Electric vehicles

AK47 maker Kalashnikov planning to shoot an all-electric car CV1 on to roads

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Kalashnikov the producer of AK47, now it is reinventing its business as a Fashion brand, phone cases, drones, sporting equipments and now a concept Kalashnikov electric car which looks like 1970’s Russian Wagon.  CV1 Prototype electric car unveiled at Russian Army’s 2018 Military and Technical forum in Moscow. Incidentally, it is Russia’s first entry into […]

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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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Opinion / Travel : Cashless payments at Hangzhou east railway station ticket counter

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Today I am in Hangzhou, which is been regarded as a Heaven in China for this long weekend due to the new year holiday. While at the railway ticket counter, I see the payments been made without cash. I thought to share my experience on this context of cashless payments in China and also my […]

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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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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 […]

Smart City

How do you we fulfil our dream to have a smart life ?

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  Who don’t want to lead a smart life ? By smart life it doesn’t mean only to a smart personal life but also about the surroundings like your colony, transportation, city you will live in and the nation you are from. Indian government has identified 100 cities to make them smart and I thought […]