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EV sector is a challenge and an opportunity: ARAI director

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director of Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) said that when it comes to electric mobility one has to be mindful of the consumer readiness and reliability must be ensured in terms of electric vehicles. If all these (factors) including cost...

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Schneider Electric Pumps $565 Million into Energy Management and E-Mobility Industry

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

The grand-old daddy of the industrial revolution continues to lead the way in Digital Transformationwith new investments, hiring, and innovation. Global Automation and Energy Management company Schneider Electric released a $565 million Global Investment fund to expand with...

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No deadline for transition to electric mobility, say government sources

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

The Centre has not set any deadline for transition to electric vehicles, a government official said on Wednesday. The comment assumes significance as government think-tank Niti Aayog in June had...

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Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Heavy Industries, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the...

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As told to Parliament: Hydro-power projects of 4,604.81 MW commissioned

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

The Union Ministry of New & Renewable Energy brought out small hydro power schemes from time to time to provide Central financial assistance to both government and private sector for setting...

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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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Tata Group to set up Rs 4,000cr lithium-ion battery plant

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

In a major push to electric mobility in Gujarat, Tata Group, has committed an investment of Rs 4,000 crore to set up a lithium-ion battery plant in Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in...

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Two-wheeler rental startup Vogo in talks to raise up to $50 million

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd, which offers bikes on rent, is in talks to raise $40-50 million as equity to fuel its growth plans, said two people familiar with the matter, requesting anonymity. The...

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KAL to test electric mobility with e-auto

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

Kerala has secured the nod for the commercial production of electric three-wheeler from the public sector Kerala Automobiles Limited’s (KAL) plant at Aralumoodu, near Neyyattinkara, in the...

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