Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicElectric Cars

Topic: Electric Cars

XUV400 quiet even by e-car standards; can make noise in C-segment SUV if M&M fixes few things

Mahindra expects the XUV400 to take on India’s most successful electric vehicle — the Tata Nexon EV, which sits one segment lower.

Byton, BYD, SAIC, Nio, XPeng—China’s electric car industry is locking horns with US’ Tesla

China’s electric car companies completely dominate the EV market and are eating into Tesla’s business. In 2021, China’s EV industry was worth $124 billion.

Volkswagen to test 1st electric car in India around September, aims to start selling next year

The German carmaker also expects to start assembling its electric cars in India around 2025 or 2027.

BMWs are changing—it’s all happening under the hood. And it feels like the movie Tron

The ferocity of the new BMW i4 when you ‘push the pedal to the metal’ is like the 3-series. Plus, it sounds like it's from the movie Tron.

Kia EV6 promises 500-km range but let the first 100 units come to India and perform

The 500-km claim by Kia promises to take care of the ‘range anxiety’ among EV buyers that has kept people away from buying electric vehicles.

Here’s how practical Honda City e:HEV can be in helping Indians escape high fuel prices

On the new Honda City e:HEV, the battery, which is a dedicated lithium-ion unit placed in the wheel-well in the luggage compartment, alone can power the car.

Hisashi Takeuchi is Maruti-Suzuki’s new boss. Driving on Indian roads isn’t his only challenge

In his first interaction with the Indian media, Maruti Suzuki's new CEO Hisashi Takeuchi revealed the carmaker's plans to roll out its first electric car by 2025 and more.

Your next car should be electric. But do the math first before you decide to plug and play

Massive funds required to transform India’s electrical grid to cope with transition to electric vehicles will need a wholesale change in policy making.

India may be behind on climate goals but its one-stop shop for electric vehicles is visionary

The more drivers know about their options — & the more govts can address worries about how far EVs can travel — the less likely they'll be to resort to old, fossil-fuel-driven habits.

The electric revolution needs to be about much more than cars. We need the bigger picture

To avoid global temperature increases, the integrated energy system of the future must run on 68 per cent direct electricity.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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