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APSRTC dropped the move to introduce 350 electric buses

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has dropped the move to introduce 350 electric buses. On the directions of the state Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, the APSRTC cancelled its tender floated in September seeking to deploy the electric buses. Initially, he wanted to introduce 1,000 such buses at one-go but […]

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Government is planning to install EV charging station every 3 km : Report

The government looks all geared up to realise the ambition of making India an electric vehicle hub by 2030. The power ministry is reportedly aiming 4 billion-plus population cities under the EV policy initiative to rollout first phase of electric vehicle. It plans to cover all the state capitals, union territories, major highways and key […]

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Tata Motors bags an order of 500 electric vehicles from Lithium Urban Technologies

Reinforcing their position at the forefront in the electrification drive, Tata Motors and Lithium Urban Technologies announced their partnership on Monday. Both companies will explore bespoke models to address requirements of customers who are increasingly looking for tailor-made mobility solutions in the market across passenger, mass transit and freight segments. As the first milestone, Tata […]

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Prakash Javadekar arrives at Parliament in electric vehicle

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday arrived at the Parliament in an electric vehicle and appealed to people to take measures towards curbing pollution. “Government is gradually switching to electric cars as they are pollution-free. They run around 450 km in one charge and do not pollute the environment. I appeal to people to contribute […]

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Bounce partners with Exicom Tele-systems for electric foray

Mobility startup Bounce on Monday said it has tied-up with Exicom Tele-systems to foray into electric segment. Bounce is currently piloting with a few thousand scooters in Bengaluru and is looking to ramp up supply in the next 12 months. The company provides last mile connectivity via dockless scooters where users are allowed to pick […]

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Bajaj planning to share its Chetak platform with KTM and Husqvarna EV scooters

Two-wheeler major Bajaj Auto, which had last month re-entered the scooter segment with an electric version of its iconic Chetak brand, is planning to share its e-scooter platform with KTM and Husqvarna. The city-based company had discontinued the scooter business in 2005 after the segment saw a demand slump amid growing popularity of motorcycles. The […]

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Greaves completes acquisition of Ampere Vehicles

Greaves Cotton has announced the completion of its acquisition of entire shareholding of Ms Hemalatha Annamalai in Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd through secondary purchase, thereby acquiring absolute control in its subsidiary Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd. This is part of Greaves’ long-term strategy to strengthen and expand its presence in last-mile e-Mobility space that is seeing […]

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Lithium Urban ties up with Wipro for pan-India employees’ commute

Lithium Urban Technologies, a Bengaluru based corporate transport service start-up has partnered with Wipro for its employees’ commute across the country. The partnership is aimed at rolling out in a phased manner over the next 12-18 months electric vehicle (EV) fleet catering to Wipros employee transportation needs across the country, Lithium said in a statement […]

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Mitsui, TECO to set up plant for EV motors in India

Japan’s Mitsui & Co on Thursday said it is planning to invest USD 14 million to set up a manufacturing facility for electric vehicle (EV) motors in India in partnership with Taiwanese motor manufacturer TECO Electric & Machinery Co. The new plant, which would come up in Bengaluru, is expected to commence full production by […]

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After Nitish, Sushil Modi drives in electric car

Minister for Road Transport and Highways or Niti Aayog chief may have failed to set an example, but it seems that after Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi did not want to miss the chance. Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday drove in an electric car to participate in the launch of schemes […]

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