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MG Motor India associates with Umicore for recycling end-of-life ZS EV batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

MG Motor on Thursday announced its association with Umicore to explore opportunities in safe and sustainable recycling of end-of-life batteries for electric vehicles. Umicore offers a complete recycling journey for Li-ion batteries to maintain ecological footprint. Umicore...

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MG Motor partners Exicom on EV battery recycling

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

Ahead of the launch of its MG ZS electric car in India, British carmaker MG Motor has partnered with EV charging infrastructure and Li-ion battery solutions provider Exicom Tele-Systems on end-of-life use of electric car...

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Micromax Energy eyes 10 per cent market share in lithium-ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

Micromax Energy, an independent firm and part of Micromax Group, is aiming 8-10 per cent market share of the lithium-ion battery market in India — which is at a nascent stage — by next year. The company has been manufacturing lead acid batteries too, but is now focussing on...

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Electric Vehicles will account for over a half of all passenger vehicle sales by 2040

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

Around 57 per cent of all global passenger vehicle sales, and over 30 per cent of the passenger vehicle fleet, will be electric by 2040, according to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The BNEF Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 expects annual passenger EV sales to rise to...

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FAME-II: Stricter norms lead to slump of electric vehicle sales in H1

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Hit by stringent compliance norms, only around 3,000 electric two-wheelers were registered and sold under the government's subsidy programme – FAME-II scheme – in the first six months (April-September) against over 75,000 units registered last year, people aware of the matter...

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Unorganised players with cost edge lead the e-rickshaw race

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

More than two years after organised players like Kinetic, Hero Electric and Mahindra & Mahindra forayed into the growing e-rickshaw market they are yet to gain a toehold in this space. An electric-vehicle revolution is gaining ground in India, home to about 1.5 million...

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Explained: Scientists announce Li-ion battery that ‘won’t catch fire’ — how will it work

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

Lithium-ion batteries are vulnerable to fire and explosion, which often happens without warning. This is because they are built with flammable and combustible materials. Now, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has developed a Lithium-ion battery that will not catch...

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Cost of electric vehicles to be on par with combustion engine cars in 3-4 years: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said the cost of electric vehicles will almost become at par with combustion engine cars in the next 3-4 years, largely owing to decline in battery price and India should be ready for this transition. Observing that India has 28 cars...

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Greaves Cotton hikes stake in EVs maker Ampere Vehicles to 81.23%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Manufacturer of diesel engines, generators and pump sets, Greaves Cotton has increased its stake in Coimbatore-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ampere Vehicles from 67.34% to 81.23% by...

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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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