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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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Nichicon to include Qualcomm Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology in its product portfolio

Qualcomm and Nichicon Corporation have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement. Nichicon will include Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its product portfolio and will focus on commercializing WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturers across Asia. Based on the agreement, Nichicon intends …

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Government needs to incentivize buying electric vehicles in order to bring down the cost: Anand Mahindra

In an interview with PTI, Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra group has said that the government needs to incentivise buying electric vehicles in order to bring down the cost and thus push their sales in the country. He said right now the battery prices are very high, which leads to …

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China’s Zhuhai Yinlong New Energy interested in setting up an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Punjab

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According to some reports, Encouraged by India’s plan to switch electric vehicles by 2030 China’s Zhuhai Yinlong New Energy Ltd is interested in setting up an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Punjab. It was informed by Punjab chief minister’s office that the Chinese PSU has proposed to launch a pilot …

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U.K. government plans to invest 800 million pounds in new driverless and electric vehicles

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Bloomberg has reported that the U.K. government has plans to invest more than 800 million pounds in new driverless and electric vehicles. Recently the Queen in her speech in the Parliament stated that the government aims to make Britain a leader in electric and driverless vehicles and to deliver on …

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Toyota severs ties with Tesla, sells all its stake in the company

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Toyota Motor Corp ended its collaboration with Tesla Motors and has sold its stakes in the company. According to reports, Toyota held 1.43 percent in Tesla as of July 2016. Toyota spokesman Ryo Sakai said, via Reuters, “Our development partnership with Tesla ended a while ago, and since there has …

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Mahindra & Mahindra to invest in building long-range EVs, high-power battery packs and power trains

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It has been reported that Mahindra & Mahindra will be investing in building long-range electric vehicles, high-power battery packs and power trains in an effort to boost Electric Vehicles. The company has decided to increase the production of its electric vehicles to 5,000 units a month by mid-2019 which is …

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Embraer partners with Uber for potential development and deployment of small electric VTOLs

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Embraer has entered into an agreement with Uber to explore the concept of an ecosystem—dubbed Uber Elevate Network—that will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) for short urban commutes. This preliminary partnership is a project generated by the Embraer Business Innovation …

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General Motors to start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years

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(Reuters) General Motors Co will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years, the Associated Press reported on Friday. The announcement was made by the president of GM’s China unit, Matt Tsien, at the Shanghai auto show, according to the report. GM, one of the largest automakers …

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NIO showcased ES8 at the Auto Shanghai

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NIO showcased ES8 at the 2017 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. NIO ES8 is a full size 7-seater electric SUV with a 2-3-2 seating arrangement. The ES8 has an all-aluminium body and chassis, front and rear motors with electric all-wheel drive, and active air suspension. The vehicle’s swappable battery will …

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