Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thailand wants to be Solar Roof and Electric Vehicle Hub for ASEAN within 2025

Thailand has now set itself the goal of becoming the solar roof and electric vehicle hub of ASEAN over a 10-year time frame, according to the National Reform Council of Thailand (NRC). The NRC’s urgent proposal enabling a “Non-barrier Solar Roof Installation Promotion” and ” Electric Vehicles Promotion” was sent to the cabinet earlier this […]

China registers three-fold increase in EV production

Electric vehicle manufacturers in China produced thrice as many units in May as they did in the same period the previous year. Shanghaidaily.com, citing a ministry of industry and information technology release issued on Wednesday, has reported that the production of pure electric passenger cars rose 300 percent to 9,922. Also, the number of hybrid vehicles produced […]

Green vehicles take root with cash incentives

The government’s efforts to drive sales of green vehicles through direct cash incentives appear to have paid off. NEW DELHI: The government’s efforts to drive sales of green vehicles through direct cash incentives appear to have paid off. Sales more than doubled in April and May, according to industry estimates, after the government started providing […]

China’s Guangzhou Auto to invest $322 mn in electric car factory

Chinese carmakers are rushing to market with new energy vehicles – electric cars, hybrids and fuel cell vehicles – to meet fuel economy standards that grow increasingly strict each year to 2020, part of the government’s effort to tackle pollution that chokes many major urban areas. GUANGZHOU: Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor plans to invest 2 billion […]

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