A new US fuel efficiency standard finalised by the Obama administration last month will jolt America's nascent electric car industry to life, but could leave European auto manufacturers racing to c

Plans to launch Reva NXR with lithium ion battery by Diwali

Two months ahead of the launch of a much-awaited next-gen electric car, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd is finalising an aggressive product road map to expand its business in India and foreign markets. The Mahindra Group company, which is likely to launch its new electric car, the four-seater Reva NXR, during Diwali, has lined up five new models, including three from Mahindra platforms and two from Reva, for launch till 2016. The new car is packed with a host of world-first technology features.

Electric bicycles are still allowed on city streets, an expert has said, quashing an Internet rumor that the government has prohibited them from the road.

India's government has approved a 230 billion rupee ($4.13 billion) plan to spur electric and hybrid vehicle production over the next eight years, setting itself an ambitious target of 6 million ve

Not long ago, the Obama Administration raised the federal fuel efficiency standards, known as CAFE, to an average 35.5 mpg by 2016.

To boost the sagging sales of electric vehicles, the government on Wednesday approved the extension of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)’s subsidy scheme to incentivise sales of electric cars and two-wheelers in the country.

“Sales of electric vehicles have declined as much as 65 per cent since the discontinuation of the MNRE scheme in March. Today, it was decided this scheme would be extended till proposals for subsidies under the National Mission for Electric Mobility (NMEM) are formulated,” said Naveen Munjal, president, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles.

The Obama administration issued on Tuesday the final version of new rules that require automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and trucks by 2025.

The world's first integrated wind-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station has been installed in Barcelona.

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was launched in 2010 as a high-level global forum through which to promote policies and programmes that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy.

JAMMU: In order to provide respite to the people from the acute power crisis, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today sanctioned Rs 200 crore for purchase of additional power and Rs 12 crore for speedy repair of damaged transformers and other system improvement works. With this decision, the availability of electricity will increase by 250 Mega Watts (MW) and consumers will heave sigh of relief from the power curtailments up to large extent from tomorrow itself when the Power Development Department will issue fresh electricity supply schedule.