Hindustan Motors, European Partner to Launch Electric 2-Wheelers by 2023

Hindustan Motors (HM), the erstwhile maker of the iconic ‘Ambassador’ cars, expects to set up a new joint venture with a European partner to manufacture electric two-wheelers by next year, a senior official said. It might look at making electric four-wheelers at a later date, he said. Financial due diligence of both the companies will […]

Electric 2-Wheeler Penetration to Touch 100 Percent in Five Years: Report

A report put out by public policy think tank NITI Aayog and Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) optimistically forecast 100 percent penetration of electric two-wheelers in the Indian market by FY2026-27. TIFAC is an autonomous organization set up in 1988 under the Department of Science & Technology to look ahead in the technology […]

Mercedes-Benz Makes Adjustments in Units to Produce Electric Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz is adjusting its network of plants to manufacture a new range of luxury electric vehicles as it prepares to switch to electric by the end of the decade. Mercedes aims to halve CO2 emissions per passenger car over the life cycle by the end of this decade compared to 2020. “We are ready for […]

Toyota Recalls 2,700 Electric Cars for Faulty Wheel That May Detach

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker’s ambitions to roll out electric cars. Toyota Motor said on Friday the cause is still under investigation, but the whole wheel could come off, risking a crash. “Until the remedy is available, […]

Ellysium Automotives Launches Electric Two-Wheeler Brand EVeium in India

UAE-based META4 Group’s auto arm Ellysium Automotives on Wednesday announced the launch of its electric two-wheeler brand EVeium. The company said it is planning to launch three Made-in-India e-scooters within one month, which will be manufactured at the group’s proposed Voltly Energy manufacturing facility in Zahirabad in Telangana at a planned investment of Rs. 250 […]

EV Automakers Request US Government to Remove Tax Cap on Electric Cars

Major automakers are asking the US Congress to lift the cap on how many people can receive tax credits for buying a hybrid or fully electric vehicle. Currently the number of tax credits allowed is capped at 2 lakh per company. General Motors and Tesla have already reached the cap and Toyota is close to […]

Mitsubishi Electric to Invest Rs. 220 Crore for New Unit in Maharashtra

Mitsubishi Electric on Tuesday said it will invest about Rs. 220 crore in its Indian subsidiary to set up a new factory in Maharashtra. The new factory will be set up near Pune in Maharashtra. Its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric India will manufacture inverters and other factory automation (FA) control system products, said a statement from […]

West Bengal to Add 2,000 Electric Buses, Says Transport Minister

In a bid to reduce vehicular pollution, the West Bengal government is focusing on adding 2,000 electric buses to its fleet and also converting at least 3,000 diesel-run buses into CNG-powered vehicles in the next few years, state Transport Minister Firhad Hakim said on Sunday. Around 80 electric buses are currently plying the roads of […]

Jupiter Wagons Enters Electric Mobility Market, to Launch Commercial EVs

Jupiter Wagons Limited, manufacturer of wagons, high-speed brake systems, and railway and engineering equipment, is entering the electric mobility market with the launch of ‘Jupiter Electric Mobility’ (JEM) focusing on commercial EV vehicles, a statement said on Wednesday. The company has formed a joint venture with EA GreenPower Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GreenPower […]

Hero Electric to Deploy 1.5 Lakh EVs for Zypp Electric’s Fleet

Hero Electric on Wednesday said it has expanded its partnership with Zypp Electric to support the growth of the logistics and delivery segment. Under the partnership, Hero Electric will be deploying 1.5 lakh electric scooters for Zypp Electric’s fleet in the next three years. “We are standing today in the midst of a green revolution […]

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