Ashok Leyland ready to ride on Elon Musk’s India dream for EVs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk who has been moving back and forth on his India dream for couple of years and unable to take the next big step now has an invitation from commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland. Musk wants to make India his next big market but the question lingers: Will the electric car ever […]

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Electric vehicles can help you live longer

Migration from polluting vehicles that burn fossil fuels to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably could significantly reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary illness due to air pollution, says a study. This could lead not only to less employee absence from work through illness but also lead to broad improvements in the quality and length […]

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Ather Energy starts installing fast charging infrastructure in Chennai

Ather Energy has started installing its fast charging network, Ather Grid in Chennai. Around 50-55 Ather Grid points will be installed in Chennai by the end of this year. The fast charging network can be used by all electric two-wheelers and four-wheelers and Ather is offering this facility free of charge till the end of […]

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Renault introduces three electric concept-cars for future mobility

Renault on Thursday introduced three electric concept-cars as its vision of the mobility of the future. A pioneer of electric vehicles in Europe, Groupe Renault introduced its car-on-demand service using autonomous electric Renault ZOE Cab prototype vehicles, as part of the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab project, here at the VIVA Technology show. The company is also […]

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Meet Germany based startup Lilium’s electric five-seater air taxi

The Munich, Germany based startup- Lilium is developing a revolutionary on- demand air taxi service has unveiled its new five-seater air taxi prototype for the first time. The latest five-seater Lilium Jet builds on the successful flight testing of a two-seater prototype in 2017 The unveiling of the new Lilium Jet came as the all-electric […]

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Panasonic India aims Rs 700 cr revenue from energy biz by 2021

Diversified technology firm Panasonic India is betting big on its energy-related business and expecting to clock around Rs 700 crore in revenue by 2021 from this vertical, said a top company official. The company has divided its energy space business into two segments — energy storage and mobility solutions, Panasonic President and CEO Manish Sharma […]

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KSRTC to soon induct 1,500 electric buses in its fleet

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is reportedly gearing up to induct 1,500 electric buses in its fleet. Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode zones will get 500 electric buses each. According to ET, KSRTC has invited tenders for 12 metre non-AC electric buses on wet lease and dry lease basis for ten years. Winning bidders for […]

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Honda with American Electric Power Conducting Research to Develop 2nd Life for Used EV Batteries

As part of its ongoing effort to reduce CO2 emissions from its vehicles and operations, Honda is conducting research with Ohio-based electric utility American Electric Power to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP’s electricity system. The project seeks to address multiple challenges related to the expansion […]

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SunPedal back in India with Golden quadrilateral journey on solar powered e-rickshaw

Sushil Reddy, an IIT Bombay alumnus, initiated a movement back in 2016 called ‘The SunPedal Ride’ for greener and cleaner future, and managed to enter Guinness Books of World Records and Limca World Record for the longest journey on a solar-powered electric bicycle. After travelling across the world and showcasing the solar powered bicycle Sushil […]

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Panasonic Nymbus EV battery charging solution launched in India

Panasonic on Wednesday launched its electric vehicle charging solution in India named as Nymbus in India. Nymbus consists of physical components, like charging stations, battery swap stations, onboard chargers, and telematics systems. It also consists of virtual components, like cloud services, analytics, and an intuitive user dashboard said the company in a statement. Panasonic has […]

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