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Rs 50,000 crore Japanese EV boost in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

Japanese majors Suzuki Motors, Toshiba and Denso have formed a consortium to set up a plant for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries and electrodes in Gujarat. The plant will come up near Hansalpur in Gujarat. The proposed lithium-ion battery plant will be the biggest in the...

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Mumbai-born researcher invents alternative to Li-ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

Mumbai-born scientist Dr Gautam Yadav has invented a new high-voltage, energy-dense rechargeable manganese dioxide (MnO2) zinc|(Zn) battery, which could be an alternative to Li-ion batteries that have dominated the energy storage landscape for decades. “High voltages in Li-...

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Railways testing waters for locomotives to run on lithium-ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

After a push for electrification, the Indian Railways is now testing waters for locomotives that can run on lithium-ion batteries. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works will be making 10 such railway engines. A locomotive, powered by lithium-ion batteries, has already been developed...

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Amara Raja launches electric vehicle charging stations in Tirupati

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Amara Raja, among the largest battery manufacturers in India, announced it has installed electric vehicle battery charging and swapping stations along with a fleet of electric autos in Tirupati...

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EV sales in India cross 7.5 lakh mark in FY2019

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

For India Auto Inc, FY2019 may have been a dampener for overall internal combustion-engined vehicle sales, given that they recorded single-digit growth. In comparison, albeit on a much lower...

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Rs 1 crore ISRO's lithium ion cell technology gets overwhelming initial response

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2018

Over 130 companies have shown interest in the Indian space agency's lithium ion cell technology and the pre-application conference will be held on Tuesday, said a senior official....

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