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FASTag Payments from Dec

From December 1, payments at all the toll plazas will be through FASTag only. Cash payments will no longer be accepted. Against this backdrop, officials of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have appealed to four-wheeler owners to get the FASTag from the toll plaza operators. The FASTag will be available at all the toll plazas, online purchase sites ...

Hyundai commence study for smart mobility in India

South Korean auto major, Hyundai, has announced the commencement of the feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) in India. The announcement was a part of Hyundai’s Strategy 2025 roadmap and their quest to be a smart mobility solution provider from just a vehicle manufacturer. The company aims to electrify most new models by 2030 in important markets South ...

Punjab signs MoU with Virgin Hyperloop One

The Punjab government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai-based Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct a pre-feasibility economic study for Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh routes. According to Virgin Hyperloop One, the project will reduce travel time from five hours by road to less than 30 minutes on the Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh route. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by K Siva Prasad, Principal ...

Four-level Transportation Structure in Nagpur

Maha Metro Nagpur is poised on solving the traffic woes. The proposed four-layer structure spanning around 8km is expected to be an iconic transportation structure. The country’s first four-layer transport is all set to come up in Nagpur. Maha Metro Nagpur which is executing the Nagpur Metro rail Project is executing the project, which involves a fly-over and Metro track, ...

Mobile Training fleet on BS-VI technology

Cummins India has launched the first fleet of eight BS-VI mobile training vans in India. The objective behind the launch of these vehicles is to educate and offer training on the BS-VI technology engines. The vans will be travelling to multi-cities across the length and breadth of the country. The Cummins training vans will be travelling to OEM dealerships and ...

EV’s in Kolkata by 2030

Upping the ante in the electric vehicle sector, the transport department of Kolkata has prepared a roadmap for switching to electric mode in the public transportation sector in the metro city by 2030. The move was made after Kolkata recently bagged the prestigious C40 award in Copenhagen for green mobility – low carbon commute transition. In this regard, Narayan Swaroop ...

Chandigarh drafts EV Policy

To cater to the rising interest in electric mobility across India, Chandigarh administration has chalked out a draft Electric Vehicle Policy. Chandigarh has the highest density of vehicles in India with appx 1.2 million vehicles taking to the streets daily. The emissions from these are impacting the Union Territory’s air quality. As per a proposal by the Ministry of Urban ...

Elektrobit launches tool for Autonomous Driving

Elekrobit recently launched a cloudbased tool for end-to-end software validation that will help in the development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) systems. Available on Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure, tool is claimed to dramatically increase efficiencies, simplfy team workflow and bring systems & functions to produce more quickly. It provides greater flexibility and scalability in the ...

Datasets on transportation by Telengana Government

While providing solutions for urban mobility, the Telangana government has released datasets pertaining to public transport in the State. The move is in line with the State’s Open Data Policy of 2016. The data was released on a portal in General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS), a widely accepted format used for public transportation. The format allows public transport agencies to ...

New Facility by Prama Hikvison

Recently, Prama Hikvision, a leader in video surveillance products and solutions, has inaugurated Rs 500Cr manufacturing facility located at Vasai near Mumbai. With this new facility, the company will cater to a fastexpanding domestic market and the overseas market in a phased manner. The facility was inaugurated by Dr V.K. Saraswat, Member, Niti Aayog and Dr Neeraj Sinha, Advisor, Science ...

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