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Fossilised algae may soon power electric vehicles

Fossilised algae may soon power electric vehicles

In the paper, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers said unlike graphite, which is the material of choice for most anodes, silicon can store about 10 times more energy.

Electric Vehicle sales rise 37.5% to 22,000 units last fiscal

Electric Vehicle sales rise 37.5% to 22,000 units last fiscal

Electric vehicle sales rose 37.5 percent to 22,000 units last fiscal as against 16,000 units in the previous year

After odd/even, time to think of EVs

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The time for electric vehicles, or EVs, may not yet be ripe for India, but the idea of non-polluting passenger cars is surely and certainly maturing - and must be welcomed.

China to enhance support for electric vehicles

China is set to build more charging facilities for electric vehicles and unify standards so that all vehicles can use all charging stations.

China's BYD takes aim at Tesla in battery factory race

Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd , backed by Warren Buffett`s Berkshire Hathaway Inc , aims to triple its production of batteries as it takes on Tesla Motors in the race to supply electric vehicles and boost energy storage.

After Budget boost, EV makers want support from states

"Now that the Centre has cleared the roadmap for the growth of electric vehicles in India, SMEV expects states to join in to support this initiative," SMEV Director-Corporate Affairs Sohinder Gill said in a statement.

Need more policy clarity on electric vehicles: Tata Motors

Tata Motors Tuesday said it is too early for it to firm up plans for commercial production of electric buses as more policy clarity on the segment is needed.

Mahindra eyes West European markets for electric vehicles

M&M, which had already launched the 'e2o' electric vehicles in the country, was not quite satisfied with the sales performance.

Mahindra to review Tesla patents for applicability to its EVs

Tesla Motors makes electric vehicles, including sports car Roadster, sedan Model S and SUV Model X.

Driverless cars to be launched on UK streets

In a first, Britain is set to introduce driverless cars on its streets - and the vehicles will share the pavement with pedestrians.

Hybrids, electric vehicles in Tata Motors' plans till 2020

Homegrown auto major Tata Motors is working on a slew of new products, including alternate fuels, hybrids and electric vehicles, to be launched over seven years, according to Chairman Cyrus Mistry.

Now, an 'insect' car that can read your mind!

It possesses a destination setting in the smartphone satellite navigation, that interprets the information, 'Carsguide.Com.Au' reported.

Plan to bring maximum electric vehicles on road by 2020

The government on Wednesday approved the roadmap for facilitating large-scale use of eco-friendly electric vehicles, including hybrids, by 2020.