World petrol demand ‘likely to peak by 2030 as electric car sales rise’

World petrol demand will peak within 13 years thanks to the impact of electric cars and more efficient engines, energy experts have predicted. UK-based Wood Mackenzie said it expected the take-up of electric vehicles to cut gasoline demand significantly, particularly

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Mahindra Open To Sourcing Batteries From Maruti Suzuki For Electric Cars

Just days after Maruti Suzuki’s parent company Suzuki Motor Corp announced its electric battery joint venture in Gujarat, there may already be some customers lining up. While committing Rs 1151 Cr investment towards the said plant being built with JV

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Tata Motors To Use Current Platforms For Electric Car

The Government of India recently announced a policy where it intended to make India a market where only electric cars would be sold by 2030. Although unrealistic in terms of a timeline, the move has resulted in several manufacturers outlining

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Hyundai Plans Long-Range Premium Electric Car In Strategic Shift

Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the centre of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.

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Infiniti Reveals Electric Retro-Roadster Prototype 9 At Pebble Beach

Nissan Motor Corporation and premium automotive brand Infiniti have unveiled a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro-roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car, called Prototype 9, is a celebration of Nissan and Infiniti’s ingenuity, artistry and craftsmanship. It

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Germany Believes European Commission Will Propose Electric Cars Quotas

Germany believes the European Commission will propose quotas for electric cars in it next review of measures to cut emissions, a spokesman for the German environment ministry said on Friday. The German environment ministry spokesman said without quotas for electric

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Hyundai India To Conduct Feasibility Study For Mini Electric SUV

We’ve told you about the Indian government’s aim to go all-electric with vehicles by 2030, a plan that has been seen as best as ambitious by different sections of the car industry. With the target not too far away, a

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BMW To Build Electric MINI At UK Plant; Production To Commence In 2019

BMW on Tuesday said it had chosen its plant in Oxford, England as the location to produce an electric MINI from 2019, confirming an earlier Reuters report. BMW’s management board, which met on Tuesday, considered several locations for building a

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