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Flipkart mulls deployment of over 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030

25 Feb 2021

Flipkart mulls deployment of over 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030

Flipkart has announced that its city logistics fleet will comprise over 25,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. They shall be designed and assembled in India.

Ford to sell only all-electric cars in Europe by 2030

18 Feb 2021

Ford to sell only all-electric cars in Europe by 2030

In an attempt to beat CO2 emissions targets and circumvent imminent bans on fuel-guzzling vehicles in certain countries, Ford has announced that it will sell only electric cars in Europe by 2030.

Over 1,300 ZS EV cars sold in India in 2020

11 Feb 2021

Over 1,300 ZS EV cars sold in India in 2020

MG Motor's ZS EV has received an overwhelming market response in India. Since its launch in the country last year, the company has sold over 1,300 units of the battery-powered SUV.

All government cars to be electric in 6 months: Kejriwal

05 Feb 2021

All government cars to be electric in 6 months: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that all cars hired by his government will be electric in the next six months.

Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles

04 Feb 2021

Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday, launched the "Switch Delhi" campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city.

This made-in-India electric car promises a range of over 500km

05 Dec 2020

This made-in-India electric car promises a range of over 500km

Bengaluru-based Pravaig Dynamics has unveiled the 'Extinction MK1' electric car as its maiden offering in India. It is slated to be launched sometime in 2021 and will be initially available in Delhi and Bengaluru.

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

25 Nov 2020

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

20 Nov 2020

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the United Kingdom will be banned within a decade as part of a 10-point plan for a "green industrial revolution" in the country.

Evoke Urban Classic electric motorbike spotted in India, launch imminent

17 Nov 2020

Evoke Urban Classic electric motorbike spotted in India, launch imminent

Chinese automaker Evoke Motorcycles is gearing up to launch its Urban Classic electric motorcycle in India soon. In the latest development, the battery-powered two-wheeler has been spotted in the country, revealing its key details.

New-generation Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV spotted testing

17 Nov 2020

New-generation Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV spotted testing

Mercedes-Benz is working to launch the new-generation EQS SUV by the end of 2021 or early-2022. It will be based on the upcoming EQS sedan and will be a part of the extended S-Class family.

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

08 Oct 2020

Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet

Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.

Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

21 Sep 2020

Bird launches foldable 'Air' electric scooter at $599: Details here

American micro-mobility and ride-sharing company Bird has launched an affordable new electric scooter - Bird Air.

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

13 Sep 2020

Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

24 Aug 2020

Okinawa launches R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 59,000

Okinawa has launched its much-anticipated R30 electric scooter in India at Rs. 58,992.

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

11 Jul 2020

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

A new day, an old Elon Musk and a new hawkish claim!

Gemopai Miso mini electric scooter launched at Rs. 44,000

28 Jun 2020

Gemopai Miso mini electric scooter launched at Rs. 44,000

Gemopai Electric, a joint venture between Goreen E-Mobility and Opai Electric, has unveiled a mini electric scooter named Gemopai Miso at Rs. 44,000.

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

20 May 2020

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

To double down on the electric vehicles' market, leading automaker General Motors (GM) is working to bring million-mile batteries.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Hero Electric AE-47's launch postponed to 2021

18 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Hero Electric AE-47's launch postponed to 2021

Hero Electric has reportedly postponed the launch of its much-awaited fully-electric motorcycle, the AE-47, to next year i.e. 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Meet Czinger 21C, a 3D-printed hypercar (Priced at Rs. 18cr)

12 Mar 2020

Meet Czinger 21C, a 3D-printed hypercar (Priced at Rs. 18cr)

As automobiles continue to take a toll on the environment, American car manufacturer Czinger Vehicles is going green.

Auto Expo 2020: Meet ORA R1, world's most-affordable electric car

09 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Meet ORA R1, world's most-affordable electric car

Apart from the fuel-powered Haval SUV, Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has also attracted the visitors at the ongoing 2020 Auto Expo with its fully-electric ORA R1 electric car.

Auto Expo 2020: Kia Motors unveils all-electric Soul crossover

09 Feb 2020

Auto Expo 2020: Kia Motors unveils all-electric Soul crossover

South Korean automaker Kia Motors has showcased the Soul electric crossover at the ongoing Auto Expo event in Greater Noida.

Benling Aura e-scooter launched in India, priced at Rs. 99,000

25 Jan 2020

Benling Aura e-scooter launched in India, priced at Rs. 99,000

As an addition to its line-up of electric vehicles, Chinese EV manufacturer Benling has launched the Aura e-scooter in India.

