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Maruti Suzuki India will not hold back in the electric vehicle segment


Chairman of Maruti Suzuki has given a statement that the company will not hold back in the electric vehicle segment and will come up with models based on customer preference. R.C. Bhargava said this during company’s 36th annual general meeting (AGM) in the presence of Suzuki Motor Corp. chairman Osamu Suzuki …

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Nissan LEAF with improved range and advanced technologies like ProPILOT, ProPILOT Park, e-Pedal launched


Nissan has introduced the new Nissan LEAF, the next evolution of its zero-emission electric vehicle. It is being claimed that LEAF has been completely reinvented, combining greater range with a dynamic new design and advanced technologies. The new Nissan LEAF has improved range, autonomous drive technology such as ProPILOT, ProPILOT …

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We wish there were more companies in the connected cars space in India: Urmil Shah, Carnot Technologies

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Telematics Wire got into a conversation with Urmil Shah, Co founder of Carnot Technologies. In the interview Urmil talks about connected car market in India and about the impact of policies of the Government of India. TW: India has seen a rise in the number of startups in the field …

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Ford looking to set up a JV with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile for producing EVs

According to some reports, Ford Motor is looking to set up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co. The JV would build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand. China is aggressively pushing plug-in vehicles and has poured in tens of billions in investment, research …

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Hyundai Mobis develops Bi-directional On Board Charger (OBC) for electric vehicles, crucial for implementation of V2G

Hyundai Mobis has become the first Korean company to develop the Bi-directional On Board Charger (OBC) for electric vehicles, which is key to the implementation  of V2G (Vehicle To Grid). V2G refers to using the idle power while plug-in environment-friendly cars, such as EV and PHEV, connected to the grid, …

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VW announces that I.D. Buzz concept to go into production

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Volkswagen has announced that it is planning on selling a production version of the award-winning I.D. Buzz concept electric vehicle in 2022 for the United States, Europe, and China. The I.D. Buzz is the second EV concept that VW has revealed for production, along with the original I.D. concept slated …

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Mazda’s new long-term vision for technology development “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030”

Mazda Motor Corp is going to launch a new engine in 2019. The engine, it is being said would be the world’s first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition. The new engine is to be called SKYACTIV-X, would be 20 to 30 percent more efficient than its current SKYACTIV-G …

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Toyota and Mazda agree to produce EVs in US and work on connected car technology

Toyota and Mazda have signed an agreement to enter a business and capital alliance, with the aim of further strengthening their lasting partnership. The companies agreed to: 1) Establish a joint venture that produces vehicles in the United States. 2) Jointly develop technologies for electric vehicles. 3) Jointly develop connected-car …

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Australia to build a superhighway consisting of a network of free, fast-charging electric vehicle stations

According to some media reports, Australia is planning to build one of world’s longest Electric Vehicle Highways. The Australian government has decided to build a superhighway which would consist of a network of free, fast-charging stations for electric vehicles. It will be 1,118-mile long and will be on the coast …

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