Electric-Mobility

Altigreen off to a great start in electric vehicle sector

The impressive rise of startups in the electric vehicle sector in India could be attributed to the successive governments’ foray into discovering more environment-friendly transport options. For instance, the current government has committed to increasing the density of electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2030. Last December, the Delhi government announced a slew of sops…

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March 2020: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. Air pollution likely to raise, the mortality rate for coronavirus, experts say.   Bad air is believed to cause harm to the lung and heart and is responsible for at least 8 m of early deaths each year. The fundamental risk to health Includes respiratory infections, including coronavirus. Over Northern Italy, the center of the outbreak of…

Electric Car at Charging Station in Berlin

March 2020: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. Hyundai India Rival to launch Nexon EV; 200-300 km range Seon Seob Kim, the MD, and CEO of Hyundai Motor India have disclosed to Autocar on the side-lines of the Creta launch event that the company is considering an affordable electric vehicle for India. The Hyundai Kona is the South Korean carmaker’s first electric…

Yulu: Bike Sharing EV Start-up

Over the last few years, India has witnessed the rise of bike rental services in its cities. With their affordable rental strictures, easy mobility and robust technical support, bike-sharing services have changed the public transport scenario in Indian metros. Yulu has been leading the bike-sharing industry with its micro-mobility solutions that not only decongest busy…

COVID 19: Links between climate change and infectious diseases

Climate change is one of the most serious challenges the world is facing right now. As the global economy reaches new heights and industrial progress climbs new heights at the cost of earth’s ecological balance, climate change can have several undesired effects on our quality of life. Toxic air, forest fires, and melting icebergs are…

Electric Car at Charging Station in Berlin

February 2020: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. TATA POWER JOIN HANDS WITH PRAKRITI E-MOBILITY Tata Power has joined hands with EV cab operator Prakriti E-Mobility (an app-based EV taxi service provider) to line up 50 charging stations for electric vehicles in a phased manner. The two Tata Group companies, Tata Power and Tata Motors, will jointly fund 30 slow chargers and…

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February 2020: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. USING SUPER BOWL TO RAISE AWARENESS Miami had hosted the Super Bowl 11 times. For the first time, the committee decided to make an awareness campaign focused on the environment. They called that Ocean to Everglades. Everglades Foundation, one of the non-profit groups was putting on that campaign. When they turn on the tap…

Animal Culture Linked to Conservation for the first time at UN Wildlife Conference in India

Animal culture, the learning of non-human species through socially transmitted behaviours, is being linked to conservation action for the first time as per information available from PIB. There is evidence that whales, dolphins, elephants and primates acquire some of their knowledge and skills through social learning. In addition to individual learning, some animals may learn…