Month: October 2020

Bids Invited To Set Up Charging Stations For 225 Electric Buses In Uttar Pradesh

The Construction and Design Services of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam has invited bids to set up charging stations for 225 electric buses at Prayagraj, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, and Kanpur. The last date to submit the bids for the charging station at…

Maxxis Introduces M922F Tyres; Specially Designed For Electric Two-Wheelers

Maxxis India has launched a new range of tyres that are said to have been exclusively made for Indian electric two-wheelers. Christened Maxxis M922F, the new range of tubeless tyres are built with a specialised compound technology that makes it…

Committed To Full Portfolio Of EVs For India, XC40 Recharge A First: Volvo

Volvo Cars India has been closely monitoring the market scenario here since the Covid-19 outbreak earlier in 2020 and while the Swedish company recognizes the challenges that continue to face it and the automotive industry as a whole, also promises…

Aston Martin Gets Access To Mercedes EV Tech In Exchange For Bigger Stake

Mercedes-Benz will increase its stake in Aston Martin to up to 20 percent from 2.6 percent as part of an expanded technology partnership between the automakers. Aston Martin will get access to advanced Mercedes technologies, including next-generation hybrid and electric…

Delhi: EV Charging Station Operators To Be Hired Via Centralised Tenders

A centralised tendering system will be adopted to hire an operator to install, run, maintain and upgrade charging stations for electric vehicles in the city, the Delhi Transport Department said. Land-owning agencies will be required to provide land for the…

Fairfax County & Dominion Energy Launch Virginia’s First Publicly Funded Autonomous Electric Shuttle Pilot Project

Fairfax County and Dominion Energy have launched passenger service on Relay—the first publicly funded autonomous electric shuttle and test of driverless technology in public transportation in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This pilot project is a public-private partnership between Fairfax County,…

New BYD EV Platform To Come In 2021

According to the most recent reports from China, Lian Yubo, senior vice president of BYD, hinted at a new EV platform scheduled for market launch in April 2021. The new models, based on this new platform, should have cost, range…

TÜV & ConAC To Open Test Lab For EV Batteries

The German certification service provider TÜV Rheinland and the Aachen-based start-up ConAC have announced a test laboratory for electric car drive batteries. The laboratory, which is to become one of the “largest and most modern independent battery test centres in…

UK: Plug-in Pledge Raises EV Uptake Forecast

Two years after launching the Plug-in Pledge in the UK, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has updated its forecasts for the uptake of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The speed with which road transport is decarbonising has…

Renault Electric SUV Riles Unions In France

Renault unions are raising hackles about the French carmaker producing a new electric mini-SUV in China and selling it in Europe, a clash that could become more common given how many companies have similar plans. Labor groups are assailing Renault…