General Motors has been in India since 1996 subsequently building two factories to manufacture, sell and export out of the country. Even after plans to invest $1 billion more, in 2017, GM closed its factory in Halol Gujarat.
With ever increasing pollution levels across the major cities in India, it is high time that we, as individuals, take steps to protect ourselves and our future generations from environmental degradation. And the time to do it is – NOW.
Electric car maker Tesla Inc’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.
China’s BYD is looking at launching battery production in Europe, the latest Asian battery maker aiming to make inroads in Europe as Brussels seek to build a home-grown industry to fuel a surge in electric car production.
US-based electric car major Tesla today alluded to a challenging environment for not being able to enter India, a market which it would love to be in, according to company’s Chief Executive Elon Musk.
Charging an electric car away from home can be an exercise in uncertainty – hunting for that one lonely station at the back of a rest-area parking lot and hoping it’s working.
India’s dependence on imported components for electric vehicles could make the country vulnerable to cyber-security breaches, according to the government’s chief policy think-tank.
There is no plan under consideration at present to have all vehicles electric powered in the country by 2030, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
India’s push for cleaner fuels will not just trigger an electric car boom. It will also drive consumption of natural gas as the nation weans car owners away from polluting fuels like petrol and diesel, among the largest contributors to Asia’s third-largest economy’s import bill.
Maruti parent Suzuki has inked a pact with Toyota Motor and, if things go as planned, India would see the first electric vehicle (EV) from the Maruti stable in less than two years.