clean mobility

Volvo Group Expedites Work To Set Up Battery Production Plant In Sweden

The Volvo Group has announced that it has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden. This is aimed at meeting the growing demand for battery electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines. Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO of the Volvo Group, commented on the development, “We aim to lead the […]

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Isuzu, Toyota, Hino, and CJPT To Make Mass-Market Light-Duty Fuel Cell Electric Trucks

Isuzu Motors Limited, Toyota Motor Corporation, Hino Motors Ltd, and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have announced that they would jointly plan and develop light-duty fuel cell (FC) electric trucks for the mass-market. The official statement by Toyota reads that the joint initiative will contribute to the realization of a hydrogen society and carbon […]

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Mercedes-Benz Electric Vehicle Sales Double in April-June Quarter

Despite dwindling car sales there is some consolation for top automaker Mercedes-Benz this season. Just when the sales of its fossil fuel based cars declined by a massive 16 per cent in the quarter that spanned April to June compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year. But, the sales of its battery based […]

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Kia Installs India’s Fastest EV Charger In Gurugram

Giving a fresh fillip to the charging infrastructure in the country, auto giant Kia has said that it has installed India’s fastest electric vehicle charger at one of its official dealerships – Dhingra Kia – in Gurugram, Haryana. Kia has said that it will be installing as many as 15 such superfast electric vehicle chargers […]

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EV Batteries in 5% GST Bracket to Support Faster Adoption

The GST rates on lithium-ion battery packs have been reduced by the government from 18 percent to 5 per cent which is the lowest tax category. A statement by the Finance Ministry held, “Electric vehicles, whether or not fitted with a battery pack, are eligible for the concessional GST rate of 5 percent.” This was […]

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MSEDCL To Set Up 2,375 EV Charging Stations in Maharashtra By 2025

In the midst of rising electric vehicle adoption, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has announced the setting up of 2,375 EV charging stations across the state of Maharashtra by 2025. Of the 500 EV charging stations proposed in 2018, 13 have been built across the state. Currently, work is in progress in 49 […]

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EVTRIC Motors Promises 110 km On A Single Charge For Its E-Bike

EVTRIC Motors, an electric vehicle manufacturer based out of Pune, has announced the release of its first motorcycle – EVTRIC Rise – in the country which is priced at Rs 1.60 lakh. EVTRIC Motors has opened bookings for the newly launched electric motorcycle which requires a  deposit of Rs 5,000. The EVTRIC Rise was launched […]

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Chinese EV maker Nio To Manufacture Battery Swap Stations in Europe

Chinese automobile manufacturer and power solutions provider Nio has announced that the company will be coming up with a manufacturing plant in Europe where it will be producing battery swap stations for the overseas market. It was reported early this year that Nio was looking to hire in Hungary for a manufacturing plant. Nio is […]

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