Plan for all-electric cars by 2030 not practical, says Mercedes-Benz India

New Mercedes Benz S-Class, 2017 Shanghai Motor Show

The Mercedes-Benz India CEO said electric rush neither viable nor wise Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has prompted the government of India “not to rush with the all-electric vehicles push” and therefore foreclose much better technological options for future generations as the world is racing to work on hydrogen and not electricity. The automaker also called for […]

India’s green car plan gives more importance to electric vehicles than hybrids

Indian road traffic

India’s most prominent government think-tank has recommended reducing taxes and interest rates for loans on electric automobiles, while capping sales of standard cars, indicating a dramatic shift in policy in one of the world’s fastest growing automobile markets. A draft of the 90-page plan, observed by Reuters, also suggests the government opens a battery plant […]

ISRO launches 104 satellites in one go, breaks Russia’s record of 37

indian space research organisation (isro)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has made history today by effectively launching a record 104 satellites, including India’s earth observation satellite, on one rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota. This is the largest number of satellites ever released in a single mission. The area firm’s trusted workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37, on its 39th […]

Indians who bought a car after November 8 may get income tax notice

The Income Tax Department has released notice to leading automobile dealers throughout India asking to provide information of all those who booked an automobile after November 8, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed about withdrawal of Rs 500, 1000 notes. Vehicle dealerships who have revealed high bank deposits and high sales estimates in November […]

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi Takes Ride in Electric Car Factory With Tesla Chief

Narendra Modi at Tesla Motors

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on Saturday took a trip of Tesla Motors, the manufacturers of trend-setting electrical autos, in a battery-powered cart. Not long after his arrival in San Jose and also after a communication with the Indian American neighborhood, the prime minister visited the factory of Tesla, which was founded in 2003 […]