We are not in a rush to introduce EVs in India: Martin Schwenk, Mercedes Benz MD & CEO
He went on to add that the cost would be a factor that customers would consider when it comes to EVs and luxury car makers would have to ensure that the demand was enough to introduce these vehicles in markets. For the time being, however, he said he was 'bullish' on diesel cars as they are cleaner and more fuel efficient than petrol.
Electric vehicles exempted from odd-even scheme
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot in a statement said that the number of registered ele...
Need for a graduated approach: Why ICE and electric vehicles can co-exist in India
India’s transition to electric mobility is not only about ...
EESL urges Delhi govt to exempt electric vehicles from odd-even scheme
The Delhi Government has brought the road rationing scheme to deal with rising level of pollution in the National capital region. The scheme will be implemented from November 4 to 15. Pollution levels in Delhi and satellite towns shot up again on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places.
Will enter BS-VI era with only petrol vehicles; EVs, hybrids on anvil: Audi India
Audi India, which had recently launched its 8th generation A6 sedan with mild hybrid technology, is considering hybrids and plug-in hybrid vehicles to be brought to the country. Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon said that "BS-VI we will start with petrol only, across all models but diesel is not completely out of the picture."
Toyota-Suzuki working on introducing a compact battery electric vehicle in India
Shigeki Terashi, Executive Vice-President, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), said, “India is, of course, one of the countries we have in mind for introduction (of battery electric vehicles).
Toyota, Suzuki plan early launch of battery EVs in India
Toyota-Suzuki had finalised an agreement to manufacture and sell electric vehicles in India by the turn of the decade in November 2017. The companies subsequently expanded their collaboration to cross-badging vehicles for India and other markets.
Tatas Group begins hunt for a partner for Jaguar, approaches Geely & BMW
India’s largest conglomerate has said it’s open to finding partners for JLR to save on costs and share the burden of investing in e-cars. Talks were at an early stage and Tata could still approach other partners, the people said, asking not to be identified because the info is private. It wasn’t immediately clear how receptive Geely and BMW were.
Tesla is no niche automaker anymore: Volkswagen CEO
The words of praise may have been a response in kind to Musk who tweeted last month that Volkswagen's Herbert Diess was “doing more than any big carmaker to go electric.”
Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities
Govt will impose a liability on producers to collect used batteries that reach end of life.
IIT Delhi to run a driverless electric vehicle in campus
The institute already runs EVs within the campus and intends to convert these into driverless EVs.
Taiwanese cos look to step up India play, eye smart cities, EV space
Given the ongoing trade war between the US and China, Taiwan aims to scale up its presence in the Indian market, and has identified some of the new initiatives of the Indian government as a key growth area.
Buildings may have to set aside 20% parking space for EV charging
The Karnataka government is amending the Model Building Bye-Laws 2017 to mandate residential and commercial buildings in the state to set aside 20% of their parking space for EV charging facilities.
India has potential to become one of the largest electric vehicles markets: Report
The report said there are 10 states and union territories (UTs) that are leading the way in building production, infrastructure and services to increase the momentum of EV usage in India.
How China can impact India's electric vehicle dream
China controls the supply of major chunk of raw materials needed for making the battery used in e- cars.
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