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  • 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.

  • Electric vehicles usage should be made mandatory for all govt officials: Nitin Gadkari Feb 19, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Electric vehicles usage should be made mandatory for all govt officials: Nitin Gadkari

    Addressing at the launch Go Electric campaign, Gadkari said, "Why don't we provide subsidy on electric cooking appliances. We already provide subsidy on cooking gas. "

  • The auto industry bets its future on batteries Feb 17, 2021 01:03 PM IST

    The auto industry bets its future on batteries

    Demand for this indispensable component is exceeding supply, prompting a global gold rush among investors, established companies and startups to develop the technology and build the factories for electric cars

  • What Jaguar Land Rover’s move to electric mobility means for the Indian car buyer Feb 16, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    What Jaguar Land Rover’s move to electric mobility means for the Indian car buyer

    The Tata Motors unit is the first luxury carmaker in the world to make the switch completely to electric by 2025. It is timely, but will it benefit the Indian EV buyer?

  • Electric cars, cool. But when? Feb 15, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    Electric cars, cool. But when?

    It’s the chicken-or-egg situation: Companies are reluctant to invest in chargers until there’s a critical mass of electric vehicles. And some are wary of buying an electric vehicle without better charging options

  • Delhi government to soon start facilitating registration of e-autos: Kailash Gahlot Feb 14, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    Delhi government to soon start facilitating registration of e-autos: Kailash Gahlot

    The Switch Delhi campaign is an eight-week electric vehicle mass awareness campaign to sensitise Delhiites about the benefits of switching to electric vehicles.

  • Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in Karnataka, says CM BS Yediyurappa Feb 13, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in Karnataka, says CM BS Yediyurappa

    The confirmation comes a month after the Elon Musk-led company registered its subsidiary Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited in Bengaluru.

  • Explained | Lithium, its importance in EV batteries, where India is placed and the China factor Feb 10, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    Explained | Lithium, its importance in EV batteries, where India is placed and the China factor

    All the essential questions about lithium and why the commodity is so vital to the electric vehicle space answered.

  • Switch Delhi | Delhiites can save up to Rs 22,000 annually by using electric two-wheelers: Kailash Gahlot Feb 08, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Switch Delhi | Delhiites can save up to Rs 22,000 annually by using electric two-wheelers: Kailash Gahlot

    The Union territory's Transport Minister briefed about the significant environmental benefits and said that an average electric two-wheeler provides a lifetime savings of 1.98 tonnes of carbon emissions as compared to an average petrol two-wheeler, which is equivalent to planting 11 trees.

  • Jaguar Land Rover to launch electric SUV I-PACE in India next month Feb 08, 2021 02:12 PM IST

    Jaguar Land Rover to launch electric SUV I-PACE in India next month

    The company has already commenced bookings of the model in the country.

  • Electric vehicles force carmakers to reinvent the wheel, and brakes, and mirrors Feb 04, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    Electric vehicles force carmakers to reinvent the wheel, and brakes, and mirrors

    The pronouncement is likely to apply more pressure on more automakers, both in the United States and abroad, to beef up their electric efforts, and on the fossil fuel industry to find alternatives to its oil and gasoline products.

  • Can Tesla jumpstart India's electric vehicle revolution? Jan 30, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    Can Tesla jumpstart India's electric vehicle revolution?

    The hope is that Tesla will do for the Indian EV market what Apple did for smartphones, or McDonalds did for the simple burger — disrupt it or impact it enough so that other brands are pushed to make better and cheaper electric vehicles

  • Joe Biden vows to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles Jan 26, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Joe Biden vows to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles

    As of 2019, the U.S. government owned 645,000 vehicles that were driven 4.5 billion miles consuming 375 million gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel. Of U.S.-government vehicles, just 3,215 were electric vehicles as of July 2020.

  • Mahindra expects EVs to dominate Indian roads by 2030: Report Jan 25, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    Mahindra expects EVs to dominate Indian roads by 2030: Report

    Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is currently focusing on larger sports utility vehicles and pickup trucks, which is a reasonably large segment to drive sales

  • In pictures: 5 affordable electric vehicles that may reshape Indian auto sector Jan 14, 2021 07:10 AM IST

    In pictures: 5 affordable electric vehicles that may reshape Indian auto sector

    With business magnate Elon Musk launched an Indian subsidiary aiming to create a much-awaited manufacturing plant and R&D unit in India, the electric vehicles market gained momentum in the Indian auto sector arena. Here's a look at some pocket-friendly EVs expected to be launched this year.

  • India not a priority for Hyundai in global electric vehicle shift Jan 12, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    India not a priority for Hyundai in global electric vehicle shift

    Starting 2030, Hyundai plans to gradually shift towards EVs in key markets such as China, Europe and the US while maintaining Internal Combustion Engine vehicle production in India, Russia and Brazil, but at less than 50 percent capacity

  • Audi, Jaguar… and yes, Tesla: The India-bound Electric Vehicles Launching in 2021 Jan 08, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    Audi, Jaguar… and yes, Tesla: The India-bound Electric Vehicles Launching in 2021

    The first half of the year is likely to see a barrage of highly sophisticated and powerful electric cars – the most India has ever seen. Here is what you need to know.

  • Foxconn in talks to invest $200 million in Chinese EV maker Byton: Report Jan 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Foxconn in talks to invest $200 million in Chinese EV maker Byton: Report

    The deal would be a lifesaver for Byton which has struggled to produce its M-Byte concept car for years

  • BMW aims for 20% of its vehicles to be electric by 2023 Dec 27, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    BMW aims for 20% of its vehicles to be electric by 2023

    BMW wants roughly every fifth car it sells to be powered by an electric engine by 2023, Zipse said, compared to about 8 percent this year.

  • Parliament panel concerned over lack of clarity on EV switchover plans Dec 23, 2020 11:06 AM IST

    Parliament panel concerned over lack of clarity on EV switchover plans

    Citing the lack of infrastructure and an ecosystem, the committee advised the government to adopt a phased manufacturing programme for the switchover to e-mobility as the entire automotive manufacturing system would have to be overhauled. It also recommended a reduction of GST on fuel-based automobiles to 18 percent to spur demand and improve GST revenue.

  • The joy of owning an electric vehicle: Here are reviews of five EV owners Dec 05, 2020 11:23 AM IST

    The joy of owning an electric vehicle: Here are reviews of five EV owners

    The wow factor, the torque and the green number plate... owners of electric cars and two-wheelers share their experience

  • Hyundai recalls 456 units of Kona over potential issues with battery system Dec 01, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Hyundai recalls 456 units of Kona over potential issues with battery system

    The company has initiated the Kona recall to inspect possible potential of certain electrical deficiencies in the high-voltage battery system of vehicles manufactured between April 1, 2019 and October 31, 2020, at no cost to customers.

  • Ashok Leyland renames British arm Optare as Switch Mobility with focus on electric segment Nov 27, 2020 08:55 PM IST

    Ashok Leyland renames British arm Optare as Switch Mobility with focus on electric segment

    New Delhi, Nov 27 Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland on Friday said it has renamed its UK subsidiary Optare Group as Switch Mobility Ltd, as par..

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