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Tamil Nadu to get 4,000-acre e-vehicle park

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

Five months after rolling out its electric-vehicles policy, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it will set up an exclusive industrial park for manufacture and assembly of e-vehicles. While government officials are tight lipped about the location of the park, land...

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China’s Great Wall Motors to acquire GM’s Talegaon plant

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 20, 2020

China’s Great Wall Motors Co. Ltd (GWM) is set to acquire General Motors’ (GM) Talegaon manufacturing plant near Pune, the two companies said on Friday, without divulging financial details. Two people aware of Great Wall’s plans said, requesting anonymity, that the company...

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Shared mobility will be the base of EV plan, says M&M's Pawan Goenka

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2020

Automobile entity Mahindra & Mahindra says shared mobility will be the base of its electric mobility plan. "This is in tune with government policy. The company is working with state governments and fleet operators to make electric mobility viable. Mahindra now has 22,000-...

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World's Cheapest Electric Car is Coming to India at Auto Expo 2020, GWM to Showcase ORA R1

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

As the global automotive industry makes an imminent shift away from traditional fossil-fuel-powered vehicles towards a cleaner and sustainable options, global automakers and their markets are expected to adapt quickly. Keep the range anxiety aside, and another giant hurdle...

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DAO plans to launch electric two-wheelers in Hyderabad

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, DAO EVTech, is all set to launch its operations in India by February 2020. The company has started assembling electric two-wheelers at its leased factory in Hyderabad and will start rolling out the vehicles by February. However, 2020-end...

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IIT-H partners with Japanese company to produce electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

In a revolutionary move in Indian Automobile Sector, which was heading towards adoption of manufacturing of electric vehicles, the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad and ItsEV, a Japan-based electric vehicle manufacturing company were planning to launch electric vehicle...

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Tighter CAFE norms to electrify govt's EV push

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

The government is looking to tighten the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) norms, in a bid to push automakers to incrementally increase production of electric vehicles by 2-3% every year.

This is a more gradual...

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E-Trio offers electric vehicle retrofit services

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

E-Trio has become among the first electric vehicle (EV) retrofitting company to have certifications for Dzire and Tata Ace vehicles. The Hyderabad-based company has announced it has appointed BharatMobi as B2C channel partner and working towards the certification for 15 more...

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Ford partnership likely to fire up Mahindra’s sputtering EV business

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The recent partnership with Ford Motor Co. is likely to be a big shot in the arm for Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) in turning around its electric vehicle (EV) business, where M&M was one of the first movers in India and where it has pumped in several hundred...

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‘Can’t miss bus to become a base for EV making’

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2019

India’s bid to electrify its bus fleet is progressing swiftly and the country must not “miss the bus” for creating a local manufacturing base for electric vehicles, union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari has said. “Our dream of electrification is...

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