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“We Are Very Good At Innovating New Kinds Of Products And Technologies”, Akshay Singhal, Log 9 Materials

Bengaluru-based Log 9 Materials shot into the limelight (again) recently after Amara Raja batteries, a leader in the domestic automotive battery market, invested in the firm. Log 9 Materials is using its core competence in Graphene nanotechnology to develop advanced energy storage technologies from electrode materials, cell to pack level. Their rapid charging battery packs […]

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New-build Properties in UK to Feature EV Chargers

EV chargers will be built into all new homes and offices under new legislation that the British government aims to introduce this year. The legislation, revealed last week by the Transport Minister Rachel Maclean, will require all new-build properties to feature “smart” charging devices that can automatically charge vehicles during off-peak periods. New office blocks […]

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Jio-bp & BluSmart Will Set up EV Charging Infra in India

Jio-bp, the fuels and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited and bp, is partnering with major all-electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart to set up a network of commercial large scale EV charging stations. As part of the partnership, Jio-bp will set up these stations for passenger electric vehicles and fleets across the country. Running the country’s […]

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How Data is Enabling New EV Last-Mile Delivery Business Models

Today, we see examples of technology piloting and testing in the field of EV last-mile delivery across the globe. In recent years, we have seen the scaling of technology deployment by several companies. From the stage of development to testing to rollout, last-mile technology is making rapid gains. Many modern data technologies streamline logistics operations, […]

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Ola Electric S1 Scooters Sale Begins Today, Starting at Rs 99,999

Bangalore-based Ola Electric Mobility is opening the purchase of its electric Ola S1 scooters from today, i.e. September 8, in two variants — S1 and S1 Pro — at Rs 99,999 and Rs 1,29,999, respectively. The two-wheeler manufacturer launched the two new scooters (ex-showroom including FAME II subsidy and excluding state subsidies) last month. Deliveries will […]

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Odisha EV Policy 2021: Targets 20% EV Registrations by Mid-decade

The Odisha Government has released the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, 2021, which aims to accelerate the adoption of EVs, especially in the category of electric two-wheelers (E2W), three-wheelers (E3W), and light motor vehicles (E4W). The Government of India has adopted a National Electric Mobility Plan to cut its emission intensity by 35% below levels by […]

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Hindustan Zinc To Use BEVs in Underground Mining, Partners with Normet Group

Indian mining major, Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL), today announced its big plan for decarbonization of its mines. HZL has partnered with Normet Group that works for making underground mining and tunnelings digitalized and sustainable, to introduce India’s first battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in underground (UG) mines.  HZL’s CEO MR, Arun Misra has announced an investment […]

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80% of EV Owners Not Put Off by Charging Hassles, Finds Survey

A recent survey conducted by Climate Trends and YouGov has found that while 80% of end users of electric vehicles do not find charging a hassle, for the remaining 20%, charging and infrastructure as the biggest barriers for adoption. Eye wateringly high fuel costs and better awareness of the pollution caused by them is probably […]

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