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China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market led by companies including BYD Co. and BAIC Motor Corp.

Xin Guobin, the vice...

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E-vehicle drive: Centre may take Elon Musk’s Australian policy for a spin

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

India is working on an Elon Musk-inspired policy to challenge global and Indian firms to set up manufacturing facilities for electric vehicles, batteries and charging infrastructure in an ambitious time frame with the help of assured policy and regulatory support along with...

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Auto companies like Hyundai, Tata Motors, advance plans to make electric cars in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Signalling a major change in stance, carmakers are advancing plans to make electric cars in India by giving them preference over hybrid versions. Automakers such as Hyundai, Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra are leading the race to roll out electric cars soon.

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NITI Aayog pitches for 24x7 power, electric vehicles in 100 smart cities in its Three-Year Action Agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

Government think tank NITI Aayog has pitched for 24x7 electricity for all, bringing reforms in diesel and petrol pricing, and city gas distribution in 100 smart cities in its Three-Year Action Agenda released today.

The document, unveiled by Finance Minister Arun...

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Government invites global bids for 10,000 electric cars

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has invited global bids for 10,000 electric sedans that will run up to 150 km on a single charge, for use by government departments, taking a big step to achieve power minister Piyush Goyal’s dream of having only electric cars...

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Premier Solar's solar facility to be inaugurated on July 29

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2017

Premier solar and end-to-end solar solution provider today said Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao is expected to inaugurate their 200 MW automated solar module manufacturing...

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Ashok Leyland announces strategic partnership with Sun Mobility for electric mobility

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2017

 Ashok Leyland, the Chennai-headquartered flagship company of the Hinduja Group, today announced it has launched a strategic alliance for electric mobility solutions with SUN Mobility, promoted...

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Isro's battery technology may soon power India's e-vehicle dream

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

The central government’s ambitious electric vehicles project will take off soon as the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has approved commercial use of lithium-ion battery technology....

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PM Narendra Modi to meet state chief secretaries to push development agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to meet all chief secretaries together -- probably for the first time -- on Monday to fast-track all-round development of states by taking a cohesive...

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Tamil Nadu interested on low floor electric vehicle buses: Ashok Leyland

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

Tamil Nadu Government has shown interest to purchase low floor, air conditioned electric vehicle CIRCUIT provided by Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland, a top official said today....

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