Exide and Leclanché launch Li-ion battery JV in India

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Exide Industries Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer of lead acid storage batteries and power storage solutions provider, and Switzerland-based Li-ion battery manufacturer Leclanché SA announced a joint venture to build lithium-ion batteries and provide energy storage systems for India’s electric vehicle market and grid-based applications. Leclanché SA is the perfect partner for us in India. An estimated 40% of cars sold in India could be electric in 2030.

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Kia to build electric cars in India by late 2019

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Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. The move comes just over a decade before India intends to ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles. India Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Just what form an Indian-market electric Kia will take remains unknown, especially since the automaker doesn't currently sell cars.

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Hyundai Motor expands mobility service in India through strategic investment in Revv

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Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with - , India’s fastest growing self-drive car-sharing company, to develop an innovative car-sharing service and conduct creative marketing activities in India. India’s 15,000 car sharing vehicles are expected to grow to 50,000 by 2020, and 150,000 by 2022. Millennials—who are heavy users of car sharing services—constitute 35% of the total population of India. India is a very important market for Hyundai Motor.

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UQM Technologies receives initial order from Ashok Leyland for 51 electric drivetrains for transit bus applications; entry into India market

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announced its first purchase order from Ashok Leyland, a major India commercial vehicle manufacturer. The purchase order is for 51 UQM PowerPhase eDT systems to be shipped during 2018 for a demonstration program for electric transit buses in India. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty India

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UMD-led study finds China’s SO2 emissions down 75% since 2007, India’s up 50%; India may now be the top SO2 emitter

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Although China and India remain the world’s largest consumers of coal, a new University of Maryland-led study found that China’s sulfur dioxide emissions fell by 75% since 2007, while India’s emissions increased by 50%. China Coal Emissions India Policy Regulations

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EIA: India’s steel industry dominated by electric-based processes; intensive coal use for DRI

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India is the third-largest steel producer in the world after China and Japan, having surpassed other large steel-making countries such as the United States, Russia, and South Korea over the previous decade, according to the World Steel Association. Coal India Manufacturing Materials

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India, EU ratify Paris climate agreement: takes effect next month

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The tipping point was reached when India and the 28 members of the European Union ratified. Europe emissions India EU climate change air pollutionLast December, representatives form 195 countries met in Paris to negotiate an agreement to address climate change on a global scale. Almost a year later, enough countries have now formally ratified that agreement in order that it can officially take effect.

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Toyota and Suzuki to start discussing joint projects for technological development, vehicle production, and market development; India and Africa

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TKM) to produce models developed by Suzuki for sale in India through each of the Toyota and Suzuki brand network. Supply of models developed by Suzuki, including those to be produced by TKM (as mentioned above), from India to African and other markets by Toyota and Suzuki, employing each of the Toyota and Suzuki sales networks to sell such vehicles, and advancing cooperation in the domains of logistics and services.

Partnerships, incentives to get India to 2030 fossil-fuel vehicle ban

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India's decision to end fossil-fuel sales in the country comes with unique challenges. zero emissions India incentives plug-in cars Zero Emission VehicleAfter announcing it would ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles by 2030, the world's second-most populous country plans to support that goal through private and corporate partnerships and government incentives. One is a per-capita annual income of just $1,670.

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First China, Now India, Commit To Reducing Carbon Emission Rates

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Environmental emissions China India air pollutionClimate change is a hotly-debated political issue in the United States, but truly addressing it will require an even bigger consensus. The world's nations will meet in Paris in December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change. That will include plans from individual countries detailing how they expected to reduce their carbon.

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Mahindra and LG Chem collaborate on Li-ion batteries for EVs in India

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Under this collaboration, LG Chem will develop a unique cell exclusively for India application and will also supply Li-ion cells based on NMC (nickel-manganese-cobalt) chemistry with high energy density. Batteries Electric (Battery) IndiaMahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US$19-billion Mahindra Group, and LG Chem, Korea’s leading manufacturer of advanced batteries, are collaborating in the field of advanced Li-ion battery technology.

