By Nimesh Shah
Government of India recently released a notification titled ‘Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles – Guidelines and Standards -reg.’. Availability of adequate charging infrastructure is acknowledged as a key requirement for accelerated electric vehicle adoption in the country. In accordance, setting up of Public Charging Stations (PCS) has been de-licensed and any individual/entity is free to set up public charging stations, provided the stations meet the technical as well as performance standards laid down.
Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd, part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, and SmartE, India’s largest electric vehicle fleet operator, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive electric mobility forward in India.
Whilst diesel and gasoline-powered vessels currently dominate maritime transportation, the market for pure electric and hybrid boats and ships is growing rapidly.
IDTechEx Technology Analyst, Luke Gear, has published the below article on his new report on electric and hybrid boats and ships.
This week, Elon Musk showcased a concept tunnel that could revolutionize urban transport.
The big takeaway from this proof of concept, is that only Electric Vehicles with autonomous hardware/software installed can use this infrastructure. No ICE vehicles allowed!
Mahindra Electric have inaugurated a facility in Bengaluru to manufacture Electric Vehicle Technology, developed under +ME brand. This is based on Mahindra’s Future of Mobility theme based on 3C's – Clean, Connected & Convenient. They also rolled out their first electric 3 wheeler range Treo and Treo Yaari, to be priced attractively, starting at Rs. 1.36 lakhs
Dr Iain Meager, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx
The diesel genset alternative market is forecast to grow from just under $1.5bn in 2019 to just over $4.8bn in 2029 according to a new report from IDTechEx - Diesel Generator Set Future Developments and Alternative Technologies 2019-2029.
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?
Magenta Power is a Navi Mumbai based service provider of renewable energy solutions and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Recently they have added DC Fast Charging Stations between Mumbai and Pune.
We speak to Mr Maxon Lewis on the work done so far and future plans.
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.
Explore Exhibitions & Conference is hosting a two-day conference 'EV INDIA CHARGING CONCLAVE 2018', from 25th to 26th October 2018, New Delhi, India.
The EV INDIA CHARGING CONCLAVE 2018 will gather policymakers, power and energy regulators and operators, safety & standardization experts from national and local authorities in India, International experts who have helped deploy charging infrastructure in their respective countries, researchers and transportation experts to network and discuss what will ultimately entail and to strategize how to combat deployment of a mammoth task.
Welcome to another PluginIndia musings episode. This time we’ll be talking about the top issues in the Indian EV industry and why these need to be resolved ASAP to ensure the industry grows and, more important, people start trusting and using electric vehicles.
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.
By Raphae Halim
Hello, Welcome to the second episode of ‘Ask your EV Guru’! We get many many comments from all of you asking us about Electric Vehicles in rains! Most of your concerns are about effects of water on the battery pack of an electric vehicle. Also some of you are concerned if the motor and electronics can get damaged in the rain. And some are worried if you will get an electric shock!
So how best to answer all these questions than go on an actual ride in Mumbai’s pouring rain?
By Raphae Halim
Hello, Welcome to a new edition of ‘Ask your EV Guru’!
One of the most frequent questions the PluginIndia team, get from people is this - "What happens if an EV runs out of charge?"
So we answer this question in this video blog!
Read about the operating costs of Electric Cars and Scooters compared to Petrol based cars and scooter. You will be amazed by the savings.
Download the RechargeIndia iOS and Android app to find charge points around you. We now have DC fast charging stations too!