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BMW is still evaluating feasibility of launching EVs in India

German luxury automaker BMW recently said it is still evaluating if it should launch an electric car in India as the ecosystem for launching such vehicles remains “ambiguous and uncertain” in the country right now. The company, which on Wednesday introduced the all new 3 Series sedan in the country, said it has the required […]

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Gujarat planning new EV policy, aims at 1 lakh EVs on road by 2022: Report

In a bid to push the green cars in the state Gujarat government is reportedly planning to come out with a policy soon announcing huge incentives for using electric vehicles (EVs). The policy is expected to charge up its clean-energy push. With the new policy for electric vehicles the state government aims to have one […]

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HPCL plans rapid vehicle-battery swap program

Bracing for a future with less-polluting fuels, Indian oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) is planning a pilot battery swapping program for electric two- and three-wheelers at its outlets by December, according to people familiar with the matter. The initiative is aimed at helping the company maintain its grip on a segment of the mobility […]

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Future in petrol, EVs, PHEVs; driving away from diesel: Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is putting its bet on petrol, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles in India, driving away from diesel cars, as the country gears up to adopt strict BS-VI emission norms from April next year, according to a top company official.  With the automobile market currently on a downturn, Audi India expects sales to remain muted […]

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ICAT and IESA brings together 3rd International Electric Vehicle conclave

The Electric Vehicle (EV) sector is rising in India and after the sops announced in Budget 2019, it can be a game-changer for the industry. The infrastructure development of EVs has become the need of the hour even though being at a nascent stage. Global companies are expressing immense interest in this space. In this […]

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Army launches fleet of 10 electric cars in Delhi

As an eco-friendly initiative, the Army on Thursday launched a batch of 10 electric cars for use of its officials here. The pilot project is being done in partnership with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of central PSUs under the Ministry of Power, the Army said in a statement. “The Army plans […]

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Jitendra e-vehicles welcomes government’s move to keep EV pocket friendly

The Nasik-based Jitendra Electric vehicles welcomed the decision of fixing reasonable GST rates to EVs. The Government of India is already in process of promoting EV’s and making them affordable with Phase 2 of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the recent in GST rates on EVS from 12 per […]

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Hyundai slashes Kona electric price by Rs 1.58 lakh

Hyundai Motor India has announced that it has reduced price of Kona EV by around Rs 1.58 lakh in order to pass the benefit of reduced GST on such models to customers. The model is now priced at Rs 23.71 lakh as compared with Rs 25.3 lakh earlier. The reduced Kona Electric price is effective […]

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Mahindra slashes e-Verito price by up to Rs 80,000

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has reduced prices of e-Verito by up to Rs 80,000 in order to pass the benefit of reduced GST on electric vehicles to customers. Post the GST rate cut announcement, Mahindra e-Verito will cost Rs 10.71 lakh (including FAME benefits, on-road price, Delhi). “Mahindra will pass on these benefits to customers […]

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Tata Power, Tata Motors partners to install 300 fast charging stations by end of FY20

Tata Power and Tata Motors announced their partnership to install 300 fast charging stations by the end of the FY20, across key five cities namely Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Both the companies inaugurated their first 7 charging stations in Pune, to enable the e-mobility drive in the city.  Over the next two months, […]

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