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India actually beat China to all-electric new-car pledge, targets 2030

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emissions China government India climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policyChina made headlines around the world on Sunday when state media reported that the country is developing a timetable to end production and sales of new vehicles with gasoline engines. While Norway, The Netherlands, France, and the U.K. have adopted different timetables for various versions of such a ban, China is both the world's most populous.

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India plan for converting to electric cars by 2030 may get trimmed, a lot

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Two years ago, the government of India proposed a remarkable and ambitious goal: make every new vehicle coming onto its roads electric by 2030. zero emissions India incentives plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle regulationThe plan was largely a response to some of the world's highest levels of hazardous air pollution in its cities, higher in many cases than the legendary foul air in Chinese cities. The world's second-most.

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Chempolis partners with Avantha Group on cellulosic ethanol in India

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India’s agricultural sector produces large amounts of bagasse, cane trash, rice and wheat straw the disposal of which is an environmental problem. India has had a 5% ethanol blending target which has not been met, as ethanol derived from molasses costs more than gasoline (without taxes).

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Toyota to sell electric cars in China, use Suzuki EVs in India, from 2020: report

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Mostly, that shift is due to China and India—two major auto markets that call for phasing out the internal-combustion. China India Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Toyota made its future battery-electric car project public this past April after an "agonizing" decision to depart from its sole focus on a future powered by hydrogen fuel cells as its sole zero-emission vehicle technology.

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GM reveals electric car production number in 2010.in India

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Reva has been selling small EVs in India and England for the past few years. According to a report in the Business Standard of India, GM plans to sell 4000 electric Sparks in India in 2010.

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India's new four-door Mahindra Reva e2o electric car to be exported

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India Mahindra neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars revaIndian automaker Mahindra is little known in the U.S., but it is one of the larger players in its home market. Mahindra's Indian-market lineup is mostly made up of trucks and SUVs, but it also sells the tiny Reva e2o electric car. It recently unveiled a new four-door hatchback version, called the e2o Plus, that will be sold alongside the existing.

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Suzuki to partner with Proton in Malaysia; new 2-cylinder 0.8L diesel for compacts in India

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This engine will be installed on the Celerio, a compact car produced and distributed in India, for launch in India. l/100 km, 65 mpg US) in India. Diesel Engines Fuel Efficiency India

India's ambitious goal: all electric vehicles on roads by 2030

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emissions India energy policy plug-in cars transportation policySeveral countries have committed to putting more electric cars on their roads in the near future as a way to reduce air pollution and combat climate change. But what if one country—and a very large one at that—decided to make every car on its roads electric inside of 15 years? That's the incredibly ambitious goal now being proposed by.

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Berkeley Lab study finds hybrids more fuel efficient in India, China than in US

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Improvement in fuel consumption in India of a hybrid vehicle over a conventional vehicle. They found that driving a hybrid would achieve fuel savings of about 47 to 48% over a conventional car in India and about 53 to 55% in China. India study. EVs in India.

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Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso to form JV to produce automotive Li-ion battery packs in India

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Suzuki Motor Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and Denso Corporation have reached basic agreement on establishing a joint venture company for production of automotive lithium-ion battery packs in India, and signed the agreement. The battery pack manufacturing joint venture by the three companies will provide a stable supply of lithium-ion battery packs in India. Batteries Hybrids India Regulations

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VTT-led project to develop enzymes found in India’s wildfire-prone areas for biorefineries; IndZyme

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Micro-organisms found in the wildfire-prone rainforests of India are an potential resources for biochemical production, as they are accustomed to the challenging conditions following a forest fire. The unique culture collection of IndZyme partner VINSTROM (India) containing fungi isolated from fire-prone forests will be used as a source for enzyme screening. The project is part of the EU’s Inno Indigo program, which aims to increase research cooperation between Europe and India.

