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Maharashtra considers incentives to encourage investment for EV charging infrastructure

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The Maharashtra government is working on a package of incentives for investors willing to set up facilities for charging of electric vehicles across the state. According to state government...

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J-K: 20 electric buses flagged off in Srinagar under FAME India scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Arvind Sawant on Friday flagged off 20 electric buses in Srinagar under the FAME India (...

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GST Council to decide on tax cut on electric vehicles this week

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on July 25 and decide on lowering tax rates for electric vehicles, officials said. The 36th meeting of the Council,...

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EVs Represent Large And Growing Global Opportunity: Bharat Forge

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

Electric mobility represents a large global opportunity with the segment gathering pace over the next few years, according to auto component major Bharat Forge. Addressing shareholders in the...

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Lead-Acid Battery market will grow explosively with EVs, says Deepak Ojha, MD, Waldies

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

The lead-acid battery industry has been in existence for more than 150 years, but the ubiquitous technology is still displaying remarkable traction. With a proven arrangement for reliable and...

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Hyundai exploring affordable EV for India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2019

Hyundai has just launched its first EV in India, the Kona Electric. While the Kona Electric has impressive specs for an EV, including a 452km ARAI-certified range, its Rs 25.3 lakh (ex-showroom...

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JLR to get £500-million UK loan guarantee to develop next generation EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2019

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Tuesday said it will receive a £500-million guarantee from the UK government to underwrite a planned £625 million loan facility from commercial banks...

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Niti’s methanol plan for petrol vehicles on the backburner

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The Niti Aayog has put the brakes on its plans for the use of methanol as an alternative fuel for petrol-run vehicles, in a major shift in strategy as the government’s focus has now moved to...

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Four lakh e-vehicles in India, 50% of them in Delhi, UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Currently there are nearly four lakh registered electric or battery operated vehicles in India and half of them are in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, according to road transport ministry’s data....

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Centre’s push for EVs may make internal combustion engines stutter

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

The Union government’s push for electric vehicles (EV) in the Budget and the Economic Survey may adversely impact the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) auto industry, which is already under...

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