Electric vehicle (EV) owners can soon travel to Mysuru without the worry of running out of charge. The state energy department is likely to set up EV charging stations every 25km on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway. A fully charged electric car can run up to 120km.
Despite the hype surrounding electric mobility and electric cars being heralded as poster boys of a new automobile revolution, reality is in stark contrast. In its latest report, the apex industry body, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles
General Motors has been in India since 1996 subsequently building two factories to manufacture, sell and export out of the country. Even after plans to invest $1 billion more, in 2017, GM closed its factory in Halol Gujarat.
A question repeatedly posed to high-profile attendees of the Global Mobility Summit in Delhi as they alighted from their cars to enter the venue was, if they used electric cars to come to the venue? Good question
The governments sustained push toward EVs may have been vocal but do not seem to have the follow through that the industry needed to fully blossom.
Government think-tank Niti Aayog has come out with a Model Concession Agreement (MCA) document for introducing electric-bus fleet in cities for public transportation on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.
With Surging Oil Prices Weighing Down The Exchequer, India Plans To Have 15 Per Cent EVs On Road By 2023
India has scaled up its ambition to roll out electric vehicles (EVs) in the country with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari aiming for a 15 per cent share in total traffic by 2023.
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
An inter-ministerial panel has finalised the roadmap for the second phase of FAME India scheme with an outlay of around Rs 5,500 crore spanning over five years and subsidy support for all types of electric vehicles, official sources said.
Rating and research agency ICRA has observed in a recent report that the shift from petrol and diesel-driven vehicles towards electric vehicles will pose a threat to oil refining and marketing companies, particularly the newer ones.