Electric Vehicles

For the sake of our breath: Awareness on EVs and pollution

The trend of electric vehicles has started increasing in smaller towns of the country  as well. You can thank Neha Sakka for the awareness about environmental-friendly vehicles, reports Rajesh Asnani

published on : 28th May 2023

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover to invest £15 billion in EVs

To launch a new EV in 2025 and its Halewood plant in the UK will become an all-electric production facility

published on : 20th April 2023

Electric 2-wheeler sales in India rise over two-and-half fold to 8,46,976 units in FY23: SMEV

SMEV said in FY23 E2W adoption ended "with an annual shortfall of more than 25 per cent over the minimum target set by Niti Aayog and various research organisations".

published on : 10th April 2023

Travancore Titanium to manufacture EV batteries

VSSC deputy director S A Ilangovan inaugurated the Battery Material Research Centre at an EV Conclave organised by Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council on Wednesday.

published on : 7th April 2023

Mercedes-Benz plans to launch 4 electric vehicles in 8-12 months in India

The company expects 25 per cent of its total sales in India to come from electric vehicles in India by 2027.

published on : 24th March 2023

100% road tax exemption for EVs extended in TN

The state government had granted 100% waiver of road tax between November 3, 2020 and December 31, 2022. 

published on : 14th January 2023

All 7,000 e-buses under FAME-II may ply on Indian roads next year: Official

Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II scheme plans to support 10 lakh e-two-wheelers, 5 lakh e-three-wheelers, 55,000 four-wheelers and 7,000 e-buses.

published on : 12th January 2023

Auto Expo 2023: Electric vehicles dominate the show 

However, its penetration in overall passenger vehicle (PV) sales was miniscule at about 1%. India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) showcased concept electric SUV- eVX- at the Expo.

published on : 12th January 2023

Kia India to pump in Rs 2,000 crore to bolster presence in electric vehicle space

The automaker also unveiled an all-electric SUV Concept --- the Kia Concept EV9 and Kia KA4, on Wednesday.

published on : 11th January 2023

150 electric vehicles charging stations in Hyderbad soon: TSREDCO chief

As part of these efforts, charging centres are being set up across the State.

published on : 5th January 2023

EV body seeks extension of subsidies for electric vehicles

SMEV further asked the government to include light-to-heavy commercial vehicles (CVs) in it to promote electric mobility. 

published on : 4th January 2023

Tesla posts disappointing deliveries for 2022 as it misses target by 50 per cent

To boost sluggish sales, Tesla offered rare promotions to customers willing to take delivery of a new vehicle before the end of 2022.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Battery woes tripping up India’s electric vehicles dreams

However, analysts and industry experts say it will take a while before India becomes self reliant in this area, given the growing demand.

published on : 29th October 2019

India not really prepared for electric vehicles at the moment: Volkswagen 

Recently, the Indian government think tank Niti Aayog had said there was no need for an electric vehicle policy, and technology should not be trapped by rules and regulations.

published on : 15th March 2018

Govt eyes India-made Li-ion batteries to lower cost of electric vehicles

Efforts are being made to remodel the battery made by ISRO so that it can be used in electric vehicles, a minister said.

published on : 25th May 2017

India's electric vehicles push to benefit Chinese car makers: Analysts

India's ambitious plan to push electric vehicles could benefit Chinese car makers seeking to enter the market, but is worrying automakers here who have so far focused on making hybrid models.

published on : 24th May 2017