How will smart cities support electric vehicles?

With electric vehicles being the order of the day, a team of researchers had earlier studied as to how this might change driver behaviour. Also, they have co-related the same with wireless charging roads too. Continue Reading

Things looks rosy for Indian auto industry

The Indian auto industry is expected to see stronger growth in 2021-22, after recovering from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with electric vehicle sales, especially two-wheleers, also likely to see positive movements, according to Nomura Research Institute Consulting & Solutions India. However, in the personal vehicles segment, the levels reached in 2018-19 would be reached only in 2023-24, it added. Continue Reading

Ola keen to build electric two-wheeler business

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on Friday said the company is focused on aggressively building a global electric two-wheeler business, and will also play across different vehicle segments over the next few years. Continue Reading

BGAUSS electric scooters come to Chennai

Electrical equipent manufacturing company RR Global marked its entry in to electric scooter segments thorugh its brand BGAUSS and has opened its first dealership in the Chennai. This marks the entry of electric scooters B8 and A2 models and its five produc variants for the EV customers in the city. Continue Reading

Ampere Electric Vehicles’ new festive scheme

Electric Mobility division of Greaves Cotton Limited, Ampere Electric Vehicles, as part of its festive season celebration announced the launch of its first-ever festive scheme ‘Amp-Up’ offer wherein consumers get best-in-class benefits on purchase of Ampere Vehicles. Continue Reading

TN govt announces 100% tax exemption to EVs; CM releases new policy

The State government has announced 100 per cent motor vehicle tax exemption for all electric vehicles – two wheelers, cars, auto rickshaws, buses and light goods carriers – till 31 December 2022. Continue Reading

Will rural sector buck the trend and help revive auto sector?

ACMA, an apex body representing the interests of the Indian auto component industry, announced that around one million jobs could be lost if the slowdown, that has set in unnoticed last year, persisted. Continue Reading

Transportation enroute to witness global changes thanks to our slave mindset

If you are a person who grew up in the late 90s and during the infant stages of the 21st century, then you would have all too often heard about the world running out of fossil fuel. Believe me or not, it is the first critical moment after which the world went crazy about emissions and subsequently began the impetus to build electric vehicles that are badged clean by those who do not use their brain. Continue Reading

Automakers are stuck in whirlpool of tech & regulation ‘evolution’

It would become cliched to write that electric vehicles are here to stay, for many have written about it, explored the possibilities and explained the technology on a large scale worldwide. People have also spoken about what new car manufacturers will come up with and how important it is for them to move with times and that is all good. But nobody seems to care about the difficulties that manufacturers go through. Continue Reading