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Covid-19 impact: How EV industry is coping with the lockdown?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 30, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has put brakes on the country’s manufacturing with the 21-days complete lockdown across the nation. The coronavirus pandemic is having an unanticipated impact on every sector due to disruption in the supply chain and production. For the electric...

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EESL Tenders for PCS and Fast Combo Chargers for EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2020

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the supply and installation of power conversion systems (PCS) and fast combo chargers for electric vehicles (EVs). The scope of work for the selected bidders will include...

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IIT-Kgp's ''Deshla'' e-vehicle project gets funding for building

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

The IIT Kharagpur''s ''Deshla'' electric vehicle project has secured funding from a leading trusteeship firm for developing aerodynamic body panel design of a next-generation electric three-wheeler. The lightweight structure will enable the electric vehicles to achieve a peak...

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Vw Plans To Tap Electric Car Batteries To Compete With Power Firms

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

Volkswagen's expansion in electric cars will open up new business opportunities in storing and managing energy, encroaching on business currently dominated by utilities and energy firms, chief strategist Michael Jost said on Thursday. Electric car batteries could be used to...

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Schneider Electric Has Joined The Climate Group’S Ev100 Initiative, Committing To The Electrification Of Its Corporate Fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

Schneider Electric has joined the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative, committing to the electrification of its corporate fleet. By 2030, Schneider Electric plans to replace 14,000 vehicles in over 50 countries with electric cars. Schneider Electric wants to establish the...

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ARAI signs agreement with ISIE for electric solar vehicle rally

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

The Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers (ISIEINDIA) and the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch a national rally called electric solar vehicle championship (ESVC) 3000. This national rally is planned on the...

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Kolkata airport to go e-way with inspection Delhi vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Authorities at Kolkata airport have decided to replace half the fleet of inspection vehicles in the operational area to electric by this year-end. The move is part of the airport’s initiative to reduce its carbon footprint and move towards carbon neutrality. “Of the four...

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Bounce raises funds from InnoVen for EV integration, expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

App-based two-wheeler rental startup Bounce has raised $6.5 million from venture debt investor InnoVen Capital, taking its total debt funding from the investor to around $12 million. This is InnoVen’s third investment in Bounce in 18 months. The fresh funding will be used for...

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ABB Completes Divestment of Solar Inverter Business To FIMER SpA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 3, 2020

ABB has completed its divestment of its solar inverter business to the Italian company FIMER SpA. The transaction enables ABB's Electrification business to improve the focus of its business portfolio on priority growth markets and enhance business opportunities for the solar...

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M&M in talks with Ashok Leyland, Renault & Hyundai to supply electric powertrains

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

Mahindra and Mahindra has initiated talks with Ashok Leyland, Renault and Hyundai to supply its electric powertrain to its peers, seeking to establish its credentials in a mobility segment that many believe would soon alter the dynamics of the hitherto fuelfired automotive...

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