Indian Transport Sector Can Become All-Electric Driven by 2030


Indian Transport Sector Can Become All-Electric Driven by 2030

Electric vehicles are the future and with the help of innovative approaches, India’s transport sector can become all electric-driven by the year 2030, an EV expert and professor of IIT Madras has said.

Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala at a lecture in the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta on Tuesday suggested innovative alternative solutions for electric vehicle technology adoption and called for the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) to get the maximum out of batteries.

He also suggested the reduction of battery sizes, weights and costs and splitting battery into smaller sizes for the switch-over and said with more focus on R&D and with the right steps, India’s transport can become all electric by 2030.

He said the ‘One size fits all’ strategy does not hold good in the case of electric vehicles as the vehicle composition is different in India owing to the preponderance of public transport and low-cost vehicles.  Read More

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