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Hyundai's Strategy 2025 aims to electrify India models by 2035

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Company on Wednesday announced it aims to electrify most of its new models in emerging markets like India by 2035. Announcing its 'Strategy 2025' global roadmap to morph into a smart mobility solutions provider, Hyundai also said it...

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Assam tenders for supply of 100 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

Under Phase-II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME II) Scheme, Assam State Transport Corporation has invited proposals from eligible operators and bus manufacturers for supply, operation and maintenance of 100 electric buses in the cities...

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Govt notifies scrapping policy, mandates discounts on junking old cars

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The Centre has notified a scrap recycling policy to promote circular economy in the steel sector and utilise scrap emanating from vehicles and white goods that have reached their end of life. Under the policy, the ministry of road transport and highways and the department of...

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BYD-Olectra, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland in fray to supply, operate 1,200 e-buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

BYD-Olectra, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland and PMI Electro Mobility Solutions are among manufacturers in the fray to supply and operate about 1,200 electric buses for different state departments, people aware of the development have said. State transport utilities have floated,...

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S-CCI India eyeing CV market to fuel growth

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

Commencing operations in 1985, S-CCI India Limited is setting up a plant at Gujarat to expand its reach in the CV market. Set up in collaboration with CCI Corporation, Japan, the company, a leading manufacturer of coolants and brake fluids, is catering to OEMs like Maruti...

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Picking Up The Pace – India Inc. Accelerates The Electric Mobility Transition

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Electric mobility has attracted the attention of Indian leaders, policy makers and vehicle manufacturers as an opportunity to accelerate a low-carbon transition for transport in the country. Electric powered vehicles got another push from the recent Union budget of India,...

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Bigbasket aims to increase EVs in delivery fleet by 10-20 times in a year

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

Online grocery platform Bigbasket on Friday said it is planning to increase electric vehicle-based delivery feet by 10-20 times within a year. Currently, the e-commerce firm claims to have 150 electric vans and 50 electric bikes and "plans to increase the numbers to 1,000...

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BS-VI transition will make rest of the year difficult for auto industry: SIAM

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2019

Auto industry body SIAM on Wednesday said the industry, which has been reeling under a prolonged slump, is staring at a difficult road ahead for the rest of the year due to transition to BS-VI emission norm from BS-VI by April 2020. Terming it as a "huge challenge", Society...

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Ashok Leyland's BS-VI vehicles with fleet operators first

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd, which claims that it is the first Indian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to meet BS-VI emission norms for all its heavy duty trucks, will first seed its BS-VI compliant vehicles with fleet operators to get their feedback, a...

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CECRI to make EV batteries; invest ₹100-cr

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

Central Electrochemical Research Institute to upgrade Chennai facility The Tamil Nadu-based Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), a research institute under the Council for...

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