World’s First Prototype Of Electrified Flex Fuel Vehicle Launched In India

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri have now launched the world’s first-ever prototype of BS-VI STage=II Electrified Flex Fuel Vehicle in New Delhi. Toyota Kirloskar Motor developed the vehicle. This vehicle uses a mixture of fuel to drive the car. It includes ethanol, a biofuel […]

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Alternate Energy: GAC Unveils Liquid Ammonia Engine for Cleaner Mobility

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC), a Chinese state-owned manufacturer, has unveiled a prototype engine that utilizes liquid ammonia as a fuel, presenting a potential alternative to electricity and hydrogen. The unveiling was done at the firm’s annual flagship conference. The development of this innovative internal combustion engine (ICE) is a result of collaboration between GAC and […]

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Toyota’s Big Bet On Advanced Solid-State Batteries

Toyota announced on Tuesday its plans to incorporate high-performance solid-state batteries and other advanced technologies into their future electric vehicles (EVs) to improve driving range and reduce costs. For the Japanese and global auto major, solid state batteries have formed the lynchpin of a future push outside non-ICE vehicles with a technology and materials it […]

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Beyond Batteries: Hydrogen Combustion Engine, A Viable Alternative for Clean Mobility

Electric vehicles running on battery-powered electricity are not just a future concept anymore. The new electric vehicle sales surpassed the 10 million mark worldwide in 2022 and it seems likely that sooner or later EVs will replace the conventional ICE mobility options. However, bottlenecks impeding EV growth and the technological advancements in using hydrogen as […]

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Can Solid-state Batteries Replace Lithium-ion Batteries in EV?

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have become the fundamental power source for electric vehicles (EVs), and their demand skyrocketed with the surge in the EV market. However, since the very beginning, some challenges raised doubts about the suitability of the technology in the long term. Solid-state batteries with their solid electrolyte, are expected to provide greater safety […]

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Home Battery Storage: Are Car Companies Going Beyond EV Charging Systems?

The advent of electric vehicles as a new mode of mobility also boosted the market for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems worldwide. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 30 per cent between 2021-2028. While the rise of EVs resulting in the growth of the EV charging market is understandable, automakers […]

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“Difficult” to Meet California Zero-Emission Requirements: Toyota President

Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor President, has termed the achievement of California’s new zero-emission requirements (to put an end to sales of new gasoline-only vehicles by year 2035), as “difficult” to meet. “Realistically speaking, it seems rather difficult to really achieve them,” Toyoda stated through a translator at a roundtable interaction with reporters. Toyota’s EV Plans […]

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Examining the Biggest Polluters: Report Card of Transportation Industry

The transportation sector is essential for economic growth, creating jobs, and connecting people to critical services. The industry is also growing rapidly and will retain this trend for a long time. Yet, what’s concerning about the growth of the transportation sector is that it is also one of the biggest polluters. The industry shares a […]

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