In the way to office today (I work in Chennai), saw an electric tempo running slowly alongside. The realized that it was a local waste collection vehicle. This was getting interesting. A bit of googling, and I get this news item about how the city is going electric in its waste management efforts. The news item, from […]Read More →
Posts Tagged 'electric vehicles'
To encourage the use of electric vehicles, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced customs duty exemption on certain parts of electric vehicle in the 2019 Union Budget. The exemption from customs duty would extend to parts for exclusive use in electric vehicles. This includes e-drive assembly, on-board charger, e-compressor (what is this?) and charging gun.Read More →
In a forceful op-ed in the Financial Express, NITI Aayog folks Rajiv Kumar & Anil Srivastava argue why the Indian auto industry should consider the NITI Aayog recommendations of 2 w & 3 w going almost fully electric by 2025 to be an opportunity and not a threat. While I have my own reservations what they […]Read More →
Read recently about SoftBank’s $250 million investment in Ola Electric, the E-mobility arm of Ola. The idea is that Ola (and possibly followed by Uber) will invest this money into making large scale e-fleets a reality by investing into both electric vehicles (2, 3, 4 wheelers) as well as into the charging (& swapping infrastructure). […]Read More →
Significant business opportunity for Lithium sourcing from Argentina for EV batteries. Greetings from EAI. As you will be aware, EAI (Energy Alternatives India) is India’s leading renewable energy and cleantech consulting firm. We have been offering boutique marketing and management consultancy for over ten years, and have served over 300 premium Indian and international clients […]Read More →