What's happening in EV? 19 August 2020

Yamaha shows off ‘extremely compact’ electric motors developed for electric motorcycles, cars

When it comes to electric vehicles, Yamaha’s electric bicycle division has been charging into the future while its electric motorcycle division has been oddly quiet and unproductive — at least outwardly.

Tesla’s made-in-China cars lead the market in quality while US-made Tesla cars score lowest

Tesla’s made-in-China cars are leading the market when it comes to quality, according to a new survey. All while Tesla’s US-made vehicles are scoring the lowest for quality.

Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T neck and neck in electric pickup demand, survey shows

Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T are neck and neck in electric pickup demand with some exciting other models trailing not too far behind, according to a new Twitter survey.

Mercedes-Benz announces ‘major’ partnership with CATL, will supply batteries for EQS electric car

Mercedes-Benz and CATL announced that they have entered “the next stage of their strategic partnership and will create cutting-edge battery technology in support of the high-volume electrification of the Mercedes-Benz model portfolio.”

Tesla outsells next three biggest electric automakers combined so far this year

Tesla is leading electric car sales and outselling the next 3 biggest electric automakers combined so far in 2020. The California-based automaker has long been the leader in all-electric vehicle sales, but industry analysts have been forecasting that Tesla will lose this position as more automakers bring electric cars to market.

Lucid Air electric car is going to have insane EPA range of over 500 miles

Lucid Motors’ first electric car, the Lucid Air, is going to have an EPA-rated range of over 500 miles on a single charge, according to an independent test.

Delhi’s EV policy touted to boost sales of electric two-wheelers

The electric vehicle policy notified by the Delhi government is expected to provide faster adoption of electric two-wheelers and offer long-term benefits to the entire industry, rating agency Icra said on Tuesday.

Govt allows sale and registration of EVs without batteries, move likely to push battery-swapping

In what could bring down the cost of electric vehicles considerably, the Centre has allowed the sale and registration of electric vehicles without batteries. The move is likely to boost the battery-swapping industry at the same time.

Govt order on EV sale sans batteries faces criticism

Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and Bajaj Auto Ltd are among those aggrieved with a government order allowing the sale of electric vehicles (EVs) without pre-fitted batteries.

PURE EV launches ETrance+ e-scooter priced at Rs 56,999

PURE EV, an electric vehicle startup incubated by Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, on Monday said it had launched its latest electric scooter model ‘ETrance+’ priced at Rs 56,999 (ex-showroom).

Hyundai Kona goes more than 600 miles – if you go at 20 mph

A Hyundai Kona Electric went more than 600 miles in a closed-course test, but only when driven at slow speeds with all accessories turned off.

Getting ready: Rivian CEO provides video walkthrough of electric-truck factory

Rivian is making steady progress toward the start of production of its electric pickup trucks and SUVs, a video released by the company Tuesday showed.


Thank you Anagh for your continous work on these news compilations :slight_smile:

A suggestion - Instead of posting it as a digest wouldn’t it be better to post each as a separate post?

Out of 5-6 articles, chance of people reading all is very less, when compared to each posted separately more frequently.