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Electric Vehicles News
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.
Power utilities to earn $11 billion from power demand of Electric Vehicles
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
India is all set to adopt large number of electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. A joint study by Assocham and Ernst & Young LLP suggested that the overall electricity demand from large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to touch 69.6 terawatt hours by 2030.
E-vehicles: Govt approves green plates with white fonts for private, yellow for taxis
Wed, May 09, 2018
A notification in this regard will be out in a week's time, the minister, who has been advocating electric mobility promotion, he said. The purpose behind distinctive number plates is their easy identification for preferential treatment in parking, free entry in congested zones besides other proposed benefits like concessional toll, the road transport and highways minister told PTI.
Get set for an electric ride on Ola; here is when
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Ola will place 10,000 E-rickshaws and electric auto-rickshaws in its service in the next 12 months.
Tesla's electric motor shift to spur demand for rare earth neodymium
Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Several auto makers already use permanent magnet motors that rely on the metal because they are generally lighter, stronger and more efficient than induction motors that are based on copper coils. But it is the switch to neodymium by Tesla, an auto maker that has staked its future solely on the electric vehicle, that is showing the way the industry is moving and the direction of demand for the rare earth metal.
Mahindra Group to invest Rs 900 crore more into electric vehicles over next 4 years
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
At present, Mahindra has a capacity of 400 units a month, which will go up to 1,500, including three-wheelers by this September, he said, adding by next December they should be capable of rolling out 4,000 units.
Draft Auto Policy calls for trade pacts, duty breaks
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
The draft policy also calls for lower import duties on capital goods, equipment and machinery for manufacture of new technology components.
ABB installs electric vehicle fast charger station at NITI Aayog
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Supporting Indian government’s drive to systematically transform the nation's transportation base to electric vehicles, ABB installed fast charger station at NITI Aayog today.
Here’s a quick look at bikes displayed at the Auto Expo 2018
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
The Auto Expo 2018, which kick-started on Wednesday - February 7 saw a huge display of major launches by automobile brands. Amidst the electric and hybrid concept cars were a line-up of stunning bikes that took the Expo by storm.
WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar speak about his passion for cars at the Auto Expo 2018
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
In conversation with former Indian cricket team captain, Sachin Tendulkar opens up about his other passion other than cricket. Speaking at the Auto Expo 2018, Tendulkar, who unveiled BMW India’s sedan M5, first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo.
Electric vehicles steal the show at the Auto Expo 2018; take a look
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
The biennial automotive show held in Greater Noida in the national capital saw a spectacular display of cars and bikes. The Auto Expo show which began on February 7 threw its doors open to media personnel and exhibitors.
Tata Motors-owned JLR to wait for proper policy before launching EVs in India
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
The company will also wait for wider availability of BS- VI fuel in India before rushing them to launch vehicles complying with the stricter emission norm, said JLR.
2018 Auto Expo to focus on electric vehicles
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
The 2018 Auto Expo next month will see a marked shift towards electric cars and vehicles that run on other eco-friendly technologies, reports Livemint.
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.
Tax incentives needed to promote electric vehicles: Power Minister
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Power Minister R K Singh today made a pitch for tax incentives for electric vehicles and said the ministry will soon come out with regulations for promoting e-mobility in the country.
Commercialise use of ISRO's Li-ion battery for EVs: Govt panel
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
To curb vehicular pollution and bring down the Rs 7 lakh crore annual crude oil import bill, the government is emphasising the need for vehicles run on alternative fuel
Auto parts makers warn of job losses in sudden EV shift
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Can drive in EVs in India by 2020 if infra is ready: Audi
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Globally by 2025, Audi is looking to have 30 per cent of its sales to come from electric vehicles.