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Renault to launch Zoe EV in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

Renault India is gearing up to bring the Zoe EV to India by 2020-2021. To gauge market interest, the model will be showcased in February at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020 in Noida. The car is currently being tested and modified to make it suitable for our conditions (especially...

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Suzuki JV to invest ₹3,715 crore in second phase of battery venture

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corp. (SMC), Toshiba Corp. and Denso Corp. will jointly invest ₹3,715 crore in the second phase of their battery venture in Gujarat’s Hansalpur, a confidential company presentation showed. The investment, spread over 2021-25, is part of the ₹5,000-crore...

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Canadian EV start-up begins India operations

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

Encouraged by the latest EV policy announcements by the Indian government, MakerMax System, a start-up dedicated to advanced lithium battery technologies and online EV education, has expanded its operations in India with a series of new products and services. A recently...

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Tata Motors to tie up with group entities to foray into electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2019

Tata Motors will use the strength of group companies to fuel its foray into electric vehicles (EVs). It has tied up with Tata Power to install charging stations and will us the group’s retail arm chain, Croma, to digitally showcase the vehicles. “We are proud that the group’s...

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Ghaziabad to be first in Uttar Pradesh to get e-auto

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

The state will soon get to see its first electric auto-rickshaw plying with the regional transport office (RTO) of Ghaziabad giving registration number to a vehicle. The development comes seven months after state government approved the plying of e-autos. Ghaziabad resident...

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Bhopal: 100 acre EV Park on the anvil

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

MP government will allocate 100 acres of land for developing Electric Vehicle Parks with plug and play infrastructure, common facilities and 24X7 power supply. Developers of Auto Clusters and Automotive Suppliers Manufacturing Centres specific to EVs (electric vehicles) shall...

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Karnataka boards the bus for EV journey; 112 charging points by October-end, Rs 1 lakh subsidy for electric autos

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Two years after the government introduced an e-vehicle policy to promote battery-run vehicles, the state is finally setting up the infrastructure required. It is also pushing to convert existing autorickshaws to go electric. While Bescom’s 112 charging points will be...

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Low-quality Chinese batteries could slow down India’s EV drive

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2019

Chinese manufacturers are dumping low-quality battery packs for electric vehicles (EVs) in India, two officials aware of the matter said, similar to the way rejected solar modules were sold here...

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India must opt for sodium and hydrogen fuel cells, says C.N.R. Rao

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

Bharat Ratna recipient C.N.R. Rao, who is the president of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), on Monday said the country’s focus should be making fuel cells from...

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Domestic Solar Battery Manufacturing Need a Boost for Huge EV Market: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Amitabh Kant CEO of NITI Aayog, known for taking a strong stance towards bringing innovative tranformation, have mentioned that India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and...

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