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Gujarat Invites Bids From Manufacturers Of E-Rickshaws And Electric Two-Wheelers

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited bids from manufacturers to market and distribute 11,000 battery-operated two-wheelers and 5,417 e-rickshaws with lithium-ion batteries under the GEDA subsidy program 2021-22. The last date to submit the bids is June 21,…

USA Announces $200 Million In EV Development Funding

The US Department of Energy announces it will provide $200 million over five years for electric vehicle, battery and connected vehicle projects at its 17 national labs, as well as for new partnerships to support electric car innovation. In particular,…

NTPC Floats Tender For Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Based Pilot Projects

India’s leading power generator NTPC has issued an expression of interest (EoI), inviting bids for hydrogen fuel cell-based pilot projects. The last date for submission of bids is July 10, 2021. The bids will be opened on July 10. NTPC…

Sweden’s Northvolt Raises Further $2.75 Billion To Boost EV Battery Making

Swedish battery developer and manufacturer Northvolt has raised $2.75 billion to expand its battery manufacturing capacity in Europe to meet growing demand for electric vehicle batteries and help the EU achieve its “Green Deal” objectives, the company said. This latest…

Kevadia To Become Country’s First Electric-Vehicle-Only City

Kevadia in Gujarat will soon transform into the country’s first electric-vehicle-only city. This was recently announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He made this announcement while speaking at an event on the occasion of the World Environment Day, organised…

Loop Energy And GreenCore Partner To Combine Best-In-Class Technologies In Next Generation, Hydrogen-Powered EV Chargers

GreenCore and Loop Energy announced a partnership to develop and build hydrogen powered EV charging stations. The Parties anticipate the first pilot installation to be completed within calendar year of 2021 with more than 1,500 EV charging and hydrogen refueling…

CESL To Supply Over 30,000 Electric Two, Three-Wheelers In These States

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has signed agreements and MoUs with state governments of Goa and Kerala to procure over 30,000 electric two and three-wheelers. With this, CESL enters the 2W and 3W segments in the country with solutions uniquely…

Honda Testing Swappable Battery Pack On Electric Rickshaw In India

Honda Motor Company is testing a mobile battery pack used for powering electric three-wheelers or rickshaws in India as part of its project on swappable battery technology for electric vehicles. The Japanese auto giant is testing the Honda Mobile Power…

Greaves Cotton To Spend Rs 110 Cr On Capex, Mostly On Electric Two Wheelers

Diversified engineering company Greaves Cotton Ltd plans a capital expenditure of about Rs 110 crore this year of which majority will be on its electric two wheeler plant at Ranipet in Tamil Nadu, said a top official. He also said…

InoBat: Construction Begins On First-Of-Its-Kind Electric Vehicle Battery Technology Centre And Pilot Line

Construction has begun on a first-of-its-kind electric vehicle (EV) battery R&D centre and pilot line in Slovakia, integrating proprietary R&D activities together with battery cell-manufacturing capabilities under one roof. Set to be operational in early 2022, the new battery centre…