Electric Vehicles Evs
Business  /  Published 24.06.22

TaMo, Centre to probe Nexon fire

A Tata Nexon electric vehicle (EV), the highest-selling EV in the Indian market, caught fire in the suburbs of Mumbai on Thursday. There have been multiple incidents of electric two-wheelers catching ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.06.22

Tata Motors Nexon EV catches fire

Tata Motors on Thursday said it is investigating the incident of a Nexon electric vehicle catching fire in Mumbai. Responding to the incident that has been widely shared on social media, Tata Motors ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.06.22

EV battery levy may be reduced to 5%

“Tax rates on lithium-ion batteries and electric vehicle supply equipment are 18 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively.  The GST Council may consider reducing the differential across the ta...
By R Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.06.22

Battery localisation can stop EV fires

Fires in electric vehicles are caused by the wrong choice of battery cells. Battery cells manufactured outside India are more suited to the climatic conditions of the place of manufacture. This was ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.06.22

Tesla: 3:1 stock split proposal

Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Friday proposed a three-to-one stock split, making its shares more affordable following recent sell-offs of the most valuable auto maker. The company also said Ora...
By Reuters in San Francisco


Business  /  Published 12.06.22

Chetak back to Pune roots

The electric vehicle avatar of Bajaj Auto’s iconic Chetak will be manufactured in a new EV plant in Pune’s Akurdi, which was also the site for the old Chetak factory. Chetak Technology Lt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Pune

Business  /  Published 06.06.22

Nine lakh EVs on Indian roads

The transition to electric mobility is slowly picking up, with 8.7 lakh electric vehicles (EVs) registered in India. In 2021, 3.3 lakh EVs were sold, a 168 per cent increase from 1.2 lakh units sold a...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.05.22

Tata takes over Ford Sanand plant

Last year in September, after nearly three decades of struggling to make a mark in India, Ford Motor Co had announced that it would stop vehicle production at its two plants — Sanand and Chennai...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Science Tech  /  Published 30.05.22

Batteries versus e-fuels: Which is better?

Beyond the Tesla electric vehicle (EV) hype, battery-powered cars are finally starting to dominate a market long ruled by the combustion engine. In Norway, for example, 84% of new car sales in Januar...
By Deutsche Welle

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Bengal announces exemption of vehicles

  Bengal on Friday announced exemption of registration fees, motor vehicles and additional taxes for two and four wheeled electric vehicles and all categories of CNG-operated vehicles from April...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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