India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.
India, one of the world’s most polluted nations, has one of the most ambitious plans to kick its fossil fuel addiction.
Analysts say the target is “daunting”.
Transport is a major source of India’s carbon emissions and the Greenpeace group blames at least 1.2 million deaths a year in the country on pollution. Read more…