Jan 16, 2023 - 01:15 pm
Adani to deploy 400 BYD electric trucks at 4 Indian ports
Chinese manufacturer BYD has kicked off the delivery of a batch of 304 electric trucks to India’s Adani Group. The BYD Q1R electric trucks are now on their way by sea to four Adani Group ports in India, where they will be used as terminal tractors.
Jan 9, 2023 - 06:08 pm
Mercedes-Benz & Lohum collaborate on 2nd life batteries
Mercedes-Benz Energy and the Indian company Lohum have agreed to a multi-year supply contract for used electric vehicle batteries. Mercedes-Benz Energy and Lohum have agreed to a minimum purchase of 50 MWh per year in the form of several second-life module variants.
Jan 5, 2023 - 04:09 pm
India launches new tenders for thousands of e-buses
In India, Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a subsidiary of state-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has launched the third round of tenders under the Grand Challenge Scheme. The aim is to fund thousands of electric buses in up to nine major cities across the sub-continent.
Jan 2, 2023 - 04:56 pm
Tata Motors to manufacture 1,500 electric buses for Delhi
The Delhi Transport Corporation has contracted Tata Motors to supply 1,500 electric buses for use in India’s capital, New Delhi. The agreement covers the supply of 1,500 Tata Starbus EV 12-metre electric buses over a period of twelve years.
Dec 20, 2022 - 04:08 pm
EcoG successfully closes Series A funding round
In Germany, the Munich-based e-mobility startup EcoG has closed a six million euro Series A funding round, bringing new investors BayBG and Lindner Group on board. EcoG develops operating software for DC charging stations and aims to help its customers scale their solutions.
Dec 19, 2022 - 01:16 pm
India: Tata scores large orders for e-buses and Expres EVs
Tata Motors announced today that Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) signed a definitive agreement to launch 921 electric buses in the city of Bengaluru. The Tata subsidiary TML Smart City Mobility Solutions will operate the e-buses for 12 years.
Dec 14, 2022 - 12:19 pm
Mahindra to build BEV factory in Pune
Mahindra has announced an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra and plans to invest the equivalent of Rs. 1.14 billion for the purpose over a period of seven to eight years.
Nov 29, 2022 - 04:53 pm
Amazon India partners with TVS Motor
Amazon India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian manufacturer TVS Motor. TVS will deploy electric two and three-wheelers for Amazon’s last-mile deliveries in India.
Nov 29, 2022 - 03:16 pm
Schaeffler opens technology centre in India
Automotive supplier Schaeffler has opened a technology centre in India to develop software and electronics solutions for electric vehicles. As part of Schaeffler’s e-mobility division, experts in Pune will now work closely with the e-mobility headquarters in Bühl, Germany.
Nov 7, 2022 - 03:24 pm
Gogoro partners up with Zypp Electric in India
In India, Gogoro has announced a strategic B2B initiative and partnership with the EV-as-a-Service platform Zypp Electric. The two companies have teamed up to electrify logistics fleets and last-mile deliveries using Gogoro’s battery-swapping stations.
Oct 24, 2022 - 05:38 pm
Tata EV brand Expres wins another large order
Tata Motors has announced a new order for 2,000 electric cars destined for Evera. The all-EV ride-hailing service operates in the Delhi region and expects the Expres T EV sedans to join their fleet of other Tata electric cars in India soon.
Sep 29, 2022 - 02:42 pm
Tata presents electric car for the Indian market
Tata Motors has unveiled the Tiago EV, an all-electric model for the Indian market with a base price of 849,000 rupees, equivalent to around 10,700 euros. The Tiago EV is offered with two battery sizes (19.2 and 24 kWh) for ranges of 250 and 315 kilometres respectively in the Modified Indian Driving Cycle (MIDC).
Sep 27, 2022 - 12:45 pm
Quantron looks to expand to India
Quantron and the Indian company ETO Motors are planning a cooperation for the Indian and European markets. Through this cooperation, the German electric commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to gain access to the Indian market with its products, among other things.
Sep 17, 2022 - 06:24 pm
Shell to roll out 10,000 chargers for 2 & 3 wheelers in India
Shell plans to set up more than 10,000 charging points across India by 2030. The company has launched its first EV chargers in India for the four-wheeler and two-wheeler segments in Bengaluru. India is the first market for Shell to launch chargers for two-wheelers.
Aug 22, 2022 - 01:43 pm
Tata Motors wins tenders for 2,000 e-buses, again
Tata Motors has received two major orders for electric buses in India, following an earlier purchase from the Delhi Transport Corporation. The West Bengal Transport Corporation and the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation expect a total of 2,000 electric buses.
Aug 21, 2022 - 01:22 pm
200 Switch e-double deckers for Mumbai
Switch Mobility, a subsidiary of Ashok Leyland, has unveiled what it claims is the first all-electric double-decker bus for the Indian market. Switch India has already secured an order for 200 electric double-decker buses from Mumbai.
Aug 16, 2022 - 11:13 am
VW & Mahindra sign MEB component supply agreement
The Volkswagen Group and Indian vehicle manufacturer Mahindra have signed a term sheet for the supply of MEB components for Mahindra’s new Inglo all-electric vehicle platform. Mahindra has also provided a preview of the first five models.
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:28 am
Tata plans to take over Ford factory in India
Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited (TPEML), a subsidiary of India’s largest car manufacturer Tata Motors, has signed a contract with Ford India to take over a Ford plant in Sanand in the Indian state of Gujarat. Tata plans to build electric cars there in the future.
Aug 5, 2022 - 12:15 pm
e.battery systems to manufacture EV batteries in India
The Austrian battery specialist e.battery systems and the Indian company Amara Raja Batteries have started the joint development of a liquid-cooled battery for two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles in India. Production is scheduled to start in a year.
Jul 25, 2022 - 04:22 pm
Tata Motors to provide Delhi with 1,500 electric buses
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has awarded a contract for 1,500 electric buses to Tata Motors through a tender process. The operator’s largest electric bus order to date covers the supply, operation and maintenance of the vehicles.
Jul 21, 2022 - 01:49 pm
Newcomer Biliti Electric launches delivery fuel cell trike
E-mobility company Biliti Electric has unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell electric trike. The ‘FastMile’ takes clues from e-tuk-tuks which are widespread in India but since Biliti is based in California and only rooted in India, they will launch the last-mile FCEV in the US first.
Jun 8, 2022 - 02:01 pm
Volvo to build the XC40 Recharge in India
Volvo Cars India announced that it will locally assemble the upcoming XC40 Recharge EV at its facility in Hoskote near the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The all-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge will be launched in India in July and the deliveries will commence in October 2022.