Delhi Government Approves 1,500 Electric Buses for Public Transport Fleet

The Delhi government on Friday approved the induction of 1,500 low-floor electric buses in its public transportation fleet, an official statement said. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) also decided to allocate 10 sites to various agencies for setting up Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations and battery swapping stations under Delhi EV Policy 2020, it said. […]

Ola Electric Upgrading Its Electric Scooters to Avoid Further Recalls: Report

Ola S1 Pro electric scooters are reportedly receiving an upgrade to the vehicle control unit (VCU) in order to accommodate future updates and to mitigate heating issues, pre-emptively preventing further recalls. New Ola S1 Pro units are being shipped with an upgraded VCU with more RAM and onboard storage, according to a report. The company […]

Tesla Said to Put India Entry Plan on Hold After Deadlock on Tariffs

Tesla has put on hold plans to sell electric cars in India, abandoned a search for showroom space and reassigned some of its domestic team after failing to secure lower import taxes, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The decision caps more than a year of deadlocked talks with government representatives as Tesla […]

Apple Supplier Foxconn Predicts Tough Quarter Ahead Amid Low Demand

Apple supplier Foxconn warned that current-quarter revenue for its electronics business including smartphones could slip as growth slowed amid rising inflation and cooling demand in locked-down China, as well as escalating supply chain issues. The Taiwanese firm, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, has grappled with a severe shortage of chips like other global manufacturers, […]

Toyota Said to Make EV Parts in India for Domestic, Export Markets

Toyota plans to make India a manufacturing hub for electric vehicle parts to meet demand there as well as for export to Japan and some ASEAN countries, a senior company executive told Reuters. The carmaker plans to start by producing e-drives or electric powertrain parts used by different electric vehicle types, including battery EVs, plug-in […]

Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal Says Scooter Fires Rare

There may be more fires in electric scooters in the future but such incidents are very rare, the chief executive of India’s Ola Electric said at a private company event, after safety concerns were heightened by a fire in one of its scooters in March. Ola’s e-scooter fire was among a spate of similar recent […]

Poonawalla Asks Elon Musk to Invest in Making Tesla Cars in India

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Sunday wooed Elon Musk to invest in India to manufacture Tesla electric cars, saying it will be the best investment he would have ever made. Musk, who has made a successful $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,40,400 crore) acquisition bid for Twitter, had in the past asked the […]

Ford Boosts F-150 Lightning Manufacturing to Meet Demand

Ford Motor on Tuesday started regular manufacturing of its F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck, the most prominent emblem of the 119-year-old company’s drive to retool for a new century. Ford workers, top executives and a group of F-150 Lightning customers joined a party at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan, marking the sharp […]

Nitin Gadkari Says Tesla Welcome To Make Electrical Vehicles In India, But Mustn’t Import From China

Nitin Gadkari has said Tesla can make electric vehicles but shouldn’t import cars from China New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said if the US-based Tesla is ready to manufacture its electric vehicles (EVs) in India then there is ‘no problem’ but  the company must not import cars from China. […]

Tesla Shouldn’t Import Cars From China for Sale in India: Transport Minister

US electric vehicle maker Tesla is welcome to set up shop in India, make cars there for sale and export them, but must not import cars from China, the transport minister said on Tuesday. “Making in China and selling here is not a good proposition,” the minister, Nitin Gadkari, said during a government conference. Tesla is […]

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