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GST Council may reduce tax on EV chargers to promote electric vehicles
Wed, Jun 19, 2019
In the key headlines today evening, cricket lovers would be sad to know that their star opening player Shikhar Dhawan will no longer we able to play for the team Indian in the ongoing world cup due injury in his thumb. Rishabh has been inducted in the team in Dhawan's place. In another development, the government is likely to reduce GST charges on EV chargers in the upcoming GST council meeting, slated on June 21, to promote electric vehicles. For other news developments, watch this Zee Business video.
Electric Vehicles: What Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers says about EV targets by government
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has given its opinion on the ambitious aspiration of the Niti Aayog in bringing in Electric Mobility in the country as soon as possible.
Mahindra's Electric Vehicle sales rise over 2.5 times to 10,276 units in FY19
Fri, May 31, 2019
M&M along with rival Tata Motors had bagged orders from Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), which had floated tenders for supply of 10,000 electric sedans for usage by government departments.
Confirmed! Kona to be 1st electric SUV of Hyundai in India | Coming in July - What we know so far
Wed, May 29, 2019
Hyundai during the launch of SUV Venue, Hyundai had said that it is targeting the leadership position in the compact SUV segment. Now, just a few days after VENUE launch, it's been confirmed that the carmaker's first electric SUV for India will be launched in July this year, and it's named Kona.
Hero Electric expansion plans revealed - 15 new dealerships in 2 months, 1500 touch points in 2 years, and more
Wed, May 29, 2019
Keeping in mind the growing interest in the electric vehicle segment, Hero Electric has revealed its expansion plans.
Major acceleration! Electric scooter manufacturer Ather raises $51 mn funding led by Sachin Bansal
Wed, May 29, 2019
In a big shot in its arm, electric scooter manufacturer Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 mn in its latest round of funding, led by Sachin Bansal’s investment of $32 mn. Also, Hero MotoCorp has converted its Convertible Debt of $19 Mn as a part of this round. In addition to this, InnoVen Capital has extended an $8 Mn venture debt.
Electric cars can help you live longer
Sat, May 18, 2019
Migration from polluting vehicles that burn fossil fuels to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably could significantly reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary illness due to air pollution, says a study.
Nymbus: First-of-its-kind in India! Panasonic EV charging service, electric mobility plans - What you should know and what you get
Thu, May 16, 2019
With an aim to cater to the growing mobility market in India, Panasonic on Wednesday announced the launch of 'first-of-its-kind' smart electric vehicle (EV) charging service in India - Nymbus.
Headline: PURE EV's long range, high performance electric two wheelers to hit Indian roads soon
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
With collaboration with R&D laboratories of IIT Hyderabad, the startup will get the strong technological support from the former.
Toyota to give royalty-free access to hybrid-vehicle patents: Nikkei
Wed, Apr 03, 2019
Toyota Motor Corp plans to offer royalty-free access to its hybrid-vehicle technology patents as early as this year, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Wednesday.
Electric vehicles will bring new opportunities for companies: Nishant Arya, JBM Group
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
Nishant Arya, Executive Director, JBM Group, speaks about the acquisition of Germany-based Linde-Wiemann and its benefits, focus on technology and innovation, strategy to face the competitors and slowdown concerns during an interview with Zee Business.
British premium e-bike maker GoZero Mobility launches One and Mile in India - Prices, top features, specs, images and more
Wed, Mar 27, 2019
At the time when pollution levels are shooting up in an alarming manner and Modi government is heavily focussed on electric mobility, a British electric bike maker, which manufactures premium electric performance bikes, has announced its entry into the Indian electric vehicle market.
Premium electric bikes 'One' and 'Mile' by UK brand GoZero Mobility set for India launch today - All you need to know
Wed, Mar 27, 2019
It's a big day for GoZero Mobility, a British electric bike and lifestyle brand, as this UK-based brand is all set to enter the Indian market on Wednesday with the launch of its premium e-bikes 'One' and 'Mile'.
Now, Lucknow residents can avail facility of electric buses; thanks to Tata Motors and Yogi government
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
The country is making a steady move towards an electric vehicle fleet for its public transport. Now, Lucknow has become the latest city to get into this trend.
Budget 2019: Electric vehicle manufacturers seek immediate action plan from govt
Fri, Feb 01, 2019
Presenting the interim budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal also said the usage of such green technologies would help the country become self reliant in terms of energy requirements.
Centre considering subsidy on electric vehicles
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
The central government is considering providing subsidy on buying electric vehicles, a move that is expected to give a big push to their sales.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley flags off 15 electric vehicles
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
The Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) for the deployment of 15 electric vehicles for their officers.
General Motors sold 200,000 e-vehicles in US by 2018, triggering tax-credit phaseout: Source
Wed, Jan 02, 2019
The largest U.S. automaker reached the figure in the fourth quarter of 2018, which means the credit will fall to $3,750 in April, and then drop to $1,875 in October for six months. The credit will completely disappear by April 2020. The 200,000 figure covers GM`s cumulative EV sales since 2010.
A pure electric SUV in India? Check out 'breakthrough chapter in EV space'
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
SAIC Motor Corp, the largest Chinese automaker, is betting big on electric vehicles in India. MG Motor India, a wholly-owned arm of SAIC, will roll out a locally manufactured pure-electric SUV by first half of 2020, within one year of its first product launch in the country,
Soon, pay more for petrol, diesel cars; here is big reason why
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
The Industry experts say this could impact car sales as the move will discourage customers from buying petrol and diesel vehicles in a price-sensitive market like India, said the Mint report, adding that a detailed email sent to the FinMin remained unanswered till the report was filed.