Tag: India

Nov 30, 2020 - 02:43 pm

Optare Group now called Switch Mobility

In New Delhi, India’s second-largest commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland announced that its fully-owned UK subsidiary Optare Group would be renamed Switch Mobility as part of an expanded focus on electric and sustainable transport.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 05:27 pm

Mahindra improves development process with Dassault Systèmes

At the 3DEXPERIENCE Conference 2020 in India, Dassault Systèmes announced their contribution to Mahindra’s development process: Using their Simulia applications, the Indian vehicle manufacturer was able to reduce costs, improve fuel efficiency, and to bring their vehicles to market more quickly.

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Oct 11, 2020 - 02:34 pm

Uber India to add 1,000 electric cars in partnership

Ride-hailing operator Uber announced a new partnership with Lithium Urban Technologies, that is among India’s largest electric vehicle fleet operators. They will deploy over 1,000 electric vehicles for Uber India’s Rentals and Premier services over the coming months.

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Oct 10, 2020 - 04:42 pm

All-electric Mercedes EQC becomes available in India

Mercedes-Benz India has opened sales for the all-electric SUV, EQC. The branch heralds the introduction as the era of “sustainable luxury”. Affordability is another matter though as the “introductory offer” is much higher than in other markets.

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Jun 15, 2020 - 02:25 pm

Mahindra to discontinue GenZe

GenZe, the US subsidiary of the Indian car manufacturer Mahindra specialises on electric scooters and electric bicycles. GenZe is on the verge of collapse and Mahindra plans to dissolve the subsidiary within the next six months, reabsorbing the intellectual property rights for various other projects.

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Jun 9, 2020 - 04:47 pm

MG Motor & Tata Power amp up electrification in India

The MG ZS EV has been launched in six more cities in India. The all-electric SUV was initially available in Delhi/NCR, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Now, it is also sold in Pune, Surat, Cochin, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Chennai.

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May 31, 2020 - 02:50 pm

Tata Power invests in charging infrastructure

The Indian energy provider Tata Power plans to expand its network of smart EV charging points in India from the current approx. 170 now to over 700 by end of the financial year under the subsidiary brand name of Tata Power EZ Charge.

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Apr 29, 2020 - 04:28 pm

Optare launches H2 fuel cell double-decker bus

Optare, the English subsidiary of India’s commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland, is launching a fuel cell double-decker bus in cooperation with Arcola Energy. The first Optare Metrodecker H2 buses are already scheduled to go into service in 2021.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Lamp post charging solution from India

There’s a curbside charging solution from India as Magenta Power unveils a street lamp charge post. The ChargeGrid Flare, designed in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is for the Indian market first.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Tata Motors unveils electric truck

The Indian automobile manufacturer just presented India’s first own commercial electric truck, the Tata Ultra T.7. The 2+1 seated intermediate truck is not yet ready for market launch, as the vendor reaction is reportedly being studied first.

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Jan 28, 2020 - 04:07 pm

Tata Motors launches Nexon EV and ecosystem

Tata Motors has launched the Nexon EV in India and confirmed three other new electric cars coming in the next 24 months. The Indian Group is looking beyond EV manufacturing to include battery manufacture, charging infrastructure and building a battery recycling plant.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 03:27 pm

MG hits Indian sweet spot with first electric SUV

EV interest is running high in India with MG Motors receiving close to 3,000 reservations for its all-electric SUV ZS in less than a month. Essentially the electric car has sold out before launch so the company has halted bookings – for now.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 10:07 pm

Amazon to use 10k EVs in India by 2025

Amazon has announced its intention to use a total of 10,000 electric vehicles in India by 2025. These are to be both electric rickshaws and four-wheeled electric vehicles from Indian production.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 02:21 pm

Suzuki, Toshiba & Denso to build battery factory in India

In India, Japanese companies Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso are building a battery cell factory for electric vehicles in Gujarat. The Automotive Electronics Power Pvt. Ltd (AEPPL) joint venture was established for this purpose and is owned 50 per cent by Suzuki, 40 per cent by Toshiba and ten per cent by Denso. The JV is […]

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Dec 22, 2019 - 01:04 pm

Tata unveils India’s first electric SUV

The Indian manufacturer Tata Motors has introduced the electric version of its SUV model Nexon for the domestic market, which has a range of more than 300 kilometers and can be pre-ordered immediately. The market launch is planned for next month.

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Dec 20, 2019 - 04:26 pm

All-electric SUV Kia Seltos bound for Asia

According to a Kia blog, Kia is planning a purely electric version of its Seltos compact SUV exclusively for the Asian markets. The electric Seltos, which will be developed under the code name SP2 EV, will be based on well-known technology.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 02:21 pm

MG Motor working hard on electrification in India

MG Motors announced plans to develop an improved battery for their upcoming electric SUV ZS EV in India, which will feature a 73 kWh capacity and a theoretical range of 500 km. The manufacturer added that it will weigh the same as the current 44.6 kWh version.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 01:03 pm

BYD to boost electric bus production in India

BYD plans to increase the production capacity for electric buses in India from currently 2,000 to 5,000 per year in cooperation with their partner Olectra. In addition, the order books for the T3 electric delivery van in India are to be opened soon.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Hyundai unveils electric strategy till 2025 & beyond

The Hyundai Motor Company has presented its ‘Strategy 2025’ roadmap, in which the South Korean Group also sets its frameworks for electrification. By 2025, Hyundai intends to become one of the three largest EV manufacturers in the world with a multi-faceted approach.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm

India shops abroad for EVs

The Indian government has issued a contract for multiple electric vehicles, however instead of going for vehicles from their home market, such as Mahindra or Tata, the government decided to opt with Hyundai’s Kona, which costs about twice the amount as Indian competitors.

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Aug 31, 2019 - 11:11 am

Indian Oil aims to produce battery cells

Indian Oil, the state-owned oil company from India, wants to start the production of battery cells for electric cars in cooperation with a foreign company. However, many details have yet to be announced.

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