The Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (SRTA) has launched its first electric bus in the emirate in a trial operation, following an agreement signed with Reliance Motors, the official agent of the China Changan Bus.
Germany has become the second major European Union (EU) economy to use a multi-billion-euro recovery plan to spur clean driving, with incentives for electric cars that should boost Volkswagen (VW) and Tesla, while polluting sport utility vehicles (SUVs) face higher taxes.
General Motors (GM) is developing an electric van aimed at business users, joining a growing list of carmakers planning EVs for the same segment which includes customers such as Amazon.com and United Parcel Service, five people familiar with the plans told Reuters.
The Tesla boss floated the idea that advances in battery technology could make electric planes commercially viable within three years, having first revealed in 2016 that he already had prototype designs for a vertical take-off vehicle.
Imran said that the launch of the electric motorcycle was a futuristic step and that the government’s new policy on electric vehicles sets a roadmap and sets the direction for the future. Apart from reducing pollution, the PM said, the electric vehicle sector would generate employment opportunities too.
India plans to offer $4.6 billion in incentives to companies setting up advanced battery manufacturing facilities as it seeks to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and cut down its dependence on oil, according to a government proposal.
General Motors Co said on Friday it is issuing a new recall for nearly 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide for fire risks after reports of two fires and will replace defective battery modules as needed.
Tesla has written to Indian ministries seeking a big reduction in import duties on electric vehicles (EVs), a move it says will boost demand and generate revenue for the government, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler plans to invest more than 40 billion euros ($47 billion) between 2022 and 2030 to develop battery electric vehicles (EVs), and be ready for an all-electric car market by the end of that period.