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Subsides soon to make batteries in India

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 5, 2019

India is close to finalising a direct subsidy plan for battery manufacturing to fire up its clean energy switch. It will in December, invite bids from global players to ‘Make in India’ under the...

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Meet EV deadline or pay up for pollution, Centre may tell auto cos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

Two- and three-wheeler makers in India may be asked by the government to pay up for causing vehicular pollution if they do not meet a deadline to produce electric vehicles (EVs). The hardening...

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Green move: Charging e-vehicles now cheaper in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

With an eye on pollution-free transportation, Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) has reduced the rates for charging stations of e-rickshaws and other electric vehicles. Low-tension e...

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Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Heavy Industries, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the...

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5,645 electric buses sanctioned for 65 cities: NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

According to NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog an Inter-Ministerial Panel has sanctioned 5645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities and for inter-city operations to 8...

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CECRI to make EV batteries; invest ₹100-cr

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

Central Electrochemical Research Institute to upgrade Chennai facility The Tamil Nadu-based Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), a research institute under the Council for...

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Domestic Solar Battery Manufacturing Need a Boost for Huge EV Market: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Amitabh Kant CEO of NITI Aayog, known for taking a strong stance towards bringing innovative tranformation, have mentioned that India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and...

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Boost for electric vehicles: GST Council trims tax on electric cars, chargers to 5%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

The 36th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting Saturday approved reduction in GST rate for all electric vehicles to 5 per cent from 12 per cent and for chargers or charging stations for...

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TechM, Mahindra Logistics ink pact for green vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Tech Mahindra has entered into an agreement with Mahindra Logistics (MLL), a third-party logistics solution provider, to introduce electric vehicles for employee transportation. Mahindra...

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Uber, Bengaluru-based Sun Mobility tie-up to offer electric three-wheelers in India in coming months

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2019

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and Bengaluru-based start-up Sun Mobility said on Wednesday they will partner to offer commuters in India electric auto-rickshaws in the coming months...

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