Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Log In Technology | Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution Advertisement Supported by A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up. Photographs and Video bySaumya Khandelwal ByVindu Goel and Karan Deep Singh Aug. 22, 2019 More than half of the shared three-wheeled taxis are technically illegal, and the drivers typically don’t have licenses. Accidents are common. Nearly all of the rickshaws are powered by lead-acid batteries underneath the passenger seats. And the electricity used to recharge them is often stolen. “It isn’t safe at all,” said Suman Deep Kaur, who works at a credit agency and rides an e-rickshaw twice a day between the station and her home. “But this is the only conveyance that will get … [Read more...] about Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution
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SINGAPORE: Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on Monday. Graphic from shell.com.sg The electric vehicle charging service, 'Shell Recharge', will be available at 10 Shell petrol stations in Singapore by October, this year or about 20% of its retail network in the city-state, the company said in a statement. It added that the chargers typically provide from 0% to 80% charge in about 30 minutes, and are compatible with most electric vehicles in Singapore. A Shell-commissioned study on electric vehicle consumer behaviour showed that 52% of Singaporeans are deterred to buy or use an electric car as they think there are not enough chargingstations in Singapore, the company said. "To meet the country's climate action goals, Singapore needs more and cleaner energy solutions to power lives, businesses and transport sustainably," said Aw Kah Peng, country chairperson of … [Read more...] about Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore
Dan Gentile Updated 12:37 pm PDT, Monday, August 12, 2019 Pickle Rick from Rick and Morty made a special appearance on August 3, 2019 in San Francisco. Pickle Rick from Rick and Morty made a special appearance on August 3, 2019 in San Francisco. Photo: Dan Gentile Photo: Dan Gentile Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Image 1 of 20 Pickle Rick from Rick and Morty made a special appearance on August 3, 2019 in San Francisco. Pickle Rick from Rick and Morty made a special appearance on August 3, 2019 in San Francisco. Photo: Dan Gentile Electric Vehicles 1 / 20 Back to Gallery On Saturday afternoon at Pier 15 a squad of 35 electric vehicle riders whiz past a pair of women enjoying the … [Read more...] about Could joining an electric vehicle squad make me give up my bike?
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Indonesian government will launch a presidential regulation on electric vehicles targeting to push carmakers to produce at least 35 percent of the car's components in the country, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartanto stated here, Wednesday. Hence, speaking in connection with the regulation, started in 2019 until the next two years, the minister appealed to investors to build car component manufacturing facilities in Indonesia. Before the regulation is implemented, the government has allowed carmakers to import completely build-up electric vehicles to the country, Hartanto remarked after attending a meeting with President Joko Widodo at the Merdeka Palace. Up until today, the minister explained that three to four manufacturers will begin manufacturing electric vehicles in 2020. For instance, in June 2019, Toyota Motor Corp, a Japanese carmaker giant, planned to invest $2 billion, or equivalent to Rp28.3 trillion, on the development of electric and hybrid … [Read more...] about Government to launch regulation on local-made electric vehicles
Hyundai PH, ,EVAP push for electric vehicle adoption, incentivesHyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) committed to ramping up the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the Philippines at the first Landscape automotive industry briefing of 2019. The forum was organized by HARI and the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID). Alongside Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (eVAP) Executive Director Jose Bienvenido Manuel Biona, who was invited to speak at the briefing, HARI called for increased collaboration among automakers, a viable roadmap for EV adoption, and competitive incentive packages from the government to encourage investment in the industry. Biona, a full-time professor at the Gokongwei College of Engineering of the De La Salle University, argued that it is high time to begin adopting EVs in the Philippines. In his presentation to auto industry executives, he discussed how the country’s Southeast Asian neighbors have already laid out ambitious … [Read more...] about Hyundai PH, ,EVAP push for electric vehicle adoption, incentives