Last week, at Niti Aayog’s global mobility summit, Move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi painted a shining vision of the future of mobility in the country. “We want to build India as a driver in electric vehicles,” Modi said,
Umer Anwer stops on the street near Tesla Inc.’s Brooklyn showroom and grabs his smartphone. He’s looking for a spot to charge his electric car, and the Tesla charging plugs won’t work with the Nissan Leaf he’s driving.
Assam Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary today said electric vehicles should be adopted for betterment of our future generation and to maintain the ecological balance.
With electric vehicles on the rise and charging stations coming up in the state, Telangana power distribution companies have come up with electric vehicles tariff for charging station and battery swap.
In a U-turn, the government has decided to offer a direct subsidy of around Rs 1.4 lakh for each electric car, while extending benefits to those purchasing other electric vehicles (EVs) too, such as two- and three-wheelers.
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, which leads the country’s energy efficiency and conservation drive, has thrown open a challenge for entrepreneurs and startups to develop electric cars that are more efficient in terms of performance and cheaper than what it had sought in its ecars tender last year.
All battery-operated vehicles will now have to bear number plates with green background, the government said on Friday. A notification issued by the Road Transport and Highways Ministry said while battery-operated transport vehicles
To boost the last mile connectivity in metro stations in Delhi, Dwarka, Gurgaon and Faridabad, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation along with SmartE, a startup that operates India’s largest electric vehicle fleet have expanded its operations in the capital.
Even as the government aims to promote electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, initially it will not be private vehicles, but commercial vehicles that will driveEV mobility in the country, according to a top official of Ashok Leyland.
India may be touted as the next big market for electric vehicles (EV) but they will find the going tough for the next decade in the world’s third-largest oil-guzzling economy due to dominance of affordable cars and absence of meaningful policy drive for new energy mobility.