Hero Flash e-scooter available with an attractive discount: Details here

20 Jan 2020

Hero Flash e-scooter available with an attractive discount: Details here

In an attempt to ramp up sales, Hero Electric has announced a limited-period discount of Rs. 7,090 on its e-scooter, the Flash.

MG ZS EV India launch shifted to January 23

18 Jan 2020

MG ZS EV India launch shifted to January 23

MG Motor has advanced the launch of its much-awaited ZS EV in India from January 27 to January 23. The move comes in response to the unprecedented popularity the SUV has received since its unveiling last month.

Mercedes-Benz to introduce EQ electric vehicle brand in India

12 Jan 2020

Mercedes-Benz to introduce EQ electric vehicle brand in India

Mercedes-Benz is all set to introduce its electric vehicle brand, the EQ, in India at an event on January 14.

Mahindra's all-electric hatchback to be priced under Rs. 9 lakh

11 Jan 2020

Mahindra's all-electric hatchback to be priced under Rs. 9 lakh

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. is working to launch its all-electric hatchback, eKUV100, in India.

Kia Motors to launch an all-electric version of Seltos: Report

23 Dec 2019

Kia Motors to launch an all-electric version of Seltos: Report

Kia Motors is working to launch a fully-electric version of its popular subcompact SUV, the Seltos, according to The KEEA.

BMW's fully-electric SUV, the iX3, to get around 440km range

22 Dec 2019

BMW's fully-electric SUV, the iX3, to get around 440km range

BMW has confirmed that it will commence the production of its fully-electric car, the iX3, from 2020.

MG unveils its first ever fully-electric SUV in India

05 Dec 2019

MG unveils its first ever fully-electric SUV in India

MG Motor has unveiled the production-ready version of its much-awaited ZS EV in India today.

Reliance Jio begins electric vehicle delivery trials for e-commerce venture

16 Nov 2019

Reliance Jio begins electric vehicle delivery trials for e-commerce venture

We all know that Reliance Jio is planning to shake e-commerce space with a new venture focusing on the online-offline model.

Okinawa Lite e-scooter launched in India at Rs. 60,000

09 Nov 2019

Okinawa Lite e-scooter launched in India at Rs. 60,000

Okinawa Scooters, a Gurugram-based EV start-up, has launched the all new Lite e-scooter in India at Rs. 59,990.

India-specific MG ZS EV to be unveiled on December 5

08 Nov 2019

India-specific MG ZS EV to be unveiled on December 5

MG Motor is all set to unveil its second four-wheeler in India, the MG ZS EV, on December 5.

Bajaj Auto launches its iconic Chetak scooter in all-electric avatar

16 Oct 2019

Bajaj Auto launches its iconic Chetak scooter in all-electric avatar

Foraying into the EV space, Bajaj Auto Ltd. has launched its first ever electric scooter, the all-new Chetak, in India today.

Pune: Diesel-run generator charges electric bus; transport body blames drivers

13 Oct 2019

Pune: Diesel-run generator charges electric bus; transport body blames drivers

In a bid to go green, the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) had added electric buses to its fleet this year.

Tata launches fully-electric sedan, Tigor EV at Rs. 9.44 lakh

10 Oct 2019

Tata launches fully-electric sedan, Tigor EV at Rs. 9.44 lakh

Tata Motors Ltd. has launched the updated version of Tigor EV in India.

Revolt announces one time payment plan for its EV motorcycles

06 Oct 2019

Revolt announces one time payment plan for its EV motorcycles

The recently launched Revolt RV 400 and RV 300, which were available with monthly EMI plans, can now be purchased via one time payment as well.

Audi's more affordable all-electric e-Tron 50 Quattro electric SUV unveiled

09 Aug 2019

Audi's more affordable all-electric e-Tron 50 Quattro electric SUV unveiled

German automaker Audi has revealed a lighter and more affordable variant of its electric SUV, the e-Tron.

Hyundai's all-electric SUV Kona receives a massive price cut

03 Aug 2019

Hyundai's all-electric SUV Kona receives a massive price cut

Hyundai Kona, the recently launched electric SUV, has received a price cut of Rs. 1.59 lakh in India.

GST Council reduces tax on electric cars to 5%

27 Jul 2019

GST Council reduces tax on electric cars to 5%

In a move to push people towards electric vehicles, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council slashed the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs), bringing it down from 12% to 5%, on Saturday.