Tag Archives: Automakers

Behind Automakers’ Electric Hype, A More Conventional Future Is Taking Shape

A Honda Urban EV concept car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show (Photo credit TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images) The Frankfurt Auto Show is over for another two years, and by the time the next one comes around, the electric revolution should be in full swing. The strange thing is that visitors to the show might have been forgiven for thinking ... Read More »

All the Promises Automakers Have Made About the Future of Cars

Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer electric or hybrid vehicles by 2019. It was widely hailed as a bold move. Previously, the company had committed to selling 1 million hybrid and fully electric vehicles by 2025. Right now, hybrids have 2 percent of the passenger car market in the U.S., ... Read More »

What The Implementation Of GST Means To Automakers In India

From what it claims, the Goods and Service tax popularly known as the GST and officially known as the Constitutional Bill, will be the biggest reform in India’s tax structure since the economy opened up in 1991. This is the 122nd constitutional amendment which got the nod from the Rajya Sabha last month. To put it in simple terms, GST ... Read More »