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India To Replace Garbage Pushcarts With EVs

Originally posted on EVObsession While India is in the midst of a major modernization effort, many parts of the country remain rooted in tradition, whether that means the caste system or garbage pickup. In the ancient South India city of Pallavaram though, things have taken a decidedly sustainable turn, as the traditional garbage pushcarts are […]

March 19th

Small-Engine SUVs Prove Popular In India

A decade ago America was inundated with SUVs are soccer moms and insecure men sought to drive the biggest vehicles their budgets would allow. Today Americans are turning towards fuel-efficient SUVs after dancing with the devil of gas-guzzling SUVs, but other countries like India have managed to skip the growing pains of V8 SUVs and go right into more efficient four-cylinder crossover models.

India’s Tiny Vans A New Wave Of Automotive Ingenuity

The Ford Model T was really only remarkable because it was produced in such large numbers. Painted just one color (black!) and available with only the most basic of options, the Model T was a very humble vehicle built en masse. Today, America lacks such simple, basic transportation…but over in India automakers are producing a new generation of cars that harken back to the era of the Model T both in simplicity and broad appeal.

December 11th

Mahindra Halts Development Of Small Diesel Pickup For America

Well, we all probably saw this coming, but it still kind of sucks.

Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian auto manufacturer, has officially halted development of its small, diesel-powered pickup which was to be sold in America. After more than six years and $100 million, M&M has called off the diesel pickup, citing changing regulations and market conditions.

Green News Roundup: Monday, December 19th, 2011

Happy Monday, and almost Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays as well, just to cover all my bases…but anyways, on to the news! This morning’s highlights include a California’s campaign against 3,000 mile oil changes, GM’s powerful little Euro-diesel, and Mahindra pickups might be built in Alabama. California Campaigns Against 3,000 Mile Oil Changes [Autoblog] GM’s 2.0L […]

December 19th

EPA Approves Mahindra Diesel Pickup For U.S.

I absolutely love trucks. I used to sit in the back seat of my mom’s Ford Escort and marvel up at all the trucks like the ones my dad drove. Hell, my pop drove the same ’88 F-150 for almost 20 years. I am older and wiser now, and I know all the drawbacks to […]

August 24th