China bans export of rare earth processing technologies

The move comes as Europe and the United States scramble to wean themselves off rare earths from China. File. China, the world’s top processor of rare earths, on December 21 banned the export of technology to extract and separate the strategic metals, as it overhauled a list of technologies deemed key to national security. The … Read more

US Prez Joe Biden’s $400 billion man

Jigar Shah is living an investor’s dream, one with more strings attached than a symphony orchestra. Shah has $400 billion of government funds to pour into businesses touting green-energy projects. But he has to do it under the eye of critical lawmakers, cautious bureaucrats and the White House, which has already clashed with him on … Read more

Centre planning to stop subsidies of firms found violating FAME-II norms

The companies that have been found wrongfully claiming subsidies under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) scheme may be debarred from availing of them in the future and may also have to forego sops on electric vehicles (EVs) sold in the last 15 months, The Economic Times (ET) reported on Tuesday. The … Read more

Govt takes action against Greave Cotton’s EV subsidiary

Like many others, Greaves Cotton has been riding on the EV boom; through it’s subsidiary Greaves Electric Mobility (GEM). Now, Government through Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) vide its letter dated 25th May 2023, has alleged that GEM failed to adhere to Phased Manufacturing Programme Guidelines. Consequently – It has proposed to deregister GEM from … Read more

Tesla Just Gave Away One of Its Biggest Advantages in EV Race

Tesla announced on Thursday that it plans to open some of its Supercharger network to Ford. Tesla has the largest network of roadside fast chargers in North America. Some Tesla owners say they’d consider buying another brand’s EV, if they had access to Supercharging. Tesla plans to open some of its exclusive Supercharger network to … Read more

Why Elon Musk Keeps Changing the Prices on Tesla Vehicles

Experts say there is a method to Elon’s madness on pricing changes. The latest price hikes could mean Tesla is done lathering on the discounts for now. Tesla has more flexibility to change prices in real time than its competitors. Elon Musk is changing his mind about Tesla pricing – again. Tesla shoppers, investors, and … Read more