Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Tesla

Why buying a Tesla in India or China may not cut your carbon emissions

An essential element of the climate potential of electric vehicles is that they’re eventually able to switch to lower-carbon fuels — a slow process in India and China.

Tesla comes to India, picks EV hub Bengaluru for its first plant

Tesla is said to be focused on Bangalore because it’s shaping up to be a hub for electric vehicles and aerospace manufacturing talent.

Why Tesla’s big Bitcoin splash isn’t exciting news for Indians investing in cryptocurrencies

A bill to ban private cryptocurrency will soon be sent for cabinet approval. However, it will also enable the issuance of a digital currency by the RBI.

For Tesla, India will be a very tough market to crack unlike China

India still hasn’t rolled out the welcome mat for EVs, unlike China, where Tesla set up its first factory outside of the US and now dominates electric-car sales.

Yediyurappa welcomes Elon Musk’s Tesla to India, then deletes tweet a few hours later

Tesla has registered as a subsidiary company in Bengaluru and is expected to set up a research and development as well as a manufacturing unit.

Elon Musk says it’s ‘impossible’ to take Tesla private, plans new IPO

Tesla shares have surged eightfold this year and Musk’s net worth has soared by $132.2 billion to $159.7 billion, making him the world’s second-richest person.

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.

China ignores Elon Musk, pushes ahead with plan to build hydrogen-fuelled auto sector

China's renewed interest in hydrogen could put it further ahead of US in next-generation autos even as President-elect Joe Biden tries to promote clean-car development.

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.

Elon Musk’s Tesla are headed to India, but there won’t be any green car revolution here

There are less than 500 electric vehicle charging stations in India, when the current need has been pegged at around 2,600.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.