Lesser-Known Indian Electric Vehicle Start-up Companies

Niti Aayog, the Indian government’s flagship think-tank has suggested electrifying most scooters and bikes over a period of six to eight years to curtail pollution and to decrease dependence on fossil fuels. Many top two-wheeler makers are currently pursuing the development and creation of the next generation of electrical two-wheelers, but it appears to be…

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October 2019: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

Regenerative Ranching System Better for Environment The outdoor lifestyle brand timberland has partnerships of half processing from responsible leather supply chain sourced with ranches that employ regenerative practices. Ranchers and farmers, who use regenerative grazing practices collect and manage the natural activities of their animals/cattle. Regenerative grazing allows for more rest and re-growth of grass,…

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Revolt RV400 and RV300- to be launched with monthly subscription plans

Revolt motors, a new start-up from the same group of founders that established Micromax, have come up with two new electric motorcycles which are not only innovative but very powerful as well. These are the Revolt RV400 and RV300. Revolt is is a new company initiated by Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI). Revolt has been…

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September 2019: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. Differences among EPA officials over California’s air pollution Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Andrew Wheeler said that California has poor air quality from the same states in the USA. It has 82 non-attainment areas as well as 34 million people living in areas not standard national ambient air quality standards. Since the 1970s, California…

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MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells

In a major decision that is likely to give a further boost to the domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India, MNRE has issued a clarification in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells today. It may be noted that a number of flagship programmes of MNRE such as KUSUM, have provisions for mandatory use…

Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Launches the Kona Electric Car in India

Hyundai, A South Korean manufacturer of the multinational automotive firm, headquartered in Seoul never ceases to amaze us, with its products. One of the foremost products of Hyundai is the Hyundai Kona, a premium electric SUV car. It is the world’s first & premier zero-emission sub-compact car, with an unbelievable EPA-estimated range of around 258-260…

Bajaj Chetak e-scooter

Bajaj to Relaunch Iconic Scooter Chetak in Electric Avatar

Bajaj Scooter Chetak that was the primary vehicle of many Indian families a few decades back, is not only considered as a vehicle, but it was a sentiment.  It was considered as a member of every middle-class family.  ‘A matter of pride for them’. Today’s generation has their childhood memories associated with this iconic scooter….

Low cost device for ocean states forecast and mapping potential fishing zones launched

For seamless and effective dissemination of emergency information and communication on disaster warnings, Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) and Ocean States Forecasts (OSF) to fishermen, the Government today launched the Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI) device. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in New Delhi, Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Science & Technology…