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What killed India's budding hybrid car market? 18.6.2018 Rediff: Business
The GST Council last year imposed a cess of 15 per cent on hybrid vehicles, in addition to the 28 per cent GST, leading to a total tax burden of 43 per cent against a previous tax rate of 28 per cent.
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New auto policy likely to be finalised in 3 months 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
May seek emission-linked tax on automobiles : sources
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Marchionne leaves Fiat Chrysler debt free as prepares to sever ties 1.6.2018 Reuters: Money News
BALOCCO, Italy (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne laid out his final strategy as chief executive on Friday with a focus on sport utility vehicles and electric and hybrid cars as his era at the wheel nears its end.
BMW launches first wireless charging system for hybrid vehicles 1.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Building on several years' experience, BMW is now ready to release its wireless car charging system for the brand's rechargeable hybrid vehicles. Available first of all to owners of the BMW 530e iPerformance in Germany, the system is expected to land very soon in China, the USA, Japan the UK and France. The BMW wireless charging system uses an electromagnetic field to transfer electrical energy to the vehicle battery. It requires two components -- a charging station called the GroundPad, installed, for example, in a garage or car park, and a CarPad on the vehicle. The two "Pads" merely have to be aligned by parking the vehicle correctly over the GroundPad. Users can then switch off the motor to automatically start recharging the vehicle battery. With a charging power of 3.2 kW, the BMW 530e iPerformance battery -- which offers a range of around 50km in fully electric mode -- charges in three and a half hours with minimal effort. BMW scores a world first in bringing to market of this kind of system. For ...
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Jaguar Land Rover reinvents itself, will make hybrid & electrical vehicles 30.5.2018 Latest News
Last year, JLR reportedly invested $5.2 billion in total, and around $1.9 billion or almost 6.2 per cent of its sales in R&D.
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L-G directs Delhi transport commissioner to discuss use of CNG buses with neighbouring states 29.5.2018 General News
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal today instructed the city transport commissioner to hold discussion with neighbouring states on the use of CNG buses, and directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to speed up conversion of fuels to PNG in industrial areas, officials said. Baijal issued the instructions during a meeting chaired by him at the Raj Niwas to review the issues of traffic management and environment pollution in and around ISBT Anand Vihar where three modes of transport -- bus, metro and railways -- converge. The meeting was convened by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed green panel headed by Bhure Lal. "The Lt Governor directed Transport Commissioner to take up the matter regarding use of CNG buses with the neighbouring states," a statement issued by the Raj Niwas said. Baijal also directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to speed up the conversion of fuels to PNG (piped natural gas) in industrial areas, ...
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Discuss use of CNG buses with neighbouring states: LG 29.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday asked the Delhi Transport Department to take up the matter of using CNG buses with the neighbouring states.
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Profits from gasoline rebound in Asia, but rising crude prices and green cars cap gains 28.5.2018 General News
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A seasonal splurge has helped lift Asia's crimped gasoline refining profits out of a long slump, but higher crude prices and the rise of energy-efficient cars are set to leave margins stuck at historically weak levels, industry watchers say.
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Profits from gasoline rebound in Asia, but rising crude prices and green cars cap gains 28.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A seasonal splurge has helped lift Asia's crimped gasoline refining profits out of a long slump, but higher crude prices and the rise of energy-efficient cars are set to leave margins stuck at historically weak levels, industry watchers ...
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India needs to adopt Electric Vehicles in a phased manner: Stakeholders 26.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Senior public and private stakeholders across the value chain including government, policy makers, and domain experts on Friday stressed the need to adopt a hybrid model rather than Electric Vehicles (EVs) for India at the current stage to boost mobility in a sustainable manner. Speaking on epistemology of Electric Vehicle Market Ecosystem in India […]
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Toyota launches Yaris, upbeat on hybrid vehicles 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Charging infrastructure for EVs will take time: TKM executive
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Petrol price burning hole in pocket? 6 most fuel-efficient cars to buy 24.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
If you are planning to buy or rent a car, here is the list of fuel-efficient cars for you
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Centre's target of all-electric vehicles possible only in 2050: Toyota 24.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Toyota V-C said they are suggesting the Government to encourage hybrid cars so that it need not create any additional infrastructure for charging of vehicles
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All electric vehicles in India possible only in 2050: Toyota 24.5.2018 General News
Toyota Kirloskar Motor today said the Centre's earlier target of setting up an all-electric fleet from 2030 will be possible from only 2050 and suggested that hybrid cars will be an "interim" solution till that time. Vice-chairman and whole-time director at TKM, Shekar Viswanathan said the Japanese car maker is in the process of shipping around 4,000 newly launched Toyota Yaris sedan across the country for consumers even as he maintained that as of now they have about 60,000 customer enquiries on the car. "The central government itself has backtracked on the 100 per cent e-vehicles by 2030 target. They realised that you can't have electric charging infrastructure in place by 2030 to achieve that target). "I think this is going to become a reality only by 2050. Second we (TKM) are well positioned to introduce all types of technology products whether electric, hybrid hydrogen and any other technology that may come up in the next five years," the official said in a press ...
