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India proposes electrifying motorbikes, scooters in 6-8 years

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels, a...

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"FAME II is an opportunity for India to prove that our EV technology is truly global and to become a global hub for development of electric vehicles"

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Mahesh Babu, CEO of Mahindra Electric, shares his thoughts on key challenges and opportunities that the automobile industry in India...

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Ashok Leyland ready to partner with Elon Musk's Tesla for electric cars in India

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has been trying to enter the India market for a while now, with no concrete result. Now, however, Musk seems to have an open invitation from Indian commercial vehicles...

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FAME-II subsidy: Tata Motors hopes private electric vehicle buyers get incentives

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

Tata Motors, India’s fourth-largest carmaker, has welcomed the government’s FAME-II scheme but hopes that private buyers of electric vehicles will also get incentives in the future. While the...

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Delhi Metro Will Provide Electric Scooters At Stations For Emission Free Last Mile Connectivity

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2019

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is embracing the advent of electric vehicles. As per news reports, the transport corporation is now coming up with plans to bring in electric scooters at five of its...

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Okinawa Autotech invests Rs 200 crore to set up new plant; aims 1 million production capacity

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

Electric scooter maker Okinawa Autotech is investing Rs 200 crore to set up a new manufacturing plant with an annual capacity of one million units, preparing to meet increased demand following...

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Kerala: State road transport utility to get 1,500 electric buses on lease

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Switching over to a more eco-friendly option, Kerala state road transport corporation (KSRTC) will soon induct 1,500 electric buses in its fleet. A total of 500 electric buses will be allotted...

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Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

By : Sustainability ..., May 17, 2019

Ather Energy, an electric vehicle company, announced the installation of its fast charging network Ather Grid in Chennai. The city will see 50-55 Ather Grid points up and running by the end of...

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Sales volume of EVs important than subsidy for localisation of parts: Maruti MD Kenichi Ayukawa

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

Sales volume of electric vehicles is more important than subsidy for localisation of parts and the automobile industry must find ways on how to generate demand across segments, Maruti Suzuki...

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China’s MG Motor banks on EV portfolio in India

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

The company is of the opinion that going ahead, hybrids will be a strong alternative to diesel cars as the nation moves towards more stringent BS-VI emission norms. In a bid to differentiate...

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