Electric Vehicles: News

27 May 2024

Bounce Infinity

Bounce Infinity launches E1X e-scooter with battery swapping feature

Bengaluru-based electric vehicle start-up, Bounce Infinity, has introduced a new battery-swappable version of its popular Infinity E1 scooter.

26 May 2024

Maruti Suzuki

Hybrids vehicles rapidly closing gap with EVs in India

Hybrid vehicles are swiftly gaining market share in India, as per data from consultancy firm Jato Dynamics.

26 May 2024

Mahindra

Mahindra XUV.e8 exterior and interior design revealed

Mahindra showcased several electric vehicles (EV) at an August 2022 event in the United Kingdom.

25 May 2024

Hyundai

Hyundai 'doubling down' on EVs in US amid market slowdown

Hyundai Motor America is ramping up its commitment to electric vehicles (EVs), despite a noticeable slowdown in EV sales.

23 May 2024

Kia Motors

Kia EV3 electric SUV, with 600km range, makes global debut

Kia Motors has unveiled its latest addition to the electric vehicle lineup, the EV3 electric SUV.

22 May 2024

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki secures design patent for eWX EV in India

Maruti Suzuki has successfully patented the design of its forthcoming electric vehicle, the eWX, in India.

20 May 2024

India

Government panel accuses EV manufacturers of intentional subsidy scheme violation

A panel established by the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI), has accused auto companies of intentionally violating the FAME-2 guidelines.

18 May 2024

Toyota

Toyota Hilux Electric to go official next year: Expected features

Toyota has officially announced plans to release the electric Hilux Revo BEV in 2025, with initial availability exclusive to Thailand.

17 May 2024

Mahindra

Mahindra to launch 16 new cars in India by 2030

Mahindra has unveiled its plan to introduce up to 16 new models in India within the next six years.

14 May 2024

Tesla

Tesla rehiring certain Supercharger team members after unexpected dissolution

Tesla has initiated the process of rehiring some of the nearly 500 workers of its Supercharging team, who were let go last month by CEO Elon Musk.

14 May 2024

China

China launches sodium-ion battery energy storage station: Here's why

China has launched its debut large-scale sodium-ion battery energy storage station, marking a significant milestone in the clean-energy industry.

12 May 2024

Ford

Ford files patent for retractable frunk screen in future EVs

Ford has applied for a patent for a retractable screen designed specifically for the front trunk cargo area, or 'frunk,' of its forthcoming electric vehicles (EVs).

11 May 2024

BYD

US prepares for 100% tariff on Chinese EV imports

The United States is planning to increase the tariffs on electric vehicles (EVs) imported from China, according to the Financial Times.

09 May 2024

Hero MotoCorp

First-time buyers, rural demand to drive two-wheeler sales in India

India's top two-wheeler manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp and TVS Motor Company, are expecting a potential market boom, with increased first-time buyers and rural demand.

07 May 2024

China

Shanghai-based start-up unveils autonomous EV charging robot: Everything we know

Shanghai-based start-up, Zongmu Technology, is set to transform the electric vehicle (EV) charging landscape, with its autonomous charging robot, FlashBot.

30 Apr 2024

Tesla

Tesla Cybertruck receives off-road software update: Check what's new

Tesla's Cybertruck has received a new software update, introducing an Off-Road Mode to the electric vehicle.

29 Apr 2024

China

Electric vehicle sales soar globally, dominating market in 2023

A recent study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed a significant global increase in electric vehicle (EV) sales, reaching nearly 140 million units in 2023.

29 Apr 2024

Xiaomi

Xiaomi SU7 electric sedan hits 10,000 production milestone

Xiaomi is celebrating a significant production milestone with its first car, the all-electric SU7.

28 Apr 2024

Startups

Chennai-based start-up to develop electric air taxi by March 2025

Chennai-based start-up, The ePlane Company, is planning to develop a certifiable prototype of an electric air taxi by March 2025.

24 Apr 2024

Business

Macquarie launches $1.5 billion EV financing platform in India

Macquarie, the Australian financial giant, has launched Vertelo, a platform aimed at accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India.

22 Apr 2024

India

India's upcoming EV policy may exclude Chinese firms: Here's why

India's upcoming electric vehicle (EV) policy, designed to attract international interest, may not extend its benefits to Chinese companies due to national security concerns, claims Moneycontrol.

Fast-charging stations for EVs expanding rapidly in the US

The US has experienced a significant increase in the number of public fast-charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs), with nearly 600 new stations activated in the first quarter of 2024.

17 Apr 2024

China

Honda showcases three new electric cars under 'Ye' EV series

Honda has introduced the "Ye Series," a brand-new lineup of electric vehicles (EVs) set to debut in the Chinese market.

12 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Biden urged to ban Chinese EV imports amid security concerns

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown has called on US President Joe Biden, to take decisive action against the imports of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing national security concerns.

09 Apr 2024

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz to unveil electric G-Class SUV on April 24

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is set to reveal the electric version of its G-Class, the "G580 with EQ Technology," at Auto China in Beijing this month.

09 Apr 2024

Tesla

Elon Musk terms Tesla's entry into India as 'natural progression'

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has characterized his electric vehicle (EV) company's foray into the Indian market as a "natural progression."

08 Apr 2024

Electric Scooters

Lectrix EV launches high-speed e-scooter in India at ₹50,000

Lectrix EV, the electric mobility division of SAR Group, has launched a high-speed electric scooter priced at ₹49,999.

