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100 electric buses to hit Jaipur roads by January

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

Here is good news for the commuters traveling within the city limits of Jaipur. The Jaipur City Transport Servies Limited (JCTSL) is all set to replace 100 of buses, including 70 buses which are in poor condition, with electric buses. As the financial bid for the buses is...

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Greaves Cotton completes acquisition of Ampere Vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2019

Engineering firm Greaves Cotton Ltd on Thursday said it has increased its stake in Coimbatore-based Ampere Vehicles making the completion of the acquisition. Greaves Cotton announced the completion of the acquisition of entire shareholding of Ampere Vehicles CEO, Hemalatha...

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Tata steel to deploy EVs for employees in Jamshedpur

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

Tata Steel is introducing a fleet of electric vehicles for employees commuting in Jamshedpur under its Go-Green initiative. "The company has partnered with Tata Motors to deploy 40 Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) by FY22 in a staggered manner," Tata Steel said in an official...

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Siemens to impart skills in renewable energy and e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Siemens will partner with India’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ) to impart ‘Skills for Sustainable Growth’ using German Dual Vocational Education and...

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Mitsui, TECO to set up plant for EV motors in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 1, 2019

Japan’s Mitsui & Co on Thursday said it is planning to invest USD 14 million to set up a manufacturing facility for electric vehicle (EV) motors in India in partnership with Taiwanese motor manufacturer TECO Electric & Machinery Co. The new plant, which would come up...

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Highrises, malls may have to provide EV-charging facilities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Based on a request from Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom), Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) will soon issue a notification to make it mandatory for all upcoming highrises, shopping malls and apartment complexes to provide provision for dedicated...

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Chennai Gets Charged Up With Ather e-Scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Electric mobility is spreading fast, and the latest manifestation of this is the first batch of Ather Energy’s 450 e-scooter being delivered to customers in Chennai. The Bengaluru-based manufacturer will be delivering nearly 100 scooters this week. The company will also be...

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EESL inks pact with BSNL

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of four National Public Sector Enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BSNL (Punjab Telecom Circle), to install 100 public charging stations to...

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IIT-Guwahati builds AI tool to help boost EV motor designing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart engineer, an engineering system design tool, in collaboration with IBM to help rapidly create experts in electric vehicle (EV) motor designing in the country. IIT-G on...

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Hero Electric and CSC e-Governance's partnership will help promote electric mobility in rural India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

You know how we talk about electric vehicles and electric mobility in India? What most of us don't realise that this conversation seems to be laregly restricted to metro cities and urban areas in the geographical context. However, the pursuit of mass adoption of electric...

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