Electric vehicles

Is wireless charging going to be a future of electric vehicle charging?

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We will not stop until every car on the road is electric – Elon Musk The world is going wireless. The Internet has become wireless, our phones became wireless, phone charging became wireless. So, why not electric vehicles charging become wireless. In this article, let us discuss some basics about the wireless charging working principle, […]

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2019 Kicking off! What are your new year resolutions?

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Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering “It will be happier” – Alfred Lord Tennyson Hello Everyone! The new year is around the corner. We bid farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019 with a lot of hopes and aspirations. 2018 is going to become history soon and everyone is curious about […]

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Will the “Polluter to pay more to incentivise electric vehicles” policy work? 

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Environment pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented! – Barry Commoner  TimesofIndia published “The Government has drafted a plan to impose a fee of Rs.12000 on the purchase of new petrol and diesel cars to raise money for incentivizing electric vehicles ( EVs ) and battery manufacturing, under the new policy that is […]

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Audi’s PB18 e-tron supercar designed around ideal driver’s position in the centre

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“We want to offer the driver an experience that is otherwise available only in a racing car like the Audi R18. That’s why we developed the interior around the ideal driver’s position in the centre. Nevertheless, our aim was to also give the PB18 e-tron a high degree of everyday usability, not just for the driver, but […]

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Is BYD is going to give a tough competition to Tesla in China?

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I really do encourage other manufacturers to bring electric cars to market. It’s a good thing, and they need to bring it to market and keep iterating and improving and make better and better electric cars, and that’s what going to result in humanity achieving a sustainable transport future. I wish it was growing faster […]

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Is electric mobility becoming more ” personal ” ?

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“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle, Scientific American, 1896 There was a time […]

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Are hub motors the future choice for EV power train ?

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Everybody recognizes that if you can make very efficient electric motors, you can make a quantum leap forward. – James Dyson We know we use electric motors in all formats of electric vehicles. There are motors with gearing and transmission system and also motors which Hub motors directly fitting to the wheel. In this article, […]

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Selling electric vehicle charging services cannot be a financially viable business

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Confused? Yes, I mean it. Selling Electric vehicle Charging services cannot be a financially viable business opportunity and need more! To understand more, let’s go into details about the Charging solutions. A study on EV infrastructure in the USA says 60~80% of electric vehicle owners use home chargers who charge overnight, 30~40% use workplace charging […]

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Plan for all-electric cars by 2030 not viable by Mercedes chief, my thoughts

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Does this mean ” Who killed the electric car ? ” gonna repeat again ? I agree that 2030 is an ambitious target for Indian market where still no significant growth in the companies related to electric vehicles, components and infrastructure. Keeping latest pollution norms into consideration and provided automotive sector is the major contributor […]

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What India should do to succeed in “only electric vehicle by 2030” pledge ?

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Picture Source: http://www.goevnts.com India’s energy minister, Piyush Goyal, said recently that the country will help facilitate the electric car effort by offering subsidies for a couple of years. No doubt this is an ambitious target but is it achievable ? What electric vehicle industry stake holders must do achieve this goal ? Implementation is not as easy […]