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ICRA Grants First ‘Stable’ Rating to GMPL in EV Bus Segment India

ICRA has assigned [ICRA]A- (Stable) to Greencell Marudhara Private Limited, GMPL, the EV bus fleet operator for RSRTC in Rajasthan. Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited (ICRA) has assigned A- (Stable) to Greencell Marudhara Private Limited, GMPL, the electric vehicle bus fleet operator for the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) in […]

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The 20,000th Solaris Electric Bus is Running on the Roads of Warsaw

Europe’s leading Bus manufacturer, Solaris has been producing innovative and environment-friendly buses since 1996. The company has manufactured five types of buses till now and released its 20,000th bus, the electric Urbino 18 on 15th December 2020. Manufactured in Solaris factory in Bolechowo, the electric Urbino 18 is running on the streets of Poland’s capital, […]

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PureEV Signs MoU with CSIR-CECRI, Indigenizing Lithium-Ion technology for EVs

IIT Hyderabad incubated PURE EV has announced its partnership with CSIR – Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI). The firm has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CSIR- CECRI for indigenous Lithium-Ion battery technology for electric vehicles. The company has been funded by  Pharma industry veteran V C Nannapaneni. The collaboration will serve joint research […]

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Mercedes-Benz announces six new EQ EV Launches by 2022

Mercedes-Benz is running towards the complete Electrification of its products, targeting to achieve the “Ambition 2039” and zero CO₂ emission. The firm is integrating its Mercedes-EQ models into series production in its existing plants.  The six launches from different Mercedes-Benz plants include: The first electric luxury sedan EQS production from Mercedes-Benz will start in the […]

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Ola Gears Up For Electric Scooter Entry With MOU For Plant in Tamil Nadu

Ola, the largest Indian ride-hailing firm is beginning its journey into EV manufacturing with a plant to make electric scooters in Tamil Nadu, India.  The SoftBank- financed company will reportedly invest Rs. 2,400 Crores in setting up the world’s largest scooter manufacturing facility in India which will produce approximately 10,000 jobs in the country. On […]

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IESA & UNIDO Partner to Promote Innovations in Energy Storage in India

IESA has partnered with UNIDO for FLCTD Innovation Challenge for technology innovation in beta deployment of energy storage in India India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has announced that it has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for “Facility of Low Carbon Deployment” (FLCTD) Innovation Challenge for technology innovation in the beta deployment […]

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Britishvolt Finalises Site For Britain’s First Battery Gigaplant

Britishvolt, which had signed an MOU for the country’s first Gigaplant sometime back, has finally identified a site at Blyth, Northumberland for the plant.  With an investment of 2.6 billion Euros, construction is expected to start in the second quarter of 2021. The massive plant is seen as vital to supporting the UK’s push for […]

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Okinawa Shifts To ‘Lithium Only’ For Its Two Wheelers

NCR based electric two-wheeler maker Okinawa Autotech private Limited (Okinawa) announced today (Thursday) that it is stopping the sale of lead-acid battery-based scooters. The company will focus only on lithium-ion battery-based variants from now on, said the firm in a statement. Incidentally, under the FAME2 guidelines for two-wheeler subsidies, electric vehicles based on lead-acid batteries […]

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Volvo Cars to Produce of Electric Motors at its Powertrain Plant in Sweden

Volvo Cars has announced its target of producing electric motors at its powertrain plant in Skövde, Sweden. Planning to establish complete in-house E-motor production with an investment of 700 million SEK by mid-decade. The company is aiming to become a premium electric car company with 50 percent of its global sales to be fully electric […]

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