Electric and hybrid vehicles are gaining a foothold because they are cheap and clean. But batteries are either expensive or short-lived. Their future rests with industry

Danny Goodman / New Delhi January 27, 2010, 0:13 IST

Manufacturers of electric and hybrid vehicles who participated in the just-concluded Auto Expo 2010 say widespread adoption of

Byravee Iyer / Mumbai January 12, 2010, 0:28 IST

Can Reva Electric Car Company leverage its first-mover advantage in the soon-to-be-crowded electric car space?

MAHINDRA and Mahindra will launch the electric version of its commercial vehicle Maxximo by around October this year, as the two-wheelers to trucks company looks to cash in on the increasing popularity of the low cost, low maintenance electric vehicles.

Got an electric car? Then drive it to the nearest BSES power substation and get it charged free of cost. Offer closes after Commonwealth Games-2010! The private power distribution company, BSES, launched first such "charge port" at its sub-station near Hasanpur depot in I.P. Extension area of east Delhi on Monday.

Smriti Kak Ramachandran

NEW DELHI: Power distribution company BSES is offering consumers an incentive to go green. The company on Monday announced that it will offer free charge facility to owners of REVA

Collaboration between General Motors and the Reva Electric Car Co. will for the first time make battery-operated cars widely available in India. Under the tie-up with GM, the Spark will go electric using Reva technology. The Reva will continue to be produced as a separate car. Both cars will be available at all GM dealerships.

Washington: The rubber hasn

NEW DELHI: The U.S.-based auto major General Motors on Thursday joined hands with Reva Electric Car Company for developing electric vehicles for the Indian market, which would hit the market within next year. The proposed electric car will be based on the platform of GM

Hero Electric, Reva, Kabirdass Motor appoint consultants.
Manu P. Toms

Mumbai, June 30 Armed with their zero-emission claims, makers of electric vehicles are trying for carbon credits.

Manufacturers of electric vehicles see considerable revenue potential as well as brand building prospects in attaining carbon credits, though the sector is at a nascent stage in India.