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Maruti treads cautiously on EV launch plan; Electric WagonR will go for further trials

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) is treading cautiously on the launch of its electric vehicle by 2020 due to not enough support from the government and lack of infrastructure. The company, however, may launch the vehicle only for transporting people (cab aggregators) next year. The...

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Toyota plans to launch compact EV in India in partnership with Suzuki

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Japanese auto major Toyota Motor Corporation on Tuesday said it plans to introduce a compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) in India in association with compatriot Suzuki Motor Corporation. The two firms are looking to introduce the BEV at an early stage, Toyota said without...

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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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Component firms buckle up for tech shift

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

The auto component industry is bracing for the tectonic shift in the automobile sector from the expected exit of diesel cars and arrival of electric vehicles. Though most manufacturers have...

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Top automakers cheer govt push for EV localization drive

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

Top automakers have cheered the government’s recent push to localise manufacturing for hybrid and electric vehicle (xEV) under the revised norms of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (...

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MITS students design hybrid electric vehicle

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

In what could offer a solution to the vehicle pollution that is touching alarming levels, the final year mechanical engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS...

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Mercedes-Benz Is Evaluating The Feasibility Of Electric Vehicles In India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

The FAME 2 scheme has brought cheers to the automakers in India. The Union Cabinet on February 28 allocated ₹ 10,000 crore to speed-up the development of the EV infrastructure in the country a...

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FAME II puts EV segment in fast lane by removing policy uncertainties: M&M

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Friday said the FAME II scheme has removed policy uncertainty in the electric vehicles (EV) segment, a move that would encourage more manufacturers to launch...

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Boeing-backed, electric-hybrid airliner set to hit market in 2022

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017
NEW YORK: A Seattle-area startup backed by the venture arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp plans to bring a small ...
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