Tag: electric vehicles

Luxury carmaker Audi pitches for lower import duties on electric vehicles

NEW DELHI: German luxury carmaker Audi has termed high taxation on imported cars in India an impediment for growth of the electric segment while noting that even some relief in terms of duties could help it sell more vehicles and convince its headquarters to re-invest in the country for local manufacturing of such models. The […]

Charging point at every 3 km will pave way to make Delhi EV capital

NEW DELHI: Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Saturday the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government’s decision install a charging point at every three kilometers will pave the way for making Delhi the “electric vehicle” capital. He said the Delhi government has taken a lead across India in creating charging infrastructure for a smooth transition to […]

Uber promises 100% electric vehicles by 2040, commits $800 million to help drivers switch

By Tina Bellon Uber Technologies Inc on Tuesday said every vehicle on its global ride-hailing platform will be electric by 2040, and it vowed to contribute $800 million through 2025 to help drivers switch to battery-powered vehicles, including discounts for vehicles bought or leased from partner automakers. Uber, which as of early February said it […]

Bajaj Chetak makes a comeback in electric avatar, to be available from January

NEW DELHI: Two-wheeler major Bajaj on Wednesday announced the comeback of its iconic scooter brand Chetak in an electric avatar. The company plans to start selling electric scooters (e-scooter) under the Chetak brand January onwards from Pune and then move to Bengaluru; and after gauging the response, expand operations to other locations. The e-scooter would […]

Extremely sad on campaign to run down electric vehicles: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI:Union Minister Piyush Goyal Friday expressed disappointment over some companies running a campaign to run down electric vehicles to promote their hybrid cars in India. Speaking here at the Global Mobility Summit ‘MOVE’, the minister alleged that the companies promoting hybrid vehicles “want us to settle for the second best”. “I am extremely sad […]

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