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KEL, Toshiba In Talks For Making Batteries For Vehicles

The State-owned Kerala Electrical and Allied Engineering Company is in discussions with Toshiba to manufacture fast charging lithium ion batteries for electrical vehicles. A team from Toshiba from Japan visited the Mamala unit of KEL on Tuesday. The Japanese team…

Will Trump’s Duties On China-Made Rechargeable Batteries Cause Drones, Phones, Toys and Electric Cars To Run Out Of Power?

American manufacturers of rechargeable electronic devices will be scrambling with a dilemma starting Monday: pass a 15 per cent import duty on China-made batteries to customers, or find alternative sources from China to power their smartphones, drones, or electric vehicles….

Why Tesla Prices In China Will Eventually Come Down

The trade war is taking a toll on almost all businesses across sectors and geographies. US automakers, including Tesla (TSLA), are one such sector—and they’re feeling twice the heat due to slowing demand in the US and China and uncertainty…

Taiwan Unveils Indigenous Driverless Electric Minibus

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwan has developed its first autonomous electric vehicle, a minibus dubbed WinBus, which is scheduled for mass production in 2021, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Monday. The WinBus is equipped with three positioning systems…

European Countries Planning On Constructing Their Own Battery Cell Production Facilities

Followed by France and Germany, Norway also started to invest into making its own electric vehicle batteries. This recent trend where many European countries started to become self-sufficient in batteries shows that they are looking not to lose the control…

Volvo’s Polestar Opens Factory In China To Export To Europe, US

Volvo Cars’ performance electric car brand, Polestar, has opened a factory in western China to produce a gasoline-electric hybrid for export to Europe and the United States. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said Tuesday exports of the two-door, carbon fiber Polestar…

Harley Davidson Launches BS-VI Emission Norm Compliant Bike In India At Rs 5.47 Lakh

American cult bike maker Harley Davidson on Tuesday launched its first BS-VI emission norm compliant bike, Street 750, in India priced at Rs 5.47 lakh. The company which has completed 10 years of operations in India, has also launched a…

Porsche’s Taycan Electric Sedan Will Have ‘Minimalist’ Cockpit

Porsche’s Taycan electric sedan will introduce a minimalist cockpit design that breaks with the brand’s core stylistic convention. The Taycan will have a fully configurable digital instrument cluster — a first for a Porsche car. Previously every model has at…

Govt To Slow Down Electric Vehicle Push As Auto Industry Struggles

As automobile industry looks at the worst sales figures of the past 19 years, the Indian government has reportedly decided to slow down its push for electric vehicles adoption. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, the auto industry has recorded…

Mercedes & Fiat Will Electrify A & B Class Cars For European Market

Fiat CEO Olivier François tells the press his company’s electrification strategy will focus on small cars in the A and B class segments of the market. The Fiat 500 and Panda account for nearly a third of all small car…