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Four lakh e-vehicles in India, 50% of them in Delhi, UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Currently there are nearly four lakh registered electric or battery operated vehicles in India and half of them are in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, according to road transport ministry’s data....

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Niti’s methanol plan for petrol vehicles on the backburner

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The Niti Aayog has put the brakes on its plans for the use of methanol as an alternative fuel for petrol-run vehicles, in a major shift in strategy as the government’s focus has now moved to...

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Centre’s push for EVs may make internal combustion engines stutter

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

The Union government’s push for electric vehicles (EV) in the Budget and the Economic Survey may adversely impact the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) auto industry, which is already under...

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EESL to set up 200 more charging stations in Delhi, NCR by October

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) plans to set up 200 more charging stations in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) area in the next three months to cater to shared mobility services. “...

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Auto industry to conduct study on EV migration, to discuss with government

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The auto industry will conduct a study through an external agency for a road map towards electric mobility amid push from Niti Aayog for transition to full electric vehicles (EVs) for three-...

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Choking India gets first fully-fledged electric car

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Motorists in India, home to some of the world's most polluted cities, can now buy a fully-fledged electric car after Hyundai unveiled a model that can travel 452 kilometres (281 miles) on one...

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Govt targeting 6-7 million sales of hybrid, EVs by 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The Government has a target to achieve 6-7 million sales of hybrid and electric vehicles by 2020 under the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), Parliament was informed Monday. The...

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India To Promote Solar Cell, Battery Manufacturing With Tax Incentives

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The Indian government is planning to give another try at promoting the manufacturing of solar cells in the country. The Indian finance minister announced some important measures to attract...

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Srinagar gets first fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched today

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Aiming to reduce pollution level, the Srinagar city has got a fleet of 20 electric buses, to be launched for public service on Monday, July 8. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport...

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Budget 2019: Boost for EVs evokes mixed reactions from auto industry

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Home-grown carmakers have lauded the government’s resolve to promote electric-driven mobility, even as the local arms of global firms rued that the fiscal incentives in the Budget leave out...

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