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Himachal aims 100 pc transition to e-vehicles by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

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. A meeting to frame the draft for the Himachal Pradesh Electric Vehicle Policy 2019...

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Hero Cycles seeks incentives under FAME2, to promote its e-bikes

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

Country’s biggest bicycle maker Hero Cycles on Tuesday said that if electric bicycles come under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME2 Scheme), the company can bring more products at lower cost, as low as ₹10,000. “I want to ask the...

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Tamil Nadu's New EV Policy Seeks Full Road Tax Exemption for Electric Vehicles Until 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

Seeking to promote electric vehicles (EVs), the Tamil Nadu government has announced its policy for the sector offering a slew of sops, including investment subsidy and waiver of various taxes and duties. Chief Minister K Palaniswami released the Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle...

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To save Rs 6,000 crore, convert 25 pc of all vehicles to electric by 2023: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

A report by the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi and Rocky Mountain Institute, titled 'Accelerating Delhi's Mobility Transition: Insights from the Delhi Urban Mobility Lab' states that the conversion of all vehicles sales in Delhi to electric by 2023 is...

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DDC for accelerating mobility transition to e-vehicles in city

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

A report recommending a single-window clearance system for registering electric vehicles in the Capital among other suggestions was submitted to Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot here on Monday, the government said in a statement. The report, titled ‘Accelerating Delhi’...

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T.N. releases e-vehicle policy; rolls out a slew of concessions

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

In an attempt to give a boost to the manufacture and use of electric vehicles in the State, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday released the Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy, 2019, which provided for various concessions to manufacturers and users of e-vehicles...

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States rule out GST rate cut on automobiles amid grim revenue situation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Key states have expressed reservations on a cut in the goods and services tax (GST) rate for the auto sector because of the grim revenue situation, after the fitment panel refrained from recommending any such reduction. Facing a deepening slowdown, the auto sector is pinning...

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Innolia Energy to set up integrated solar, lithium battery, EV assembly unit in Telangana

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

Innolia Energy, a US based company, has announced the launch of phase one of the Rs 225 crore integrated solar, lithium ion battery and electric vehicle assembly facility in Telangana. The company promoted by an NRI plans to make a phased investment of Rs 225 crore in the...

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Shift to EVs will be gradual; may account for 25-30% of vehicles by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2019

The transformation from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles would be gradual, said J Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Transport Secretary. “Electric vehicles would probably account for 25-30 per cent of the total vehicle population by 2030.” he said Speaking at an event...

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FinMin clears subsidy plan for EV, mobile batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

The finance ministry has approved a Niti Aayog plan to subsidise manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles and mobile phones. The proposal entailing annual subsidy of Rs 700 crore will now go to the cabinet for its nod, a senior government official told ET. The...

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