Green Transportation

Hyundai Launches Sonata Hybrid with Solar Roof System

Hyundai Motors has launched the new Sonata Hybrid equipped with a solar roof system. Hyundai Motors has launched the new Sonata Hybrid equipped with a solar roof system. The system recharges the battery to increase travel distance while preventing unnecessary battery discharge. The solar roof system, with 6 hours of daily charging, is expected to increase […]

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Hyundai Working With IOCL for Fast Charging Stations

Hyundai Motor recently showcased its Kona electric SUV and said that work is on to set up fast charging facilities in association with IOCL Hyundai Motor, which recently showcased its Kona electric Sports Utility Vehicle, said work is on to set up fast charging facilities in select fuel stations in association with the Indian Oil […]

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Fuel Subsidies 3-Times Higher Than EV Budget: Report

A new study has revealed that fuel subsidies for petrol & diesel between Oct’18 and Jun’19 amounted to almost 3 times the 10,000 crore EV budget under FAME A new study has revealed that fuel subsidies for petrol and diesel in India, between October 2018 and June 2019 amounted to almost 3 times the three-year […]

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Uber, Sun Mobility to Deploy Electric Autos in India

Global shared-mobility service provider Uber announced a partnership with Bangalore-based Sun Mobility to launch an electric auto service platform. The Ride-hailing giant Uber on Wednesday announced a partnership with SUN Mobility to deploy electric autos in India. As part of the agreement, SUN Mobility will offer its energy infrastructure platform, which includes swappable Li-Ion smart batteries […]

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Japan’s Mitsui Invests Rs 100 Crore in SmartE

SmartE, a Delhi-NCR based electric mobility startup, has raised Rs 100 crore from Japan’s Mitsui and Co. SmartE, a Delhi-NCR based electric mobility startup, has raised Rs 100 crore in funding from Japan’s Mitsui and Co. The e-mobility service provider, which is a subsidiary of Treasure Vase Ventures, has raised the amount as a part […]

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Gujarat Invites Manufacturers for Distribution of Electric 2 & 3 Wheelers

GEDA has issued 2 EOIs for authorisation of manufacturers the distribution of battery-operated 2 and 3 wheelers in Gujarat. The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued two expression of interests (EOI) calling out reputed manufacturers for their authorisation to the market and then the distribution of battery operated 2 and 3 wheelers. The EOIs […]

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MNRE Invites Proposals for Testing Hydrogen Fuel Buses in NCR

MNRE has invited preliminary project proposals for pilot demonstration of 4 hydrogen fuel cell powered buses in the Delhi-NCR region. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been supporting R&D and demonstration projects in hydrogen and fuel cells area, this includes several projects for development and demonstration of hydrogen fuelled vehicles. A pilot […]

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GST Council to Decide on Tax Cut on EVs This Week

The GST Council will meet on July 25 and decide on lowering tax rates for EVs The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on July 25 and decide on lowering tax rates for electric vehicles (EVs), officials said. The 36th meeting of the Council, which will happen through video conferencing, is also […]

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Odisha Gets on With the EV Transition, Plans to Introduce Electric Buses

Odisha has been planning to introduce electric buses in phases in a bid to curb air pollution in urban areas in the state, the assembly was informed. The state government of Odisha has been planning to introduce electric buses in phases in a bid to curb air pollution in urban areas in the state, the assembly was informed on […]

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