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This global giant banks on India’s e-mobility

This global giant banks on India’s e-mobility

India nurtures the dream of 100% Electric Vehicles (EV) on roads by 2030. Eyeing this, German chemical major BASF plans to pump in fresh investment in the country. The company produced chemicals required in batteries for Evs. BASF India, Chairman and Managing Director, Raman Ramachandran told Business Line that materials used for making EVs batteries

India to be World’s No 1 exporter of e-Vehicles: Minister

Indian Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the country is going to be the world’s No. 1 exporter of electric vehicles to countries like Nepal and Bangladesh. He was speaking after inaugurating the fifth EV Expo 2017 in the country’s capital New Delhi. The minister pointed out that If India’s Rs.

Cut tax on EV battery in India: SMEV

The nodal body of electric vehicle manufacturers in India- The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV)- has demanded that the government should cut the GST rate on batteries used in electric vehicles (EV) from the current 28%. In India, both EV and batteries are charged at the same tax rate. According to SMEV, the

Continental to display new battery charging systems for EVs at CES

Continental will be demonstrating two new battery charging systems for electric vehicles (EV) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 9 to 12, 2018 in Las Vegas the US. The automatic wireless charging system transfers charging power inductively, hence drivers no longer have to grapple with a cable. This system is accompanied by a

Altair Develops Tools, Systems For Changing Needs

By Pramod Thomas: Globally driverless vehicles, and driverless but assisted-driving vehicles are becoming a reality. By 2030 India plans to have more electric vehicles (EV) on its roads. Weight is going to be the biggest deterrent for EVs. “These are the new developments across the globe and in India. Our tools are ready to handle

BorgWarner to supply Cabin Heater to new EV

BorgWarner will be supplying its advanced high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for a new electric vehicle (EV) for a globally known EV automaker. BorgWarner’s technology features more efficient use of energy while providing rapid cabin heating. “We take pride in delivering critically important technology solutions to support our customers’ goals. We are

Renault-Nissan, Dongfeng Motor ‘Golden Triangle’ to co-develop EVs in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group have announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China. The new joint venture, eGT New Energy Automotive Company Limited (eGT), will focus on the core competencies of each partner and will harness the full potential of the Renault-Nissan Alliance electric vehicle leadership,

Continental develops an innovative wheel and braking concept for EVs

Technology firm Continental has developed  he New Wheel Concept to meet the specific requirements of  electric vehicles. The wheel rim consists of two aluminum (Al) parts, the inner Al carrier star with the Al brake disk and the outer Al rim well with the tire. In contrast to conventional wheel brakes, the New Wheel Concept

Kel MD Col. Shaji M Varghese

KEL is future ready; to develop motors for Electric Vehicles: Col. Shaji M Varghese

By Pramod Thomas Electric Vehicles (EV) are going to change the future of mobility. Major companies are eyeing a pie in the ‘electric’ revolution in the automotive world. Kerala Electrical & Allied Engineering Company Limited aka KEL is a company which is keen to develop motors for EVs and is already in talks with automakers

Renault-Nissan Alliance sells its 250,000th Electric Vehicle

The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world’s leader in zero-emission mobility, has sold its 250,000th electric vehicle: a white Renault ZOE sold to a French engineer.  The Alliance reached the historic milestone in early June, 4 ½  years after the launch of the Nissan LEAF, the world’s first mass-market zero-emission vehicle.*  The Alliance today accounts for half