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Green EVolution - January X 2021

Updated: Feb 2, 2021

The new year has certainly brought a lot of new hopes for clean and sustainable future. Can you believe, it's already been a month and with that it's time for a new monthly Green EVolution blog: Culmination of all news related to EV and sustainability. As usual, follow along the headlines to learn more.


Tesla Incorporated in India!

This month we broke the news of Tesla being incorporated in India on January 8th 2021.


Tesla is already sourcing some components from BHARAT FORGE, SONA BLW, SANDHAR TECHNOLOGIES.


Electrifying! Tesla scouting charging sites in Mumbai

Tesla has launched an extensive exercise to look for sites for the sale and marketing of its electric cars which will be imported initially. The company will speak to Tata Power and Adani Electric about charging facilities. Besides it will also seek charging facilities at Mumbai Port and Jawaharlal Nehru Port. The company has sought the intervention of the state government and the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation so that it can kick off its plan here.


Rajasthan govt writes to Tesla, offers land in Bhiwadi for a manufacturing unit | Jaipur News

After Tesla’s announcement to set up a R&D facility in Bengaluru and centres in five states, the Rajasthan government has also written a letter to the company offering land in Bhiwadi.


Now, Mangaluru makes a pitch for Elon Musk’s Tesla plant

Highlighting the advantages of the region for setting up the proposed Tesla manufacturing plant in a letter to the Karnataka Chief Minister, Isaac Vas, President of KCCI, said Mangaluru has land, skilled manpower, an all-weather port and airport connectivity among other advantages.


Tata Nano Electric spied; has 203 km range

The all-electric version of the Tata Nano has been spotted completely undisguised. Re-branded as the Jayem Neo, the electric car has been spotted more than 3 years after it was first announced. The Nano EV is powered by a 17.7 kWh battery pack that gives it an ARAI certified range of 203 km on a single charge. The car can reach a top speed of 85 km/h.


Tesla Q4 2020 Vehicle Production & Deliveries

In 2020, we produced and delivered half a million vehicles, in line with our most recent guidance. In addition, Model Y production in Shanghai has begun, with deliveries expected to begin shortly: Tesla.


Okaya Power gets contract to set up 4,244 EV charging stations from state-run REIL

"REIL, a mini ratna company, has given contract for supply, installation and commissioning of over 4244 multi-standard EV charging stations with CCS, CHAdeMO, Type-2 and Bharat specification protocol across the country," the company said.!


Tesla hunts for design chief to create cars for China

Tesla Inc is searching for a design director in China, part of efforts to open a “full-function” studio in Shanghai or Beijing and design electric cars tailored to Chinese consumer tastes. Two of the sources said one likely “China-specific” model was a lower-cost volume generator such as a $25,000 electric car that Musk referred to at a Battery Day event in September, which he said Tesla might aim to bring to market in about three years.


Have range anxiety? Jaipur man who drove electric vehicle to Indo-Pak border has some tips

Aakash and his wife Kaushal had several tricks up their sleeves to overcome range anxiety during their 300 km trip to Longewala in a Tata Nexon EV. Aakash and his wife, Kaushal, overcame range anxiety in their 300-kilometre trip to Longewala on the Indo-Pak border in a Tata Nexon EV. The couple covered a distance of 1,508 kms in four days.


Brilliant review of New Updated Tesla Model 3 SR+ by Robert from Fully Charged. 439km WLTP range.


What does Tesla coming to India really mean?

Tesla is coming to India! While some in the country have waited over 5 years with a reservation, they will finally be able to configure and take delivery of their car. In this video Tesla Raj had a conversation with Arun and Nikhil from the Tesla Club of India to learn about what this means for Tesla and India!


Tesla Solar Power Inverter Launched

Tesla has launched its own solar power inverter which completes its bouquet of home offerings alongside the PowerWall.


Tesla India Investment: Tesla Motors will route its India investment through Dutch arm

Tesla Motors Amsterdam is the parent company for Tesla Motors and Energy India, indicating that the Elon Musk-led electric car maker has used the tax-friendly jurisdiction of the Netherlands to route its India investment.


Tesla and Dalhousie University ink new research partnership deal

Tesla is renewing its industrial research partnership with the Jeff Dahn lab at Dalhousie University for a second five-year term, with preeminent lithium-ion battery scientist Dahn still at the helm