Electric vehicles

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push: Niti Aayog

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push: Niti Aayog

The Niti Aayog member said that at present lithium-ion battery is not manufactured in India and therefore the country has to depend on imports from Japan or China.

Oct 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Govt must put in place a clear policy for electric vehicles: Renault

Govt must put in place a clear policy for electric vehicles: Renault

The government has to put in place a clear policy and get infrastructure ready to enable automobile manufacturers prepare for the proposed switch to electric vehicles, according to French car major Renault.

Sep 10, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

'Auto industry moving towards EV, affordability a challenge'

Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R C Bhargava on Friday said the auto industry is moving towards electric vehicles (EVs) despite the challenge to come up with an affordable car, taking cue from the government's push for the eco-friendly technology.

Sep 08, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Switch to clean vehicles or be bulldozed: Nitin Gadkari to automakers

Switch to clean vehicles or be bulldozed: Nitin Gadkari to automakers

Carmakers producing vehicles that run on traditional fuel, take note -- Union minister Nitin Gadkari has a clear message: Go for alternative fuel, else he will not mind "bulldozing" them in his bid to check pollution and imports.

Sep 07, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022

Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022

Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling in 2022 an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces recharging time, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday.

Jul 25, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

NTPC forays into electric vehicles charging stations biz

State-run power giant NTPC on Saturday entered into the new business segment of setting up charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) and has installed first such points at its offices in Delhi and Noida.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Anand Mahindra tweets to Elon Musk; invites him to make electric vehicles in India

Anand Mahindra tweets to Elon Musk; invites him to make electric vehicles in India

Mahindra Group chairman and MD Anand Mahindra Tesla's founder and CEO Elon Musk to make electric vehicles in India.

Jun 03, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Soon, you will be able to charge your electric car in no time

We`re on the verge of a power revolution as a team of researchers has brought instant re-charging technology closer to the reality.

Jun 02, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Nagpur becomes first city with electric mass mobility system

Nagpur on Friday earned the distinction of becoming the country's first city with electric fleet of 200 electric vehicles, including taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and autos.

May 26, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
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.

Oct 23, 2016, 20:10 PM IST
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

Apr 04, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

After odd/even, time to think of EVs

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Jan 18, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

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.

Sep 25, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Electric vehicles more useful: Indian American scientist

Putting speculation to rest, scientists at the Berkeley Lab led by an Indian American have quantitatively showed that electric vehicles (EVs) can meet the daily travel needs of drivers longer than commonly assumed.

Mar 31, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Paris reins in car use to fight pollution

 Paris began to restrict car use on Monday as a measure to fight surging air pollution, with police checking car plate numbers on the streets.

Mar 23, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2015, 14:00 PM IST
Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today has said that the Government is committed to make development process as green as possible. 

Feb 28, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Dubai firm unveils electric car charging stations

Dubai public utility firm Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) on Wednesday unveiled public charging stations for electric vehicles in Dubai.

Feb 25, 2015, 23:41 PM IST
New paper-like material can boost electric vehicle batteries

New paper-like material can boost electric vehicle batteries

Researchers have developed a paper-like material that can be used to boost capacity of batteries in electric vehicles and personal electronics.

Feb 23, 2015, 14:03 PM IST