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Electric vehicles to take a back seat in India

By : Sustainability ..., May 18, 2020

The novel coronavirus has certainly put a few debates to end and certainly the advancements in the electric vehicles is one of them. Many industry leaders believe that at a time, when automakers and suppliers who are heavily invested into internal combustion engine technology...

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M&M in talks with Ashok Leyland, Renault & Hyundai to supply electric powertrains

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

Mahindra and Mahindra has initiated talks with Ashok Leyland, Renault and Hyundai to supply its electric powertrain to its peers, seeking to establish its credentials in a mobility segment that many believe would soon alter the dynamics of the hitherto fuelfired automotive...

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Uber says EVs will electrify its India fleet in two years

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2020

Ride-hailing app Uber plans to quadruple its electric vehicles fleet in India by the end of the year, leveraging strategic partnerships across the ecosystem, its top country executive told ET. Uber has more than 350 electric vehicles and plans to expand that to 1,500 by the...

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Electric cars likely to get same power specs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

In a bid to standardise the various parts of the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem, several constituents, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), have come together to define standards. The move is primarily aimed at commercial vehicles that will ply with swappable...

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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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Connected cars will profoundly change the way people live

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

There’s a big shift going to take place in automotive industry. Connected car, the new buzz word in the automotive industry, is set to become a common phenomenon in the Indian market in the near future with rapid adoption of electric vehicles, according to a Deloitte report....

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BS-VI emission norms to force a 10-12 per cent rise in prices of two-wheelers: ICRA

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

The demand for domestic two-wheelers is likely to remain weak in the near-term on the back of the implementation of BS-VI norms, which is expected to further force a 10-12 per cent increase in ownership cost across segments, according to credit rating agency ICRA. According...

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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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Mahindra outlines its electric mobility roadmap

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

In the past decade, electric mobility has emerged as a major trend in the automotive industry, with great strides being made in terms of practicality and affordability. Mahindra, a company that has been the bellwether of electric vehicles in India, plans to accelerate its...

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