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All you need to know about safety standards of Lithium-ion battery
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All you need to know about safety standards of Lithium-ion battery

Industries have understood the significance of Li-ion batteries and are coming up with innovative solutions to increase their efficiency to support the cause of clean energy storage and sustainability

Explained: India’s ‘green plan’ to fight climate change at COP27
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Explained: India’s ‘green plan’ to fight climate change at COP27

At the climate summit in Egypt, COP27, India has submitted its Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy, which outlines its plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2070. The government has stated that it’s looking to boost the use of electric vehicles and maximise the use of hydrogen fuel

Bikes, batteries spark concern in New York City: Why are they catching fire?
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Bikes, batteries spark concern in New York City: Why are they catching fire?

City officials in New York are considering new laws after the fire department counted nearly 200 blazes and six fire deaths this year tied to problems with lithium-ion batteries in ‘micromobility’ devices such as electric bikes and scooters

Indian Army to reduce carbon emissions, will procure EVs for select units
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Indian Army to reduce carbon emissions, will procure EVs for select units

Various factors unique to the Indian Army's employability, remote locations of employment and operational commitments were considered before finalising the roadmap for induction of EVs, the officials said

Xiaomi-backed automobile startup China Car Custom announce their first electric sports car
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Xiaomi-backed automobile startup China Car Custom announce their first electric sports car

Xiaomi-backed automobile startup China Car Custom have unveiled its first electric car. The SC01 is a two-door-sports car with an output of 320kW or roughly 429 bhp. The car is likely going to find its way to India.

EKA Mobility partners up with goEgo for bus charging network, details here
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EKA Mobility partners up with goEgo for bus charging network, details here

Sudhir Mehta, the Chairman of EKA and Pinnacle Industries Ltd, stated that his company is looking forward to bringing profitable and efficient solutions for the mass adoption of EV vehicles in India

Rajasthan picking up fast on electric vehicles; six fold increase in sale since 2019
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Rajasthan picking up fast on electric vehicles; six fold increase in sale since 2019

A total of 6,627 electric vehicles in three segments - two-wheelers, three-wheelers, and four-wheelers - were purchased in the state in 2019. After a slight slump in e-vehicle sales in the year 2020 (5,599 vehicle sales) due to the pandemic, sales shot up to 23,451 in the year 2021

Joe Biden to bill new law incentivising buying electric vehicles at Detroit auto show
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Joe Biden to bill new law incentivising buying electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

Under the new law, electric vehicles must be built in North America to be eligible for a new federal tax credit of up to $7,500

California to go electric by 2035: Will its ambitious EV project be hiccup-free?
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California to go electric by 2035: Will its ambitious EV project be hiccup-free?

Electric vehicles now cost substantially more than gas-powered vehicles. There are shortages of precious metals needed for their batteries and the US has little battery manufacturing capacity

India's electric vehicle market to hit annual sales of 17 million units by 2030
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India's electric vehicle market to hit annual sales of 17 million units by 2030

This projected growth is expected to be driven by factors such as rising fuel prices, entry of new players, advancement in EV technology, continued subsidy support from both the Central and state governments as well as anticipated implementation of emission standards

Anand Mahindra impressed by a man making electric jeep from scratch
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Anand Mahindra impressed by a man making electric jeep from scratch

Promoting the young talent and continuing the trajectory of intriguing tweets, Mahindra re-shared a video of a man who built an electric jeep at his home.

Indore: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari emphasises on the benefits of electric mobility
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Indore: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari emphasises on the benefits of electric mobility

Politicians should think 50 years ahead, as government officials only do patch work, the union minister said. Foundation stone for five road projects, worth Rs 2,300 crore laid by him in Indore

Delhi government looks to create a coordinated strategy for rapid expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure
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Delhi government looks to create a coordinated strategy for rapid expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Currently, 896 public charging points and 103 battery swapping stations are getting installed under the Delhi Transco Limited tender. The first set of charging stations are expected to be inaugurated next month

Electric vehicles in India to get boost as Hindalco signs MoU with Israel’s Phinergy to produce aluminium-air batteries
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Electric vehicles in India to get boost as Hindalco signs MoU with Israel’s Phinergy to produce aluminium-air batteries

Aluminium-air batteries are expected to make EV adoption more convenient, and accelerate the transition to zero emission mobility

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the prototype of its first EV car in China by end of August
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Xiaomi is all set to unveil the prototype of its first EV car in China by end of August

Xiaomi had planned to enter the EV car market in full swing by 2024 when they will finally start mass production of their EVs. The Chinese tech giant will be unveiling the first prototype of its EV cars by the end of August this year.

EVConIndia 2022: Industry leaders, experts to unveil white paper on status of EV adoption in India on 29 July
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EVConIndia 2022: Industry leaders, experts to unveil white paper on status of EV adoption in India on 29 July

Over 100 industry leaders and subject experts are expected to meet for a day-long conference to delve into important conversations on the challenges and opportunities of electrical vehicle adoption in India

Building smart electric vehicles from scratch
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Building smart electric vehicles from scratch

Over the last decade, India has witnessed many types of electric vehicles

Could EV makers be sending higher quality cells for testing while using lower quality ones?
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Could EV makers be sending higher quality cells for testing while using lower quality ones?

An exclusive investigation by CNBC-TV18 shows signs that some EV makers could be making use of such practices

Tata Nexon EV Max launched in India; priced from Rs 17.74 lakh
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Tata Nexon EV Max launched in India; priced from Rs 17.74 lakh

The new Tata Nexon EV Max comes with 30+ features over the standard Nexon EV, and costs roughly Rs 2 lakh more.

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on plea seeking mandatory insurance for electric vehicles
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Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on plea seeking mandatory insurance for electric vehicles

Seeking response from the Centre and Delhi government, a Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla listed the matter for further hearing on 20 October