Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicElectric vehicle

Topic: Electric vehicle

Tesla to start exporting made-in-China Model 3 sedans to Europe

Tesla's Shanghai factory opened for local deliveries at the start of this year. It will start shipping cars to more than 10 countries, including Germany, France & Switzerland.

Electric vehicles aren’t enough to clean up city’s energy systems

An investment of €6 billion in Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure could yield over €12 billion in human health benefits from improved air quality.

Hyundai considers global recall of electric vehicle Kona after battery fire reports

Yonhap News reported Monday that Hyundai will recall 77,000 Kona EVs worldwide. The affected vehicles were produced between September 2017 and March 2020.

Carmakers can’t turn out electric vehicles cheap enough to convert Indians

Govt is pushing for faster adoption of electric vehicles — hoping 15% of all vehicles on roads will be electric in 3 years. But they cost too much.

British icon MG Motor to sell electric SUV in India where few can afford them

MG Motor & Hyundai are trying to grab early mover’s advantage in the world’s fourth-largest automobile market as PM Modi pushes India to adapt cleaner energy.

India gets its first electric vehicle as Hyundai launches Kona SUV

Hyundai’s electric car plan is betting on PM Narendra Modi’s attempt to move India towards cleaner energy in everything.

The latest bright idea from an IIT lab — cars that run on water and aluminium

IIT-Roorkee engineers develop electric car prototype that needs ‘refuelling’ not recharging, say it won’t cost any more than your petrol or diesel vehicle.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.