MoRTH Proposes Exempting EVs from Registration and Renewal Fees

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), in its ongoing efforts to support the EV ecosystem, has proposed some new steps. This time, MoRTH has issued a draft notification proposing the exemption of battery-operated vehicles i.e. EVs from the registration fee and its renewal charges. MoRTH issued this amendment in a statement, “Provided further […]

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Etrio Steps Into E4W Light Commercial Vehicle Segment

Hyderabad-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Etrio has announced that it is planning to step into the electric 4-wheeler (E4W) light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment along with plans to launch more electric 3-wheeler products. The EV maker also announced its entry into the B2C segment with a pan-India dealership network endeavouring to increase adoption of its […]

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Ruchira Green to Setup Rs 200 Cr Li-Ion Battery Plant

A leading manufacturer of lithium batteries and allied products, Ruchira Green Earth has announced that it is looking to double its manufacturing capacity of Lithium-ion batteries by setting up a Li-ion batteries plant worth Rs 200 Crores. This will support the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and increase the domestic EV manufacturing opportunities in the country. As […]

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FLO | AddEnergie Begins Deploying 120 EV Chargers in NYC

A North American electric vehicle (EV) charging network operator, FLO | AddEnergie today announced that it has started shipping its 120 chargers out of its factory in Shawinigan, Quebec, destined for the FLO network’s first deployment in New York City. 100 EV chargers out of all, will be installed at 34 public curbside locations over […]

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EV Startup Arrival Partners With Uber For Electric Ride-Hailing Car

UK based electric vehicle EV startup, Arrival has announced its partnership with a ride-hailing giant Uber, to work on an electric vehicle (EV) for the ride-hailing industry. Both the companies will be working together to develop an affordable, purpose-built EV for ride-hailing drivers and will be designed in partnership with Uber drivers. The EV has […]

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Siemens to Provide Sustainable and Innovative E-Mobility Solutions in India

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Switch Mobility Automotive to execute E-Mobility projects in India. Siemens Limited has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Switch Mobility Automotive Limited to jointly address the need of electric commercial vehicle customers and execute E-Mobility Projects in India.  As per the two […]

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Xiaomi to Enter EV Industry, to Invest $10 Billion Over 10 Years

Xiaomi Corporation has officially announced its plan to enter into the electric vehicle (EV) industry. The company has announced an investment of USD 10 billion in smart EVs over 10 years, escorting in the new Xiaomi. According to the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, the new business will be operated under a […]

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Rapido To Launch ‘Rapido EV’ E-bike Taxi Services, Partners with Zypp Electric

Rapido, one of India’s first and fastest-growing Bike taxi apps has announced that it is going to launch an electric bike (e-bike) taxi service, under a partnership with Zypp Electric, a last-mile delivery provider. The new E-taxi will be called ‘Rapido EV’, which will be starting from March 2021 in Delhi and the National Capital […]

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Mainstream OEMs Ready to Enter in Electric Two Wheelers Territory: Report

According to a report from brokerage firm Motilal Oswal Financial Services, the competitive landscapes of the scooter segment could get changed by the entry of mainstream Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the e-scooter territory that may disrupt the electric two-wheelers E2Ws market.  The report stated, “It is believed that E2Ws are ready for disruption, particularly […]

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