Tags: EV

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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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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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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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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Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry

Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters. Southeast Asia’s largest economy wants EV manufacturers and battery makers to create a downstream industry for its supplies of nickel laterite ore, which is used in lithium batteries. Aiming to become […]

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