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Aemetis upgrades India biodiesel plant

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an advanced fuels and renewable chemicals company based in California, has upgraded its 50 million gallon per year capacity biodiesel and refined glycerin production facility in Kakinada, India to produce high-quality distilled biodiesel. The Aemetis plant is the only distilled biodiesel producer in India and is one of the only plants in Asia capable of producing large supplies of biodiesel that meet the European Union (ISCC) standards, Aemetis says. Aemetis, Inc.,

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China's Air Pollution Is Bad, But India's Is Far, Far Worse

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emissions China India air pollutionDiscuss countries with the worst air pollution, and China typically rises to the top of the list like smoke from a chimney. Maybe it's the high-profile coverage of Beijing's smog-choked air, or the fact that China is now the world's largest new-car market, but either way the country is a poster child for pollution. Yet China doesn't necessarily.

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Mahindra and Ford to explore strategic cooperation to drive profitable growth in India and other emerging markets

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Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company have agreed to explore a strategic alliance designed to leverage the benefits of Ford’s global reach and expertise and Mahindra’s scale in India and successful operating model. Distribution within India; improving Ford’s reach within India. Global emerging markets; improving Mahindra’s reach outside of India. Ford was among the first global automakers to enter India in 1995. India Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Algenol and Reliance launch algae fuels demonstration project in India

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have successfully deployed India’s first Algenol algae production platform. India is the world’s third largest producer of CO 2 and the facility’s ethanol and renewable crude oil production could help meet demand for energy in the country as well as help to reduce green house emissions from carbon dioxide. The use of saltwater rather than freshwater is a key advantage for India, which has incurred serious droughts in the past and faces significant demand for fresh water.

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Very cheap, low-range electric cars key for China, India: Nissan CEO Ghosn

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Discussing plans for India and China. China India Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-NissanCarlos Ghosn, who runs automakers Nissan and Renault, is one of the few auto executives who'll regularly take questions from a roomful of more than 100 journalists. At last week's New York Auto Show, many of the questions concerned plans by the Renault Nissan Alliance for more and higher-volume electric cars.

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Toyota and Suzuki partnering on EVs in India

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Additionally, Toyota and Suzuki intend to conduct a comprehensive study of activities for the widespread acceptance and popular use of EVs in India. Under the leadership of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is endeavoring to rapidly promote an automotive transition to EVs.

Recent on-road real-world emission testing in India highlights disparity between cycles, gasoline and diesel

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The International Council on Clean Transportation ( ICCT ) recently contracted with the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) of India to conduct laboratory and on-road testing of three in-use passenger vehicles—two diesel and one gasoline—to investigate the real world emission performance of passenger vehicles in Indian roads. Emissions Engines India Regulations

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JBM Auto to launch 9-, 12-meter electric buses at Auto Expo 2018 in India

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JBM Auto will launch its EcoLife 9- and 12-meter electric buses at the Auto Expo 2018 in February in India. JBM Auto Limited, the bus division of JBM Group, partnered with Solaris on the development of the buses.

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Tata Motors, Westport Fuel Systems in development and supply agreement; natural gas solutions to meet upcoming India BS-VI emissions standards

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BS-VI standards, which are equivalent to Euro-VI standards, are two steps ahead of the BS-IV standards currently in effect due to a heightened concern on India’s air quality levels. India is one of the world’s largest commercial vehicles markets. According to NGV Global statistics, India currently has more than 3 million natural gas powered vehicles, up 69% since last year, with over 1,200 compressed natural gas fueling stations. India Natural Gas

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Intelligent Energy announces US$1.8B deal for ~27K telecom towers in India; fuel cell power for ~70%; landmark in fuel cell deployment

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Essential Energy , a subsidiary of Intelligent Energy in India, will assume the power management for the towers—a figure equivalent to 50% of the UK’s telecom towers and 13% of the US’. This deal sets a significant precedent for shaping India’s energy future.

