Tuesday , 25 February 2020

Tag Archives: Electric vehicles

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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