Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx
The drone market in recent years has completely changed character. Gone is the hype. IDTechEx's report clearly demonstrates this by tracking company investment and formation trends each year. The price wars have also taken their toll with the Chinese winner having forced many to give their hardware (platform) play completely. We are often therefore asked whether this marks the end of the drone opportunity or not?
Today, Twenty Two Motors and KYMCO, one of the largest two wheeler and leading power sports global brands announced their partnership in India. This marks the entry of KYMCO into the Indian sub-continent. The alliance aims at making scooter experience intuitive, convenient and stylish for Indian customers.
Strom Motor’s work in creating a sustainable urban mobility solution has been widely recognized in the country.
Recently, the company was selected as one of the top 10 start-ups to transform India by Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India and IIM Calcutta SmartFifty program.
A survey commissioned by Climate Trends and carried out by FourthLion Technologies reveals that 87 percent of the respondents believe reducing air pollution is the best reason to purchase an electric vehicle. The survey was conducted online between August 21-24 among 2,178 Indian drivers, vehicle owners and those who plan to purchase, own or drive a vehicle in the next 10 years.
75% of respondents support a target of at least 50% of all vehicles in India to be electric by 2030.
We do a QnA with Indian manufacturer of Chargers for e-Rickshaws, e-Scooters and more. Nuteck Power Solutions is based in Pune & engaged in the manufacturing of power supply products and Chargers for Indian EV sector.
We spoke with Mr Rohit Doultani, Head of Business Development at Nuteck Power Solutions and asked him some questions about his company and the Made In India products that can help the Indian EV industry.
Mahindra Signs MOUs with Government of Maharashtra for Electric Vehicle Manufacture and Deployment : Press Release
Team Mahindra Electric
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US $19 billion Mahindra Group today signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the Government of Maharashtra (GoM), to further its next phase of expansion in electric vehicles (EVs) and achieve its vision of becoming completely electric ready. This is in line with the Government’s pursuit for rapid adoption of EV's for private use as well as public (shared
Team Mahindra Electric
On the occasion of Earth Day, Mahindra Electric, part of the diversified USD 19 billion Mahindra Group and Meru, the pioneer of tech enabled cab services, today announced a collaboration for a pilot EV project in Hyderabad with the intention to replicate the same model in other cities soon. The pilot will see Meru deploy a fleet of e-Veritos, the all-electric sedan by Mahindra.
There are many words to describe the brand new Bollinger B1, brilliant, beautiful, basic, badass, and boss are just a few. The Bollinger B1 turned a lot of heads when it made its debut on July 27th in NYC. This new electric SUV will forever be known as the very first all-electric sport utility 4×4. Although Bollinger hasn’t revealed any manufacturing details the fully working prototype proves that this is the future off-roading and Robert Bollinger the founder guarantees that the B1 will go to manufacturing. The company is taking $1000 deposits through THEIR WEBSITE and delivery is expected to start in the first quarter of 2019.
By Team Exicom
EXICOM Tele-Systems Limited is among India’s leading EV charging station suppliers. EXICOM wants to capture a major share of this emerging electric vehicle market and support the Government in achieving their target of 100% electrification of public transport by 2030.
Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala spoke about how the Indian EV Industry, backed by our government will solve issues related to electric mobility.
Note : This talk was given by Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala during the first Electro Mobility Summit
PlugInIndia was at the summit and every word said by Professor Jhunjhunwala, was noted down faithfully for the benefit of the community.
Greenbuild India is the green building industry event of the year. This exhibition was held for the first time in India at Bombay Exhibition Center at Goregaon.
Greenbuild India offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues, such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change
PlugInIndia were invited by PV PowerTech - a solar power systems based company to display electric vehicles, EV Charging solutions and Integrated Solar Power Systems that can power EV's.
"Petrol diesel banaane walon kaa band-baajaa bajaanaa hai! (We will take the makers of petrol/diesel engine vehicles to task!)"
Now this is an incredible statement by our Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Mr Nitin Gadkari. He and his government has sent a clear message to automakers to move to alternative-fuel vehicles!
These are sweet sounding words for Electric Vehicle lovers all over India!
When a minister from the government is so determined to promote Electric Vehicles, it will be a matter of time before we start seeing changes in our cities and towns.
What are the implications of such a strongly worded sentence?
I'm more interested in that, rather than the hundreds of negative opinion pieces, you see in the media - generally by petrol heads and EV skeptics.
So lets get right to it in this episode of PlugInIndia Musings!
Indian Auto Industry to Undergo an Electrifying Transformation by 2030, EV's to Become More Affordable
The Indian auto market is one of the biggest across the world. The plethora of makes and models stand testimony to it. The limited availability of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is directly proportionate to the assumed high cost of ownership, limited range, and availability of a so called cheaper alternative the ICE, petrol or diesel, and of course the fear of taking the road less taken.
Mr Kedar Soman had a WebEx session with Dr Prabakhar Patil : Ex-CEO LGChem Batteries.
Here Dr Patil gives us amazing insights into Lithium-Ion batteries and what is in store for the future.
The National Institution for Transforming India, also called NITI Aayog, a Government of India policy think-tank setup by our Prime Minister has declared that Accelerated adoption of electric and shared vehicles could save $60 billion in diesel and petrol costs while cutting down as much as 1 gigatonne (GT) of carbon emissions for India by 2030.
The organization released a report that establishes a vision for the future of India’s mobility system and also defines a change model to support rapid scaling and deployment of solutions.