Govt. asks auto companies to start manufacturing electric vehicles, to come up with policy soon

The government has reportedly asked automobile companies to start manufacturing electric vehicles in the country and is currently working on a policy surrounding electric mobility and storage. “We want electric vehicle manufacturers and also the people in renewable storage to set up their facility in India. We have a huge, ambitious target, and storage is […]

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E.ON rolls out electric vehicle promotion drive

German utility E.ON has launched Freedom is Electric’ campaign highlighting the diversity of the world of electric vehicles. The campaign is said to be a major public relations push, designed to up-end consumer perceptions of EVs. E.ON’s new online ‘EV hub‘, which will be unveiled today, features a high-concept short film dubbed ‘Freedom is electric’ that demonstrates electric-powered […]

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Global electric vehicle charger market to grow at a CAGR of 43.72% during the period 2017-2021: Report

Research and Markets has added “Global Electric Vehicle Charger Market 2017-2021” report has been added to its offering. Analysts at the research firm forecast the global electric vehicle charger market to grow at a CAGR of 43.72% during the period 2017-2021. An electric vehicle (EV) charger supplies the electricity required to recharge the batteries in pure […]

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Didi Chuxing is working to build its own charging networks for electric vehicles

Cheng Wei, founder and CEO of Didi Chuxing, announced the world’s largest mobility platform is working to build its own charging networks for electric vehicles (EVs). “We have started new joint venture projects to build our own EV charging systems. DiDi’s charging networks will not only cover our own fleet. It will also serve families […]

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Renault Announces “DRAC VISION 2022” Strategy, product mix to include 9 local products, including 3 electric vehicles

Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) has released its 2022 Vision at a media briefing in Wuhan. According to the plan, Dongfeng Renault aims to sell 400,000 vehicles by 2022, based on nine local models, including three EVs, with a focus on the SUV segment. Meanwhile, its dealer network will expand to 400, and the company […]

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Telangana govt prepares draft policy on electric vehicles, proposes benefits for manufacturers

The Telangana government has prepared a draft policy on electric vehicles which proposes benefits for manufacturers and to put in place the necessary support system towards embracing the new mode of transport. The policy has three components – for manufacturers, users and support mechanisms, an official said. “The policy has been drafted. We have consulted the […]

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China planing to install 1800 charging points for electric cars in Beijing

About 1,800 charging ports for electric cars would be set up in Chinese capital as part of a study to work out a plan to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles. About 1,615 of these 1,895 charging ports will be installed in the area of administration offices in Beijing city’s Tongzhou District, state-run Xinhua news […]

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Maruti Suzuki gearing up to build electric cars

India’s biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Friday shared that it is gearing up to build electric cars as the government strives to electrify all new vehicles by 2030, however, it didn’t give a timeline for the process. Chairman of Maruti Suzuki India, R C Bhargava said “We will make electric cars. We cannot give a […]

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Allison Transmission expands reach in electric vehicle market in Latin America

Allison Transmission has announced that Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus will be using the Allison automatic transmission in its fully electric e-Delivery truck. Volkswagen’s e-Delivery is the first fully electric truck developed in Brazil and is equipped with an Allison 2100 Series transmission. The e-Delivery truck is targeted for urban delivery and tailored for all applications in emerging […]

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Enel enters into US electric vehicle market with the acquisition of eMotorWerks

Enel Acquires eMotorWerks to Provide Grid Balancing Solutions and Tap into US E-Mobility Market Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its US subsidiary EnerNOC, announced the acquisition of California-based eMotorWerks, a leading North American supplier of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, called JuiceBox, and owner and operator of JuiceNet, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for the […]

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