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Ather Scooters Are More Affordable Now

Owning an electric vehicle has become more affordable as the Indian government has reduced the GST rates on EVs from 12 to 5 per cent. As a result of this move, Ather has been able to reduce the on-road prices…

Vmoto Shares Hit Skids Despite Doubling Sales To Europe

Shares in Perth-based electric scooter maker Vmoto have plunged despite the company flagging a surge in orders after second-quarter sales to Europe were more than double those of a year ago. The manufacturer and distributor sold 2371 vehicles to Europe…

Tesla Triples European Sales In First Half Of 2019 As Regional Car Market Drops 7.9%

As the overall European car market fell nearly 8% in June over last year, Tesla managed to both buck the trend and triple its sales in the region in the first half of 2019. The Model 3 was also Europe’s…

EV Startup Unveils New Insane Looking Electric Car With ‘400 miles’ Of Range

Human Horizons, a new China-based electric car startup, has launched its new premium all-electric smart brand, HiPhi, and unveiled its first car, the HiPhi 1, an insane-looking electric SUV with up to 400 miles of range. In a press release,…

Jitendra E Vehicles Welcomes The Government”s Move To Keep EV Pocket Friendly

The Nasik based Jitendra Electric vehicles welcomed the decision of fixing reasonable GST rates to EVs. The Government of India is already in process of promoting EV’s and making them affordable with Phase 2 of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing…

Govt. Plans To Invest INR 100 Billion ($1.4 Billion) To Incentivize Electric Vehicle Manufacturing In India

Owing to the fact that India includes some of the world’s most polluted cities, the government is focused toward ensuring reduced greenhouse gas emissions from the automotive sector. Thus, the government has planned to invest INR 100 billion ($1.4 billion)…

KSL Cleantech And China’s Huaihai To Launch 10 EVs In India

The electric mobility segment in India is still at a very nascent stage, allowing companies from all over the world to tap one of the biggest two-wheeler markets in the world. And KSL Cleantech Limited is the latest company to…

GST Council Meeting: Rates On Electric Vehicles, Chargers Slashed To 5%

n a welcome move for e-vehicles manufacturing industry in India, a decision was taken during the 36th GST Council meeting to reduce Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on electrical vehicles (EV) from 12 per cent to 5 per cent…

Hyundai KONA Electric Car Caught Fire, Exploded, Claims Man; Company Reacts

Weeks after Hyundai’s much-awaited EV KONA electric car was launched in India, a news of alleged fire and explosion incident in the electric car is going viral on the internet and social media. Reportedly, the alleged fire and explosion in…

Toyota Bets Big On Chinese EV Market With BYD Partnership

Toyota is partnering with BYD, a Chinese electric automaker, to build electric vehicles (EV)—and EV batteries—for the Chinese market. In a joint statement, the companies said that they would develop sedans and sport utility vehicles to be sold in China…