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With 5k new filling stations, 1 cr CNG vehicles on Indian roads by FY25 possible: Report 24.5.2018 General News
India could have one crore CNG vehicles on the roads by 2024-25 if an additional 5,000 filling stations are added, thereby providing answers to calls for alternative sustainable and eco-friendly mobility, according to a report. According to the report by Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Consulting, scaling up the total number of CNG stations from the current 1,349 to 5,000 could also result in crude oil imports saving by around Rs 95,000 crore by FY2024-25. The estimated one crore CNG vehicles by 2024-25 will include passenger vehicles, three-wheelers and busses, according to the report. "At present, the existing CNG stations in India support around a total of 30 lakh CNG vehicles and we are way below the global standards," NRI Consulting and Solutions Partner Ashim Sharma said. Speaking on the sidelines of NGV India Summit by Messe Frankfurt, he said as per global standard one CNG station would cater to 1,500 vehicles only. "Once we add 5,000 new CNG stations by FY25, we could be ...
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Delhi govt crosses swords with EPCA over purchase of e-buses from ECC funds 18.5.2018 General News
The Delhi government has locked horns with the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA over a 'proposal' to purchase 1,000 e-buses from the Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds, to combat air pollution in the city. In its report submitted to the apex court, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has expressed reservations about the city government's proposal for procuring 1,000 e-buses, citing "lack of detailing" as well as the government's past track record of bus procurement. The ruling AAP, however, said no such proposal had been submitted by it in the court so far. "The Delhi government has so far only submitted an affidavit to the Supreme Court, outlining the various projects for which it will be using the Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds," the statement said. ECC is a green tax imposed on the entry of commercial vehicles in the national capital. A sum of Rs 999.25 crore has been collected under this tax till April 12 this year. Hitting out at .
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Exclusive: Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC Motor vehicle 18.5.2018 General News
BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo.
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Exclusive: Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC Motor vehicle 18.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
BEIJING (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo.
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All electric technologies would have a role to play, says Vikram S Kirloskar 13.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
The government should focus on lowering emissions and let the customers decide which technology is most suitable for them. Such ecosystem will lead to increasing acceptance of eco-friendly vehicles, believes Vikram S Kirloskar, vice chairman – Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM). In an interview with DNA Money, Kirloskar also talks about the newly-launched Yaris, roadmap for the company, the regulatory environment, among other things. With increased competition in most segments you operate in, what is the roadmap ahead for Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM)? Our motto is never driven by volume. We always strive to provide ever-better products and services to the customer. Currently, the focus is to make our operations competitive through continuous improvisations. We coherently adapt to the changing market needs, while keeping the fundamentals intact. Our approach has always been 'customer first'. We would like to ensure that we retain our existing customers by offering beyond their expectations, making them come ...
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Cabinet may soon consider FAME-II scheme with Rs 9,381 cr outlay 13.5.2018 General News
The Union Cabinet may soon consider for approval the proposal entailing financial support of Rs 9,381 crore in the second phase of the FAME India scheme spanning five years to boost adoption of energy-efficient vehicles in the country, official sources said. The Heavy Industry Ministry had circulated a draft Cabinet note entailing the details of the proposed scheme among various related government departments, including power, new and renewable energy, road transport and highways, finance and others, a senior official told PTI. The final Cabinet note incorporating the views of related government departments has been prepared and may soon be taken up by the Union Cabinet for approval, paving the way for the roll out of FAME-II, official sources said. The total requirement of the fund is Rs 9,381 crore spanning five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23. However, the second phase of the scheme will be restricted to new energy vehicles used for public transport, commercial purposes and ...
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