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India bets big on electric vehicles in push for green transport
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
Close on the heels of the Union Budget providing tax relief for buying electric vehicles (EVs), the GST Council in its 36th meeting in July cut the tax on EVs from 12 per cent to 5 per cent effective from August 1.
Tata Motors to launch 4 new electric cars within 12-18 months, More announcements expected
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Tata Motors to launch 4 new electric cars within 12-18 months. Even some more announcements are expected on 19th Sept.
All about that bass: Carmakers seek electric car sounds for post-petrol era
Tue, Mar 05, 2019
As BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Mini and VW prepare to launch battery-driven vehicles, carmakers are searching for a new way to market the potency of their zero-emissions vehicles.
Budget 2019: Top 5 expectations of automakers from PM Narendra Modi led govt
Fri, Feb 01, 2019
Budget 2019 is very important for the NDA government as it will impact the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, which are set to be held between April 2019 to May 2019.
Budget 2019: Auto alert! This big move can be expected for electric car lovers; know how
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
One of the major reforms would be the depreciation value on the electric car. Niti Aayog has directed the government to increase from 15% to maximum 70%.
Forget electricity, this trash will drive your car! Waste product? Unbelievably, it is water
Mon, Dec 31, 2018
The British company has patented a method of heating plastic waste from bags to bottles in a kiln until it "gasifies" into hydrogen. The gas can then be used as clean energy, and surprisingly clean water would be the only waste product, the report said.
A Tesla killer coming? This German dream e-car is amazing even though it does not look like it
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
In the midst of all these biggies, there is a new player that is looking to provide fierce competition directly to Tesla. This new startup is German-based e.Go Mobile AG whose founder aims to challenge Elon Musk’s company. Yes, akin to David vs Goliath type tale.
Taxing conventional cars to promote EVs will not serve purpose: Maruti Suzuki Chairman
Wed, Dec 19, 2018
Maruti Suzuki Chairman R C Bhargava said if a cess has to be there then two-wheelers also need to be taxed, adding "If the principle is that a polluter pays then two-wheelers are also polluters. Why not a cess on two-wheelers also, so that the cess of petrol two-wheelers is utilised to subsidise electric two-wheelers."
E-car sales plunge 40% in FY18, but e-bikes volume soars 138%
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
As of March 2018, there were 56,000 electric vehicles on the roads in the country, of which e-cars were a paltry 1,200 units, while the rest 54,800 units are two-wheelers, according to the data from the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles, the apex industry lobby for the e-vehicles industry.
Plug wars: the battle for electric car supremacy
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
German carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for plugs and protocols that will give them an edge over electric car rivals.
Factbox: China carmakers ramping up electric car investments
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
The Chongqing-based automaker has proposed a $15 billion plan to launch 21 new pure electric vehicles and 12 plug-in hybrids by 2025.
Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
That money is pouring in to a tiny sector that amounts to less than 1 percent of the 90 million vehicles sold each year and where Elon Musk`s Tesla Inc, with sales of only three models totaling just over 100,000 vehicles in 2017, was a dominant player.
More than half of new Norway car sales now electric or hybrid
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Sales of electric and hybrid cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the Nordic nation`s lead in a shift from fossil-fuel engines, data showed on Wednesday.
Factbox: Automakers get serious about electric cars
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Europe`s largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) on electric cars, autonomous driving and new mobility services by the end of 2022.
Volkswagen Group to build China electric cars
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Volkswagen Group said on Thursday it plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as it seeks to comply with upcoming stringent rules in China.
How Tata Motors winning the 10,000 electric cars govt order gives it an edge in EV market
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
Tata Motors won the bid by quoting the lowest price of Rs 11.2 lakh each, inclusive of the GST and a five-year warranty.
Ford to cut $14 billion in costs by investing in trucks, electric cars
Wed, Oct 04, 2017
The US automaker would shift capital investment away from sedans and internal combustion engines to develop more trucks and electric and hybrid cars.
Government to buy 10000 electric cars from Tata Motors
Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Tata Motors will supply 10,000 electric cars to government in two phases. 500 cars will supplied by this November. Watch to know more. About Zee Business --------------------------
JSW Energy to build plant to manufacture electric vehicles in Gujarat
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
The company said that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat for the manufacturing of electric vehicles, energy storage systems and associated business in Gujarat
Already behind schedule, Tesla's India entry marred by Govt inaction?
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
Tesla was supposed to be launched in India this summer, however it has been long past the timeline and it looks like the electric car maker is once again in the process of starting a dialogue with the government.