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E-vehicles get huge boost, GST rates slashed from 12% to 5% 28.7.2019 DNA
In yet another move to promote a smooth transition to electrical vehicles (EVs), the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, headed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Saturday, reduced the tax rate on electric vehicles from 12% to 5%. The Council, in its meeting held via video conferencing, also decided to lower tax on e-vehicle chargers from 18% to 5%. Also, local authorities hiring e-vehicles with a capacity to carry over 12 passengers will be exempt from GST. The changes will come into effect from August 1.
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California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules 25.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own ...
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Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions 25.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules.
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Promotion of electric public transportin Delhi 22.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
To promote electric and hybrid vehicles (xEVs) in the country, the Government notified Phase-I of FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] in March 2015.
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China considers limited support for petrol-electric hybrids in boon for Toyota, Honda 12.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favourable treatment than all-petrol or diesel counterparts under clean car rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environment quotas and offer more ...
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New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers 9.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalise gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable.
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Toyota speeds up electric vehicle schedule as demand heats up 7.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Toyota Motor Corp aims to get half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and will tap Chinese battery makers to meet the accelerated global shift to electricity-powered cars.
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Indian Navy SAILS towards pursuance of the energy and environmental goals of country - World Environment Day 2019 4.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Clean and Green Navy – Indian Navy pledges 1.5 % of its “Works” budget towards Renewable Energy generation Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap (INECR) – Indian Navy has formulated specific plans covering the entire gamut of operations, maintenance, administration and infrastructure/ community living.
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Ferrari accelerates its move into hybrid cars 29.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Ferrari presented a luxury car with a difference on Wednesday -- a hybrid model that can cruise silently through city streets on electric power as well as hitting a top speed of 340 km per hour.
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Maruti Suzuki setting up second solar power plant for car manufacturing 29.5.2019 Sify Finance
Maruti Suzuki India said on Wednesday it is setting up a second solar power plant in Haryana to meet the energy requirements for manufacturing cars.
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Maruti, Nissan and Renault India take pole position on emission index 27.5.2019 HBL: Home
Centre can ask companies to limit production based on their performance
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Exclusive: Truckmaker Scania signs Northvolt battery deal, in talks on equity 13.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Volkswagen truck brand Scania has signed a battery supply deal with Sweden's Northvolt and is in talks about making an equity investment as part of the startup's efforts to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion), Scania's head said on ...
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Toyota operating profit growth to drop this year on revenue slip 8.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Toyota Motor forecast lower growth in operating profit for the current year on an expected drop in revenue and weaker vehicle sales in Japan and North America, underscoring the hard task ahead as it gears up to face a rapidly shifting ...
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Toyota to sell first hybrid car made in Brazil 17.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Japan's Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will begin building a new version of the Corolla sedan in Brazil that will run on electricity, ethanol and gas, which it says will be the first vehicle of its kind in the world.
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2 Killed, 10 Injured After CNG-Fitted Car Explodes In Gurugram 16.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two persons were killed and at least 10 others injured in a fire caused by an explosion in a CNG kit-fitted car parked near a fireworks warehouse in an industrial area in Gurugram on Monday, police...
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Exclusive: Toyota sells electric vehicle technology to Chinese startup Singulato 15.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to sell electric car technology to Singulato, its first deal with a Chinese electric vehicle startup, allowing the fledgling firm to speed up development of a planned mini EV.
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CNG Car Explodes Near Firecracker Warehouse In Gurugram, 1 Killed 15.4.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A person was killed and five were injured after a CNG-powered car exploded near a firecracker warehouse at Kadipur Industrial Area in Gurugram on Sunday night. A fire then broke out in the warehouse,...
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Exclusive: Toyota sees new business opportunity in leveraging hybrid tech 12.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
The head of Toyota Motor Corp's electric vehicle (EV) business told Reuters the automaker has received enquiries from more than 50 companies since announcing last week that it would offer free access to patents for EV motors and power control ...
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When will Delhi see electric buses on its regular routes? 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters
In a detailed interview with Citizen Matters, Jasmine Shah, Vice Chairperson of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC), throws light on the exact goals with regard to induction of e-buses in the capital and the journey towards that over the last one year.
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Toyota, Suzuki charge up partnership for electric cars 20.3.2019 Reuters: Money News
Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp on Wednesday said they planned to produce electric vehicles (EVs) and compact cars for each other to better compete with fast-changing technologies in the global auto industry.
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