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New protocol to address privacy issues in electric vehicles

  • October 27, 2021

Source: Telangana Today

Different types of messaging and charging infrastructure will be established in public places and they could be prone to security and privacy concerns. Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, working with an international team, have developed a protocol to deal with them. They worked with colleagues from IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT Naya Raipur, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, and the University of Wollongong.

Bengaluru will need 22,000 electric vehicle charging stations to feed public transport by 2031: Study

  • October 27, 2021

Source: Indian Express

The study Public Electric Vehicle Fleet Charging Stations, conducted by the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, showed that the electric vehicle (EV) penetration in the coming days will increase the demand for EV charging stations. The study has been restricted to public transportation such as auto-rickshaws, cabs and buses

BSES ties up with startup to install subsidised EV charging stations in Delhi

  • October 26, 2021

Source: HT Auto

BSES, which includes Delhi's DISCOMs like BSES Rajdhani, BSES Yamuna, and Tata Power DDL, has got into a deal with EV charging station startup Kazam. Together, they will provide subsidies electric vehicle charging stations in the national capital.

Tata Power crosses 1,000 EV charging stations mark in India

  • October 25, 2021

Source: The Economic Times

Tata Power has a network of more than 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the country. This network of 1,000 public charging stations provides innovative and seamless EV charging experiences for Tata Power's customers across offices, malls, hotels, retail outlets, and places of public access, enabling clean mobility and freedom from range-anxiety. In addition, there are close to 10,000 home EV charging points.

Tata Motors to launch 10 new long range electric cars to take EV industry by storm

  • October 16, 2021

Source: Zee News

Tata Motors appears to be all set to take the nascent electric vehicle industry in India by storm with the launch of at least 10 new electric cars. The automaker also recently raised a massive investment from TPG Rise Climate. The investment firm has announced that it is investing $1 billion or INR 7500 crore in the Indian carmaker.

NHAI setting up EV charging network along national highways

  • October 01, 2021

Source: HT Auto

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is working on increasing the EV infrastructure in the country. EV chargers along the national highway network is aimed to promote clean mobility as well as encourage more people to make the switch from ICE vehicles to battery-powered ones.

ABB introduces world’s fastest electric car charger in Europe

  • September 30, 2021

Source: India Today

ABB introduced its all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, available in Europe from the end of 2021, and in the USA, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions in 2022. ABB’s Terra 360 is designed with the daily needs and expectations of EV drivers in mind, and leverages the rich field experience gained by ABB E-mobility’s large installed base.

Maharashtra plans consultations with stakeholders on seamless implementation of EV policy

  • September 29, 2021

Source: The Economic Times

The Maharashtra government had in early July announced its new electric vehicle (EV) policy with an aim to have a 10 per cent share of the electric vehicles in total registrations by 2025. The state government also wants to achieve a 25 per cent EV share in public transport in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad and Nashik.

EV demand for commercial use likely to increase by 15 times in 6 months

  • September 27, 2021

Source: The Economic Times

Demand for electric vehicles for commercial use is estimated to increase 15 times in the next six months, driven by the rise in fuel prices, incentives rolled out by the central and state governments and renewed emphasis by ecommerce companies to electrify their last-mile delivery fleets. Both central and state governments have announced incentives which have made electric vehicles a lot more affordable, while with low interest rates, EMIs have become smaller.

ARAI successfully develops indigenous chargers for electric vehicles

  • September 22, 2021

Source: Hindustan Times

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has indigenously developed charger for electric vehicles considering the need to boost the charging mechanism of electric vehicles in the country. ARAI has signed MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited to manufacture indigenous chargers for electric vehicles