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Chinese shadow growing longer over India’s electric-vehicle dream

August 19th, 2019 at 2:01 pm » Comments Off

India’s dream of getting more and more middle-class families to use electric vehicles (EVs) seems to be hinging to Beijing, which controls the supply of some key battery components. And this might well become another flashpoint in the volatile relations between India and China. With nations placing a strategic interest in controlling the supply chain, […]

Automakers run into collision with Centre’s electric vehicle plan

August 15th, 2019 at 11:35 am » Comments Off

Two- and three-wheeler manufacturers are stoutly resisting the government’s e-mobility plan. The government wants to ban internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered three- and two-wheelers (with an engine capacity of less than 150cc) by 2023 and 2025, respectively, and replace them with electric vehicles (EVs). With the meeting between the NITI Aayog and auto industry executives ending […]

Tesla pickup truck to be priced below $50,000, makes Ram seem puny

June 19th, 2019 at 11:26 am » Comments Off

  The target starting price is even lower. This is a real shocker. In fact, it’s a bit hard to believe. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the upcoming Tesla truck will have a target price of under $50,000. This seems an impossible figure given the fact that other Tesla products (aside from the Model […]

EU will force electric cars to emit a noise below 20 km/h on July 1

June 17th, 2019 at 12:05 pm » Comments Off

Starting July 1, all electric vehicles with four or more wheels in the EU will be required to emit noise of at least 56 decibels if the car is going 20 km/h or slower, the New Atlas reports. This makes a ton of sense as electric cars don’t make any of the engine noises we’ve […]

COBE debuts ‘green oasis’ charging station to power electric vehicles in 15 minutes

June 11th, 2019 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

COBE presents the first of 48 ultra-fast charging stations in scandinavia, marking the inception of a new way of recharging vehicles on the road. the station, situated in the danish city of fredericia, is part of a larger network along the highways of denmark, sweden, and norway. german-based energy giant E.ON and danish e-mobility service […]

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