Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicElectric scooters

Topic: electric scooters

Move over SaaS, it’s time for BaaS – why battery swapping can dramatically change EV game

Rise of e-two-wheelers, and MoRTH and NITI Aayog’s battery swapping policy could be the push e-vehicles needed to compete with ICEs.

Whose driving data is it? Ola e-scooter accident in Assam triggers privacy controversy

When Ola Electric released a statement on the accident, it detailed how that particular vehicle was being driven. That has set off a firestorm.

Electric scooters catching fire show high cost of India’s green goals

The govt has pledged to adopt new standards to tackle the fires, which are likely caused due to thermal inefficiencies in lithium-ion batteries and exacerbated by hot weather.

The future is here at Ola FutureFactory as AI & women workers join hands for big EV push

What makes Ola FutureFactory in TN unique is its size, scale, ambition, demand — and the fact that it is almost entirely staffed by women workers.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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