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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 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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Niti Aayog proposes two-wheelers sold in India after 2025 should be electric ones: Nitin Gadkari

To ensure rapid transition towards electric mobility, the Niti Aayog has proposed that two-wheelers below the capacity of 150 cc sold in the country after March 31, 2025, should be electric ones only, Parliament was informed Thursday. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari also said the […]

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Fiat plans to invest USD 788 million in an electric makeover of iconic Fiat 500

Fiat Chrysler plans to invest 700 million euros ($788 million) in an electric makeover of its iconic Fiat 500, a top executive said on Thursday, as the automaker seeks to move on from its failed bid to merge with France’s Renault. FCA’s chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Pietro Gorlier, announced the […]

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