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Schneider Electric Has Joined The Climate Group’S Ev100 Initiative, Committing To The Electrification Of Its Corporate Fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

Schneider Electric has joined the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative, committing to the electrification of its corporate fleet. By 2030, Schneider Electric plans to replace 14,000 vehicles in over 50 countries with electric cars. Schneider Electric wants to establish the...

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ARAI signs agreement with ISIE for electric solar vehicle rally

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

The Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers (ISIEINDIA) and the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch a national rally called electric solar vehicle championship (ESVC) 3000. This national rally is planned on the...

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Kolkata airport to go e-way with inspection Delhi vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Authorities at Kolkata airport have decided to replace half the fleet of inspection vehicles in the operational area to electric by this year-end. The move is part of the airport’s initiative to reduce its carbon footprint and move towards carbon neutrality. “Of the four...

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Bounce raises funds from InnoVen for EV integration, expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

App-based two-wheeler rental startup Bounce has raised $6.5 million from venture debt investor InnoVen Capital, taking its total debt funding from the investor to around $12 million. This is InnoVen’s third investment in Bounce in 18 months. The fresh funding will be used for...

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ABB Completes Divestment of Solar Inverter Business To FIMER SpA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 3, 2020

ABB has completed its divestment of its solar inverter business to the Italian company FIMER SpA. The transaction enables ABB's Electrification business to improve the focus of its business portfolio on priority growth markets and enhance business opportunities for the solar...

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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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Coronavirus: Two-wheeler production affected, EV ecosystem in India expecting disruption on a large scale

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak is a global health emergency and while governments scramble to find a cure as death toll increases, there are other effects of the pandemic that the industries will have to bear. Several automobile manufacturers in India rely on China for import of...

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Toyota unveils self-charging hybrid EV Vellfire at ₹79.5 lakh

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2020

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Wednesday unveiled the Vellfire, the new luxurious self-charging hybrid electric multi-purpose vehicle in India. The company has already sold more than 6,00,000 units globally and has introduced Vellfire in CBU form, priced at ₹79.5 lakh ex-...

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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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Piaggio launches Ape’ E-City auto in Vijayawada

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2020

Piaggio Vehicles, a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, has launched their new electric vehicle, Ape’ E-City in Vijayawada and inaugurated Ape’ Electric Experience Centre showroom. The Ape’ E-City offers zero emission, nearly no noise and vibration free...

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