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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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Hyundai to unleash new EV concept at IAA Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai Motor is reportedly gearing up to introduce a new electric vehicle concept, named as ’45’ at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2019. This will give a preview of the future EV design of the South Korean automaker, announced the company in a release. Hyundai has teased the rear profile of the concept as well. […]

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Auto industry hails PM’s assurance on co-existence of conventional engine vehicles, EVs

Auto industry players on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance that conventional engine vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs) can co-exist in India, saying it would encourage investment and job creation in future. Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers President Rajan Wadhera said the assurance is completely in-line with SIAM’s recommendations that all relevant technologies should […]

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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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Nissan, BMW in talks to pull South Africa into electric car era

Nissan Motor Co., BMW AG and Volkswagen AG are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric-car revolution to South Africa, as the nation’s auto-factory floors risk being left behind in the global switch to greener vehicles. The industry is preparing a unified stance on electrification to present to the government by the end of […]

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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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