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Connected cars will profoundly change the way people live

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

There’s a big shift going to take place in automotive industry. Connected car, the new buzz word in the automotive industry, is set to become a common phenomenon in the Indian market in the near future with rapid adoption of electric vehicles, according to a Deloitte report....

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BS-VI emission norms to force a 10-12 per cent rise in prices of two-wheelers: ICRA

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

The demand for domestic two-wheelers is likely to remain weak in the near-term on the back of the implementation of BS-VI norms, which is expected to further force a 10-12 per cent increase in ownership cost across segments, according to credit rating agency ICRA. According...

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53% Indians ready to pay upto Rs 1 lac more for EV: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2020

Indian consumers’ interest for alternate powertrain technology continues to expand as fewer people want traditional ICE for their next vehicle. According to one of the findings of Deloitte’s 2020 Global Automotive Consumer Study, consumers across geographies continue to move...

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Ansys collaborates with major Indian OEMs for developing EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

Ansys, the global engineering simulation and 3D designing software company is working with many major OEMs in developing electric vehicles in India. This is the direct outcome of the rising need for simulation in the ideation, designing and final execution of new age vehicles...

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Mahindra outlines its electric mobility roadmap

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

In the past decade, electric mobility has emerged as a major trend in the automotive industry, with great strides being made in terms of practicality and affordability. Mahindra, a company that has been the bellwether of electric vehicles in India, plans to accelerate its...

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Dept of Heavy Industries sanctions 2,636 charging stations to support EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

In order to enhance clean mobility in the road transport sector, the Department of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 2,636 charging stations under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric (FAME) Vehicles in India scheme. With this, the total number...

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Electric 3-wheeler market hots up as cos look at alternate mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2019

The electric three-wheeler market is suddenly red hot right now as a host of technology startups and vehicle manufacturers look to enter alternative mobility. First, Chetan Maini co-founded Sun Mobility announced its tieup with Piaggio to launch electric Ape three wheeler...

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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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