Mar 12, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    India’s EV ambitions show a spark, but there’s much ground to cover 

    Should the government just define lower emission norms and allow industry to chart its own technology-agnostic path?

  • EV financing industry to be worth Rs 3.7 lakh crore: NITI Aayog Report Mar 09, 2021 06:59 PM IST

    EV financing industry to be worth Rs 3.7 lakh crore: NITI Aayog Report

    "The need of the hour is to mobilise capital and finance towards EV assets and infrastructure," said Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog

  • Maharashtra proposes to spend Rs 9,453 crore on EV charging centres Mar 08, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Maharashtra proposes to spend Rs 9,453 crore on EV charging centres

    Mega electric vehicle charging centres will be started on Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Mahamarg, Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Mumbai-Nashik Expressway

  • How green are electric vehicles? Mar 08, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    How green are electric vehicles?

    In short: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects. Here’s a guide to the main issues and how they might be addressed.

  • Delhi | Kailash Gahlot appeals to malls, hotels, market complexes to install charging points for EVs Mar 07, 2021 07:57 PM IST

    Delhi | Kailash Gahlot appeals to malls, hotels, market complexes to install charging points for EVs

    With 72 charging stations, Delhi already has the highest number of such stations in any Indian city.

  • Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal looks to disrupt India's EV market by mass producing vehicles Mar 07, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal looks to disrupt India's EV market by mass producing vehicles

    Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal, who aims to make the Ola FutureFactory in Tamil Nadu the world's largest two-wheeler factory, says Tesla's entry into India will be a "massive positive" for the EV ecosystem.

  • US to install half million electric vehicle charging stations Mar 03, 2021 08:42 AM IST

    US to install half million electric vehicle charging stations

    The Biden administration plans to build more than half a million EV charging stations as part of its move to push electric vehicles on the road in a big way, the White House said.

  • Apple supplier Foxconn teams up with Fisker to make electric vehicles, including for India Feb 25, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Apple supplier Foxconn teams up with Fisker to make electric vehicles, including for India

    The deal, codenamed “Project PEAR” (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution), is looking at markets globally, including North America, Europe, China and India, Fisker said.

  • Lithium ion technology could challenge battery duopoly of Exide, Amara Raja Feb 24, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    Lithium ion technology could challenge battery duopoly of Exide, Amara Raja

    The disruption comes at a time when the price of lead is shooting through the roof

  • Matter bets on Indian electric vehicle market, targets $1 billion turnover by 2025 Feb 21, 2021 11:03 AM IST

    Matter bets on Indian electric vehicle market, targets $1 billion turnover by 2025

    The Ahmedabad-based company, which has so far invested USD 3 million (over Rs 20 crore), will be launching its lithium ion batteries for solar and renewable management by April, which will be followed by its first electric motorcycle closer to Diwali this year.

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