Electric Mobility Current Affairs, GK & News
On February 14, 2020, the first inter-city electric bus was launched. The bus will transit between Mumbai and Pune twice every day. It was launched by the Union Transport Minister Nithin Gadkari. Highlights The bus seating capacity was 43. It is capable of running 300 kilo metres in a single charge. The GoI is to ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Indian Railways and Alstom came together in the intention of transforming the freight transportation of India. In line with the collaboration, the MELPM-Madhepura Electric Locomotive Private Limited has been established. MELPM will now manufacture 800 electric locomotives for freight services with the foreign investment of 3.5 billion Euros. Highlights The locomotives including the bogies ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Indian and French companies have exchanged 19 contracts and agreements worth over 13 billion euros in sectors including new and renewable energy, smart grid, nuclear energy, aviation, cement, telecom among others. The agreements were formalised at Indo-French Economic Partnership (IFEP) signing ceremony held in New Delhi in the context of French President Emmanuel Macron’s official ..
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has announced that it will procure 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) from Tata Motors. It is world’s largest single electric vehicle procurement. EESL had selected Tata Motors through international competitive bidding for this procurement. Other companies, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) and Nissan had also participated in the tender. Key Facts ..