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Russian firm to make electric car with Chinese parts


August 25th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Russia's largest car manufacturer, AutoVAZ, has revealed plans to produce its first electromotive car using Chinese parts.Named EL LADA, the new car will be based on ... Read more...

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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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China vows protection of rare earth metals


July 25th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China Wednesday vowed to protect its rare earth products and said it will work with other countries to solve the policy disputes over the resources.The government ... Read more...

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WTO establishes panel to settle rare earths dispute


July 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has established a panel to consider China's exports of rare earths on the complaints of the US, the European Union (EU) ... Read more...

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China to boost electric car industry


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China has rolled out a plan to boost its underdeveloped electric vehicle industry, with a goal of making the industry more competitive in the global marketplace, ... Read more...

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DiCaprio partners with electric car company


July 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actor and eco-warrior Leonardo Di Caprio has become an equity investor in electric car company Fisker Automotive.Lasy year, the 37-year-old became the first recipient of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China issues white paper on rare earth


June 20th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China, the world's largest producer of rare earth products, Wednesday issued its first white paper on the rare earth industry.Titled "Situation and policies of China's rare ... Read more...

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Chinese automaker to develop electric car with US partner


April 26th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) One of China's major privately owned automakers, Great Wall Motors, will work with a US company to develop electric vehicles.The automaker signed an agreement Tuesday with ... Read more...

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South Australian govt worried that electric cars would stress the power grid


March 15th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Adelaide, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Australian State Government is very worried that electric cars could stress the power grid in the region. Even though the government officials know very well that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bieber buys mansion worth $10.8 mn


March 7th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber has spent $10.8 million on a mansion in the Hollywood Hills which he plans to share with girlfriend Selena Gomez.The "Baby" hitmaker, ... Read more...

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Bieber presented with a $100,000 electric car


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On his 18th birthday, Canadian singer Justin Bieber was presented with a $100,000 electric car. The vehicle was given to the teen sensation on the Ellen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Moscow to have electric-car charging stations


February 29th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow could set up several hundreds of charging stations for electric cars within the next few years, an official said.Andrei Konovalov, general director of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China opens largest electric car-charging station


January 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) China's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping station has been put into operation in Beijing, Xinhua reported quoting sources in the city's power supply ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mahindra Group unveils electric car


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Mahindra Group Friday unveiled its Reva NXR next generation concept electric vehicle (EV). The car is expected to be launched in November around ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China launches first electric car for public


October 27th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) Chinese car-maker BYD, which is backed by famous US investor Warren Buffett, has made its first all-electric car available to private buyers in the country.The BYD ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukrainian makes flying electric car


October 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian student has received a patent for making a flying electric car that can remain airborne for about an hour."Eco-Grieg" is a hybrid electric vehicle ... Read more...

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South Korea to offer tax incentives for electric cars


October 12th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 12 (IANS) South Korea plans to offer tax incentives for electric car buyers from next year in a bid to help promote sales of energy-saving vehicles, a government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, lease an electric car in Paris


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) People visiting Paris will now be able to enjoy a new public service -- leasing an electric car! This new mode of transport launched Sunday in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A house for conservationists


September 13th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are one of those who worry about mounting water bills or are a plain water conservationist, a special shower in Japan may have been ... Read more...

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Indians unwilling to pay premium for electric cars


August 18th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Indian car buyers are not willing to pay premium/higher price for a battery powered car than the conventional car unlike their counterparts in many other markets, ... Read more...

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Mahindra to sell 120,000 SsangYong cars globally this year


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd is aiming to sell 120,000 South Korean SsangYong cars globally this year, the company said Wednesday."We are aiming to sell ... Read more...

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Electric Nissan Leaf named World Car of the Year


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.22 (ANI): Nissan's Leaf electric car has been named the 2011 World Car of the Year at the New York International Auto Show.According to CBS News, the Leaf was also ... Read more...

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Battery research will give electric cars the same range as petrol ones


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Danish experts have suggested that more research into batteries was needed to give electric cars the same range as petrol cars.The Achilles' heel of the electric car remains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cartier pays tribute to restored 1911 Rolls Royce (With Image)


March 15th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A painstakingly restored 1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Dome Roof limousine - said to be the only one of its kind in India - won ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

GM to launch 6 new cars in India


March 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Carmaker General Motors (GM) India will launch 14 variants of six new models in the country in the next two years, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Electric cars ‘are as dirty as diesel cars’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The amount of pollution generated by electric cars is similar to that of a frugal conventional diesel car, according to UK consumer watchdogs.Experts at Which? said electric cars ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nissan’s ‘too quiet’ electric cars fitted with speakers


February 6th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Multinational automaker, Nissan, have fitted 29,000-pound Nissan Leaf with a speaker so that it makes a noise as it approaches.Nissan are the makers of the first mass production ... Read more...

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Detroit Auto Show 2011: Volt Makes GM Proud Again!


January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Detroit, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Detroit Auto Show 2011, the largest auto show of the year in U.S. has started and the top car makers are vying for attention ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

An electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself!


January 9th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Tired of traffic jams and lack of parking spaces? Well, there is good news for you, as scientists have designed an electric car that beats traffic congestion and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2010’s Top Selling Cars That Made Waves


December 21st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The year 2010 is a major year for the global car industry. The Japanese giant Toyota received its biggest setback this year with millions of its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

GM all set to use oil spill boom material in the Chevy Volt


December 21st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors have found a new use for the plastic materials that was used to trap some of the oil in the Gulf.Shortly after an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

GM CEO Mocks At Toyota Prius, Reiterates The Company Is Back In The Game


December 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of General Motors, the legendary US based car maker took the opportunity of a public appearance to take potshots at rival Toyota Motors, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Electric car REVAi to be marketed in Pune


December 11th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkePune, Dec.11 (ANI): Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Limited has announced that REVAi vehicle would be available at four Mahindra dealers in Pune.This is one of the major initiatives announced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GM Auctions The First Chevy Volt


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors have put on auction the first Chevrolet Volt and it looks like the electric car does have some rich fans. While the bids started ... Read more...

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China to unveil new auto plan, sell 1 mn electric cars


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) China, the world's largest auto market, will unveil a new plan for its auto industry in December under which it plans to sell one million electric cars annually ... Read more...

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