Second-hand Lithium Energy Storage Major automobile makers will soon have megawatt hours of second-hand lithium energy storage in inventory as the demand and penetration for electric vehicles and hybrids pick up globally. With the costs of EVs going down with increasing scale and with government support,  with Bloomberg predicting that 35% of new vehicles sold […]

35% of all the cars sold in 2040 will be EVs Indian city of Nagpur has become the EV capital of India with 200 Electric vehicles being launched by Ola cabs. The city which is home to India’s transport minister Nitin Gadkari has given a whole host of concessions in the forms of taxes, duties […]

India to Tax EV @ 12% The Indian government recently set up new tax rates for a large number of goods and services to be sold in India. This was under the broader Goods and Services Tax reform (GST) whereby one single standard tax rate will be set for all places in India, subsuming the […]

Should You buy Mahindra’s Electric Car The new Mahindra’s Reva looks like a futuristic stylish car!! Though the car is compact with two doors, it has sufficient leg room for four passengers to sit comfortably in the car. It was India’s first electric car launched in 2001. The hatchback car is fully automatic with no […]

EV Market in China While the Chinese manufacturing industry is extremely strong globally for its low costs and scale, its automobile industry is a nobody in the non-Chinese markets. Cars are still dominated by the western and Japanese car makers. However, the Chinese government wants to change this paradigm with the onset of the electric […]

Softbank and Ola to Change the Face of Indian Taxis Softbank through its company Ola has an ambitious plan to run 1 million Electric Vehicles in India. As part of the pilot, the company had said that it would roll out 1000 EV taxis in some Indian cities and is already working with Mahindra and […]