Updated: Feb 2
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.
This month we broke the news of Tesla being incorporated in India on January 8th 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.!