Tags: Electric Vehicles

Solar Powered Rickshaws To Run At IIT Delhi Campus

Rickshaw-pullers at IIT’s Delhi Campus to run solar-powered rickshaws in the campus. These rickshaw can also be peddled when the battery used drains out. The solar powered rickshaws has been distributed by the by Central Electronics Limited (CEL) through their CSR activity with the support of an NGO – Sukoon. These solar-powered rickshaws will run […]

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Electric mobility represent large and growing global opportunity: Bharat Forge

Electric mobility represents a large global opportunity with the segment gathering pace over the next few years, according to auto component major Bharat Forge. Addressing shareholders in the company’s annual report for 2018-19, Bharat Forge Chairman and Managing Director B N Kalyani said the company has started making inroads in the segment through stake acquisition […]

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Central Govt asks States to exempt permit, minimise road tax for EVs

The Central government on Wednesday reportedly asked the state governments to exempt Electric Vehicles (EVs) from permit requirements. According to ET a letter signed by joint secretary of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Abhay Damle was sent to principal secretaries transport and transport commissioner of all states. The letter dated July 17 advised […]

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Three battery manufacturers may set up shops in Telengana

As part of NITI Aayog’s electric vehicle (EV) push in the country, three different battery (Li-ion) manufacturers are expected to set up their facilities with a combined capacity of 10 gigawatt in Telangana soon, with an investment of Rs 1,500 crore in the first phase. Director of Electronics, Telangana, Sujai Karampuri, withholding the names of […]

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Transition to e-vehicles may take longer than 2030: TERI chief

Electric vehicles could be a better alternative to fuel-based automobiles to mitigate air pollution, but the government’s target to switch to e-vehicles in next 10 years is hard to achieve, TERI said, pointing out that consumers would need time to accept the change. By 2030, the government aims to make India a 100-per cent electric-vehicle […]

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Renault with JMCG forms joint venture to target the Chinese EV market

Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture. Renault said it would increase its share capital by around 1 billion Chinese RMB, or roughly 128.5 million […]

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EV Segment a huge opportunity for Indian manufacturers: Amitabh Kant

The electric vehicle (EV) segment is a big opportunity for Indian manufactures and they should look at not only producing such models for domestic market but also exports, NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday. Speaking at the inaugural session of the ‘Entrepreneur 2019’, Kant also emphasised on the road map to […]

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Greaves increases stake to over 81 per cent in Ampere Vehicles

Greaves Cotton announces the acquisition of 25,73,529 equity shares in its subsidiary Ampere Vehicles by way of investment through primary and secondary purchase for a total consideration of Rs. 38.49 cr. With this investment, Greaves has increased its holding in Ampere to 81.23% from 67.34%. This investment follows the acquisition of Ampere Vehicles by Greaves […]

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Greaves Retail crosses 1000 e-rickshaw sales

Greaves Cotton has announced that it has crossed new milestone of 1000 e-rickshaw sales. With this, the company paves way for a strong foundation for promoting clean shared mobility in the last mile transportation segment. These energy efficient & reliable product portfolio of e-rickshaws is widely preferred due to superior cost economics, higher savings-per-km of […]

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