Lower cost of batteries and strong government support will help in increasing sales of electric cars globally, Fatih Birol, Executive Director at International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
It would appear that the second phase of the FAME scheme is set for roll-out on September 7 2018. The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles or FAME were conceptualized in order to catalyse the transition
A while ago we had announced that the Indian Space Research Organisation had announced that they would transfer their lithium-ion technology to industries functioning out of India.
Increasing pollution levels, enhanced governmental push, increasing awareness and technological advancement has put the focus back on electric cars. In fact, a report by ASSOCHAM and EY predicts that the Indian electric vehicle market will register a double-digit growth in sales volume by 2020
The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back.
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is all set to become the first temple management in the world to use electric cars for commuting. As part of its electric vehicles policy, the Andhra Pradesh government will deploy 350 electric cars across the state by June end. Of this, 50 will be for the use of TTD officials in Tirumala.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) plans to roll out 1,000 electric cars to Maharashtra government over the next six monthsas the latter plans to create Rs. 25,000 crore market for electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure in the state.
India has pushed back a deadline to put thousands of battery-driven cars on the road by nearly a year, in a setback to its ambitions of having electric vehicles comprise about a third of its fleet by 2030.
Britain risks a shortage of electric cars after Brexit as carmakers will lose an incentive to sell low-emission vehicles there, a Brussels-based think-tank warned.
The Indian auto industry has spoken in unison. The country’s ambitions to fully electrify vehicles by 2030 will come to nought, zilch, or in simple words nothing.