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80% vehicles will still run on IC engines by 2030: Bosch Ltd

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

Senior executives at Bosch Ltd estimate that 80% or more vehicles sold in India in 2030 will still be powered by the internal combustion engine or ICE technology. The forecast comes in contrast to the government’s ambition, which looks to achieve penetration of electric...

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India's annual EV sales to cross 2 million mark by 2040: BloombergNEF

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2020

The sales of electric vehicle units in India will cross two million mark by 2040 on the back of falling prices of lithium ion batteries over the next decade, according to BloombergNEF. "The cost improvements will help drive annual EV sales to above two million units by 2040,...

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EV market looks to rev up with high-speed scooters

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2020

The electric two-wheeler market in India is gearing for a big consolidation and rejig in its product portfolio. While low-speed scooters that go at a maximum speed of 25km/hour constituted a whopping 90 per cent of all the electric two-wheelers sold in FY20, EV manufacturers...

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Coronavirus: Electric two-wheeler sales set to skid, new launch postponed

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2020

For Okinawa Autotech, a fledgling maker of electric two-wheelers, that started making products a couple of years ago, sales were humming along steadily with numbers of 45,000 units a year and projections of reaching 100,000 in sales by this year. Suddenly, the squeeze of...

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Volkswagen India launches BS-VI variants of Polo & Vento

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Volkswagen India on Wednesday launched BS-VI variants of its popular model Polo and Vento at starting price of Rs 5.82 lakh and Rs 8.86 lakh respectively. While Volkswagen Polo will be the MPI and TSI petrol engines of the EA 211 engine family, the Volkswagen Vento will be...

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Bosch works with Indian carmakers on hybrid tech

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2020

Auto components maker Bosch is working with Indian original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to provide hybrid vehicle solutions, apart from the traditional internal combustion engines and the new age electric ones, Jan Roehrl, executive vice-president and chief technology...

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EVs will be cheaper than combustion vehicles in 3 years: Amitabh Kant

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

Electric vehicles will become cheaper than combustion vehicles in three years as the price of battery packs of EVs is expected to fall by almost 51 per cent per unit, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday. Kant was speaking at the Mobility Talk Corporate Conclave at...

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53% Indians ready to pay upto Rs 1 lac more for EV: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2020

Indian consumers’ interest for alternate powertrain technology continues to expand as fewer people want traditional ICE for their next vehicle. According to one of the findings of Deloitte’s 2020 Global Automotive Consumer Study, consumers across geographies continue to move...

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Ansys collaborates with major Indian OEMs for developing EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

Ansys, the global engineering simulation and 3D designing software company is working with many major OEMs in developing electric vehicles in India. This is the direct outcome of the rising need for simulation in the ideation, designing and final execution of new age vehicles...

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Greaves Cotton launches world's cleanest single cylinder BS-VI Compliant Diesel Engine

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Greaves Cotton today announced the completion of the stringent BS-VI certification for its single-cylinder diesel engine which it claims is the cleanest single cylinder diesel engine on the planet with significantly reduced emissions. The company mentions that these future-...

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