07 Apr 2024

Toyota

Toyota working on Hilux electric pick-up truck: Everything we know

Toyota has officially announced plans to launch an electric version of its popular Hilux pick-up truck by the end of 2025.

06 Apr 2024

Japan

Slow uptake of electric vehicles in tech-advanced nations: Here's why

Despite being global leaders in technology, countries such as Japan, the US, and South Korea are witnessing a slower-than-anticipated adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

02 Apr 2024

Canoo

This carmaker spent higher on CEO's travels than annual revenue

Canoo, an emerging electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, revealed in its 2023 financial statement, that the company spent twice as much on CEO Tony Aquila's private jet as it earned in annual revenue.

01 Apr 2024

Indian Government

EMPS 2024: India's new Rs. 500cr EV scheme starts today 

Indian government's new initiative, the Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme 2024 (EMPS 2024), aimed at promoting electric mobility across the nation, comes into force starting today.

30 Mar 2024

Tata Motors Ltd

Tata Motors partners with HPCL to expand EV charging network

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. (TPEM), the electric vehicle division of Tata Motors, has formed a strategic alliance with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL).

30 Mar 2024

Mahindra

Mahindra XUV700 EV spotted testing: Check design and features

Mahindra is set to make a significant impact in the electric vehicle (EV) market with several new models on the horizon.

30 Mar 2024

Beijing

MINI Aceman EV revealed in leaked renders: Check design, features

Images of the MINI Aceman, an electric crossover, have surfaced online ahead of its official unveiling at the Beijing Motor Show on April 24.

30 Mar 2024

Xiaomi

Xiaomi's maiden EV costs Rs. 25L and boasts 700km range

Xiaomi made a significant leap into the automotive industry with the launch of its first electric vehicle (EV), the SU7.

25 Mar 2024

Audi

Audi sets sights on new entry-level electric vehicle for 2027

Audi, the esteemed German luxury car maker, is currently working on a fresh entry-level electric vehicle (EV), slated for a 2027 release.

22 Mar 2024

Fisker

Fisker pauses Ocean SUV production amid financial hurdles

Fisker, the renowned US-based EV maker, has put a six-week pause on production of its Ocean electric SUV.

22 Mar 2024

MG Motor

MG Motor and JSW reveal bold EV strategy for India

JSW Group and MG Motor have unveiled their forthcoming electric vehicles (EVs) at a grand event in Mumbai.

21 Mar 2024

Volkswagen

Volkswagen to soon enter India's EV market with ID.4

Volkswagen is preparing to launch ID.4 as its first-ever electric vehicle (EV) in India. The car will debut in the last quarter of 2024.

21 Mar 2024

BMW

BMW iX xDrive50 EV debuts in India at Rs. 1.4cr

BMW has unveiled the newest addition to its iX series, the xDrive50. It is priced at Rs. 1.40 crore (ex-showroom).

21 Mar 2024

Hyundai

Hyundai is developing offroad-focused IONIQ 5 EV: What to expect

Hyundai is gearing up to broaden its IONIQ 5 lineup with a version designed specifically for off-road adventures.

20 Mar 2024

BYD

BYD Seal EV receives over 500 orders in 15 days

BYD has seen an impressive response to its latest offering, the Seal EV, with over 500 bookings made within a fortnight of its launch.

20 Mar 2024

MG Motor

MG Motor showcases futuristic Cyberster EV in India: Check features

MG Motor has showcased its capable electric sports car, the Cyberster, at an event in Mumbai.

20 Mar 2024

Peugeot

Peugeot introduces e-5008 as a seven-seater all-electric SUV

French carmaker Peugeot is making waves in the EV segment with the introduction of the e-5008, its first foray into the burgeoning electric seven-seater market.

19 Mar 2024

Bentley

Bentley's debut EV launch delayed due to software challenges

Bentley, the British luxury car manufacturer, has announced a delay in the launch of its inaugural electric vehicle (EV) from 2025 to 2026.

18 Mar 2024

Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.3 GTX breaks cover globally: Check best features

Volkswagen, the world's second-largest automaker, has introduced its first all-electric hot hatch, the ID.3 GTX, for the global markets.

17 Mar 2024

Hyundai

Hyundai rolls out innovative technology to boost EV range

Hyundai Mobis has introduced a novel design feature for electric vehicles (EVs), dubbed the 'Integrated Front Face Module.'

15 Mar 2024

Skoda

SKODA unveils EPIQ, its most affordable electric SUV: Check features

Czech carmaker SKODA has unveiled its newest electric vehicle (EV), the EPIQ.

15 Mar 2024

Indian Government

India slashes EV import taxes, boosting Tesla's market entry plans

In a significant policy shift, the Indian government has decided to reduce import taxes on electric vehicles (EVs).

15 Mar 2024

Honda

Japan's Honda, Nissan explore joint EV development to counter China

Japanese automobile giants Honda and Nissan have officially confirmed their discussions, about a potential partnership for the development of electric vehicles (EVs).

14 Mar 2024

Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.3 GTX debuts as the brand's first electric hot-hatch

Volkswagen has entered the global all-electric hot hatch segment with its new ID.3 GTX model.

13 Mar 2024

Audi

Audi Q6 e-tron to debut on March 18

Audi will reveal its Q6 e-tron model globally on March 18. It will expand the German marque's electric vehicle (EV) lineup to eight models.