Maruti’s first electric car in India in 2 years! Recast auto exposure now

Maruti NEW DELHI: Maruti parent SuzukiBSE 0.83 % has inked a pact with Toyota Motor and, if things as planned, India would see the first electric vehicle (EV) from the Maruti stable in less than two years! That would prove to be a game-changer for the domestic auto industry. Broader concerns How the EV segment would perform in the initial years would majorly depend on the price points of these vehicles. The average cost of a small car in India today stands at $6,00-8,000 (ex-showroom), while the median cost of a…

Electric bus in record-breaking journey

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electric bus An electric bus has broken a world record by travelling more than 1,000 miles on a single charge. The 40ft Catalyst E2 Max bus – designed by Californian company Proterra – went 1,102.2 miles on a testing ground in New Carlisle, Indiana. Cities around the world are looking to use more electric vehicles for public transport, to combat air pollution. Some experts believe the bus’s long journey could be a breakthrough moment for electric vehicles. READ ALSO: 2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW: MITSUBISHI E-EVOLUTION CONCEPT TEASED The previous record of…