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Tag Archives: Electric vehicles

Public charging stations for EVs in Delhi

New Delhi will get 131 public charging stations for electric vehicles to address the concerns of potential buyers and to ensure that people have access to recharging facilities in their vicinity. According to the plan approved by the power ministry and the Delhi government, 33 such facilities will be set up at Metro stations, 34 at CNG stations, 24 at ...

UP to have colour-coded taxis soon

Contract vehicles in UP can no longer be red, maroon or black. The state government recently passed an amendment to the motor vehicle regulations, determining the colour of various contract vehicles and also making it compulsory for bike taxis to function on permits. Under the amendment, while a bike can be of any colour other than the three prohibited colours, ...

Acclaim for Exicom

Exicom wins “EV Infrastructure Company of the Year” award at India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) Industry Excellence Awards 2019 held at 6th Energy Storage India conference & expo. Gurgoan-based Exicom Tele-Systems has over two decades of experience in designing, engineering and manufacturing efficient, reliable and cost-effective power and energy solutions for electric vehicles, information technology, telecom and renewables sector.

SHIFTING GEARS: Electric Vehicle revolution in India

Realising the urgent need to re-think and revisit transport infrastructure and fuel dependency as well as the potential of EVs in doing this, the Indian government has announced plans to make the country a 100% EV nation by 2030. In line with this, in Union Budget 2018, the government allocated $40.5 million towards the development of electric and hybrid vehicles ...

Green Registration Plates for Electric Vehicles

The Union Road Transport and Highways ministry has recommended green registration plates for electric vehicles to identify them for preferential treatment, such as special parking or discounted tolls. According to the proposal, the registration plates of private electric vehicles will have a green background with numbers and letters in white, and commercial electric vehicles will have a green background with ...

ELECTRIC VEHICLES An Indian Perspective

 EVs have had a chequered history. They were among the earliest forms of automobile technology to be invented in the mid-1800’s. However, for most of 20th century, they were considered niche technologies incapable of mainstream use. A decade ago, there were hardly any global automobile manufacturers (OEMs) investing in plug-in EVs. But today, almost every major OEM is investing in ...

New charger developed for electric vehicles

A new integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles has been developed by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The new charger will reduce charging times from eight to two hours and reduce costs by around $2,000. The charger uses a new power transfer technique that involves a rotating transformer. Instead of having a separate isolated battery ...

Wireless EV charging technology

Momentum Dynamics, a US based electronics company, has developed a technology to charge electric vehicles wirelessly through snow, ice and water without the use of any cables or wires. Tests conducted have shown the technology, which works on the principle of inductive charging, to work in all weather conditions. The vehicles are charged without any need of supervision. The system ...

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