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Gasoline demand rises in U.S., China, and India; more growth expected

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Green Gasoline India fuel consumption oil supply and demandGasoline prices, which fell below $2 a gallon in many parts of the United States over the winter, have been slowly rising again. And given the supply-and-demand equations in the global oil industry, that means that demand has risen as supplies have stayed steady or fallen. So even though Saudi Arabia has refused to constrain its production to.

India's Mahindra To Build Electric Two-Wheeler In Michigan

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A little slice of India will soon be moving into Michigan, with the announcement that Mahindra will produce an electric two-wheeler at a factory in Ann Arbor. India''s Mahindra Group is investing in a 37,000 square-foot facility to produce the GenZe electric scooter. A small step-through scooter with a large storage box above the rear wheel, GenZe

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Electric vehicle sales slump in India

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With a subsidy scheme on electric vehicles reaching its conclusion in India, there has been a 75 per cent drop in sales of electric cars (such as India’s first electric car, the Reva, pictured) and other battery powered vehicles in the country. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars electric vehicles green cars india REVA

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Study: surface ozone in India in 2005 damaged 6M tonnes of crops, enough to feed 94M people in poverty

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Smog in India. New research shows that ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of wheat, rice, soybean and cotton crops in India in 2005. Surface ozone pollution in India damaged 6 million metric tons (6.7 million US tons) of India’s wheat, rice, soybean and cotton crops in 2005, according to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters , a journal of the American Geophysical Union. India’s economic loss from ozone’s harm to crops amounted to $1.29

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India reveals plans for electric cars

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It is developing quickly as a key automotive market, so it’s no surprise that India is also looking to lead the way with electric mobility. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Tata electric cars green cars india Tata NanoThe country’s National Council for Electric Mobility has adopted the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 outlining its targets and roadmap for achieving a significant penetration of electric vehicles (including [.].

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Daimler holds its first 24-hour Open Hackathon in India: Hack.Bangalore

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Daimler held its first 24-hour Open Hackathon in Bangalore, India on 21-22 October. Hack.Bangalore was inaugurated by Manu Saale, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development, India (MBRDI) and Markus Haegele, Head of DigitalLife@Daimler, Germany. The Hackathon in Bangalore is part of a series of Hackathons being held in Germany, the United States, China and India, which is supported by the DigitalLife@Daimler.

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Honda 1.5L diesel Amaze launched in India

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Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) recently launched the Honda Amaze for the Indian market, marking Honda’s entry into the diesel segment there. India is the first country to launch the Amaze with Honda’s latest i-DTEC diesel engine technology.

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India adopts National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020; 6-7M electrified vehicles by 2020, total investment up to $4.1B

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India’s National Council for Electric Mobility (NCEM) has adopted the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 (NEMMP 2020), which is the mission document for National Mission for Electric Mobility (NMEM). The NEMMP 2020 lays the vision, sets the targets and provides the roadmap for achieving significant penetration of electric vehicles (including hybrids) in India by 2020. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hybrids India Policy

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LanzaTech and India’s Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research developing novel waste CO2 to fuels process

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This unique application of LanzaTech’s gas fermentation technology is intended to enable a new supply of biofuels, creating economic growth and reducing CO 2 emissions across India. Algae Algal Fuels Bio-hydrocarbons India CO 2 to acetic acid fermentation. Source: LanzaTech.

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Huge surge in car sales in India

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Car sales in India are expected to pass the 2.6million unit mark by the end of 2010 according to a Business Monitor International (BMI) report. Biofuels Green cars Latest news Toyota Business Monitor International Hyundai Hyundai India india India car sales small carsThe surge has been prompted by an increasing number of affordable small cars and demand from less penetrated segments, including rural areas.

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Ford gives India an EcoBoost

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The emerging automotive market of India is to receive an environmentally friendly lift – with Ford bringing its global EcoBoost powertrain technology to the country for the first time. Ford Green cars Latest news ecoboost ecoboost engine Ford EcoBoost Ford EcoSport indiaIt will debut a new three cylinder, 1.0litre EcoBoost engine in the all-new Ford EcoSport. Despite a small capacity the engine delivers performance comparable to that [.].

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