Electric two-wheeler sales under a government incentive programme crashed by 94% in the first six months of FY20 after policy changes led customers to opt for more affordable models.
Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday.
To meet the urgent needs of the world’s rapidly-expanding Electric Vehicle (EV) market, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched EcoStruxure for eMobility, the only end-to-end solution to cover the entire EV charging infrastructure value chain.
The Modi government’s move on electric vehicles (EVs) is both path-breaking and forward looking. It has the potential to quite substantially reduce our huge oil import bill, for instance by stemming oil consumption in two-wheelers.
India’s move to acquire reserves of strategic minerals like lithium and cobalt to power the country’s move into electric vehicles is all set to become a reality with three state-owned metal and mining companies due to ink a joint venture agreement early next month.
With Noida Authority joining hands with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to push for electric vehicle infrastructure, public electric vehicle charging stations will be soon installed at several locations across the city.
The scene at Ritz Carlton on Friday was one of excitement with finalist founders of 28 startups, selected through a rigorous filtering process out of 14,000 applications received, seeking spot funding from 12 plus investors.
At least half-a-dozen public sector firms, the railways and various ministries are in the process of creating infrastructure and manufacturing components for electric vehicles (EVs).
The technical report titled ‘India’s Electric Mobility Transformation: Progress to Date and Future Opportunities’, quantifies the direct oil and carbon savings that the vehicles incentivized under FAME II will deliver.
Martin Eberhard, the co-founder of Tesla, strongly advocated that the Indian government should back Indian companies to develop electric vehicle technology rather than hybrids, citing the leapfrogging in electric vehicle (EV) technology by China.