Improved Battery Technology Could Help Improve EV Mileage in Cold Climates

Researchers have developed new lithium-ion batteries that perform well at both freezing cold and scorching hot temperatures while packing a lot of energy. The batteries, described in the journal PNAS, could allow electric vehicles in cold climates to travel farther on a single charge. They could also reduce the need for cooling systems to keep […]

Hyderabad Plans to Set Up 330 EV Charging Centres

As part of the policies of the Centre and the State government to cut down carbon emission and encourage the use of electric vehicles, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) proposes to set up 230 EV-charging centres. Also, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority would be setting up another 100 stations within its limits, an official […]

Jio-Bp, Zomato Partner to Expand EVs in Food Deliveries

Jio-Bp, the fuel and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries and London-based BP, on Wednesday announced its partnership with Zomato to provide electric vehicle (EV) mobility services to the food aggregator to support its plans to have a 100 percent EV fleet by 2030. The new announcement comes just days after Jio-Bp reported plans to […]

US Proposes Standard Regulations for Government-Funded EV Charging Stations

The US Transportation Department (USDOT) on Thursday proposed minimum standards and requirements for electric vehicle (EV) charging projects funded under a $5 billion (roughly Rs. 38,900 crore) government programme. The rules would require government-funded EV charging stations use DC Fast Chargers and have at least four ports capable of simultaneously charging four EVs and each […]

Ola Said to Be in Talks to Begin EV Cell Manufacturing Unit in India

SoftBank Group-backed Ola Electric is in talks with multiple global suppliers to build a battery cell manufacturing plant in India with a capacity of up to 50-gigawatt hours (GwH), sources said. As part of its broader electrification push, the firm plans to invest in companies with advanced cell and battery technology, alongside the 50Gwh battery […]

Hyundai Partners With Tata Power to Set Up EV Charging Stations

Hyundai Motor India on Tuesday said it has joined hands with Tata Power to set up fast charging electric vehicle infrastructure across its select dealerships in the country. Under the collaboration, 60kW DC charging stations will be installed at the company’s 34 EV dealerships in 29 cities to cater to all kinds of electric vehicles […]

Ola S1 Pro Reverse Mode Glitch Accident Allegedly Injures 65-Year-Old Man

An Ola S1 Pro accident has allegedly severely injured a 65-year-old in Jodhpur due to catching full speed in the reverse mode. The accident, which was among a series of similar incidents reported in the recent past, has once again questioned user safety of the electric scooter that was launched in India last year. Ola […]

Tata Nexon EV Max With Higher Battery Capacity and Range Launched in India

Tata Motors on Wednesday expanded its electric vehicle range in the country with the launch of Nexon EV Max, priced between Rs 17.74-19.24 lakh (ex-showroom). Equipped with a 40.5kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the Nexon EV Max offers 33 percent higher battery capacity than the Nexon EV, delivering ARAI certified range of 437 kilometres (under standard testing […]

Electric Vehicle Battery Explodes While Charging in Telangana, No One Injured

The battery of an electric two-wheeler exploded while it was being charged in Ramadugu mandal in Karimnagar district here, though no one was injured in the incident, police said on Monday. The incident happened on Sunday night in Ramachandrapur village when the owner of the electric vehicle kept the two-wheeler outside his house for charging […]

Tata Motors Aims to Deliver 80,000 Electric Vehicles in FY 2022-23

Tata Motors expects to aggressively ramp up annual production of electric vehicles (EVs) to more than 80,000 units this financial year, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. That compares with the 19,000 EVs it built and sold in the last financial year. Tata, India’s biggest automaker, declined to comment on production plans but […]

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