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FAME scheme benefits 99,000 hybrid/EVs in India

by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 23, 2016

Under the FAME scheme, the department has also approved pilot projects, charging infrastructure projects and technological development projects aggregating to nearly Rs 155 crore.




Altigreen sends a hybrid message in a retrofit kit

Technology by Shobha Mathur Jan 06, 2017

Bangalore-based start-up Altigreen Propulsion Labs has developed HyPixi, a hybrid electric retrofit kit targeted at taxi and light commercial vehicle fleets.

Passenger Vehicles

Maruti Suzuki to ramp up hybridisation to meet future fuel efficiency norms

Passenger Vehicles by Nishant Parekh, Autocar India Dec 22, 2016

Te carmaker sees success of its mild-hybrid technology in India as a springboard to launch a full hybrid vehicle.


India to be among top 5 markets for hybrids and EVs by 2023

Industry by Shourya Harwani Nov 21, 2016

With sales of AFVs predicted to top 11 million units across China, India, Japan, the USA and Europe by 2023, this relatively young vehicle type is set to be one...

Passenger Vehicles

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid sets new 157.825mph land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 02, 2016

Hyundai engineering team explores the limits of new hybrid’s eco-performance, applying nitrous-oxide and special aerodynamics for record. FIA approves new...

Auto Components

Renault to use Continental’s innovative 48-volt hybrid drive

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Nov 03, 2016

From end-2016, diesel variants of the Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic models will be equipped with Continental's 48-volt hybrid drive, which offers significant...