Monday, May 27

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CHARGE+ZONE unveils India’s First Ever 360KW SuperCharging Station, adds to its ever-growing high speed EV charging Network
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CHARGE+ZONE unveils India’s First Ever 360KW SuperCharging Station, adds to its ever-growing high speed EV charging Network

CHARGE+ZONE, India's fastest growing EV charging company, today announced the launch of India's first-ever SuperCharging Network, pioneering comprehensive solutions for high-speed EV charging. This network strategically places superchargers on major highways and within city centers, offering amenities such as washrooms, restaurants, and shopping facilities. Additionally selected stations also incorporate solar panels on canopies for sustainability. The first supercharging stations are set to become operational in Mumbai and CCD, Vellore in November 2023. These stations are equipped with 180 KW dual gun chargers and 360 KW power cabinets, which include a groundbreaking feature: four guns that can deliver 60 KW each at 200 Amp, and one gun that can deliver 500 A (DC) current with liquid ...
Evnnovator and CHARGE+Zone partners with Mercedes-Benz India to deliver an industry-first EV charging solutions
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Evnnovator and CHARGE+Zone partners with Mercedes-Benz India to deliver an industry-first EV charging solutions

Evnnovator and CHARGE+ZONE, two of the fastest-growing eMSP and Charge Point Operating entities in India, have collaborated with country’s most aspirational luxury car maker, Mercedes-Benz; to deliver an industry-first vertically integrated end-to-end EV charging solution. This charging solution is tailored specifically for Mercedes-Benz customers. Mercedes-Benz has the largest luxury OEM backed charging infrastructure in the country. Evnnovator's innovative eMSP platform offers FICH EV Charging App, empowering users to seamlessly locate, access, and pay for charging services offered by multiple Charge Point Operators (CPOs) through a single platform. On the other hand, CHARGE+ZONE operates Charge Cloud, a cloud-based Charging Management Software. It effectively integrates high-speed E...
Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister launches dashboard for Data on Adoption and Forecasts of Electric Vehicles
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Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister launches dashboard for Data on Adoption and Forecasts of Electric Vehicles

The Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R. K. Singh launched a brand-new EV-Ready India Dashboard (Click here to access the EV Dashboard) in New Delhi today. Developed by policy and industry experts at think tank OMI Foundation, the dashboard is a free digital platform focussed on near real-time Electric Vehicle adoption and forecasts, associated battery demand, charging density, and market growth trends. The dashboard is expected to facilitate greater inclusion across audiences, for the industry, policymakers and end users of electric vehicles. The platform leverages the power of data and AI and seeks to address the need for macroeconomic data and analysis on India’s massively growing electric mobility segment. The EV-Ready India dashboard has forecast a 45.5% C...
CHARGE+ZONE Launches ChargeCloud: A state-of-the-art SaaS solution for EV Charging Stations
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CHARGE+ZONE Launches ChargeCloud: A state-of-the-art SaaS solution for EV Charging Stations

CHARGE+ZONE, India's fastest growing EV charging company, today announced the launch of ChargeCloud, a network operating software solution for EV charging station management systems. With ChargeCloud, charging station operators can unlock unrivaled potential, supercharge revenue, and maximize charger utilization effortlessly. ChargeCloud offers a wide array of powerful software services that instantly connect chargers to CHARGE+ZONE's robust Charging Station Management System (CMS). For a nominal subscription fee of just Rs 499/-* per charger per month, charging station operators gain access to a suite of features designed to revolutionize their revenue streams. The smart software solution manages charging sessions, increases charger utilization, and provides real-time data insights to...
SMEV Ropes in Sanjay Kaul to Lead Advocacy for the Sector: Suspends Present Constitution Temporarily
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SMEV Ropes in Sanjay Kaul to Lead Advocacy for the Sector: Suspends Present Constitution Temporarily

The SMEV has today indicated that it will go into voluntary hibernation to coincide with the appointment of Shri Sanjay Kaul as Chief Evangelist. Mr Kaul has been a prominent civil society and consumer activist and is well known for his role in federating civil society groups in the capital. Mr Kaul has interests in the EV sector and believes strongly in the growth potential and importance of this sunrise industry for the nation. He is actively promoting international investments in the sector in India. The move comes in the wake of the crisis in the EV sector since the last year with almost all OEMs in the sector dealing with issues of non-compliance with Policy details. Speaking on the appointment, Ajay Sharma, Secretary General SMEV said, “We have requested Mr Kaul to help ...
Greaves Finance launches EV Financing Platform evfin
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Greaves Finance launches EV Financing Platform evfin

