electric vehicle

KIA and Amazon Partner to Develop Efficient Home Charging Systems For EVs

Online retailer Amazon and South Korean automaker Kia have teamed up to provide one-stop shopping for chargers, in what is just the start of the retail giant’s reach toward EV and hybrid buyers. Korean car company KIA has become the second car company to team up with Amazon to simplify the installation of home charging equipment […]

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UPERC Approves Charging Tariffs For Various Segments of EV Consumers

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved the tariffs for electric vehicle charging in the state. The decision was made after the commission held a public meeting with stakeholders on the matter in the first week of March. Representatives from Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), Mahindra and UP Rajya Vidyut Upbhokta Parishad, were part of the […]

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BHEL Installs First Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

The project is covered under the Department of Heavy Industry’s FAME scheme. State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) said the company is setting up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. The project is covered under the Department of Heavy Industry’s FAME scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric […]

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Narendra Modi Flags Off First Ever Diesel to Electric Locomotive

Diesel Locomotive Works has converted two WDG3A Diesel Locos into a Twin Electric WAGC3 loco of 10,000 HP. Prime minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the world’s first ever diesel to electric converted locomotive at the Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi. The Prime Minister unveiled the first of its kind converted electric locomotive during his […]

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Government Lowers Import Duty on EV Components

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has carved out a separate category for parts and components of an electric vehicle for which customs duty has been lowered to 10-15 percent. To promote domestic assembling of electric vehicles, the government has lowered customs duty on import of parts and components of such vehicles […]

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IKEA Store to Be Equipped with Solar Rooftop and EV Charging Stations

This installation will represent the 56th solar project for IKEA in the U.S., and contribute to the company’s solar presence atop nearly 90% of its U.S. locations, with a total generation of more than 56 MW. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, has announced that its future store in Norfolk, Virginia in the US […]

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India’s First All-Electric Taxi Fleet BLU-SMART Launched In Delhi NCR

Blu-Smart is India’s first on-demand mobility platform that will be multi-modal, artificial intelligence based providing pollution free smart mobility solution Bringing a new concept to the capital, Gensol Mobility, a Maharashtra based company has launched an all-electric cab service In Delhi-NCR area. This is India’s first all-electric cab services ‘Blu-Smart’. Gensol Mobility, part of the Gensol group, […]

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Audi to Begin Production of its All-Electric PB18 e-tron Supercar

Bram Schot, CEO of Audi, confirmed the news that the company will make about 50 units of the Audi PB18 e-tron. German Luxury automobile manufacturer, Audi has confirmed that it will bring out its new PB18 e-tron all-electric supercar to low-volume production. The company has already launched less expensive models. But in an attempt to dominate the high-performance EV segment, the […]

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Okaya Bags Prestigious “Emerging Energy Storage Company of the Year” Award from IESA

Okaya Power Group, a world class battery and inverter manufacturing company has received the most distinguished “Emerging Energy Storage Company of the Year” award from India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA). IESA, which is a leading body aimed at making energy storage sector in India more competitive and efficient, bestowed the esteemed award upon Okaya for […]

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