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Invited Tesla to manufacture EVs in India: Gadkari

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IANS): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he has invited electric vehicle (EV) major Tesla Inc to start manufacturing EVs in India. In his address at The Raisina Dialogue 2021, he...

Karnataka woos US-based Triton to make EVs in state

Bengaluru, April 6 (IANS) Karnataka has assured support to the US-based Triton Electric to make electric vehicles (EVs), including cars, in the state, an official said on Monday. "In a virtual meeting, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa assured the state government's...

ABB, AWS to build EV fleet management platform

San Francisco, Mar 30 (IANS): Swiss automation and technology company ABB has announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create a cloud-based EV fleet management platform for the real-time fleet management of EVs. According to the companies, the platform will optimise...

Demand for e-vehicles in India more than doubled in 3 yrs

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The adoption of electric vehicle by commuters is on the rise in the country as falling prices and government support is pushing up demand and increasing adoption of these green vehicles. In a written reply...

50% of Karnataka govt vehicles to be electric: Deputy CM

Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) About 50 per cent of vehicles owned by the Karnataka government will be electric in the next 2-3 years to promote e-mobility and curb pollution, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan saud on Monday. "We will...

As petrol nears Rs 100/litre, EVs running at one-tenth cost

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Even as filling-up a full tank of petrol is fast becoming a pipe dream for many, the alternative as well as futuristic electric powered vehicles seem to offer better running price realisation. However, caveats apply, especially...

Make policy efforts to attract EV makers in UP, Yogi asks officials

Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS): Uttar Pradesh is moving towards becoming a hub for electric vehicles (EVs) as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials concerned to make policy efforts to encourage manufacture of the environment-friendly vehicles in Uttar Pradesh. According to...

First ever free public charging station for EVs opens in Panchkula

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) With an aim to promote e-mobility, the Haryana government has opened north India’s first-of-its-kind public charging station for charging all types of electric cars (e-Cars) in Panchkula. The new station, which comes at the head office...

Amazon introduces 1st custom electric delivery vehicle

San Francisco, Oct 10 (IANS) Amazon has introduced its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. In support of The Climate Pledge commitment to be net zero carbon by 2040, 10,000 Amazon custom electric delivery...

670 electric buses, 241 charging stations sanctioned for eco-friendly Public transportation

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Union government has sanctioned 670 electric buses for Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh, and 241 charging stations in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat and Port Blair under Phase-II of the ‘FAME India’ Scheme. Union Minister of Heavy Industries Prakash Javadekar...

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DRDO anti-Covid drug to be game changer: Karnataka Minister

Bengaluru, May 14 (IANS) Lauding the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) contribution in the fight against the pandemic,...