Greaves Finance, a non-banking financial company (NBFC) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greaves Cotton has launched a financial platform christened ‘evfin’. This platform it says aims to revolutionise the world of electric vehicle financing and more. The Economic Survey 2023 highlights the pivotal role of the automotive industry in the shift towards green energy. It predicts that the domestic EV market will experience a remarkable compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 49 percent from 2022 to 2030, with an anticipated annual sales volume of 10 million units by 2030. To expedite the transition towards electric vehicles amidst their increasing adoption, it is crucial to address the complete lifecycle journey of EV usage for consumers. evfin suite ensures a superior EV j...
Esmito attains AIS156 Phase 2 Certification for L3 and L5 Category Batteries
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Esmito attains AIS156 Phase 2 Certification for L3 and L5 Category Batteries

Esmito, a leading provider of energy solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), proudly announces the successful acquisition of the highly coveted AIS156 Phase 2 certification for their L3 and L5 category batteries. This achievement further solidifies Esmito's unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable, and compliant energy solutions in the EV industry. The AIS156 Phase 2 certification represents an exhaustive testing and evaluation process that ensures strict compliance with safety and performance standards, specifically focusing on automotive components, particularly batteries. This certification is a vital requirement for EV manufacturers operating within India. Esmito has successfully completed the meticulous certification process for their L3 and L5 category batteries,...
Tork Motors Expands its reach in Maharashtra, introduces new Experience Zone in Thane
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Tork Motors Expands its reach in Maharashtra, introduces new Experience Zone in Thane

India’s first electric motorcycle manufacturer, TORK Motors inaugurates its first Experience Zone in Thane. Located at Marigold bldg., opp. Nitin company, Panchpakhadi area,the 3S facility will also cater to sales and after sales requirements of the patrons in the region. This marks the company's second physical location in the state of Maharashtra, following their first company owned and operated experience center in Pune at Law College. The all new Experience Zone will display TORK Motors’ recently launched refreshed KRATOS-R motorcycle in the showroom area. It also has a separate zone to manage all the after sales requirements of the existing as well as potential clients. On the inauguration, Mr. Kapil Shelke, Founder & CEO, TORK Motors, said, "We are excited to connect with ...
Ather Energy installs 100th Ather Grid in Bengaluru making it the largest EV fast charging network in the city
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Ather Energy installs 100th Ather Grid in Bengaluru making it the largest EV fast charging network in the city

Indian electric scooter manufacturer, Ather Energy, announced the installation of its 100th Ather Grid in Bengaluru - This makes Ather Grid the largest electric vehicle fast charging network in the city.The 100th fast charging station that was part of the Ather Grid was installed at Third Wave Coffee at Banashankari. Also, with this, Ather Energy has entered into an alliance with Third Wave Coffee Roasters to establish fast charging stations at their outlets across the country. Diving into details, Ather Energy has installed more than 1300 charging stations across 85+ cities in India. Which according to Ather Energy makes Ather Grid the country's largest fast charging network for two-wheelers. It is also worth mentioning that the company's first electric vehicle charging station was...
Schaeffler India receives Rs 2,700 crore order for its electric axle for EVs
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Schaeffler India receives Rs 2,700 crore order for its electric axle for EVs

Automotive and industrial parts maker Schaeffler India, part of the Euro 16 million Germany-based Schaeffler Group, has received a Rs 2700 (Euro 300 million) order for its two-in-one electric axles as the supplier transitions to electrification from internal combustion.  The order, is the company's first system-level solution offering in the electric vehicle space, Schaeffler India said over a recent earnings call. According to Harsha Kadam, Managing Director and CEO of Schaeffler India, the electric axle order is for the electric passenger vehicle with this customer for the next seven years.  “This is the pure electric solution that we are bringing to India now. The series production will start by the middle to second half of next year. In terms of volumes, it is going...