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SMEV inks MoU with Taiwan trade body

SMEV inks MoU with Taiwan trade body

India and Taiwan have jointly decided to develop electric vehicles (EV) through the exchange of information and technology. The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to create an ecosystem for electric mobility. They will jointly organise an EV Forum during

Two, three-wheeler electrification likely to happen faster in India: Frost & Sullivan

Global consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan expects that electrification of the majority of the vehicles would first occur in two and three-wheelers that are used commercially in India, before trickling into fixed distance operating commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles. It emphasises that government subsidies, Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure, and customer attitude are keys for Large-Scale

EV charging solutions from Delta Electronics India

Power and Energy management firm Delta Electronics India, 100% subsidiary of Delta Electronics (Thailand), has launched its complete range of energy efficient electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions in India. Exhibiting at Elecrama 2018, Delta showcased its diverse portfolio of EV solutions with DC Quick, AC Chargers and Site Management System. These chargers can be conveniently

Volkswagen to make EVs on a massive scale

The Chief Executive of Volkswagen Matthias Müller has said that by the end of 2022 16 locations around the globe will produce battery-powered vehicles. The Group currently produces electric vehicles at three locations, and in two years’ time, a further nine Group plants are scheduled to be equipped for this purpose. He said that partnerships

Lohia Auto launches e-Auto

Lohia Auto Industries, the automobile division of Lohia Global, has launched ‘Comfort E-Auto HS’, high-speed E-Auto with Lithium-Ion battery at Auto Expo 2018. The Comfort E Auto HS, which can run up to 30km/hr speed, was designed and developed indigenously by R&D Team of Lohia Auto and rolled out commercially in a phased manner. It

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