Tags: Electric cars

Meritor gearing up to enter the electric vehicle market by end of 2019: Report

Automobile component maker Meritor Inc is reportedly gearing up to enter the electric vehicle market by end of 2019 rolling out electric axles in India. The Indian arm of US-based company speaking to ET said prototypes of the newly developed e-axle are already running in the US, UK and China, where the market for electric […]

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Germany must do more on fuel cell technology: Deputy economy minister

Germany must press on with fuel cell technology to compete with speed and scale employed by China, deputy economy minister Thomas Bareiss said at an energy conference on Tuesday. The technology will be among those helping to replace fossil fuels-based energy and mobility systems as Germany strives to renew its industry to meet climate targets. […]

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Porsche is in talks to buy EV batteries from China’s CATL

Porsche is in discussions to procure electric-car batteries from China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL), as global automakers widen their supplier networks to secure the key components for future vehicles. The German carmaker and CATL are “in good talks,” Porsche research and development chief Michael Steiner told reporters Wednesday in the city of Fuzhou, […]

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Electric-car sales fell after China scaled back purchase subsidies

Electric-car sales fell in July this year after China scaled back purchase subsidies, highlighting the role government reports ET. The research firm Sanford Bernstein noted that monthly sales worldwide fell 14% to about 128,000 plug-in passenger electric vehicles (EV),while sales fell in China and North America, it rose in Europe. China’s government scaled back funding […]

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EESL to set up EV charging stations in Kolkata

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is in talks with the West Bengal government for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the metropolis and adjoining New Town area. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA), the West Bengal Transport Department, Power Department and the Urban Development Department are involved in installing the proposed EV […]

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Charging ahead? India’s electric car revolution faces bumps

Paritosh Mitra, who drives a motorised rickshaw in Delhi, knows what he wants next and has saved 100,000 rupees ($1,390) to get it: an electric rickshaw. But he won’t buy one until it comes with all the basic features that he needs as a commercial driver. That includes a top speed of at least 40 […]

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BHEL setting up five solar-based EV charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. Five charging stations in the series were inaugurated by Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, in the presence of Dr. Nalin Shinghal, Chairman & Managing Director, BHEL. The chargers […]

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Greater Noida gets its first electric car charging station

With an aim to put an end to the constant battle against air pollution and encourage people to ditch petrol-based and use electric vehicles, the Indian Oil in collaboration with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has set up an electric vehicle charging station in Greater Noida. This new charging station can charge up to four […]

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Patna to get more electric vehicles soon

Bihar government is reportedly planning to procure six more electric vehicles for the state capital. Out of the four one of the electric vehicles be used by deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi. Sushil Modi speaking to a local news paper said “Apart from me, the chief secretary will also use electric vehicle. The remaining four […]

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