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Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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Saab to roll out electric cars


September 4th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab plans to roll out new electric cars in 18 months, its buyer National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) said. NEVS, wholly owned by ... Read more...

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Tweaking batteries for faster electric cars


February 27th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Faster and more powerful electric cars may now be possible by tweaking capacitors, a kind of energy storage device like a battery, suggests a study.Imagine an ... Read more...

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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...

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Renault to launch two more models in India in 2012


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) French automobile manufacturer Renault will launch two more cars in India this year of which sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster will be one.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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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...

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Hero Eco Group to invest Rs.500 crore in next 5 years


December 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Vijay Munjal-led Hero Eco group will invest up to Rs.500 crore in the next five years to augment research and development (R&D;) and raise production ... Read more...

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Mahindra to launch Reva NXR in six months


October 7th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Electric automobile manufacturer Mahindra Reva will launch its new car NXR in the next six months, says a top company official."We are at the final ... Read more...

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Now, a futuristic fuel efficient lightweight car


September 13th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) MUTE is here. It's an agile, sporty two-seater, eco-friendly electric vehicle capable of hitting a peak speed of 120 kmph.Its lithium-ion battery is designed to guarantee ... 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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Toyota sells one-millionth Prius in U.S.


April 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., on Wednesday announced the one-millionth sale of the Toyota Prius, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle, in the United States, which is currently seeing ... Read more...

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Tata Pixel showcased at Geneva Motor Show


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Tuesday showcased the Pixel - its new city car for the European market based on the its compact model Nano - ... Read more...

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Gadgets to watch out for at the CES 2011


January 5th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2011 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is being eagerly awaited.As with all the previous years, this year, there are several gadgets to look out ... Read more...

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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...

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Jaguar C-X-75 Concept Wins Autoweek’s ‘Best In Show’ Award


October 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Paris Motor Show that was held last week proved to be a stupendous success all round. However, there were a few vehicles that ... Read more...

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Brazilian man to set up $1 bn electric car plant


September 17th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian businessman will invest $1 billion to set up an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in the South American country. Eike Batista, Brazil's wealthiest man, said he ... Read more...

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Li-ion batteries in electric cars greener than believed


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at Empa have made a detailed life cycle assessment (LCA) or ecobalance of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, in particular the chemically improved (i.e. more ... Read more...

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Buckeye Bullet sets new electric car speed record


August 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A team of Ohio State University students has hopes of earning a land speed record for an electric car that clocked at speeds averaging about 307 mph over ... Read more...

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Electric car sets world record covering 1,000 km on single charge


May 26th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) An electric car in Japan has set a new world record by running for more than 27 hours and covering over 1,000 km without needing to be recharged. ... Read more...

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Spark goes out of General Motors India’s deal with Reva


May 26th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) The Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) acquisition of electric car manufacturer Reva Electric Car company has taken the spark out of another deal that the latter had entered into ... Read more...

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Chinese e-vehicle promises to clock 205 miles on single charge


January 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): A Chinese company has presented a new all-electric vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show, which gets 205 miles on a single charge and is set to hit the ... Read more...

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Maruti unveils new concept six-seater car


January 5th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The country's largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Tuesday showcased a concept prototype of its six-seater family car at the 10th Auto Expo here and ... Read more...

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World’s first hybrid two-wheelers launched in Bangalore


December 17th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 17 (ANI): Eko Vehicles, a company based in Bangalore on Wednesday launched the world's first hybrid bikes and scooters.The ET-120 and Strike two wheelers have been developed in collaboration ... Read more...

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Northeast England woos Indian investments


December 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) One North East, a London-based development agency, is wooing Indian companies to set up operations in the "cost-effective" northeastern region of England.The agency has identified areas ... Read more...

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Hopes rise of many new Tata jobs after Britain announces loan


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 22 (IANS) Hopes of new jobs have risen in Britain again after the government announced a loan of 10 million pounds to Tata Motors to manufacture an ... Read more...

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Tata Motors gets loan to produce electric car in Britain


September 19th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) After a five-month delay, the British government has announced a 10 million pound loan to Tata Motors to support the production of electric cars in Britain. The loan, sanctioned ... Read more...

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British Government grants 10-million-pond loan for Tata Motors’s ‘green’ car


September 19th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The British Government has announced a 10-million-pound loan to Indian carmaker Tata Motors for the electric car-manufacturing project in the UK.The loan, part of a scheme backing low-carbon ... Read more...

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Tata to scrap UK electric cars project if 10-mn pound loan is delayed


July 19th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Tata Motors executives will warn Business Secretary Lord Mandelson that they will scrap plans to build electric cars in the UK if it does not receive a 10 ... Read more...

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Noisy motors hushed


May 29th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) A researcher has come up with a way to hush the noisy whine of air conditioners, industrial equipment, even robots and other devices relying on electric motors. Greg ... Read more...

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Obama launches initiative for hybrid-electric cars


March 20th, 2009 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (DPA) US President Barack Obama announced a $2.4-billion plan Thursday to promote hybrid vehicles and reduce dependence on foreign oil.The initiative allows companies to apply for grants administrated ... Read more...

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Electric vehicles not cool enough for GenY (With Images)


February 8th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Sanjiv Sharma, a city-based hospitality consultant, plans to buy a car. His first. And like most of his peers he is certainly concerned about the rising cost ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi’’s groundbreaking electric car does 100 miles at 87mph with 0 emissions


December 28th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): The first proper-performance, four-seater electric car from Mitsubishi, a major car manufacturer, which is eco friendly and has zero tailpipe emissions, is all set to be launched ... Read more...

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Tata Motors acquires majority stake in Norwegian firm


October 14th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Tata Motors Tuesday said its UK subsidiary Tata Motors European Technical Centre Plc has acquired majority stake in Norwegian electric vehicle firm Miljo Grenland Innovasjon, with which ... Read more...

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Japanese company creates eco-friendly car that uses water as fuel!


June 17th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 17 (ANI): Japanese company, Genepax has claimed that it has created a new eco-friendly car that can run on nothing but water.The company said that a proprietary unit, ... Read more...

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Electrotherm to issue 1.3 mn shares to German firm


April 17th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 17 (IANS) City-based Electrotherm (India) Ltd, an engineering company engaged in steel and two-wheeler businesses, announced Thursday that it would issue 1.3 million shares to German financial institution DEG on ... Read more...

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