Volvo Announces To Go Fully Electrical From 2025
Car maker Volvo announced it to only sell electric vehicles, starting in 2025. Notably, the giant company announced that it would go electric globally, from 2023, whereas the sale of electric cars would begin in 2025. In electric vehicles, the company currently sells the Volvo CX40 Recharge in India and confirmed that the compact SUV will be joined by its coupe-sibling called the Volvo C40 Recharge soon.
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Mahindra Unveils New XUV 400 EV Formula Edition One
Mahindra India launched its XUV 400 EV Formula Edition One in Hyderabad, on February 10. This latest addition to the earlier launched SUV electric car is making Mahindra one of the prominent cars in the Indian electric vehicle market. The latest car will be sold fat a starting price of Rs 15.99 lakhs, in the Indian markets and is inspired by racing spirit.
Tags: Indian Markets, Electric cars, SUV, XUV 400, Mahindra
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Tata Motors Aims To Sell More Electric Vehicles In Second Half Of FY23
Tata Motors anticipates a better second half of the current fiscal year, with the carmaker aiming to sell 50,000 electric vehicles (EVs) in the fiscal year ending March 31. With double EV sales in 2023/24, the firm also looks for a significantly better supply condition and commodity price stability. On July 4, Tata Motors Chairman N Chandrasekaran stated the company will be one of the global leaders in green mobility.
Tags: TATA MOTORS INDIA, FISCAL YEAR, Electric cars, Green Energy, Sustainable Mobility
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Delhi Government Permits Diesel Vehicles To Be Retrofitted With Electric Kit
Old diesel vehicles can now be modified with electric kits, said Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. Manufacturers of electric kits will be appointed by the transport department for retrofitting conventional internal combustion engines (ICE). Once empaneled, old diesel vehicles would be able to operate in Delhi-NCR for another ten years. Moreover, the government further declared entry of electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCV) during… read-more
Tags: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Government , Diesel, Electric cars, India
Bharat Petroleum Plans To Introduce EV Charging Stations On Petrol Pumps
Bharat petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has planned to offer Electronic Vehicle charging (EV) stations at around seven thousand petrol pumps over the coming years, throughout the country. EV charging infrastructure is one of the five focused working sectors of the BPCL, showed reports. The EV charging infrastructure will provide the company new business opportunities as well as hedge against the risk of displacement of fuels, said Arun… read-more
Tags: EV Charging Station, Electric Vehicles, India, Bharat Petroleum, Electric cars
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Tesla Passes Homologation Stage For Its Four Vehicles In India
Motor giant Tesla has managed to meet all the specified criteria to launch its vehicle in India. According to the report, four vehicles have been approved, Model 3 & Model Y have been witnessed taking trials on Indian roads. However, the launch date is not finalized as the negotiations on import duties are yet to be done with the government. Currently, India charges a 100% import duty on EVs.
Tags: Tesla, Cars, Electric cars, Technology
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Mercedes To Go Full Electric By End Of 2030
Daimler, Mercedes-Benz's parent company, has decided to enter the all-electric cars market by the end of 2030 by investing more than $47 billion by 2022. The company on July 22, said that along with its partner, it will build eight battery plants, ramping the EV production. The German luxury carmaker proposed an electric future by making all new vehicle platforms electric by 2025.
Tags: Daimler, Mercedes-Benz, Electric cars, battery plant
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Honda Aims For Complete Transition To Electric Vehicles By 2040
Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe has stated that the company eyes a complete shift from fossil fuel-based vehicles to electric cars by 2040. Reportedly, the Japanese carmaker will attempt to reach 40% of its overall sales via electric vehicles by 2030, 80% by 2035 and eventually reach complete transition by 2040. Mibe also said that Honda will strive to lead advancements in mobility, power unit, energy and robotics.
Tags: Honda, Toshihiro Mibe, Electric cars, fossil fuel
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Tata's Jaguar To Launch 10 New Products In 2022
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), owned by the Tata Group, is aiming to launch 10 new products in 2022. The new products will include both, new generation cars and SUVs, and the upgraded version of existing models. Rohit Suri, president and director, JLR, stated that the models will have new facelifts, body designs, and power trains. Notably, the luxury British automaker aims to be an all-electric car brand from 2025.
Tags: JAGUAR LAND ROVER CARS, Electric cars, Automobile, Tata groups
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Volkswagen To Bring Software Driven Vehicles Under 'Accelerate' Strategy
Volkswagen is eyeing to become a software-driven mobility provider in future. Touted as an 'accelerate' strategy, the company will integrate software into vehicle systems to enhance user experience. Besides, the automaker is planning to roll out 5,00,000 concept models in two years to get customer feedback. Moreover, the German automobile giant is estimated to spend €16 billion on digitalisation and hybridisation by 2025. Currently,… read-more
Tags: Volkswagen, Cars, Electric cars, software, Technology
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