Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has disclosed the list of empaneled bidders that intend to set up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for commercial operations at specified locations in ...
Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Yulu, a Bangalore-based micro-mobility service provider, has announced that Rocketship.VC has invested ₹300 million (~$3.95 million) in the company. The company provides a smart rental platform for bicycles and electric ...
Sale of Electric Cars Likely to Touch 10 Million Mark in 2020_ IEA Report

Sale of Electric Cars Likely to Touch 10 Million Mark in 2020: IEA Report

The number of electric cars plying on the road is expected to touch almost 10 million in 2020, with sales growing despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report ...
India Should Start with Focus on EV Technology and Design_ Magenta Power Interview

India Should Start with a Focus on EV Technology and Design: Magenta Power Interview

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has severely affected the Indian economy, which was already losing pace. The electric vehicle (EV) industry, like all others, is reeling under the unprecedented challenges posed ...
EESL Announces Tender for 250 Electric Cars to be Deployed Pan-India

EESL Announces Tender for 250 Electric Cars to be Deployed Pan-India

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for the procurement of 250 electric cars. These electric cars will come with three years of warranty and a comprehensive annual ...
Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers to Market and Distribute Battery-Operated Vehicles

Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers to Market and Distribute Battery-Operated Vehicles

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for manufacturers to market and distribute electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the state. The EoI has been issued ...
Tata AutoComp and US-Based Tellus Power to Set up EV Charging Stations in India

Tata AutoComp and US-Based Tellus Power to Set up EV Charging Stations in India

Tata AutoComp Systems announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with U.S.-based electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure company Tellus Power Green to set up charging stations in ...
UK’s Faradion Inks Deal with Indian Startup for the Use of Sodium-Ion Batteries

UK’s Faradion Inks Deal with Indian Startup for the Use of Sodium-Ion Batteries

U.K.-based Faradion Ltd, a manufacturer of sodium-ion batteries, has announced a partnership with Infraprime Logistics Technologies (IPLTEC) to provide batteries for commercial vehicles in the Indian electric vehicle market. IPLTech ...
Rajasthan Commission Proposes New Business Models for EV Charging Infrastructure

Rajasthan Commission Proposes New Business Models for EV Charging Infrastructure

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft order inviting feedback on its proposal for new business models for setting up public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The ...
Tata Power to Deploy EV Chargers at MG Motor Dealership Outlets

Tata Power to Deploy EV Chargers at MG Motor Dealership Outlets

Tata Power has joined hands with MG Motor to deploy 50 kW DC superfast electric vehicle (EV) chargers at select MG Motor dealership outlets. The agreement is expected to help ...
Guidelines Revised for EV Charging Infrastructure

Guidelines Revised for EV Charging Infrastructure

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an amendment to its guidelines and standards for the charging infrastructure of electric vehicles (EVs). The guidelines were issued by the Ministry in ...
Tata Power to Expand its EV Charging Stations to over 700 by FY 2021

Tata Power to Expand its EV Charging Stations to over 700 by FY 2021

Tata Power has announced its plans to expand its electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the country to over 700 by the end of the financial year 2021. The company ...
Electric Vehicle Maker Euler Motors Raises ₹200 Million from Inventus Capital India

Electric Vehicle Maker Euler Motors Raises ₹200 Million from Inventus Capital India

Euler Motors, a New Delhi-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, has announced that it has raised ₹200 million (~$2.66 million) as part of its ongoing Series A funding led by Inventus Capital ...
Ola Electric Acquires Amsterdam-Based Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Etergo BV

Ola Electric Acquires Amsterdam-Based Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Etergo BV

Ola Electric Mobility Private Limited, a subsidiary of Indian cab aggregator Ola Cabs, announced that it has acquired Etergo BV, an Amsterdam-based electric scooter maker. The value of the transaction remained ...
Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE)  has issued a notification to all the testing agencies under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric ...
EV, China, Subsidy, Exemptions, Tax, Policy

China Likely to Improve its Subsidy Policy for Electric Vehicles

The Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China has issued a notice on ways to promote financial subsidies for new electric vehicles. The ministry said it had issued ...
Rising Purchase of Two-Wheelers Pushes India’s EV Sales Up by 20% in FY 2019-20

Rising Purchase of Two-Wheelers Pushes India’s EV Sales Up by 20% in FY 2019-20

The sale of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country went up by 20% in 2019-20. The EV industry sold 156,000 electric vehicles in the financial year (FY) 2019-20. Out of ...
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BYD and Toyota Join Hands to Design, Develop Battery-Run Electric Vehicles

BYD and Toyota Join Hands to Design, Develop Battery-Run Electric Vehicles

China-based BYD Company Ltd (BYD) and Toyota Motor Corporation have announced that the operation of their new company will be launched in 2020. The name of the new company will ...
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New Cathode Material Based on Titanium Fluoride Phosphate for Metal-Ion Batteries

New Cathode Material Based on Titanium Fluoride Phosphate for Metal-Ion Batteries

Researchers from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) have designed a new cathode material based on titanium fluoride phosphate, which is stated to be stable and has ...
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Fourth Partner and Lithium Urban Technologies to Set up Solar EV Charging Stations

Fourth Partner and Lithium Urban Technologies to Set up Solar EV Charging Stations

Fourth Partner Energy, a distributed solar energy management company, announced that it has partnered with Lithium Urban Technologies, a commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleet provider, to set up solar-powered EV charging ...
Raipur Smart City Seeks Agencies to Set up EV Charging Stations in the City

Raipur Smart City Seeks Agencies to Set up EV Charging Stations in the City

Raipur Smart City Limited (RSCL) has floated a tender to select an agency for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at multiple locations in the city on an annual ...
Mumbai-based Start-Up to Launch of EV Chargers Integrated With Streetlamps

Mumbai-based Start-Up to Launch EV Chargers Integrated With Streetlamps

Magenta Power, a renewable solutions provider, has announced plans to roll out its ChargeGrid Flare, and electric chargers integrated with streetlamps, in a unique attempt to promote electric vehicle (EV) ...
Karnataka Seeks to Procure 50 Electric Buses

Karnataka Seeks to Procure 50 Electric Buses

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has invited bids for the selection of service providers for the procurement, operation, and maintenance of 50 intercity AC electric buses on the ...
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A Lithium-Ion Battery That May Last Up To One Million Miles

A Lithium-Ion Battery That May Last Up To One Million Miles

Researchers at Penn State University claim to have developed a lithium-ion battery that is safe and has power and can last up to one million miles. A team of researchers ...
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Tata Power to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure for Jaguar Land Rover in India

Tata Power to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure for Jaguar Land Rover in India

Jaguar Land Rover has entered into a partnership with Tata Power, which is India’s largest integrated power company, to provide end-to-end EV charging solutions. Tata Power will provide charging solutions ...
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