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Battery Swapping Facility Quick Interchange Service inaugurated in Chandigarh

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jun 29, 2020

Shri V P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab-cum-Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, alongwith the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated Battery...

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Hyderabad startup develops swappable batteries for 3-wheelers

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

One of the biggest challenges for the growth of the electric vehicle industry in India is the availability of batteries that are easy to fit and use. And this is exactly what the BITS Pilani alumni duo Arun Sreyas and Gautham Maheswaran are planning to solve with their...

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India EV Battery Swapping Propelled by low Penetration of Charging Stations: P&S Intelligence

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Due to increased run-time and improved remunerative prospects for shared e-mobility drivers, the demand for electric vehicle (EV) battery swapping is rising in India, a new report by market research and consulting services firm P&S Intelligence has revealed. The market is...

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Electric cars likely to get same power specs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

In a bid to standardise the various parts of the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem, several constituents, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), have come together to define standards. The move is primarily aimed at commercial vehicles that will ply with swappable...

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Efficiency parameters soon to aid EV battery swapping

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2020

The government will soon frame efficiency parameters for batteries powering electric vehicles (EVs) as it invites bids for setting up gigafactories or giant battery plants in India. A high-level panel has been set up under the Bureau of Energy Efficiency to frame performance...

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Kinetic Green partners with BPCL to launch electric 3W on battery swapping tech

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2020

Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Ltd, part of the Kinetic & Firodia Group on Monday announced partnership with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to launch electric vehicle mobility solution based on swappable battery technology. Under 'e-Drive'...

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Kinetic Green Energy set for ₹250-crore expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2020

Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Ltd, part of the Kinetic & Firodia Group, is planning an aggressive expansion programme which will involve the company investing about ₹250 crore. For this, the Pune-headquartered company will be raising about $35 million (₹250...

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Battery Swapping Should Come Under FAME’s Ambit: Piaggio India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, opined that the government should consider giving incentives for electric vehicles which are not only run on pre-fixed batteries but also on swappable technology solutions. At the moment, only...

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BSES discoms, Ola Electric Mobility to set up battery swapping stations

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

BSES power discoms — BYPL and BRPL — will set up battery swapping stations in the city for two and three wheelers in collaboration with Ola Electric Mobility, officials said on Monday. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed recently between the BSES discoms and Ola...

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2024 target: Delhi needs 5 lakh new electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

To meet Delhi’s draft electric vehicle policy target of 25% share for electric vehicles (EVs) in new registrations by 2024, Delhi will need to register approximately five lakh new EVs in the next five years, a new report says. The report titled ‘Accelerating Delhi’s Mobility...

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