Electric buses in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Kochi and Kozhikode

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) rolled out its first electric bus on Monday, making Kerala the sixth Indian state to run the service.

KSRTC will carry out a trial run for 15 days starting from Monday, out of which 8 days will be in Thiruvananthapuram and 7 days in Ernakulam, following which it will conduct services in Kochi and Kozhikode.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in his Facebook post on Monday said that if the services are successful, they will roll out around 300 electric buses for service throughout the state.

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ISRO offers Li-Ion tech to StartUps

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has asked local startups and industry houses to bid for transfer of its lithium ion cells technology as it looks to encourage making these energy-efficient batteries locally and help reduce imports.

The space agency floated a so-called request for qualification on Tuesday, promising to transfer the technology for lithium ion batteries built for powering satellites for Rs 1 crore, for sucessfull bidders. The transfer of technology, it hopes will spur the development of indigenous electric vehicle industry.

The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), located in Kerala…

India’s 1st Li-Ion cell manufacturing coming up in Andhra Pradesh

Munoth Industries Limited will set up India’s first lithium ion cell production project by investing Rs 799 crore in three phases in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. This move will provide a trigger for enabling mobile component manufacturing in India that will also lead to value addition in overall mobile phone manufacturing.

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In the first phase…

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Ather 450 Launch

 

 

 

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Centre plans Rs 9,000 crore incentives for Electric Vehicles

The draft policy formulated by the government has proposed:

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  • Incentives of up to Rs 2.5 lakh to those scrapping old petrol- or diesel-fired vehicles.
  • Rs 1,000 crore spending is planned to set up charging stations across the country.
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Ather makes touchdown | Rolls off production line | Charging Stations up

After 4 long years of wait the 1st Ather Scooter S340 finally rolls off the production lines. Ather also has been putting up its charging stations from May 2018 on wards. Pre-order windows for Bengaluru customers will be opened from June 2018.

In June 2018 Ather Energy is… Continue reading