Friday, 31 March, 2023
TopicElectric Cars

Topic: Electric Cars

Why hybrid cars are grabbing more road than electrics

Automakers are finding the cost of electric vehicle tough to digest, especially after Covid. Hybrids are one compliance solution, if not necessarily the technology transition.

Battery fires put BMW and Ford on the back foot just as electric vehicles take off

A flaw affecting a plug-in hybrid SUV in Europe will keep Ford from complying with tougher emissions standards this year. BMW and Hyundai are recalling tens of thousands of cars.

The planet is ready for cars to go electric, but our power systems may not be

Countries have already started banning petrol cars, but we need to ensure there is enough infrastructure to handle an increasing number of electric vehicles.

Resale value of existing electric vehicles sinks as battery technology improves

The lower prices of the latest electric cars is cutting existing owners out of the resale market, but it also doesn't bode well for new owners.

E-mobility is the best solution for both climate and economic crises

Transport accounts for 23 per cent of global energy-related greenhouse emissions. But existing electrification technology could cut down these emissions by 2050.

A million-mile battery from China could power your electric car

Contemporary Amperex Technology, which can produce a battery that lasts 16 years, is a potential boon for automakers trying to sway drivers to their EV models.

An economic crash will slow down the electric vehicle revolution, but not for long

Sales in Europe still are expected to increase 50% from last year and China sales could be flat or drop if the recovery from the virus drags on.

How commercial vehicles are leading India’s electric vehicle revolution

Lack of infrastructure, high prices and limited choices are some of the reasons why Indians aren't too enthused to buy personal EVs.

Porsche bets rich Indians will pay to show off electric cars

Porsche, which sells 350-450 cars a year in India, is looking for a boost to those figures when it launches its new Cayenne Coupe this week & Taycan by July 2020.

Carmakers shedding 80,000 jobs globally as electric era upends industry

Amid trade tensions and rising tariffs, carmakers are reassessing their workforce in an era of electrification, autonomous driving and ride-on-demand services.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.